Our computer science conversion course is for those who have little or no experience in computing. You will study the principles and practice of computing. It will include the fundamentals of computing science, database design, network technologies and programming.
This course can also be taken as Continuing Professional Development (CPD), for example by ICT teachers who are switching to the new Computer Science curriculum.
Our graduates have an excellent record of finding employment (around 90%). Recent examples include: Graduate Trainee, British Airways; Software Developer, IBM UK; Graduate Developer, Scott Logic; Software Engineer, BT.
Our research expertise feeds into our teaching. This means that you learn at the cutting edge of the discipline. We incorporate new techniques and knowledge into your learning and have an active research community. We have several research groups and four three research centres.
A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in any subject.Graduates of subjects related to computer science will be considered, but applications will be dealt with on an individual basis because of the potential overlap between the first degree and the modules on the course.We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications provided they have relevant experience.You need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements:Direct Entry:IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills)If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course
Recipient: Newcastle University
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