About the Course
The University of Oxford offers an undergraduate course in Computer Science. The course is well built and provides students thorough understanding of the subject. It also provides students information about computer networks and systems at a deep level. Digital computer and programmes they run are among some of the most complex products ever generated by humans. It is highly challenging tasks to design and use computer programmes. The aim of Computer Science course is to face these challenges as a practical discipline.
The undergraduate course in Computer Science incorporates a fine blending of theories and practical exercises. The course provides students thorough understanding of the subject. It introduces basic computer, computers, and architecture and hardware knowledge comprising desktop publishing software, operating systems, internet software. Students are given practical exercises with the intention of enhancing their knowledge and skills.
The course involves various theories, which are now emerging to answer questions regarding computer problems. These theories may be applied to design new forms of programs, computers, systems and networks that shall transform business, science, culture and other aspects of life in the global world.
Computer Science at Oxford
The Computer Science course at Oxford focuses on producing links between practice and theory. The course covers a broad variety of hardware and software technologies and their applications. The computer course is designed to equip students with the practical skills and fundamental understanding required by the future leaders of computing and associated professions.
Throughout the degree, students shall develop a solid understanding of mathematical ideas applications like scientific computing and reasoning meticulously about the behaviour and specification of computer systems and programmes. Students are given practical program design skills and problem-solving skills. Most of the subjects within the course are associated with practical work in our well-equipped laboratory.
Students with degree in computer science have a wide career prospects. They may get into various fields. Some of the common roles of computer science graduates comprise software publisher, computer programmer, financial and investment manager, manufacturer of electronic components and customer service manager. There are many employers who seek for students with computer science degree.
Information Technology has become an inseparable part of modern life. The major function of IT is to storage and analysis the information and transmits it efficiently. Upon completing the course, some of the students become network and computer systems administrators. The work of these administrators is to install, design and support an organization's computer systems. There are many opportunities after successful completion of the course.
- A-levels: AAA
- Advanced Highers: AA/AAB
- IB: 39 points, consisting of core points
- Or any other equivalent
Applicants are expected to have Mathematics to A-level (A grade), Higher level, Advanced Higher (A grade) in the IB (score 7) or any equivalent. Further Science or Mathematics would be recommended.