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Computer Science & IT courses

Edinburgh Napier University

Computing Science - Bsc/bsc (hons)

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 14,925 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 80
  • PTE : 56


About this course

This course will teach you the theory and practical elements of computing science, a subject area that underpins computational applications that affect our lives, ranging from computer games and social networking to advanced data analytics.

During your studies, you will cover a wide area of modules including, software development, artificial intelligence, and data analytics along with mathematics and computer systems.

Computing Science covers the core concepts of computing, and you can expect to find employment in software development and engineering, systems analysis, data analysis and numerous other opportunities in technology focused companies.

Course details

In the first two years of your studies, you will learn to critically apply appropriate theory, practice, professional standards and creativity to the analysis, design, development, testing, evaluation and modification of reliable and maintainable software. By second year you will progress to studying software algorithms and data structures which underpin techniques such artificial intelligence and data analytics.

You will develop a comprehensive knowledge of different software design paradigms appropriate to a range of complex application areas.

In your third year you will study topics relating to artificial intelligence and data analytics, which will equip you with a broad understanding of the mathematical principles that underpin computing science and the ability to apply the necessary methods and tools to solve computing problems.

Year four will allow you develop a critical understanding of the human, social, organisational, economic, legal and technological factors which affect, and are affected by computer-based systems. A highlight of year four is the honours dissertation which allows you to undertake an individual project on a topic of your choice.

Career opportunities include:

  • Software Engineer
  • Software Support Analysis
  • Project Manager
  • Trainee IT Consultant
  • Data Analysts

Edinburgh Napier University Highlights

Type of university Public
Location United Kingdom
Mode of Payment Direct payment, cash by post, Western Union, credit or debit card, or ePay.
Accreditation The Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) or other recognized bodies
FAFSA Code G34184
Student population 19,500
Housing capacity 1,240 students
The average cost of attendance 28,000-30,000 GBP

Edinburgh Napier University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The table below shows the estimated cost of living in UK while attending the institute. The cost is presented annually and may vary according to the needs of individuals.

Item Amount per annum in GBP
Tuition fees 15,522-17,472
Accommodation, Food, Transportation, Books and Supplies, Insurance, etc. 12,600
Total 28,122-30,072

Edinburgh Napier University Application process

Application fee:

  • Undergraduate: 13 GBP to 24 GBP
  • Graduate: Not available

Supporting documents:

  • Academic transcripts and certificates
  • References
  • English proficiency proof
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume
  • Interview or portfolio (if required)
  • Copy of passport/visa
  • Copy of CAS (if applicable)

Academic requirements:

  • Undergraduate: Overall of 60% in Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or higher in the Intermediate (10+2) (XII Standard) or the international United Kingdom equivalent.
  • Graduate: Bachelor degree or its equivalent

English Proficiency Test Scores 

For taught undergraduate and graduate programs, any one of the following test scores are required:

Accepted tests Minimum required scores
IELTS (Academic) Overall, of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5
TOEFL iBT Overall, of 80 with a minimum of 17 in listening, 20 in speaking, 18 in reading, and 17 in writing
Pearson’s Test of Academic English Overall, of 56 with a minimum of 51 in each element
Cambridge C2 Proficiency (or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Cambridge B2 First (or Cambridge English First (FCE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Cambridge C1 Advanced (or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)) Overall, of 169 with a minimum of 162 in each element
Trinity Integrated Skills Test (ISE) ISEII, ISEIII, ISEIV with a pass in each element

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, other tests that are accepted by the university include TOEFL ‘At Home’ Test (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), IELTS Indicator (same scores as of TOEFL iBT), online Edinburgh Napier English Language Courses, Duolingo, and IELTS Academic tests taken more than two years but less than four years will be considered with the use of English language in work or education during that period playing a big role.

Duolingo test and its IELTS equivalent is shown below

IELTS score Duolingo equivalent
6.0 with no subsection lower than 5.5 95-105
6.5 with no subsection lower than 6.0 105-115
7.0 with no subsection lower than 6.5 115-125
7.5 with no subsection lower than 7.0 125-135
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 14,925

Total

£ 14,925

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