Computer Science and Creative Technologies

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Study one of our computing or creative technologies courses and develop the wide-ranging skills and experience you’ll need to inspire a successful career. You’ll get the chance to explore a variety of subject areas all with one thing in common – the development and use of software to support business, entertainment and social enterprise.

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Computer Science and Creative Technologies courses

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Foundation Years in Computer Science and Creative Technologies

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This is the foundation year for the Computer Science and Creative Technologies courses. This gives you the essential skills and knowledge for progressing to Year 1 of the degree programmes in this area. If you are an international student your recommended route of study for this degree is through the UWE Bristol International College which upon successful completion to the required level and with good attendance, guarantees entry to Year one of the degree.

BSc(Hons) Software Engineering for Business

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Developed by Tech Partnership and top graduate employers, this course is accredited as Tech Industry Gold, in recognition of the excellent technical and business skills it gives you. You’ll discover how to build software from start to finish, and explore all the latest technologies, including cloud computing, big data and cyber security. You’ll plan, design and deliver new software projects, and learn to collaborate, negotiate and communicate effectively with colleagues and customers.

BSc(Hons) Computer Science

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BSc(Hons) Computer Science shows you how to analyse complex problems, design the algorithms to solve them, and write the programs that put these solutions into practice. There's a strong artificial intelligence (AI) focus, and you'll learn from world-leading experts, work with industry mentors, attend talks from professionals, and apply your learning through hands-on projects that solve real-world problems.

BSc(Hons) Computing

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BSc(Hons) Computing teaches you how to assess practical problems and develop computer software to solve them.

Learn hands-on techniques for programming, system design and system administration. Explore computer and network systems, web programming, software engineering and programming using C, C++ and Java. Develop an awareness of ethical and professional issues, and learn valuable entrepreneurial skills. Gain the technical skills to design, develop, and maintain software such as Internet systems, databases, computer networks and embedded systems.

Accredited by the British Computer Society and supported by UWE Bristol's engineering and computing partner employers, this course is rooted in industry.

BSc(Hons) Digital Media

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Look forward to a course that’s both technical and creative. You will work with cutting-edge technologies to create experiences across a broad range of digital environments and platforms. Learning the fundamentals of design and user engagement. You’ll explore rich media creation and multi-platform deployment, and have the chance to immerse yourself deeper in design, media practice or creative coding.

BSc(Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

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BSc(Hons) Cyber Security and Digital Forensics is one of our highest-ranking degrees for graduate employment. You’ll develop strong computer programming and database skills, as you build your knowledge of computer networks, systems and the legal environment you'll operate in. Gaining knowledge of using industry-standard forensic and security tools, you’ll also build your industry network at presentations from visiting professionals.

BSc(Hons) Games Technology

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BSc(Hons) Games Technology will develop your core skills in problem solving, programming (using C++) and game design. You’ll explore artificial intelligence (AI), 3D environments, virtual reality (VR), and software design, and learn about the history and theories around play, games and user engagement.

As UWE Bristol is a PlayStation®First partner, you'll have the opportunity to get direct experience of developing for Sony PlayStation. Look forward to industry talks, and lots of practical projects, creating playable scenarios that consolidate new concepts and applications.

You have the opportunity to gain experience and a more professional portfolio through placements that prepare you for your career.

BSc(Hons) Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB)

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Developed with close input from the employer network Tech Partnership, and companies such as Amazon, BT, Deloitte, Ford, IBM, and NHS Digital, this course addresses the UK's IT skills gap by giving you the most sought-after abilities and experience. You’ll learn to harness technology to improve business performance and test your ideas out on real business projects.

BSc(Hons) Business Computing

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BSc(Hons) Business Computing covers the fundamentals of computer science, with a particular focus on applying different technologies to business. You’ll gain core knowledge of programming, web development, databases and information systems, while you also build technical skills in data manipulation and software design.