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University Centre West Anglia

Applied Computer Science

UCAS Code: G401

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

80

80 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of 2 A-level subjects or equivalent level 3 qualification (30 level 3 grades at merit grade are required). Applicants must also have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C (4 points) or above, to include English and maths. Interview may be required.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Computing is changing our world, the way we work and the way we live. To study computer science is to put yourself at the forefront of both technological and
social change.
This course examines the principles and technologies underpinning the systems that are driving this change. It provides an opportunity to learn about these directly through a combination of classroom theory and practical activities. Within this context, this degree has two main aims. The first is to provide you with a good understanding of the theory, principles and technologies of computer science. The second is to equip you with the skills to apply this knowledge and theory to a range of practical challenges.
The field of computer science offers a wealth of opportunity across a range of specialist fields. The variety of course options offered allows you to finetune
your degree, focusing on areas of interest or to meet the requirements of a favoured career.

Modules

The course offers the following modules: Year 1 - Fundamentals of design - software design methodologies - Introduction to programming - using C# - Computer Systems - how computers work, the CPU, computer logic and CISCO CCNA-RS Semester 1 - Operating Systems - theory and configuration of common OS - Core mathematics for computing Year 2 - Software Engineering - work in teams to solve realistic data processing problem - Object Oriented C++ - further programming using C++ - Database design and implementation - Using MySQL - Network Routing - follows the CISCO CCNA-RS semester 2 syllabus. - Interaction and usability - design of interactive software - Digital security - creating secure systems and networks Year 3 - Undergraduate major project - Artificial intelligence - investigations into programming techniques for Intelligent systems. For more information on the module structure, please go to http://www.cwa.ac.uk/our-courses/courses-available/course-detail/?cid=1737

Tuition fees

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England
£8,490
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,490
per year
Scotland
£8,490
per year
Wales
£8,490
per year

The Uni


Course location:

King's Lynn Campus

Department:

Mathematics, Science and Computing

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