BSc (Hons) Computing

BSc (Hons) Computing

Bachelors
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4 years

The BSc (Hons) Computing programme at The British College is run in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, UK. Students studying this course will gain highly sought-after skills in computer programming, database development, networking, website development, systems modeling, and computer security. This course is equivalent to BSc CSIT and BIT in Nepal.

These are vital skills for gaining entry into organisations which demand confident and technically equipped computing graduates. 

Students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects, focusing on a specialist areas of their choice, including: web technology, network and communications, database or software development.

Objectives

The objectives of the programme are to provide students with:

  • practical experience and theoretical understanding of globally established techniques of analysis, design and systems development.
  • a detailed knowledge of and a critical understanding of key aspects of computing, from the forefront of the discipline.
  • the ability to undertake computing projects to a professional standard by the consistent application and review of development, management and evaluation methods and techniques.
  • experience in co-operative working through group projects.
  • professional level skills in technical and report writing, public speaking and presentation. The ability to independently undertake research and critically evaluate arguments, assumptions, abstract concepts and data.
  • a wide breadth of understanding that enables them to be enterprising in devising and sustaining arguments and solving problems using innovative ideas and implementing learned techniques in a multicultural and globalizing world

Salient Features

Students' facilities

  • UK standard teaching rooms (See 3D Tour)
  • State-of-the-art computer labs (Open access Computer lab, Computer forensic & security lab)
  • Highly qualified teachers and engineers
  • Modern library with access to international course books, journals and other printed material
  • Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
  • A subscription to Microsoft's Developer Network (MSDN)
  • Access to career counselling and employers through work visits, seminars and other activities.
  • Opportunities to gain professional and leadership skills.
  • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities.
  • Gymnasium

Eligibility

Entry Requirements

Foundation Entry

  • 10+2/CBSE or equivalent 55% and above aggregate score
  • A Level - Minimum 3.5 credits with 3 full credits

University Entry

  • Overall 75% & above with a minimum of 70% in English or IELTS Score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band.

Job Prospects

BSc (Hons) Computing has been designed to provide students seeking to embark on a computing career with particular emphasis on the following roles:- 

  • software developers or engineers,
  • web developers,
  • database developers or administrators and
  • network architects and technicians.

On completion of BSc (Hons) Computing students may also proceed to a postgraduate course in a related subject area. The British College has a number of industry links through which students can obtain placement opportunities. Alternately, our students will be fully equipped to create their own IT start-up company as well.

Curricular Structure

The degree programme is comprised of a one year Foundation Year provided by The British College followed by a three-year degree validated by Leeds Beckett University.

What is Year 0 or Level 3?

Year 0 in The British College is a Foundation Year (Certificate to be awarded by The British College) that is designed to help students progress into BSc (Hons) Computing degree. The aim of this year is to: assist students to adapt to the UK style of learning, improve students' English ability, and introduce the necessary skills required for higher education. 

Year 0 or Level 3 consists of 8 modules. 

Semester 1Semester 2
Academic English15 creditsFundamentals of Multimedia15 credits
Fundamentals of Data Science15 creditsObject-Oriented Programming15 credits
Introduction to Programming15 creditsMathematics for Computing15 credits
Computer Fundamentals and Network15 creditsInternet Technologies15 credits

After the Foundation Year, students will be registered with Leeds Beckett University, the programme can be completed entirely in Kathmandu, however, transfers to Leeds are also possible for interested students.  

Year 1 or Level 4 consists of 6 core modules totalling 120 credits

Semester 1Semester 2
Fundamentals of Computer Science20 creditsFundamentals of Computer Programming20 credits
Computing Systems15 creditsSystem Analysis & Design20 credits
Fundamentals of Databases15 creditsWebsite Development 20 credits

Year 2 or Level 5 consists of 4 core, 1 elective and 1 Project Management totalling 120 credits

Semester 1Semester 2
Application Programming20 creditsPrinciples of Networking20 credits
Database Systems20 creditsProject Management20 credits
Web Application Technologies20 creditsSoftware Systems Development20 credits

After completing Level 5, students will take part in our IMP (International Mobility Programme) in either London, Dubai or Singapore. Tuition fee includes international flights, accommodation and breakfast ✈ ⛵

In Year 3 or Level 6, all students take the Production Project, with optional modules which allow students to specialise in a chosen potential career subject area.  In semester two, students continue with the level 6 Production Project with a number of optional modules.  The Production Project encompasses research, planning and the production of a product followed by a critical evaluation. 

Semester 1Semester 2
Production Project20 creditsProduction Project20 credits
Advanced Database Systems (Optional)20 creditsDeveloping Mobile Applications (Optional)20 credits
Advanced Web Engineering (Optional)20 creditsHuman-Computer Interaction (Optional)20 credits
Advanced Software Engineering (Optional)20 creditsAdvanced Systems Analysis and Design (Optional)20 credits
  Digital Security (Optional)20 credits
  Intelligent Systems(Optional)20 credits
  

Note: All students take the Production Project with two optional modules in each semester. 

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