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Computer Science, B.A.

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  • 48 months
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University rank #401 (ARWU) Saint Louis, MO, United States | Madrid, Spain
The curriculum of the B.A. Computer Science at Saint Louis University includes a broad liberal arts study and can be combined with a second major or minor in fields such as art, criminal science or psychology. 
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Overview

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What to expect from studying this program in Computer Science at Saint Louis University

The program may also be delivered on both Madrid and St Louis campuses for a period of time or the full length of the studies. 

Learn how to manage and process information by making use of information technology. Depending on your specialization you will develop computer hardware or software and be involved in computer programming, app or video game development, human-computer interaction, IT security, cloud technologies and much more.

Use knowledge from Mathematics and Informatics, and learn coding languages that will help you design IT solutions and computer software. You will make sure that your programmes integrate well with available operating systems, make use of digital networks, aiding in creating successful digital products.

If you plan to work in an IT company it’s likely you will work as part of a coordinated team. You will need to be able to evaluate your time vs effort and communicate your results and challenges to your team. You will also be challenged to find fast creative solutions to unexpected problems, and interate on your work until reaching a minimum viable product (MVP) and implementing a long-term functional software that does what it promises and is easy to understand and use.

The program builds on core business competencies and functional specialization to impart to its student's decision analysis skills and a strategic perspective of business problems.

Computer science is an exciting, rapidly developing field that has vast influence on modern society. Computer science encompasses a broad range of theory and applications. Due to the emphasis on problem-solving skills, computer science is an excellent major for students going into many fields, including technology, business, medicine and law.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computer Science: Principles
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • Computer Ethics
  • Data Structures
  • Object-Oriented Software Design
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • Secondary/high school diploma; 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; Essay. Additional requirements may apply. Exceptions may be made on an individual basis.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    45960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45960 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Living costs

  • Madrid, Spain

    745 - 1260 EUR/month
    Living Costs
  • Saint Louis, United States

    1015 - 1530 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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