The course emphasises the role of technology in the modern business environment, enabling our graduates to appreciate and utilise technology in meeting real-world business goals. You will acquire technical skills in software engineering and system design, as well as an understanding of how these impact organisations. Software engineering projects conducted throughout your degree are taught in conjunction with industry professionals and give you the opportunity to test your skills against real-world problems. Alongside a range of technical skills, you will develop a range of industrially relevant skills, including those in communication, planning and management.
The Department of Computer Science is consistently ranked High-quality teaching is complemented by high standards of research, with research groups directly influencing the curriculum of our undergraduate degrees.
There is considerable flexibility to move between degrees, and as you progress through your course you can choose from many optional modules to broaden your interests, tailor your expertise, and allow you to specialize.
You’ll be working in a stimulating environment with excellent computing facilities, a large, well-equipped Hardware Laboratory and a new student-run iLab, which provides state-of-the-art hardware and software for use in academic projects and student-led activities.
Our friendly academic community provides a strong pastoral support system, ensuring that you receive personal tuition throughout your period of study.
The Association of Computing Machinery is an international organization for computer scientists. The ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) has developed the following list of top ten reasons to study computer science.
The UG admits students without any discrimination of race, nationality, region or religion.
UG welcomes all students having obtained an Advanced General Certificate of Secondary Education with at least two principal passes permitting an entry to the higher education either a qualification or any other evidence of the ability to study in the equivalent program.
The following table summarizes some additional and specific entry requirements:
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To be admitted, prospective candidates must have obtained principal passes in the following subjects: Mathematics and Physics or Mathematics and Computer Science with or not the following combinations:
Applications from those candidates are duly examined by the admission committee considering all these requirements.
The following evaluation scheme will apply to the student’s assessment processes:
Upon successfully completing the Computer Science Management program offered by our educational institute of Professional Studies, the program combines solid academic theory with the practical skills and knowledge that are vital to businesses, culture, government and society. Students gain an in-depth understanding of computer architecture, languages and systems — areas vital for industry careers, graduate study or research in computer science management.
Prepare for rewarding careers in such fields as programming, systems analysis, internet and database technologies, technical sales and consulting. Students also gain excellent preparation for graduate school in computer science, the decision sciences or business.
From major corporations to mid-sized agencies, today's businesses demand computer professionals serving as computer programmers for business applications, database administrators, business systems analysts and information technology managers.
Students prepare to defend sensitive data as a computer system security analyst, cryptanalyst, application security consultant or information assurance engineer.
Careers associated with this option include healthcare informaticians, healthcare software engineers, healthcare technology support specialists, and health information systems administrators.
Gain the knowledge and skills for information technology careers as a telecommunications analyst, network administrator or telecommunications programmer.
FOCAL PERSON TO CONTACT
Dean of Faculty of Computer Science