At Richmond we aim to provide a unique experience. Studying Computer Science with us, in a new IT lab at our brand new campus building in Chiswick Park, you will gain cutting edge technical skills and transferable knowledge which are in high demand from industry.
With emerging tech that influences everything from healthcare to agriculture, you could be at the heart of the latest innovations. By the time you graduate as a skilled computer scientist, you’ll have had the opportunity to develop the skills that employers want, as well as the connections and experience to stand out in the jobs market.
Our BSc in Computer Science also offers several distinctive features:
- Sustainable and ethical computing is an increasingly hot topic and this programme will develop your knowledge and skills so you can play a key role in developing sustainable and ethical Information and Communications Technology (ICT) strategies. You will assess the environmental impact of computer science and investigate green technologies, while researching and designing practical alternative strategies to implement sustainable computing within a legal and ethical framework
- Our strong emphasis on the liberal arts tradition means that you will gain an excellent foundation of knowledge across the humanities, arts and sciences as part of your degree in Computer Science. These courses are designed to give you work and study skills, support your critical thinking, problem solving, communications and citizenship. Employers and graduate schools are actively seeking interdisciplinary knowledge and this is built into your programme of study
- We also offer diversity as you study a global curriculum in London taught by international faculty with students from across the world. Our relatively small class sizes combined with a personal academic advisor for every student mean we offer a more personal approach to teaching with plenty of pastoral care
- Widen your skills and knowledge with an internship which counts towards your degree and creates more career opportunities
Computer Science graduates with up-to-the-minute skills and abilities are in high demand across a diverse range of industries. You will have many career options available to you after this degree, such as programming, software engineering, user interface design, data analysis and general IT-related employment in the private or public sector. This programme is also a pathway into Masters-level study in a variety of computing disciplines.
The tools and software on this programme include use of shell terminals such as Bash, Code editors (such as VS Code), IDEs (such as IntelliJ), MongoDb, MySQL, GIT and Adobe XD (for HCI) .