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Computer Science (Data Science)

University of Greenwich

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 6 years Duration

  • Part Time Study Mode

  • Price On Request Course Fee

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Course Description

Our degree teaches you the science behind computer hardware and software. You'll work with several programming languages and learn more about the algorithms and scientific methods used to generate insights from data. The course is accredited by BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT. This can lead to full exemption from several of the BCS professional awards once you graduate.

Popular career options for our computer science graduates include IT consultancy, software engineering, IT support, research and teaching. Further specialisms are available in artificial intelligence, games development, cyber security and networking.

  • This course provides theoretical and practical experience of statistical models, algorithms, and programming languages, using the very latest technologies
  •  You will develop valuable skills and the ability to design intricate algorithms and visualisations from large unstructured data
  •  This specialist endorsement degree will help you build a career within your chosen area, and gain the valuable skills employers are looking for
  •  By undertaking a work placement, you'll discover what it takes to achieve a career in computer science, data science, or analytics
  •  The degree encompasses a theoretical understanding and practical experience of designing, constructing and modifying a wide range of systems.

Our degree teaches you the science behind computer hardware and software. You'll work with several programming languages and learn more about the algorithms and scientific methods used to generate insights from data. The course is accredited by BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT. This can lead to full exemption from several of the BCS professional awards once you...

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Course Content

Year 1

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

  • Computer and Communication Systems (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Computer Science and its Applications (15 credits)
  • Paradigms of Programming (30 credits)
  • Algorithms and Data Structures (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Compilers (15 credits)
  • Principles of Software Engineering (15 credits)
  • Mathematics for Computer Science (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

  • Computer and Communication Systems (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Computer Science and its Applications (15 credits)
  • Paradigms of Programming (30 credits)
  • Algorithms and Data Structures (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Compilers (15 credits)
  • Principles of Software Engineering (15 credits)
  • Mathematics for Computer Science (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Advanced Programming (15 credits)
  • Computer Algorithms and Modelling (15 credits)
  • Computational Methods and Numerical Techniques (30 credits)

Year 4

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Information Security (15 credits)
  • Statistical Techniques with R (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)
  • Operational Research: Linear Programming (15 credits)

Year 5

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Data Analytics (15 credits)
  • Information Security (15 credits)
  • Big Data (15 credits)

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

  • Network Technology (15 credits)
  • Component Programming (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Server Management and Security (15 credits)
  • Artificial Intelligence (15 credits)

Year 6

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Final Year Projects (60 credits)

Year 1 Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options. Computer and Communication Systems (15 credits) Introduction to Computer Science and its Applications (15 credits) Paradigms of Programming (30 credits) Algorithms and Data Structures (15 credits) Introduction...

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Available Dates

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Old Royal Naval College

Part Time, 6 years

September, 2020

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Entry Requirements

For entry, you will require:

  • 112 UCAS points, including 3 A-levels at grades BBC or above.
  • GCSEs in English Language and Mathematics at grade C / 4 or above.

We also accept:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Additional Vocational Certificate of Education
  • Scottish and Irish Highers.

For entry, you will require: 112 UCAS points, including 3 A-levels at grades BBC or above. GCSEs in English Language and Mathematics at grade C / 4 or above. We also accept: BTEC/National Diploma International Baccalaureate Additional Vocational Certificate of...

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Assessment Methods

On this course, students are assessed by:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework

Further details to be confirmed.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

On this course, students are assessed by:

  • Examinations
  • Coursework

Further details to be confirmed.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

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  • UCAS Points0

  • Employment Rate75%

  • Average Graduate Salary£22000

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