Computer Science

School of Computer Science - Bangor University

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Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bangor
  • Duration:
    3 Years
Description

Our aim is simple we want to help you become a computer professional with the ability to keep yourself up-to-date with the rapid pace of developments in computer science. After graduation with one of our computing degrees you should be able to obtain a good job in the computing industry in the UK or indeed with any of the international computing firms; or take up study for a higher degree such as a Masters Degree or PhD (we offer both here at Bangor).

Important information

Requirements: Entry requirements * 240-280 points * We consider mature students with relevant experience on individual merit.

3FT Hon BSc Computer Science

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Bangor
Dean Street, LL57 1UT, Gwynedd, Wales
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Course programme

This Computer Science degree is structured around a themed programme for Computer Science covering all key areas in this exciting subject. As well as learning the fundamentals of computer science and advanced programming skills, you will benefit from teaching that relates to the research interest of the academic staff. Particular specialities available during the Computer Science degree include computer graphics, artificial intelligence and agents and data communications. If these areas appeal to you then this is the Computer Science course for you!

How will I learn?

During the Computer Science degree you will spend about 12 hours in lectures and 8 in laboratories each week. You will also have 4 tutorials in each module and have to work on software design and complete various problem-solving assignments. You will have an opportunity to undertake major software projects in both year 2 and year 3 which will allow you to develop your creative design and technical skills as well as apply the theoretical principles you have learned. You are encouraged to use Internet and library-based learning resources to supplement your studies.

Modules on this Computer Science degree are assessed by examinations, continuous assessment or a combination of both. The continuous assessment can include some supervised practical element or independent study, followed by report writing. Your module results and individual project marks contribute to your degree final grade.

Career prospects

The Computer Science degree will prepare you for a variety of careers in software design, communications and networking, computer applications, IT management, computer sales and marketing. The business and management component of this Computer Science degree will allow you to exploit new opportunities in information storage, transmission and processing in your career.


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