Years 1 and 2
Mathematics, statistics and computer science are studied. In addition to core mathematical methods, you'll study: calculus; geometry; analysis; probability theory.
Computer science classes include: machines, languages & computation; information & information systems; programming foundations; logic & algorithms; user & data modelling.
Years 3 and 4
Classes can be chosen focus on topics such as: experimental design; risk analysis; survey analysis; dynamic modelling; network analysis; computer programming; software engineering; artificial intelligence; web and mobile applications; information access & mining; the theory of computation.
The final-year project may be carried out in either subject. We work with several companies and organisations to provide suggestions for student projects. These can be either individual or group final-year projects.
2023 entry requirements
4 or 5 Highers at AABB or ABBBC including Maths at A plus English at National 5. Higher English and Advanced Higher Maths preferred.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB including Maths at A; or ABBC including Maths at A and one from Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5. Higher English preferred.
For entry to year 2 you would require Advanced Higher Maths at A and Computing Science at B.
Faculty of Science
Computer and Information Science