BSc in Computer Science

General

Program Description

The Computer Science program is concerned with the design, modeling, analysis, and applications of computer-related systems. The program provides the students with coverage of diverse subjects in computer science including computer architecture, computer networks, database systems, distributed computer systems, programming languages, software engineering, computer applications, and computer science theory. 

Computer Science is a branch of science that deals with the theory and methods of processing information in digital computers, the design of computer software, and the applications of computers. Graduates of the program enjoy attractive career opportunities in Qatar and worldwide. The Computer Science Program at Qatar University was first offered in 1989 and is the first computer-related undergraduate educational program offered in Qatar. The Computer Science program is home to over 250 undergraduate students who engage in a broad range of research and learning activities that span the entire spectrum of computer science. These include working with databases, wireless communication, networking, mobile computing, software development, web systems, and many others.

The computer science program provides students with a solid base in computer science covering both theory and applications and enhances their ability to pursue their interests in the general areas of computing. The program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commissions; CAC of ABET. This program works towards Qatar reaching the goals of the 2030 vision. The program is available for males and females.

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Admission

Admission requirements vary based on the application type (new, transfer, visiting, or non-degree applicants). Please contact us for further information about admission requirements.

146075_145061_Abet.jpgAccreditation

We are proud that the Computer Science Program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commissions; CAC of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Accreditation ensures that the students, parents, employers, and the society we serve can be confident that a program meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.

Computer Science and Engineering Department Vision

Become a regional leader in providing high-quality education and research in the area of computer and information science and engineering.

Computer Science and Engineering Department Mission

The department mission is to:

  • Enrich society and advance computer and information science and engineering by preparing graduates with the knowledge, ability, and skill to become innovators and leaders who are able to contribute to the aspirations of the country;
  • Benefit humanity through research, creativity, problem-solving, and application development;
  • Share knowledge and expertise to benefit the country, the region, and beyond while inspiring people to engage in computing fields.
  • The department is responsive to local cultural values as it excels in education, research, and community contributions.

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center provides counseling, training, and professional development services and helps to prepare students to engage and compete for the best career opportunities. It specializes in providing QU students with student employment during their study at QU. Additionally; the Center assists students with sponsorship, internship, and full-time job opportunities and provides numerous career-related resources, programs, and activities.

The Career Development Center at Qatar University shall be the benchmark of Career Services in the region and generate the future leaders of the Qatar National Vision 2030 by helping our students and alumni realize their career dreams.

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority. Underpinning this commitment is the goal to align its colleges, programs, and courses with established international ... Read More

QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority. Underpinning this commitment is the goal to align its colleges, programs, and courses with established international standards and best practices. As a result, QU has been successful in its accreditation initiatives, earning the endorsement of numerous leading international accrediting bodies. Read less