Students gain advanced knowledge of games theory, graphics and games design and specialist skills for building computer games software; acquire leading'edge, computer and games'programming expertise; and become proficient in a broad range of programming languages and software design techniques. They also develop commercially'valuable skills in our computing laboratories and work with our research groups. This degree is suitable for students who want to apply their imagination to complex problems like computer programming and gaming and want to work in a dynamic and successful area of British industry. Computing and Information Technology courses at City are designed to be a path to leadership in tomorrow's complex and information intensive world; graduates being leaders in technical expertise, strategic thinking, innovation and communication. Computing theory and practice are delivered in lectures, tutorials and practical workshops and students' knowledge is enhanced by input from City's world'leading research groups. There are two routes by which students may gain paid work experience as part of their degree: a one year placement or the innovative Professional Pathway scheme which enables students to combine placement employment with their studies. Both options are available with this computing degree course. At City, we will help students to develop the skills they need for a challenging and rewarding career in computing and IT.
Year 1: Core modules: programming in Java; software engineering; systems architecture; databases; mathematics for computing; business and organisations. Year 2: Core modules: (core knowledge and skills); object'oriented; analysis and design; networks and operating systems; research and professional issues; team project; (plus the following, dependent on course); human'computer interaction (business computing and information systems) or data structures and algorithms (all others); (plus the following according to specialisms); functional programming for computer science; organisational behaviour for business computing. Year 3: Core modules: (advanced topics); individual project; (plus 4 from the following optional modules); advanced databases; advanced music informatics; bioinformatics; business engineering with enterprise resource planning solutions; business object technology; computer graphics; data mining; e'commerce; management of information technology strategy; project management; requirements engineering; software agents; theory of computation.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
- Tariff 128
- Irish Leaving Certificates BBBBB
- European Baccalaureate 70%
- SQA Higher BBBBB
- International Baccalaureate 32
- SQA Advanced Higher BBB
- BTEC National Diploma
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
- GCE A-level ABB
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 78%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 67%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 73%
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Total Written: 38%
Total Coursework: 62%