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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 15.5k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 1월 2016

    Description

    This degree in bio-computing includes an industrial placement, equipping you with practical work experience and boosting your CV.

    You will learn about the design and development of databases to collect, store, integrate and interpret biological information.

    • Explore different aspects of computing science – such as games design, bioinformatics, and security - in your first two years
    • Spend a year on an accredited, paid industrial placement between Stages 2 and 3
    • Study specialist modules in Stage 3 - such as bio-computing and bio-algorithms - to develop skills and knowledge for your chosen career

    About Bio-computing

    Bio-computing is a new, exciting area of science, blending technologies from computing, mathematics and statistics to manage and manipulate large sets of biological data.

    Drug development, medicine, cancer research, neuroscience and robotics are just some of the many areas in which bioinformatics is poised to make a massive impact.

    You will graduate able to design and develop databases and algorithms to collect and interpret biological information, ready to meet the growing demand for skilled bioinformaticians.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 15490 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
    Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    Compulsory modules

    • CSC1021 Programming I
    • CSC1022 Programming II
    • CSC1023 The Software Engineering Professional
    • CSC1024 Computer Architecture
    • CSC1025 Mathematics for Computer Science
    • CSC1026 Website Design and Construction

    Stage 2

    Compulsory modules

    • CSC2021 Software Engineering
    • CSC2022 Software Engineering Team Project
    • CSC2023 Algorithm Design and Analysis
    • CSC2024 Database Technology
    • CSC2025 Operating Systems
    • CSC2026 Computer Networks

    Industrial Placement

    You spend the year between Stages 2 and 3 on a work placement in an IT-related company. Whilst on placement, you complete the following module:

    • ICM0043 Intercalating Module for Computing Science Programmes

    We provide lots of support to help you find a suitable placement. However, students who are unable to secure a placement, or who do not pass the placement year, will transfer to Stage 3 of the equivalent degree without an industrial placement.

    Stage 3

    Compulsory modules

    • CSC3095 Project and Dissertation in Computing Science
    • CSC3422 Website Construction and Management (Server-side)
    • CSC3423 Bio-computing
    • CSC3424 Bio-algorithms

    Optional modules

    You choose modules from the following list to bring your total credits to 120:

    • CSC3121 Distributed Systems
    • CSC3122 Mobile Computer Systems Development
    • CSC3123 Internet Technology
    • CSC3124 System and Network Security
    • CSC3221 Programming for Games
    • CSC3222 Gaming Simulations
    • CSC3223 Graphics for Games
    • CSC3224 Computer Games Development
    • CSC3321 Understanding Programming Languages
    • CSC3322 Real-Time and Cyber-Physical Systems
    • CSC3323 Software Verification Technology
    • CSC3324 Understanding Concurrency
    • CSC3621 Cryptography
    • CSC3622 Reliability and Fault Tolerance
    • CSC3721 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction
    • CSC3722 Advanced Interaction Design
    • CSC3723 User Interface Techniques and Technologies
    • NCL3007 Career Development for Final Year Students
    • SUG3500 Creativity and Market Research in Science and Engineering

    program_requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 90

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

    Requirements

    All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

    - A Levels

    AAB-ABB/AAC (excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking). GCSE Mathematics grade B required.

    - Scottish Qualifications

    AAABB-AABBB at Higher Grade. Mathematics required at grade 2 Standard Grade (or Intermediate 2 equivalent) if not offered at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.

    - International Baccalaureate

    34-35 points. Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

    - Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1A1B1B-A1A1B1B1B.

    - Access Qualifications

    A unit in Mathematical Studies essential. At least 30 level 3 credits in a science subject at Distinction. In addition, at least 15 level 3 credits at a minimum of Merit.

    - BTEC Level 5 HND

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    - Cambridge Pre-U

    D3, D3, M2 - D3, M2, M2 / D3, D3, M3 in Principal Subjects. GCSE Mathematics grade B required.

    - PARTNERS - A Levels

    BBB (excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking). GCSE Mathematics grade B required.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle Universitys supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    - PARTNERS - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    Applicants will be considered on an individual basis.

    The PARTNERS Programme is Newcastle Universitys supported entry route for students from identified schools and colleges. Find out more about the PARTNERS Programme.

    - English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

    Visit our International Students webpages to find out more about our English language admission requirements and English language support courses offered by INTO Newcastle University.

    - International Foundation Programmes

    If you are an international student and you do not meet the academic and English language requirements specified above, you should consider a preparation course at INTO Newcastle University, which will help to prepare you for study on this degree course. INTO Newcastle University is based on the University campus and offers a range of courses including the International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Newcastle University.

    Accreditation

    We have a policy of seeking British Computer Society (BCS) accreditation for all of our degrees, so you can be assured that you will graduate with a degree that meets the standards set out by the IT industry.

    Our existing degrees are already accredited and we apply for accreditation for all new degrees.

    BCS is the chartered institute for IT. Studying a BCS-accredited degree provides the foundation for professional membership of the BCS on graduation and is the first step to becoming a chartered IT professional.

    Please note that students who choose to undertake a study abroad exchange as part of their degree do not meet the requirements for BCS accreditation.

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