(PROVISIONAL)

2021/2022

BSc (Ord) (Computer Studies)

(Dual Degree)

NFQ Level 7, Major Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2021-22 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

The BSc (Ordinary) Computer Studies is a three year programme delivered in partnership with Beijing Information Science and Technology University (BISTU) with whom University College Cork has a bilateral agreement under statute 263 of the National University of Ireland. This programme leads to a dual degree which is awarded independently from both institutions.

The programme comprises 180 credits. Students will study for one year at BISTU, taking modules to the value of 60 credits (or ECTS equivalent) and for two years at University College Cork, taking modules to the value of 60 credits in each of Second and Third Years. When studying at UCC a student may not register for more than 60 credits in any one academic year.

First Year - Computer Studies

This year is spent pursuing a BSc Computer Science related degree such as Network Engineering, Computer Science and Technology (computer applications), or Software Engineering in BISTU with whom UCC signs a bilateral agreement.

Examinations
The First Year of this programme will be in examined in accordance with examination regulations governed by the Chinese Education Authority

Second Year - Computer Studies

In order to be admitted to the Second University Examination in Computer Studies a student must have satisfactorily attended prescribed modules amounting to 60 credits comprising core modules to the value of 50 credits, and elective modules to the value of 10 credits.

Core Modules

CS1106 Introduction to Relational Databases (5 credits)
CS1110 Computer Hardware Organization (5 credits)
CS1111 Systems Organisation (5 credits)
CS1112 Foundations of Computer Science I (5 credits)
CS1113 Foundations of Computer Science II (5 credits)
CS1115 Web Development 1 (5 credits)
CS1116 Web Development 2 (5 credits)
CS1117 Introduction to Programming (15 credits)

and modules to the value of 10 credits to be chosen from the following:

Elective Modules

EC1202 Economic Reasoning for Business (5 credits) plus EC1203 Macroeconomic Context and Business (5 credits)
FR1105 Threshold French (5 credits) plus FR1107 French for Reading Purposes I (5 credits)
GE0005 German Language (CEFR-Level A2.1) (5 credits) plus GE0008 German Language (CEFR-Level A2.2) (5 credits)
HS0028 Spanish Language (Beginner Level) (10 credits)
IT1102 Non-Beginners' Written and Spoken Italian (10 credits)
IT1109 Introduction to Written and Spoken Italian (10 credits)
MA1001 Calculus for Science Part 1 (5 credits)
MA1002 Calculus for Science Part 2 (5 credits)*
MA1059 Calculus (5 credits)
MA1060 Introduction to Analysis (5 credits)

* Students wishing to take MA1002 must also take MA1001.

Note: Not all elective modules may be offered in a particular year.


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Third Year - Computer Studies

In order to be admitted to the Third University Examination in Computer Studies a student must have satisfactorily attended prescribed modules amounting to 60 credits comprising core modules to the value of 50 credits, and elective modules to the value of 10 credits.

Core Modules

CS2208 Information Storage and Management I (5 credits)
CS2209 Information Storage and Management II (5 credits)
CS2503 Operating Systems 1 (5 credits)
CS2505 Network Computing (5 credits)
CS2506 Operating Systems II (5 credits)
CS2507 Computer Architecture (5 credits)
CS2513 Intermediate Programming (5 credits)
CS2514 Introduction to Java (5 credits)
CS2515 Algorithms and Data Structures I (5 credits)
CS2516 Algorithms and Data Structures II (5 credits)

and modules to the value of 10 credits to be chosen from the following:

Elective Modules

CS2502 Logic design (5 credits)
CS2511 Usability Engineering (5 credits)
FR1105 Threshold French (5 credits) plus FR1107 French for Reading Purposes I (5 credits) *
FR2105 Towards Vantage French (5 credits) plus FR2107 French for Reading Purposes II (5 credits)
HS0128 Spanish Language (Improver [01] Level) (10 credits)
MA1057 Introduction to Abstract Algebra (5 credits) plus MA1058 Introduction to Linear Algebra (5 credits)

* FR1105 and FR1107 may only be taken if not already taken in Second Year.

Note: Not all elective modules may be offered in a particular year.


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2021/2022 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2021/2022.

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc (Ord) (Computer Studies) (NFQ Level 7, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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