Earn a University of London degree in Computer Science and apply your creativity to in-demand technology.
Open the door to sought-after technology careers with a world-class online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree from the University of London. You’ll learn in-demand computing skills, develop your abilities to solve complex problems, and nurture your innovation and creativity. You’ll also develop real-world computer science skills by building your own software projects.
Subject areas of focus include cutting-edge fields such as Machine Learning, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Web Development, Virtual Reality, and Game Development.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree is expected to launch in April 2019, subject to approval by the University of London.
Who is this degree for:
The University of London Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree is designed to provide those passionate about computing with instruction in computer science fundamentals. Whether you have high school qualifications or you’re already working in a computer science field, you can earn a valuable degree that will help move your career forward.
The course material ranges from entry-level subjects to specialized topics. If you already have a degree outside of computer science, the curriculum will give you the chance to stay up to date and learn commercial applications of computing practices.
The degree programme is designed to fit around work, family, and other commitments in your life. You can study on your own schedule from anywhere via the web or your mobile device.
£9,600-£17,000, depending upon geographic location of student.
The degree, designed by the team at Goldsmiths, University of London, is designed to give you a strong foundation in Computer Science and specialized knowledge of topics such as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Web Development. Your learning will involve industry and academic case studies to help you understand your studies in terms of real-world problems. You’ll develop and execute a series of projects throughout the programme to help you learn technical skills and hone your problem solving abilities.
The programme is structured into three levels. The first level focuses on how to programme computers, with a special project on web applications. You will learn how computers work as well as the mathematics that underpin computer science. The second level deepens your programming skills and your understanding of how to develop substantial software projects. You’ll also begin to learn specialized topics such as Graphics Programming and Data Science. In the third level, you’ll study specialized modules and bring your knowledge and skills together with a final individual project — developing your own software product.
- 23 modules
- 3 - 4 years
The degree experience is...
Access a wealth of interactive learning resources and collaborate with learners worldwide.
Focus on real-world case studies and projects that are globally relevant.
Use self-assessment tools, activities and formative assessments to build your confidence and support your progress.
Student Relationship Managers, Online Tutors, and Module Leaders are readily available to help ensure your success.
Frequently Asked Questions
The programme will take you between 3 and 6 years to complete. If you’re working and intending to study the degree alongside, you can pay for modules as you go and study at your own pace. On average, a student studying part time will finish the degree in 4-5 years.
Whether you study online or on campus, you will receive a University of London Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. The academics are those who teach in the on campus programme at Goldsmiths in London. The programme structure and content is similar to that taught on campus but adapted to suit the needs of learners studying online.
Yes, students who successfully complete the programme will be invited to our annual graduation ceremony in London.
Your certificate will show that you have successfully completed the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. It will also show that the awarding body is the University of London with academic direction provided by Goldsmiths, University of London.
The University of London does not provide credit for the completion of the MOOCs associated with this programme. However, these MOOCs will provide a taste of the content taught on the degree programme, giving you a head start with some of the topics on the course.
More information about the programme will be provided in June 2018.
You will need to complete the University of London application form and meet the eligibility criteria stated above. Once you have received an offer to study on the programme (whether through the standard entry route or the performance based admissions route), you will then complete the registration process by selecting the relevant modules and paying for them. Once you have paid, you will then have access to the degree home on the Coursera platform. The teaching session will start in April and October of each year. Shortly after you have paid you will have approximately 2 weeks to look through the orientation module to help you navigate around the platform and to read through resources to help you make the most of your studies.
Once you have been accepted into the programme and have paid your fees, you will be granted access to the module content on Coursera. You will be able to see all of your programme content through your Coursera Degree Home page.
You will receive support from the University of London’s Student Relationship Managers, Online Tutors, and Module Leaders.
The University of London offers over 100 programmes to students in over 180 countries online or through distance learning. Our alumni have gone on to study Masters at top universities globally as well as to senior roles within leading global multinational companies and governments around the world. Employers value skills developed by our alumni, such as self motivation, organisation and the dedication and commitment to achieve results.