Undergraduate study

Bristol is one of the leading universities for the study of computer science. Whilst giving students an understanding of the foundations of the subject, we are proud of the symbiosis between our teaching, our internationally leading research and our industrial partners.

BSc Computer Science (G400)

3 years full-time

In years one and two you will cover the principles of programming and algorithms. In year three you will undertake an individual project with opportunities to work with industry and research partners.


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MEng Computer Science (G403)

4 years full-time

In the first three years this course follows the same structure as the BEng in Computer Science. You specialise further in year four and also undertake a full-time individual or group project, with opportunities to work with industry and research partners.


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You can transfer between the BEng and MEng during your first two years, subject to performance.

MEng Computer Science with Innovation (G404)

4 years full-time

This course combines in-depth subject specialism in computer science with interdisciplinary breadth, creative teamwork and entrepreneurial skills.


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MEng Computer Science with Study in Continental Europe (G401)

4 years full-time

This course follows the structure of the MEng Computer Science G403 (taking additional language units, instead of open units, in your first and second year) and gives you the opportunity to spend your third year at a partner university in a European country.


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MEng Computer Science with Study Abroad (by transfer from G401 or G403)

4 years full-time

You have the opportunity to study abroad in your third year on the MEng in Computer Science.


This study option is based on a limited number of overseas placements available on a competitive basis.


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MEng Computer Science and Electronics (GH46)

4 years full-time

This is a joint course between the departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Electronic Engineering, designed to meet the needs of the computing and electronics industries.


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MEng Computer Science and Electronics with Study Abroad (GH4P or by transfer from GH46)

4 years full-time

This is a joint course between the departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The course includes a year overseas studying at a university in English.


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BSc Mathematics and Computer Science (GG14)

3 years full-time

This course combines theoretical knowledge from mathematics with concrete applications in computer science.


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MEng Mathematics and Computer Science (GG1K)

4 years full-time

In the first two years this course follows the same structure as the BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science. In your third and fourth years you have the opportunity to study more advanced topics and undertake an individual research project.


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You can transfer between the BEng and MEng during your first two years, subject to performance.

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