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Candidates for Undergraduate studies should be holders of:
• a High School Leaving Certificate with good performance and the High School Diploma or
• the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or at least six IB Subject Certificates (including at least three at the higher level) with a minimum total of 30 points, or
• A Levels obtained locally
Very good knowledge of the English language certified by:
• IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
• Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
• Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
• TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), internet-based test (iBT) and special home edition
• iGCSE English Language
Computer Science is an exciting, challenging and dynamic discipline. Computers form an integral part of every aspect of society and modern life. New computing technologies are introduced at an enormous rate and the Computer Science field develops and changes continually and rapidly. Consequently Computer Science has evolved into a dynamic and challenging field of study.
Students in the course of their degree are exposed to the theoretical foundations in all areas of the field, gain an understanding of the principles that underlie development of systems, apply their knowledge on real life projects and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to cope with the astonishing rate of change of the specific discipline.
The curriculum is in compliance with the already established standards proposed by international Computer Societies, such as the British Computer Society (BCS), the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Graduates are well equipped to successfully follow fulfilling career paths in many diverse areas of business and academia.
The BSc (Hons) in Computer Science programme prepares students for rewarding and challenging careers in different specialties such as software engineering, system administration and management, computer architecture, software systems, high-performance computing and research.
Graduates are awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science.
The degree is awarded by University of York (UK).