The British College
The British College

The British College, Kathmandu

BSc (Hons) Computing

Affiliated To: Leeds Beckett University, UK

Course

B.Sc.

Course Level

Bachelor Degree

Duration

4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Medium

English

Recognition

TU Equivalent

Overview

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.

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 counseling and employers through work visits, seminars, and other activities.
  • Opportunities to gain professional and leadership skills.
  • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities.
  • Gymnasium

Duration:

4 Years (including Foundation Level)

Intakes:

January/ February & August/September

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.

New Course:

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 1

Academic English & Study skills

15 credits

Fundamentals of Data Science

15 credits

Introduction to Programming

15 credits

Computer Fundamentals and Network

15 credits

Semester 2

Fundamentals of Multimedia

15 credits

Object-Oriented Programming

15 credits

Mathematics for Computing

15 credits

Internet Technologies

15 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 totaling 120 credits

Semester 1

Fundamentals of Computer Science

20 credits

Computing Systems

20 credits

Fundamentals of Databases

20 credits

Semester 2

Fundamentals of Computer Programming

20 credits

System Analysis & Design

20 credits

Website Development 

20 credits

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

Semester 1

Application Programming

20 credits

Database Systems

20 credits

Web Application Technologies

20 credits

Semester 2

Principles of Networking

20 credits

Project Management

20 credits

Software Systems Development

20 credits

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

In Year 3 or Level 6, all students take the Production Project, with optional modules that allow students to specialize 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 1

Production Project

20 credits

Advanced Database Systems (Optional)

20 credits

Advanced Web Engineering (Optional)

20 credits

Advanced Software Engineering (Optional)

20 credits

Semester 2

Production Project

20 credits

Developing Mobile Applications (Optional)

20 credits

Human-Computer Interaction (Optional)

20 credits

Advanced Systems Analysis and Design (Optional)

20 credits

Digital Security (Optional)

20 credits

Artificial Intelligence (Optional)

20 credits

Intelligent Systems(Optional)

20 credits

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

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