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Computer Science BSc (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

We have a syllabus that keeps up with current technology trends, so you can stay abreast of emerging technologies like graph databases, mobile app development and artificial intelligence (AI) concepts. We will explore the basis of computer science, using industry-standard equipment including robots, virtual and physical servers, chromebooks and mobile devices, as well as Microsoft software and industrial strength collaboration coding platforms such as GitHub.Our commercial links should provide you with opportunities to experience the process of working in a team to create a system for a client with all the constraints and requirements this entails. For example, recent projects have involved robot simulators, data mining with IBM, database development, virtual reality and assistive technology.You should have the opportunity to develop specialised skills and knowledge in the areas of intelligent agents, mobile applications, open source development, concurrent and real-time applications on the undergraduate programme, as well as neural networks, machine learning, cloud computing, distributed technologies and intelligent information retrieval on the Master’s programme. You can also attempt to gain additional industry-recognised certifications through the Microsoft and CISCO Academy Programmes as part of the universities Add+vantage scheme at no additional cost.Our current staff have experience of working in the fields of machine learning, networking or data science for well-known organisations such as Maplesoft, Praeposit Limited for e-learning and Jaguar Land Rover, and others who are conducting internationally-rated research in fields such as web and mobile development, artificial intelligence, distributed systems and computing for the creative industries.**Key Course Benefits*** Opportunity to gain Microsoft Academy certifications at no additional cost and upon the provision that you pass the additional programmes.* An opportunity to demonstrate your portfolio of work to potential employers at the free-to-attend annual Coventry New Wizards Showcase.* Option to join the CISCO Academy Programme leading to an industry-recognised CISCO Certified Networked Associate (CCNA) qualification at no extra cost.* The course has an excellent track record in employability in computer science – with 90% of graduates in employment after six months (DLHE 206/17).* A free-to-join Computer Club for all students, which organises a range of extracurricular activities such as LAN gaming, robot programming challenges and hackathons, to experience the most up-to-date technologies. * Regular free-to-attend guest lecturers from current practitioners, which, in recent years, have included senior professors from Sheffield, Lincoln and Birmingham universities and the European Bioinformatics Centre Cambridge. * Support for seeking short and long-term placements with technology companies to gain the experience employers desire. Past students have worked for Microsoft UK Ltd, Intel and Accenture, as well as a range of medium sized companies in web, media and the creative industries.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BBB - ABB

to include one from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology, Computer Science or Computing. Excludes General Studies.

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Currently more than 13,000 international and EU students study across the university’s UK campuses. 17,000 more study in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement with an international dimension via the international experience scheme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 110

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    131 55%

    53rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    52nd

    9

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