Coventry University Computer Science

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Coventry University Computer Science

Coventry University Computer Science

Computer Science MSci/BSc (Hons)

OVERVIEW

This course runs from 2017/18

Computer Science is at the heart and soul of almost all the technology we rely on in the modern world. It introduces many of the most powerful problem-solving strategies known to mankind.

Our following courses are ideal for you and can be studied as a BSc with the course code G400 or as a MSci with the course code I108:

BSc – G400: 3 years full-time; 4 years sandwich (study abroad or work placement).

MSci – I108: 4 years full-time; 5 years sandwich (study abroad or work placement)

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

If you choose the course you can benefit from:

  • Accreditation by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional; partially meeting the Academic Requirement for registration as a Chartered Scientist; and, on behalf of the Engineering Council, partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer;
  • well-equipped specialist computing labs with high- performance hardware and industry-standard software;
  • the option to join the CISCO Academy Programme leading to an industry-recognised CISCO Certified Networked Associate (CCNA) qualification;
  • strong links with employers, enabling us to offer visits, guest lectures and joint projects with local companies;
  • an excellent social experience with events, trips, LAN gaming and funded computing club;
  • the opportunity to apply for an industrial placement year working with a technology company. Companies that students have worked for in the past include: Microsoft UK Ltd, Intel, Accenture as well as a range of medium sized companies in web, media and the creative industries;
  • free access to Microsoft software for study and development purposes as part of the Microsoft Academy scheme;
  • committed and enthusiastic teaching staff, active in educational development and technical research which informs their teaching;
  • yearly New Wizards Showcase, giving students the opportunity to demonstrate work to potential employers;
  • an international environment, which reflects the globalised nature of the computing industries.

Accreditation

British Computer Society Educational Affiliate