University of Ulster

B.Sc. Computing

University of Ulster
In Coleraine

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Coleraine (Northern Ireland)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Coleraine (Northern Ireland)

The Computing industry is the fastest growing sector in the Northern Ireland economy and graduates from the Facultys computing courses are highly sought after. The modern student is increasingly concerned that their investment in education is rewarded with enhanced employment prospects. In this respect, Computing courses at Ulster exemplify the Universitys vision of professional education for professional life. Graduates from Computing programmes at Ulster will have developed the necessary skills and abilities to make a significant contribution to the industry.

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Coleraine (County Londonderry)
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University Of Ulster, BT52 1SA


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English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 6 TOEFL paper-based test score (read more) 550 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

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What you'll learn on the course

IT Development
Skills and Training

Course programme

Course Content

In years one and two you will acquire a range of practical skills and develop a broad professional awareness. Students study modules in each of the first two years covering subjects such as programming, information systems, mathematics, computer technology, web development, computer game development and mobile & cloud technologies.

The structure of the first two years is shown below.

Year 1 Semester I

  • Software Development i
  • Introduction to Web Development
  • Computer Hardware and Networks
  • Professional and Academic Skills

Year 1 Semester II

  • Software Development II
  • Web Information Systems
  • Computing Foundations
  • Professional and Academic Skills

Year 2 Semester I

  • Data Structures
  • Web Applications Development
  • Game Design and Development
  • Professional Development and Employability

Year 2 Semester II

  • Concurrent Systems
  • Web Database Systems
  • Mobile and Cloud Computing
  • Professional Development and Employability

Year 3

After a period of placement preparation in year two, you will normally spend a year on placement in the IT industry. During this time you will have the opportunity to consolidate and extend the skills that you have acquired during your first two years of study.

Year 4 Semester I

  • Software Project Management
  • Professional Web Services Development
  • Individual Project

Year 4 Semester II

  • Individual Project

Options are determined both by the research interests of staff and the demands of employers, and are reviewed frequently. The modules on offer typically contain options such as

  • Console and Mobile Game Development
  • 3D Game Technologies
  • Database Technology
  • Cloud Based Architectures
  • Data Analytics and Performance Modelling
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Intelligent Systems

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