Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 11/08/2017
College College Eng and Physical Sci
School Computer Science
Department Computer Science
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title B.Sc. Computer Science Full-time
Programme Code 4436
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 3 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme Within the context of the general Learning & Teaching Aims of the School, this three-year single honours degree programme aims to provide:

1. A solid foundation for a career or further study in computing.
2. Thorough coverage of the core areas of computer science.
3. A solid grounding in the theoretical underpinnings of contemporary developments in computer science.
4. A solid grounding in practical software development skills.
5. A curiosity-driven programme an extensive choice of advanced and specialist options in the third year.
6. Flexibility to change programmes after the first year, to the BEng/MEng in Computer Science/Software Engineering or the BSc in Computer Science/Software Engineering with Business Studies.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
The essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to Computing and computer applications as appropriate to the topics covered in the programme
Appropriate theory, practices and tools for the specification, design, implementation and evaluation of computer-based systems
Lectures, tutorials, exercise classes, practical work, independent study.
Examinations, coursework, reports.
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
The ability to apply the knowledge and understanding noted above to the analysis of a given information handling problem
The ability to specify, design and construct computer-based systems, using appropriate tools, and to document all stages of this process
The ability to evaluate computer-based systems in relation to a given information handling problem
A professional software engineering ethos, and a responsible, ethical and open-minded attitude to their work
The ability to work both independently and as an effective team member
The ability to use and apply general IT facilities, including those required for effective information-retrieval
Numeracy, in both understanding and presenting cases involving quantitative or similar formal, symbolic dimensions
Management of learning and development, including time management, organisational skills, and the ability to pursue independently further professional development
Lectures, tutorials, exercise classes, practical work, projects, independent study.
Examinations, coursework, reports, presentations.