Planit


Computing Science

Robert Gordon University

Content

YEAR 1
Introduction to Programming, Exploring Computing Devices, Problem Solving, Mathematics for Computing, Software Design and Development, Web Design Technologies, as well as a choice of electives from other courses in the multidisciplinary Foundation Year.

YEAR 2
Advanced Software Design and Development, Database Systems, Real World Projects and Professional Skills, Ethical Hacking, Data Structures and Algorithms, Dynamic Web Development, Internet of Things.

YEAR 3
Interdisciplinary Team Project, Research Methods, Mobile App Development, Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence for Problem-Solving, Computer Security and Cryptography, Web Security, Concurrent Programming.

YEAR 4
Evidencing Employability and choose 1 from the following: Industrial Placement, Study Abroad or Research Placement.

YEAR 5
Individual Project, Languages and Compilers, Advanced Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Advanced Algorithms and Datasets, Computing Science Research, Network Security.

Entry Requirements

2025 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 Highers at BBBB plus English and Maths at National 5 (if not held at Higher).

Widening access entry: 3 - 4 Highers at BBC or BCCC plus National 5 English and Maths (if not held at Higher).

Advanced entry to year 2 is possible with Advanced Highers at BB including Maths or Computing Science plus National 5 English and Maths (if not held at Higher).

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MSci

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

G402

Course Length

5 years

Department

School of Computing

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT