Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Computing/Bachelor of Science Honours in Computer Science: The primary objective of the Applied Mathematics and Computing degree is to provide students who are better able to do problem-solving in the technical fields that require skills in both analytical mathematics and computer science. The main objective of the honours degree program in Computer Science is to provide students with the foundations that support both a successful career path in computing as well as offer appropriate qualifications for further degree work in computer science-related disciplines.
Specific objectives of the degree programmes :
- To provide interdisciplinary qualifications to allow students to compete successfully for the many industrial positions that call for strong mathematics backgrounds supplemented by good computing skills.
- To possess theoretical and practical knowledge of computer science sufficient to earn a living and contribute to the economic development of the nation.
- To prepare for advanced education in computer science and software engineering.
- To provide a wide-ranging set of qualities such as deep knowledge in the subjects, excellence in research, strong sense of intellectual integrity, ethics, creative thinking power, self-directed learning, and active citizenship.