BSc in Computing and Information Systems

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Program Description

BSc in Computing and Information Systems

What sets this course apart is its degree of flexibility. It is ideal if you wish to gain a wide range of computing skills from web design and networking to database management and/or are still uncertain which area of computing you are best suited to.

The course contains a number of modules designed to encourage your professional growth and personal development, e.g from Learning and Skills for HE and works in the first semester to subsequent networking modules where content is designed to facilitate the possibility of acquiring additional Cisco qualifications.

During your studies, you will be encouraged to acquire key practical skills to help you build a broad-based knowledge of computing from which to make informed choices redeveloping specialist in-depth knowledge in your preferred areas.

Within this context, this degree has two main aims. The first is to provide you with a good understanding of the concepts of computing and information. The second is to equip you with the skills to apply this knowledge in the analysis, design, and implementation of solutions in a range of application domains.

When you graduate you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the principles, theory, and practice of the development of information systems and computer applications
  • design applications to meet given requirements
  • select appropriate tools needed to develop professionally in specialist areas of information systems
  • develop a range of analytical, practical and presentational skills, demonstrating confidence and creativity.
Last updated Feb 2018

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