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BSc Applied Computer Science

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  • Objectives
    This programme is intended for those who seek to develop good skills underpinned by a firm understanding of the fundamental nature of computation. As computation is becoming all-pervasive, students following this programme will gain a rich and unique set of skills that will open up a wide choice of career paths. The Applied Computer Science programme will introduce you to programming operating systems, networks, and compilers. You will learn to use software tools to design, test, and document large programs using the methods of software engineering. You will learn how to program artificial intelligence, control robots, and create virtual realities. In the final year project you can choose to an area of computer science to study in depth. The programme is accredited by the BCS.
  • Entry requirements
    There are different entry qualifications for each programme. Some programmes require you to have a certain amount of knowledge in a subject before you begin the degree programme – this is called a ‘subject requirement’. Other programmes do not have any specific subject requirements. All programmes will, however, expect you to have reached a certain standard in your education and will ask you to achieve certain grades in your examinations. Most programmes have a standard offer so that you know in advance what you are likely to need. Please note that even if you have the minimum entry qualifications, you are not necessarily guaranteed a place on the degree programme.
  • Academic Title
    BSc Applied Computer Science
  • Course description
    Year 1

    -Software Engineering
    -Fundamentals of Computer Science
    -Computer and Internet Technologies
    -Mathematics for Computer Scientists

    -Codes and Code-breaking

    Year 2

    -Operating Systems
    -Algorithmic Techniques
    -Space Robotics
    -Object Oriented Design
    -Programming in Java
    -Web Technologies
    -Human-Computer Interaction
    -Artificial Intelligence
    -Career Skills

    Year 3

    -Year in Industry

    Final Year

    -Social, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Science and Engineering
    Major Project

    -Computer Networking
    -Distributed Computing
    -Neural or Evolutionary Computation
    -Computer Vision
    -Computer Graphics
    -Artificial Intelligence
    -Virtual Reality
    -Informatics for E-Enterprise
    -Dependable Systems Design
    -Network Security
    -Requirements Analysis

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