B.Sc. (Hons) Computing

B.Sc. (Hons) Computing

Intakes

  • Autumn Semester
  • Spring Semester

Overview

The main aim of this course is to provide students with a general education in the area of Computing. The course is designed for those students who wish to specialise in the development and maintenance of modern computer-based systems. There are four areas that characterise the course. These are: Software Development, Information Systems, Networks and Distributed Systems, and Internet Computing Systems. The course develops the technical and non-technical skills necessary for the graduate to demonstrate a professional attitude and work successfully in the above areas. Emphasis throughout is on what the student learns and can do as a result of learning. The graduate attributes of self-awareness, performance in a variety of idioms and contexts, and creativity and ethics are also developed by this course.

Course Content

Year 1

  • Information Systems 
  • Programming 
  • Computer Hardware and Software Architectures
  • Logic and Problem Solving

Year 2

  • Databases 
  • Networks and Operating Systems 
  • Software Engineering 
  • Emerging Programming Platforms and Technologies 
  • Professional Issues, Ethics and Computer Law

Year 3

  • Advanced Database Systems Development 
  • Application Development 
  • Project 
  • Work Related Learning II
  • Artificial Intelligence

Career Prospects

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Software Engineer | Software Systems Developer | Web Application Developer | Mobile Application Developer Senior DB Administrator | System Analyst

Entry Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Track
  • HSEB 10+2 overall aggregate of 55% and above, Year 12 English score 60% and above, and SLC Mathematics score of 50% above, or
  • 2 ‘A’ Level passes with minimum grades A to C or 3 ‘A’ Level passes with minimum grades D and above; and General Paper (A or AS Level) or English (A or AS Level) with Grade E and above.

Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned English requirements can substitute with the following English Tests: IELTS 5.5 and above (minimum score of 5.5 in each component) or Pearson Test of English Score above 47.

Students not meeting the Entry Requirements will have to pursue iAcademy’s University Foundation Certificate (UFC). UFC is a one year academic programme awarded by iAcademy (New Zealand) and articulated with advanced standing by London Metropolitan University (UK). 

 

University Foundation Certificate Entry Requirements
  • HSEB +2 total aggregate of 45% and above, and Year 12 English score of  45% and above, or
  • 2 ‘A’ level subject passes, and a pass in General Paper (A or AS Level) or English (A or AS Level) with Grade E and above.

Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned English requirements can substitute with the following English Tests: IELTS 4.5 and above or Pearson Test of English Score above 37.

Semester 1

  • Academic English for Undergraduate Study: 30 Credits
  • Undergraduate Study and Research Skills: 30 Credits
  • Foundational Mathematics: 15 Credits
  • Introducation to IT: 15 Credits

Semester 2

  • Academic English for Undergraduate Study: 30 Credits
  • Undergraduate Study and Research Skills: 30 Credits
  • Foundational Statistics: 15 Credits
  • Introduction to Business: 15 Credits

All other qualifications are revaluated on a case-by-case basis by London Metropolitan University