AP Degree in Computer Science

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Program Description

AP Degree in Computer Science

The AP Degree Programme in Computer Science - for the student interested in programming, construction of software and communication.

What will you be doing in three years?

You may be working with information technology with an international company! Maybe in charge of system development and programming! Handling multi-media within the media or advertising industry! Or doing web design and generation! 

On completing the AP degree programme in Computer Science at Roskilde Business College, you will be in a position to develop, update and maintain IT systems on your own initiative, both in public institutions and in private companies.

Or you may continue in our top-up Bachelor Programme in Web Development, a 1½ year programme for AP graduates in Computer Science or Multimedia Design.

Programme information

The Computer Science programme combines theory with practical problem issues and provides relevant job qualifications.

You will become thoroughly versed in computer methodology and concepts. To which must be added: thorough knowledge of business organisation, economics, production management and environmental conditions with the businesses.

On completing your education you will be in a position to develop, update and maintain IT-systems on your own initiative, both in public institutions and with companies.

Syllabus

The education programme takes 30 months, and the study is divided into five semesters. Semesters 1-3 are compulsory for all students. In Semester 4 you will specialise in an optional subject and work 3 months as a trainee in a company, whereas Semester 5 is appropriated for students to write a dissertation whose subject is to be chosen in consultation with an enterprise, either in Denmark or abroad.

Subjects

The core section is divided into five subject areas:

  • General: The coherence between technology and society, communication and mathematics.
  • The Enterprise: Organisation, project management, economic management, environmental control and logistics.
  • System Development: Strategy, analysis, design, project work, user participation, prototypes and test.
  • Programming: Algorithms, data structures, programming languages, database programming and implementation.
  • Technology: Safety, computer design, distributed programming, the Internet and Intranets.

Doing the individual theme in the 4th Semester and your Dissertation in the 5th Semester, you will have the opportunity of individualising your education. You may specialise within:

  • System Development and Programming
  • Network Administration and IT Safety
  • Multi-media development and IT strategy 

You may attend the International Line, doing a short-term study abroad.

Special feature of Roskilde Business Academy

Computer Science graduates from Roskilde Business Academy distinguish themselves by their profound knowledge of business affairs in the IT area, their mastering all phases of system development, and their excellent programming skills.

In addition to academic and vocational qualifications we emphasise:

  • independence and good interactive skills,
  • the ability to do project work and to be focused on achieving results,
  • interdisciplinary and holistic learning processes,
  • the ability to communicate results, and
  • being quality-conscious in your study, learning and development. 
Last updated Aug 2014

About the School

Roskilde Business College is among the oldest business colleges in Denmark. Founded in 1869, the college has been an important part of the educational sector in Roskilde for more than a century. The C ... Read More

Roskilde Business College is among the oldest business colleges in Denmark. Founded in 1869, the college has been an important part of the educational sector in Roskilde for more than a century. The College is located in the city of Roskilde, which is only 20 minutes by train from Copenhagen. Roskilde Business College offers education for young people and adults in a modern study environment with stimulating academic learning, combined with elements of general education and social competence, and forward-looking teaching methods. Development and QualityCampus Roskilde (Business & IT) has a long and proud tradition that combines excellence with a dynamic and innovative culture. Our aim is to be among the best educational institutions in our region when it comes to education and training. In accordance with Danish regulation, we have implemented a quality concept and policy where we both survey among our staff as well as students. The overall aim is to have a solid basis for developing the yearly action plan aimed at meeting our users even better. You can learn more about our quality concept here. Student Surveys Campus Roskilde (Business & IT) conducts an annual opinion survey among students in all our Programmes. Among others, the survey enables the college to improve both teaching and college environment. Benchmark SurveysA similar survey is conducted simultaneously at all business colleges in Denmark. This way the colleges are able to compare results and learn from those colleges which do particularly well in certain areas. This survey is named the benchmark survey. Read less