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Computer Science, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 28 days
    Duration
, CA, | Online
Gain the technical and design skills you’ll need to succeed in the growing field of computing with the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the National University.

About

Computer Science Program at the National University Learning Outcomes

  • Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling, design and optimization of computer-based systems.
  • Analyze a problem and design the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • Implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet objectives.
  • Discuss the impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society, including ethical, legal, security, and global policy issues.
  • Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice that supports the recognized need for continual professional development.
  • Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems.
  • Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills expected of a computer science professional.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 28 days
  • Credits
    180 quarter units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • object-oriented programming
  • data structures and algorithms
  • operating systems
  • computer communication networks
  • software engineering
  • computer architecture

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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 (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

All entering undergraduate students without prior college level English and/or Math courses must take the ACCUPLACER mathematics and English evaluation as part of the admissions process. The results of the evaluation are printed immediately and a copy is provided to the student. Read more about Placement by Evaluation. The ACCUPLACER may be taken once at no charge. Subsequent examinations can be repeated after 14 days for a $5 fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 28 days.
  • National

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 28 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Cost per Quarter Unit - $370

Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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