Designed to meet the growing need for computer science experts, our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree is an essential tool for those looking to join this exciting field.
Our 130-credit Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited both by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and by the Computing Accreditation Commission of A.B.E.T. in the United States.
We have designed our program to provide you with a strong computer science base that will enable you to capitalize on the increasing career opportunities available in the information technology sector, especially in software-related fields.
Our program also aims to expand the limits of your knowledge and enable you to explore innovative approaches to computer-related problems.
Over the years, our approach has proved successful as our graduates have found employment in some of the leading companies in the field and have gone on to pursue graduate studies at some of the best universities in the world.
The mission of the computer science degree program at A.U.S. is to deliver a modern curriculum that will equip graduates with strong theoretical and practical backgrounds to enable them to excel in the workplace and to be lifelong learners.
Programme Educational Objectives
The objectives of the computer science degree are to produce graduates who will:
have successful careers in the field of computer science
be effective communicators, team members and leaders that add value to employers and businesses regionally and globally
stay current in emerging technologies through training, self-learning and/or graduate studies
be engaged in the ethical, legal and social issues faced in their workplace and contribute positively to the community
Upon graduation, an A.U.S. graduate in computer science should demonstrate:
an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
an ability to analyse a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
an ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs
an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
an ability to analyse the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development
an ability to use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice
an ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modelling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices
an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
Enrolment and Graduation Data
During the Academic Year 2013-2016, the computer science program reported BS degree enrollment: FTE students
Fall 2013 81
Fall 2014 106
Fall 2015 113
Fall 2016 129
BS degrees conferred
Academic Year 2013 - 2014 3
Academic Year 2014 - 2015 13
Academic Year 2015 - 2016 11