About The Programme
Computers are everywhere. Not just the obvious home and office computers, but in every aspect of modern life: smart phones, smart microwaves, games consoles, automatic cash dispensers and air traffic control systems. Our computing science course teaches you how to design, build and analyse such systems – in both theory and practice. The programme in Computing Science provides a firm foundation in the design and development of software and information systems with particular emphasis on networking, data communications, databases, computer systems, software engineering, multimedia and HCI which is more suited for global and local need of the market. This programme is accredited and recognized by BCS (British Computer Society).
The programme aims to produce graduates who will:
Programme length and credit
|Year||Year Two||Year Four|
|Minimum required credit points||240||480|
|Accredited award as per the Oman national framework||Diploma in Higher Education (Computing Science)||Bachelor with Honours (Computing Science)|
College Requirement Course
All the students are required to study a College requirement course “Entrepreneurship – Creativity and Innovation course” for 3 Credit Hours during the second year of their academic programme, apart from the programme requirements.
Year 1 Entry: First Year Admission
General Diploma Certificate (equivalent to 12 years of Schooling with minimum 60% of marks)
Entry requirement for the Bachelor with Honours Programme is a score of minimum of band 6 on an IELTS equivalent score with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
Year 3 Entry: Third Year Direct Admission
Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) Higher National Diploma (HND in a related subject only) with minimum B’s in all the Graded Units. A Graded Unit which has been upgraded to a B will be acceptable.
After the successful completion of the program requirements, the students will be awarded with the certificates from the University of Stirling.