BSc Computer Science and Diploma in Industrial Training

This programme is available in Edinburgh

Programme Director: Dr Stefano Padilla

Programme Code: F29T-COD

For further information about course choices consult:

Accreditation: BSc (Hons) Computer Science is accredited by British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT.


Year 1

Year 1 Year Co-ordinator: Dr Robert Stewart (Edinburgh)

Semester 1Semester 2
F27SA Software Development 1F27SB Software Development 2
F27ID Introduction to Interaction Design F17SC Discrete Mathematics
F27PX Praxis F27CS Introduction to Computer Systems
F17LP Logic and ProofF27WD Web Design and Databases

Year 2

Year 2 Year Co-ordinator: Dr Phil Bartie (Edinburgh)

Year 2 Structure 2019-20 (Transition Year)

Semester 1Semester 2
F28ED User-Centred Experimental DesignF28SD Software Design
F28WP Web ProgrammingF28DM Database Management
F28DA Data Structures & AlgorithmsF28HS Hardware-Software Interface
F28PL Programming LanguagesF17SC Discrete Mathematics

Year 2 Structure from 2020-21

Semester 1Semester 2
F28ED User-Centred Experimental DesignF28SD Software Design
F28WP Web ProgrammingF28DM Database Management
F28SG Software Development 3F28HS Hardware-Software Interface
F28PL Programming LanguagesF28DA Data Structures & Algorithms

Year 3

Year 3 Year Co-ordinator: Dr Frank Broz (Edinburgh)

Semester 1Semester 2
F29SO Software EngineeringF29PD Professional Development
F29DC Data Communications & NetworkingF29OC Operating Systems & Concurrency
F29AI Artificial Intelligence & Intelligent AgentsF29LP Language Processors
F29FA Foundations 1F29FB Foundations 2

Year 4

Year 4 Year Co-ordinator:Prof. Fairouz Kamareddine (Edinburgh)

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F28IA Industrial Training Placement AF28IB Industrial Training Placement B

Year 5

Year 5 Year Co-ordinator:Prof. Fairouz Kamareddine (Edinburgh)

Semester 1 (Mandatory)Semester 2 (Mandatory)
F20PA Project: Research Methods &
Requirements Engineering
F20PB Project: Design & Implementation
 F20PC Project: Testing & Presentation
(Optional – Choose 3)Optional (Choose 2)
F20CL Computing in the ClassroomF20AD Advanced Interaction Design
F20BC Biologically Inspired ComputationF20BD Big Data Management
F20DL Data Mining & Machine LearningF20CA Conversational Agents & Spoken Language Processing
F20CN Computer Network Security F20DP Distributed & Parallel Technologies
F20IF Information System Methodologies F20DV Data Visualisation & Analytics
F20RS Rigorous Methods for Software Engineering F20EC E-Commerce Technology
F20SC Industrial Programming F20GP Computer Games Programming
 F20SA Statistical Modelling & Analysis
F20RO Intelligent Robotics