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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


The Computer Science undergraduate programme provides students with competencies required for future continuous learning in the discipline, and prepares them for positions in the computing industry, to be entrepreneurs, and to matriculate into postgraduate computing programmes. Students are equipped with skills that include programming(coding), system performance analysis, and database management. Graduates are expected to possess the background to explore related emerging fields such as artificial intelligence and quantum computing.

  • Listing ID: 5368
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Science and Technology
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level: Level 5 - Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 06 Information and Communication Technologies- 061 Information and Communication Technologies- 0613 Software and applications development and analysis
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: "For a 3-year programme, two units of 1 CAPE (or A-level) Science subject(Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics) OR ECON1003 OR Teacher’s College Diploma OR Associate Degree in Mathematics or Science or Information Technology;
    For a 4-year programme, 5 CXC subjects (grades 1-3, including English language, Mathematics, and two science subjects) or their equivalent."
  • Number of Credits: 93
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