BSc (Hons) Computing - Coventry University, UK

Coventry University, UK

Computer and IT

3 year(s)

BSc (Hons) Computing is a three years course of Coventry University. The uptake of digital technology in society has greatly increased our need for interactive computing devices – now an intrinsic part of everyday life for anything and everything from entertainment and education to healthcare, work and transport.

This course focuses on applying computing concepts, such as web technologies and mobile computing systems, with a focus on software development design, as well as usability and Human Computer Interaction (HCI).

On successful completion, student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the underlying technology, design methods and programming languages required to practice as an IT professional
  • Appreciate the cultural,commercial, ethical and professional issues connected with the IT industry and professional practice within it.
  • Demonstrate awareness of emergent technologies and techniques in the wider computing domain, such as distributed resources, big data and application development.
  • Apply appropriate problem-solving techniques and design protocols to computing requirements or issues.
  • Research the concept, design and development of a product in the computing domain, providing relevant and useful conclusions in the evaluation of the implementation.
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The candidates seeking admission in BSc (Hons) Computing of Coventry University must have completed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board.

Curricular structure

First Year


The first year of study covers the fundamentals of computing and computer principles including mathematics, programming, computer architecture, usability and information systems.


  1. Intercultural Communications Skills for International Students
  2. Enterprise Information Systems
  3. Designing for Usability 1
  4. Computer Architecture and Networks
  5. Introduction to Computing
  6. Introduction to Algorithms
  7. Logic and Sets

Second Year


These fundamentals can then be applied to larger scoped problems within the computing discipline in Year Two. You may find yourself tasked with analysing big datasets, designing complete and functioning systems and developing creatively designed mobile apps.

As well as the technical focus, the course contains content which allows you to explore the social, ethical and professional aspects of computing and its relationship to work and society.


  1. Effective Communication Skills
  2. Designing For Usability 2
  3. Developing the Modern Web
  4. Real World Project
  5. Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures
  6. Data and Information Retrieval
  7. Technology and its Social, Legal and Ethical Context

Third Year


In your final year, you can select two optional modules from a range of technical computing disciplines, giving you the opportunity to specialise in topics, such as open-source software development. This will enable you to shape your learning to your career aspirations and allow you to study topics you are interested in.


  1. Android Applications Development
  2. iOS Application Development
  3. Agile Development
  4. Academic Writing 3
  5. Individual Project
  6. Web API Development
  7. Interactive Pervasive Computing
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