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BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Sandwich)

Sheffield Hallam University
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Course UCAS code: G400
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  • BSc (Hons), Sandwich , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
Learn the skills you need to write the software of tomorrow. Develop complex software and systems using analytical and mathematical approaches. Understand the fundamental principles behind the software that powers our world. Computer science provides a deep understanding of practical applications of computation in areas ranging from programming language design to everyday software systems. This course is aimed at anyone who wants to become a programmer, understands and can build on the fundamental principles behind the software that underpins modern society. The combination of learning methods across the course allow you to develop a range of skills through problem-solving activities, practical implementations and teamwork, allowing you to take an active approach to learning and encouraging self-development. You learn through - hands-on tutorials - workshops - discussions - self-study **Applied learning** **Work placements** You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. You are supported by placement tutors and a faculty placement team through the process of successfully getting a placement and then while on placement. Although a placement year is not mandatory, the department has a strong track record in finding placements. **Live projects** The course includes a professional project which challenges you to solve real world problems, possibly with an external client, while developing team and project management skills. **Networking opportunities** Employers and industry practitioners are an influential part of the design, content and teaching of the course. The employability focus of the course is supported by frequent involvement of employers and IT professionals.
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The modules for 2020/21 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2019/20. You can take an optional placement in year three. **Year 1** Compulsory modules Algorithms And Data Structures 1 20.00 credits Fundamentals Of Computer Architecture 20.00 credits Fundamentals Of Programming 20.00 credits Mathematics For Computer Science 20.00 credits Professionalism And Project Development 20.00 credits Systems Modelling 20.00 credits **Year 2** Compulsory modules Algorithms And Data Structures 2 20.00 credits Database Systems For Software Applications 20.00 credits Fundamentals Of Programming Languages 20.00 credits Group Software Development Project 20.00 credits Object-Oriented Programming For Computer Science 20.00 credits Software Engineering: Concepts And Methods 20.00 credits **Final year** Compulsory modules Case Studies In Software Design 20.00 credits Concurrent And Parallel Systems 20.00 credits Functional Programming 20.00 credits Project (Technical Computing) 40.00 credits Elective modules Applications: Architectures And Frameworks 20.00 credits Computer Graphics 20.00 credits Effective C++ Programming 20.00 credits Foreign Language 20.00 credits Mobile Applications 20.00 credits Programming "Things" 20.00 credits
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* Coursework Exams
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15 January

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