The University of London- Royal Holloway offers a four-year course in BSc Computer Science Information Security with one Industry year to gain practical and professional experience. This course of study is constructed for highly advanced learners. If you have a passion for  gaining knowledge and experience in computing techniques and tools, you may considered enroling this course. Students in this course will acquire  important skills in  in business,  industry, and understand the operations and day to day company affairs. Students will also gain insight into  managerial skills needed to succeed as leaders in the workplace. In addition to the Information security programme focus students may choose  programming for games, machine learning, and digital audio as additional course units.

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Computing laboratory (robotics)
  • Computing laboratory (games)
  • Internet services
  • Databases
  • Mathematical structures
  • Machine fundamentals
  • Team project in artificial intelligence
  • Programming paradigms
  • Robotics
  • Computer graphics
  • Network operating systems
  • Algorithms and complexity I
  • And many more!


Entry Requirements

A typical offer includes A-levels ABC/BBB with a B at minimum in mathematics or physics. An ABC including an A in computing is also acceptable. For International Baccalaureate degree holders a score 32 points including 5 in mathematics or physics at higher level is required. For BTEC National Diploma holders students must have Distinction, Distinction, Distinction (with significant computing component) and a minimum B grade in GCSE mathematics. IELTS and TOEFL scores are required for English Language Learners. Students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please see the student brochure of specifics on international fees.

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £9000 / academic year
International students –  £14,600 / academic year


Contact Information

Royal Holloway, University of London

Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX

T: +44 (0)1784 434455


To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)