Abertay University


Explore systems architecture, programming design, coding, platform technologies, software engineering and other areas of computer science on this fast-paced and wide-ranging degree that prepares you for a rewarding career in the computing industry.

In an industry where new hardware, software and production technologies are emerging at breakneck speed, computing experts with the ability to apply creativity to existing and future problem areas are in high demand.

This practical programme focuses on software development for mobile, desktop and web platforms, with emphasis on constructing effective, efficient, robust, and maintainable solutions.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including 1 from Maths, Computing Science, Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics plus Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 3 Highers at ABB including 1 from Maths, Biology (or Human Biology), Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering Science, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics plus Maths at National 5.

For entry to second year, you must have the above plus 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including Computing Science and one from Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Design and Manufacture, Engineering Science or Physics.

Start Date





BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

4 years


School of Design and Informatics


Computing and Mathematics

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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