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Online degree BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc Computer Science online degree

Full or part-time distance learning degree

Open up a world of employment opportunities with our online Computer Science degree. This undergraduate Computer Science degree course has been designed to give you the theoretical, analytical, and practical skills you need to pursue a diverse range of IT-based career paths. The global demand for IT professionals continues to grow, so studying for a degree in computer science could be the smartest investment you make for your future.

Delivered using the latest educational technology, our distance learning Computer Science undergraduate degree allows you to study at a pace that suits you. You’ll also have access to all the expert support, guidance and learning materials you need to be successful in your studies.

Online programme schedule

Your online degree at a glance


  • Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:

  • Apply now for any date.

Tuition fees, funding and scholarships:

  • Total course cost for online degree is £20,805 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).

  • You may be eligible for an LIBF Scholarship giving you a £1,200 reduction in tuition fees if you are self-funding your course.

  • For UK students: if you experience financial difficulty as a student you can apply for support from our Hardship Fund twice a year.

Entry requirements:

  • 2 subjects at A level or equivalent. GCSE Maths and English Grade C (4) or above. Work experience considered.

  • English language: IELTS Level 6 or above with no element below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Get your online degree digital prospectus

You’ll find everything you need to know about studying an online degree with us in our digital prospectus. To receive your personalised prospectus, please fill out the form below with a valid email address.

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Fees for BSc Computer Science online degree

Complete your degree at your own pace and fit your studies around your professional and personal life.  

For UK students, the total fees for our online courses will be the same – whether you choose to study full or part-time. To explore all funding options for your BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree, check out our UK fees and funding page or international fees and funding page.

Student loans

UK students may be eligible for a student loan for this online distance-learning course.

LIBF Scholarship

If you’re self-funding your course, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for an LIBF Scholarship. The LIBF Scholarship is an award of £1,200 towards your tuition fees, spread over the duration of your course and reducing your total fees. You are eligible to apply if you are funding your course yourself (you are not taking a government undergraduate student loan) and your household income is less than £3,500 per month.

Undergraduate Hardship Fund

If you experience financial difficulty as an undergraduate student, you can apply for support from our Hardship Fund. Hardship funds are made available to UK students twice in the academic year – you’ll be informed when applications are open and allocation of funds will be agreed by the Scholarship, Bursaries and Prizes Committee.

Fee reductions

For UK and international students, you can also get 2% off your total fees if you pay annually in advance or 10% off if you pay upfront in full for an undergraduate course.

The prices shown below are for our online study mode only and do not include any scholarships.

Online degree
Full time
Duration 36 months
Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


 a year

You'll study 7–8 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option one
Duration 48 months
Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


 a year

You'll study 5–6 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).
Online degree
Part time option two
Duration 72 months
Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


 a year

You'll study 3–4 modules per year (approx. 12 hrs/week).

Shape your future with LIBF online courses

Flexible learning: your life, your pace

Choose when and where to study, full or part-time, with your progress fully supported by our tutors. Learning never has to feel rushed or delayed – it's your journey on your schedule.

Over 140 years of expertise

Benefit from our long heritage of education in business, management, and technology combined with the latest digital advancements to equip you with future-oriented skills.

Innovative personalised learning

Learn on your own terms. Gain the skills you need to reach your full potential with support from personal tutors and study coaches, backed up by an always-on AI study assistant: Syntea.

Rewarding your ambition

Distance learning is an affordable, tailored option that fits your lifestyle, with fee reductions available. Fees for online degrees can also be spread over the length of your chosen course.

Entry requirements for BSc Computer Science online degree

Every application is different. If you’re not sure whether you meet the entry requirements, or you have any questions, contact us for advice. 

Typical offer

English language requirements

Free iPad to support your studies

If you’re based in the UK, we’ll provide you with a complimentary iPad for your studies. It will contain everything you need to get started and you can use it throughout your course. When you graduate, it will be our gift to you.

We’re sorry we can’t make this gift available to international students studying online right now.

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BSc Computer Science online course details

In our BSc (Hons) Computer Science programme, you will embark on a comprehensive journey covering a wide range of foundational concepts related to computer science and its various subfields. Through engaging coursework, you will delve into the fundamental principles and cutting-edge technologies that underpin this dynamic discipline. Upon completion, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills that are essential for success in the ever-evolving world of technology.


This programme includes the following computer science modules:

Contact us about our online degrees

If you have any queries about how to apply for our online degrees, or anything else, please contact our Study Advisors.

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm UK time.

Career opportunities: BSc Computer Science online degree

An online degree in Computer Science will give you the technical, theoretical and practical expertise you need to embark on a variety of career paths, anywhere in the world. When you study with us, not only will you gain specialist skills for the corporate world, but also the necessary tools and know-how to start your own business – giving you many more career options.


Below are just some of the potential job roles you can pursue after completing your online computer science undergraduate degree.

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Software developer

In this role you will be responsible for designing, developing, and deploying high-quality software applications. You will work collaboratively with development teams to create efficient and user-friendly applications that enhance user experiences. Your expertise in data analysis, system optimisation, and software development will enable you to write clean and extensible code that meets the highest industry standards.

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IT consultant

As an IT consultant, you'll provide expert advice and tailored solutions to enhance clients' technology infrastructure and achieve business objectives. Your extensive knowledge in data analysis, software development, system integration, and cybersecurity will enable you to develop strategic plans and implement effective technology solutions. You'll work closely with clients and cross-functional teams to ensure seamless project execution and exceptional results.

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Computer systems analyst

As a computer systems analyst, you will analyse and optimise computer systems to improve organisational efficiency. Your expertise in data analysis, system architecture, and software engineering will enable you to design, develop, and implement innovative solutions that enhance system performance and streamline operations. With your skills in system analysis and optimisation, you can help organisations achieve success in the digital age.

Advance your career with a BSc Computer Science online degree

A full or part-time computer science degree offers graduates exciting career opportunities, often working in multidisciplinary teams with professionals from diverse backgrounds such as our undergraduate Data Science online degree or our online MSc Artificial Intelligence course.

LIBF has been great. Tutor support is amazing and don’t even get me started on the study materials. 11/10, couldn’t have asked for a better experience. You can tell the tutors and student support, etc, really want you to succeed. Really couldn’t have wished for a better experience, I’ve had my expectations blown out of the water. LIBF is the way to go!
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Rachel D

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Why study a BSc Computer Science online degree?