Computing, from the internet to mobile computing, smart devices and beyond, has changed the world – and continues to do so: next-generation robots, driverless cars, and digital currencies are just three examples of what is already on the way.
Creating these exciting new technologies generates an ongoing need for excellent computing graduates. Computing BSc (Hons) is a full stack developer degree which aims to teach you the fundamental range of skills necessary to become a software developer. The degree is designed to equip you with key programming, analysis and design skills including (but not limited to) back- and front-end web development, internet-of-things development, user experience design, quality assurance and testing, system administration, and security.
We aim to offer a modern, relevant computing degree which directly promotes employable skills to effectively prepare you for a career within the industry. We aim to teach the tools, techniques and skills demanded by industry using state-of-the-art hardware and software and cutting-edge approaches to teaching, which emphasise practical, hands-on, problem-driven learning built around real-world challenges.
If you are attracted to programming and want to get involved in shaping and creating the technological future, Computing BSc (Hons) at Coventry University is a degree you should consider.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
Our professionally accredited Computing degree is designed to produce graduates with a high level of knowledge across a variety of computing technologies.
You will learn the core elements of computing, such as programming, algorithms, operating systems, computer architecture, enterprise information systems, databases and data retrieval, as well as robotics, usability, human computer interaction (HCI) and software development methods. Advanced topics such as artificial intelligence and pervasive computing provide you with a wide-range of computing knowledge and a complete skillset.
The practical nature of our course places an emphasis on your future employability, developing a wide range of technical, analytical, design and professional skills, many of which are gained from placement experiences.
This, coupled with the breadth of the subject domain, means you will be 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.
You could be employed in a wide variety of roles in business or industry, including as a programmer, web developer, user experience specialist, IT business analyst or data warehouse manager.
Our award-winning Faculty careers service, EEC Futures, which won the ‘Best Placement Service in the UK’ award at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards in 2015 and 2016, will help you in finding work experience while you study and employment on graduation. Our placement programme is open to every student joining us, including international students, at no extra cost. Graduates have also used their qualifications to progress into teaching careers, as well as postgraduate study to obtain MSc, MPhil and PhD qualifications.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
Our International Student Hub offers information on entry requirements for your country, as well as contact details for agents and representatives should you need more advice.
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