What will I study?
On the programme, you'll study a range of modules that have been designed to help international students succeed at the University. We have worked with University academics to make sure you become familiar with university-style teaching, and progress with the required English language skills and subject knowledge for your undergraduate degree.
- Computer Systems & Architecture
- Introduction to Programming & Human Computer Interaction
- Databases and Data Management
- Object-Oriented Programming
- Algorithms & Data Structures
- Mathematics for Computing Science
- Software Programming
Why study Computing Science at the University of Aberdeen?
- Computing is recognised for professional membership without additional examinations by The British Computer Society (BCS) - the Chartered Institute for IT.
- The Aberdeen Software Factory is a student-run software house, where you can gain experience, and build your CV, by working on large projects with real clients.
- Recent Aberdeen graduates have secured exciting jobs across the computing industry. These roles include Applications Developer, Cloud Developer, Development Engineer, IT Security Officer, Systems Administrator, Technology Analyst, and Web Designer.
Save time and money, and experience a seamless transition to undergraduate success by studying our International Year Two programme and the remainder of your degree with one visa.
Doing this means you will benefit from the following:
- Alternatives to Academic IELTS for UKVI can be used to join the International Year Two programme.
- You can work for up to 20 hours per week while in the UK, so you can enhance your CV and graduate prospects during your studies.
- You do not need an additional IELTS test before joining your undergraduate degree.
- There is no need to return home to apply for a new visa between your International Year Two and chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen.
- You will have the opportunity to travel and explore the UK between courses.
The combined visa is suitable for students who have previously studied academic subjects in the UK.