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Computing - Application Software Development BSc (Hons)
Computing - Application Software Development BSc (Hons)

Computing - Application Software Development BSc (Hons)

  • ID:RGU440190
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,040.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£624.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • This course does not have a year 1 or 2 as the requirements are an HND Computing: Software Development or a similar Computing with Software Development diploma award.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

At Robert Gordon University the Computing – Application Software Development degree is a two-year top-up programme that leads to an Honours degree for those with a relevant HND. The course will develop your knowledge and skills in software and systems development, web and mobile development, and enhance your ability to develop sophisticated applications to change tomorrow’s world.

One of the major challenges that businesses are facing today is maintaining and enhancing a competitive advantage. The merging of communication and information technologies is creating new opportunities for the development of application software that integrates mobile, tablet, PC, networking and an array of computing services, into highly accessible enterprise scale systems. The course content covers the full range of software technologies which underpin these opportunities.

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 Stage 1, Semester 1

  •   CM2104,   Dynamic Web Development

  •   CM3110,   Mobile App Development

  •   CM3111,   Big Data Analytics

  •   CM3119,   Multimedia Component Design

  •   CM3130,   Interdisciplinary Team Project

Stage 1, Semester 2

  •   CM2104,   Dynamic Web Development

  •   CM3038,   Artificial Intelligence for Problem Solving

  •   CM3104,   Computer Security and Cryptography

  •   CM3114,   User Centred Design

  •   CM3132,   Research Methods

Stage 2, Semester 1

  •   CM3100,   Computer Ethics and Law

  •   CM4105,   Honours Individual Project

  •   CM4107,   Advanced Artificial Intelligence

  •   CM4114,   Games Development

  •   CM4125,   Data Visualisation

Stage 2, Semester 2,

  •   CM3105,   Web Security,

  •   CM4025,   Enterprise Web Systems,

  •   CM4105,   Honours Individual Project,

  •   CM4110,   Human Computer Interaction,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There is a constant industry demand for graduates who have the ability to build robust usable software applications in the global digital market. You will have the user design and security knowledge, and the proficiency in the tools and technologies needed to develop accessible, interactive solutions for your clients. In addition to these skills, you will also have learned about ethics – so you’ll have an excellent skill-set for any employer.


Previous BSc Computing - Application Software Development graduates of Robert Gordon University have gone on to pursue the following careers:

  • Data Scientist

  • Software Developer

  • Digital Health Developer

As a graduate of the course you could find employment in a variety of areas that take advantage of recent advances in communication and information technologies. These include building and servicing information-rich applications using interactive media for mobile devices, developing secure internet and intranet technologies to provide enterprise-wide services, and developing smart database and e-commerce systems.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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