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Clearing 2018

Places available this september

We have a wide range of full time undergraduate courses available to start this September in Clearing.

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Courses in Clearing

 

BSc (Hons)Computer Games Technology

UCAS points needed: 96

 

BSc (Hons)Computer Science

UCAS points needed: 96

 

BSc (Hons)Digital Media Computing

UCAS points needed: 96

 

BSc (Hons)Computer Networks and Security

UCAS points needed: 96

 

BSc (Hons)Computer Forensics

UCAS points needed: 96

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My Clearing Story

Tammy Yeshua

"I had to go through Clearing once I had received my A Levels, but I received an offer from Birmingham City University, and accepting it was the best decision I have made."

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Why study with us?

Taking a Higher Education course is a big investment in your future, and you’ll want to be sure that you’re choosing the right course and the right university. So here are our top reasons to choose Computing at Birmingham City University.

Get set for employment

Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience that employers need means that 97.4% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17).

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Investing in your future

We're investing £6.5 million on improvements to our Millennium Point facilities, including new specialist labs, and a project space with makers’ area, to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.

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Work placements

 To help you to stand out in today’s competitive jobs market, courses offer a placement option. Our students have gone on placement to companies including: Cisco Systems, IBM,  Accenture, Atos, Juniper Networks and Cheshire Police.

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A global city

Our City Centre Campus is at the heart of a growing community for software development and computer programming. Nearly 37,000 people are employed in the digital sector in Birmingham and this is set to rise further.

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Celebrating innovation

All first year computing students take part in our Innovation Fest, to showcase their projects and inventions to academic staff and industry partners. It’s a great opportunity to network with other students and meet potential investors.

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Cisco partner

The University is a Select Partner academy for Cisco Systems. It is the largest Academy Support Centre in the UK. This means that you will have the opportunity to gain Cisco certifications alongside your degree.

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Microsoft Academy

We are a Microsoft Academy Centre, one of Microsoft’s top UK university-based academies, and a member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance. This means you can gain Microsoft certification to help you prepare for the workplace.

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Events and activities

From joining the Hacking Society to taking part in the annual Global Games Jam, there are lots of ways to develop your skills and make new contacts that will be useful for your future career.

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£150 free credit

To welcome all students starting in 2018 or 2019, we're giving away at least £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways, on books and learning materials. Even better, it doesn't have to be repaid. Find out more about the £150 free credit.

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Travel scholarships

Our International Travel Scholarships give you the opportunity to undertake study abroad programmes, international internships and voluntary roles. Scholarships of up to £1,000 are on offer to support your activity. It’s a great way to see the world.

 

Book onto our next Open Day - Saturday 20 October

Our Open Days are designed to give you all the information you need about the University and the courses you're interested in, with a non-stop programme of events and activities running throughout the day.

You, your friends and family will be the centre of our attention, as you meet and talk to our friendly staff and students about courses, careers and all aspects of study.

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What's it like to study computing?

Watch Ari’s vlog as he explains what it’s like to be a Computing student at BCU and discover some of his favourite things about studying with us. 

Ari explains the variety of ways in which you’ll learn whilst on the course and how you’ll apply your knowledge in practical situations. Plus, take a look at the exciting hackathon competition Ari was involved with and see how his team got on. There are lots of ways to develop your skills and prepare for a successful career in computing, with excellent opportunities given to you both inside and outside the classroom. Visit our open day to find out more.

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Our facilities

Network labs
Cisco labs

Our partnership with Cisco means that £2m worth of Cisco equipment is available to support both research and student laboratory-based work.

Forensics lab
Computer forensics lab

Our specialist forensics laboratory is fully equipped with essential hardware and software for this sensitive area of study including EnCase Forensic, FTK, .XRY, Cellebrite and WinHex.

Computer Games Technology Lab
Computer games lab

Our specialist games laboratory houses high specification game development PCs, Sony PlayStation Dev Kits and a range of industry standard software.

Systems Labs
Systems labs

Our laboratories feature specialist hardware training and development resources, and industrial-standard software development and simulation tools such as ORCAD, PSpice and Matrix Multimedia Flowcode.

Shaping tomorrow's digital world

We provide you with cutting-edge facilities and dedicated support so that you can turn your creative vision into reality. Then, we give you a platform to share your idea with industry experts.

As a first year Computing student, you’ll have the chance to participate in the Innovation Project module. Combine knowledge with creativity and use remarkable facilities in order to construct and design an impressive product. Then, showcase your creation to a panel of industry experts at our Innovation Fest event.

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