School of Computing

BSc Computer Science (Bio-Computing)

BSc Computer Science (Bio-Computing)

The aim of this course is to give you the in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to exploit computing systems throughout your professional life.

This course will give you a clear understanding of the practical, theoretical and professional foundations of Computing Science.

You'll have knowledge and experience of the fundamental techniques used in modern software engineering. You'll gain an understanding of the underpinning architectural concepts for computer and networking hardware platforms.

Course details

You'll develop specific knowledge and skills related to:

  • bio-computing
  • computational biology
  • neuroinformatics applications for data analysis
  • modelling
  • simulation

If you take this course with an industrial placement you will have the opportunity to develop your skills within an industrial setting.

You'll graduate with the ability to assume lead technical and team management roles. You'll be able to go on to employment in technical and management positions in software houses and companies. you may also seek to develop market-niche software in small or start-up companies.

Full prospectus

Read the full prospectus for Computer Science (Bio-Computing) BSc Honours and Computer Science with Industrial Placement (Bio-Computing) BSc Honours.