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Computer Science

Take a look at our course talks and learn all about our Computer Science courses.

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Computer Networks

Find out more about studying Computer Networks at ARU.

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Computer Science

Find out more about studying Computer Science at ARU.

What is the difference between a BSc (Hons) and a BEng (Hons)?

The course content is very similar, but the difference between the Computer Science BSc and the Computer Science BEng is that employers view the BSc as more theoretical, whereas the BEng is more practice-based.

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Visit our Computer Science BSc course page


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Cyber Security

Find out more about studying Cyber Security at ARU.

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Software Engineering

Find out more about studying Software Engineering at ARU.

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Student stories

Find out more about our Computer Science students' experiences at ARU.

Linda: How I succeeded as a woman studying computer science Simone: Getting with the program

School of Computing and Information Science

Learn using industry-standard facilities on courses we’ve created with employers to ensure you’ll gain the skills the industry demands.


Find out more about the School of Computing and Information Science
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Student life

Find out what it's like to live and study at ARU, and about the support and opportunities we offer.

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Chat to our students and staff

Find out more about living and studying at ARU. Our staff and students will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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