University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

**Computer Science with optional specialisms in: Networking, Cyber Security, Data Science, Games**

This degree is structured to provide you with a firm grasp of the science underpinning computer and software technologies through practical experience in developing systems using latest generation technologies. In addition, you will be assisted in developing personal and professional skills to enable you to communicate effectively and make a positive contribution in the workplace across a variety of roles and a wide range of organisations. With a solid background in computer science, you will be in an excellent position to advance to more specialised fields.

Opportunities exist within the programme to take industrial examinations such as Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle and Java certifications. All students are automatically enrolled as student members of the British Computer Society, the chartered body responsible for establishing and maintaining standards in the profession.

**Ranking**

Our computer science degrees are ranked within the top 5 in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

The aims of the programme are:

* To provide you with practical experience in using current generation tools and techniques

* To familiarise you with the issues and concerns involved in computer systems development

* To equip you to deal with the demands of working in the IT industry.

**Endorsements**

This degree gives you the option of studying for a specialist endorsement in Networking, Cyber Security, Data Science, or Games. Throughout your degree, you will develop a wide range of vital skills, but in your 2nd and 3rd years, you have the option of specialising in one of these specific subjects. These specialisms can help you build towards a career in areas like cryptography, security analysis, network engineering, games design, or data analysis.

Course Modules

*Year 1*

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Communication Systems (15 credits)

* Computer Systems Architectures (15 credits)

* System Development (15 credits)

* Scholarly and Academic Practice (15 credits)

* Object Oriented Programming (15 credits)

* Programming Foundations (15 credits)

* Logical Foundations (15 credits)

* Analytical Methods for Computing (15 credits)

*Year 2*

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Computer Algorithms and Modelling (15 credits);

* Operating Systems (15 credits);

* Systems Programming (15 credits);

* Systems Development Project (30 credits);

* Professionalism in the IT Industry (15 credits);

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

* Application & Web Development (15 credits)

* Introduction to Smart Systems (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

* Advanced Programming (15 credits)

* Computer Forensics 2 (15 credits)

* Database Applications Technologies (15 credits)

* Information Visualisation (15 credits)

*Year 3*

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses:

* Project (CIS) (60 credits)

* Web Application Development (15 credits)

* Programming Distributed Components (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options:

* Computing Education and Communication (30 credits)

* Computer Forensics 3 (30 credits)

* Enterprise Web Software Development (15 credits)

* Interaction Design (15 credits)

* User Interface Design (15 credits)

* Smart Systems Development (15 credits)

* Application Development for Mobile Devices (15 credits)

* Penetration Testing and Ethical Vulnerability Scanning (15 credits)

* 3D Computer Graphics (15 credits)

* Enterprise Server Management and Security (15 credits)

* Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)

* Computing Education Placement (15 credits)

* Software Engineering Management (15 credits)

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £11,500 Overseas Fees