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BSc (Hons) Computing

Department

Computing

Campus

Colombo

Level

Degree

Method

Part Time

Duration

04 Years

Commencement

Colombo - 05.03.2020

The BSc (Hons) Computing degree, awarded by Coventry University is designed to produce graduates that have a high level of knowledge across a variety of computing technologies. Students will learn principles of computer science, such as mathematics, algorithms, data structures and ethics; as well as learn practical skills such as programming, user centred design, web development and mobile application development.

The uptake of digital technology in society has greatly increased our need for interactive computing devices. Whether these are for entertainment, education, work, health care or transport, computing devices have become an intrinsic part of everyday life.

Coventry University has an established practical approach to the teaching of computing subjects through activity-led learning, collaborative technical projects and simulation of real world problems. Given the breadth of the subject domain, graduates of the computing course are well positioned for a range of employment opportunities including software development, database/systems administration, mobile application development, web development and user centred design to name a few.

Upon completion of this degree, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University.

Entry requirements

For entry into year 1:
Diploma in Computer System Design (DCSD)

  • Two Simple passes at G.C.E A/L (local or London) in any stream OR
  • Five Credits in G.C.E O/L (local or London) including Credit passes for Mathematics and English or ICT and English OR
  • Successfully completed a relevant IT Certificate at NIBM

OR

Diploma in Software Engineering (DSE)

  • Two Simple passes at G.C.E A/L (local or London) in Biology/ Mathematics/ICT stream
  • Sat for G.C.E A/L (local or London) in Biology/ Mathematics/ICT stream and Five Credits in G.C.E O/L (local or London)  including Credit passes for Mathematics and English or ICT and English OR
  • Successfully completed a relevant IT Certificate at NIBM

OR

Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (DICT)

  • Two Simple passes at G.C.E A/L (local or London) in any stream OR
  • Five Credits in G.C.E O/L (local or London) including Credit passes for Mathematics and English or ICT and English OR
  • Successfully completed a relevant IT Certificate at NIBM


For entry into year 2: Higher National Diploma in Software Engineering (HNDSE)

  • Successfully completed the Diploma in Software Engineering/Diploma in Computer System Design/Diploma in ITC at NIBM OR
  • Successfully completed a Diploma in Computer Science (equivalent to NVQ 5) from a recognized institute OR
  • Any recognized Professional Qualification

OR

Higher National Diploma in Information Systems (HNDIS)

  • Successfully completed the Diploma in Software Engineering/Diploma in Computer System Design/Diploma in ICT at NIBM OR
  • Successfully completed a Diploma in Computer Science (equivalent to NVQ 5) from a recognized institute OR
  • Any recognized Professional Qualification


For entry into year 3:
BSc (Hons) Computing

  • Successfully completed the Diploma in Software Engineering /System Design/ICT at NIBM with Relevant Experience

OR

  • Successfully completed the Higher National Diploma in Software Engineering/Higher National Diploma in Information Systems.

Course structure and modules

Diploma in Computer System Design (DCSD) – Year 1

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Electronics and Computer Organization
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Management System
  • Computer Networks
  • GUI Application Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development-1
  • Web Application Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Final Project

OR

Diploma in Software Engineering – Year 1

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Computer Technology
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Management Systems
  • Computer Architecture and Networks
  • GUI Application Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development-1
  • Web Application Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Final Project

OR

Diploma in Information and Communication Technology – Year 1

  • Introduction to Information and Communication Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Programming I
  • Database Management Systems
  • Communication Skills
  • Electronics
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Programming II
  • Computer Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Application Development
  • New Trends in ICT
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Information Systems Development Project

                                                            
Higher National Diploma in Software Engineering – Year 2

  • Embedded Application Development
  • Programming Data structures and Algorithms
  • Data Analytics
  • Robotics Application Development
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Data Warehousing
  • IoT
  • IT Management Practices
  • Software Security
  • Final Project
  • Field Visit
  • Industrial Training

 

Higher National Diploma in Information Systems – Year 2

  • Software Engineering
  • Programming Data structures and Algorithms
  • Data Analytics
  • Operation Research 1
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Data Warehousing
  • Business Analysis
  • IT Management Practices
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Final Project
  • Field Visit
  • Industrial Training

 BSc (Hons) Computing Year 3
(awarded by Coventry University)

  • Real world project
  • Programming, Algorithms and Data structures
  • Designing for usability 1
  • Designing for usability 2
  • Data information and retrieval
  • Effective Communication Skills 2
  • Technology and its Legal, Social and Ethical context

BSc (Hons) Computing Year 4
(awarded by Coventry University)

  • Web API Development
  • Interactive pervasive computing
  • IOS application development
  • Individual project
  • Agile development
  • Artificial Intelligence and Human Computer Interaction

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information

Benefits for Students

Study this Computing course at Coventry and you have the chance not only to learn core elements of computer science, but also to explore and apply what you learn, tackling contemporary issues such as ‘Big Data’ and big data analytics, while developing real products as you would in industry.

Our practical approach to the teaching of computing subjects combines activity-led learning, collaborative technical projects and simulation of real world problems.

The curriculum has been designed to produce computing specialists with skills in areas such as systems analysis and design, programming, web development, databases, mobile application development and user centred design.

The aims of this course are:

  • To provide a focussed education that applicable to the needs of the computing industry.
  • The support the creation of graduates who are computing specialists with skills in areas such as systems analysis and design, programming, web development, databases, mobile application development and user centred design. Such skills should be applicable to a wider range of industries and destinations who make use of computing.
  • To produce graduates who are equipped to engage in research up to higher degree study.
  • To prepares student for software development and application in the real-world through understanding of the social, ethical, legal and professional aspects of a cooperative human environment such as the workplace.

Programme Fees

Year 1 (Full time) : LKR 200,000 + LKR 2,000 (Registration fee)

Year 1 (Part time) : LKR 170,000 + LKR 2,000 (Registration fee) (DSE and DCSD programmes)

Year 1 (Part time) : LKR 140,000 + LKR 2,000 (Registration fee) (DICT programme)

 

Year 2 (Full time/Part time): LKR 200,000+ LKR 2,000 (Registration fee)

Year 3: LKR 600,000 + LKR 3,000 (Registration fee)

Year 4: LKR 600,000 + LKR 3,000 (Registration fee)

All payments can be made in installments.

Student loan facilities are available from BOC, NSB & NDB banks. Send us an inquiry to ask about payment plans and loan facilities.

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