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Computing and IT

Study computing and IT at Edge Hill to explore specialist fields like games programming and network security with help from our experts. At the end of your first year, you could have the chance to switch programmes if you want to specialise.

Learning in our £13m purpose-built Tech Hub, you’ll experiment in our specialist labs and our 3D CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment). And with links to prestigious companies, you could end up on placement at Google or Bentley. After graduating, Edge Hill students have secured brilliant jobs including IT architect for DXC Technology and graduate QA engineer for AO.com.

£13m purpose-built Tech Hub, home to our 3D CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment)

Our staff are active researchers in their specialist areas, so you’ll learn about current trends directly from the experts.

Five of our degree programmes are accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Computer Engineering

BSc (Hons)

Robotics, AI, automation – set technology to work for society with the skills you’ll master on this degree. With a thorough understanding of computer engineering from microprocessors to operating systems, you’ll learn to build the complex tools our world needs.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Computer Science

BSc (Hons)

Hardware. Software. Explore how it all works. Study new systems, new methodologies and new ways of thinking. Your creativity and originality could help drive technology forward on a degree awarded initial accreditation by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence

BSc (Hons)

Can computers think like humans? Ask the big questions and demystify the computer science behind artificial intelligence (AI) as you learn to create the systems, games and applications of the future.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Computer Science & Mathematics

BSc (Hons)

Study the engine that drives computer science – mathematics. Follow our advanced mathematics programme and explore modern computing. Mix theory with practice in areas like big data on a degree awarded initial accreditation by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points IB (exc T Levels)
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Computer Security & Networks

MComp (Hons)

Defend against hackers. Understand network attack approaches. Secure your future protecting and managing society’s digital systems with a 4-year Masters programme accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
4 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Computing

BSc (Hons)

Expand your horizons to the whole digital world from gaming, ecommerce and graphics to programming, networks and big data on a computing degree accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Computing (Games Programming)

BSc (Hons)

Develop the knowledge and skills to create exciting new computer games, on a degree accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. From design to implementation of games software, you’ll have everything you need to launch your career in gaming.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Computing (Networking, Security & Forensics)

BSc (Hons)

Prevent malicious attacks. Master the art of digital forensic analysis and learn how to set up secure computer networks on a degree accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Data Science

BSc (Hons)

Are you a natural problem solver? Explore how data provides invaluable business guidance. Use your eye for detail to shape the future of industry on a degree awarded initial accreditation by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Information Technology Management for Business

BSc (Hons)

Boost business with your problem-solving abilities. As you study innovative technologies and people management skills, you’ll unlock a career in computing on an IT management degree awarded initial accreditation by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Intelligent Automation & Robotics

MEng (Hons)

Intelligent automation and robotics is an innovative and fast-moving industry. Our integrated Masters degree places you at the technological cutting edge. You’ll harness your technical skills to make a real impact in society. And we’ll help you rise to the challenge.

Course Length:
4 years
Example Offers:
112-128 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Intelligent Automation & Robotics

BEng (Hons)

Study intelligent automation and robotics at Edge Hill University and we’ll train you to make an impact in a growing global industry. From manufacturing to autonomous driving, your talents will help shape the future.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Robotics & Artificial Intelligence

BSc (Hons)

Intelligent systems are having a huge impact. Household appliances are more helpful and robots are venturing into space. Help create the future of AI on a robotics degree awarded initial accreditation by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Software Engineering

BSc (Hons)

Unlock the possibilities of modern computing with our software engineering degree. Master a range of programming languages and modelling skills on a software engineering degree awarded initial accreditation by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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STEM Foundation Year

Develop the key transferable skills and subject-specific knowledge needed to join science-based degrees in the subject areas of biology, computer engineering, computer science or geography at Edge Hill University.

Course Length:
4 years
Example Offers:
96 - 104 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Web Design & Development

BSc (Hons)

Study how to design and develop websites and apps, creating the engaging content that has become part of our everyday lives. Immerse yourself in technology on a degree accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Course Length:
3 years, Typically 4.5 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Discover Computing & IT at Edge Hill University

Study computing and IT at Edge Hill to explore specialist fields like games programming and network security with help from our experts. At the end of your first year, you could have the chance to switch programmes if you want to specialise.

Facilities

The Department of Computer Science is based in the state-of-the-art £13m Technology Hub. This purpose-built development offers highly contemporary suites of outstanding facilities for Computer Science and Engineering students.

Our modern computing and engineering laboratories are equipped with comprehensive test and measurement equipment, high-specification computers, high-resolution screens and the latest hardware and software.

A four-screen CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment) provides a super immersive 3D virtual environment, enabling users to immerse themselves in a virtual room and experience real life scenarios in 4K resolution.

There are also specialist laboratories for networking and games programming, in addition to a specialist research laboratory, open access laboratory, a Harvard style lecture theatre, and ‘The Hatchery’, a working space for new business ideas.

Learning resources include robots and a robotics simulator, wired and wireless networking hardware, graphics software, web development tools, software development environments, big data servers, eye trackers, giant 3D interactive teaching screens, and other specialist software required for studying forensics and internet security techniques.

Tech Hub

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