UOE-Computer Sci_HB

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science

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  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About the Programme

    The Degree programme encompasses a broad-based computer science curriculum which combines essential knowledge from C++ programming, computer security, data structures and algorithms, and web application programming. You will acquire key skills for Computer Science in the areas of:

    • Algorithm analysis and basic computability
    • Java language principles and application programming interfaces
    • Software engineering

    The Degree programme comprises a combination of assignments, individual and group project activities, laboratory work and lectures. There will be a significant amount of practical lab work as part of your learning.

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 14 modules.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded 
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science from University of Essex, United Kingdom. 

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom.

     

    Honours Award
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Business Analyst
    Computer Security Specialist
    Computer Engineer
    Data Scientist
    Java Developer
    Java Software Engineer
    Network Architect
    Software Developer
    Software Applicants Engineer
    Software Tester
    Systems Analyst
    Web Architect
    Web Developer
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About the Programme

    The Degree programme encompasses a broad-based computer science curriculum which combines essential knowledge from C++ programming, computer security, data structures and algorithms, and web application programming. You will acquire key skills for Computer Science in the areas of:

    • Algorithm analysis and basic computability
    • Java language principles and application programming interfaces
    • Software engineering

    The Degree programme comprises a combination of assignments, individual and group project activities, laboratory work and lectures. There will be a significant amount of practical lab work as part of your learning.

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 14 modules.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded 
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science from University of Essex, United Kingdom. 

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom.

     

    Honours Award
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations.

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Business Analyst
    Computer Security Specialist
    Computer Engineer
    Data Scientist
    Java Developer
    Java Software Engineer
    Network Architect
    Software Developer
    Software Applicants Engineer
    Software Engineer
    Software Tester
    Systems Analyst
    Web Architect
    Web Developer
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations

Ranking & Accreditation

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Student Membership with Centre of Strategic Cyberspace and International Studies (CSCIS)

Applicable for Computer Science programmes. Students will be entitled to a waiver of membership fee of their initial application for membership with CSCIS.

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Student Chapter Membership with Singapore Computer Society (SCS)

Applicable for Computer Science programmes. Complimentary student chapter membership for IT students of Kaplan Singapore.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum

Modules

Core Modules
  • Advanced Programming 
  • Application Programming 
  • C++ Programming 
  • Computer Security 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Databases and Information Retrieval 
  • Individual Capstone Project Challenge 
  • Information Retrieval 
  • Languages and Compilers 
  • Large Scale Software Systems and Extreme Programming 
  • Natural Language Engineering 
  • Software Engineering 
  • Team Project Challenge 
  • Web Application Programming
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diplomas
    • Kaplan Diplomas
    • Other private Diplomas or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

    Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.

    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diplomas
    • Kaplan Diplomas
    • Other private Diplomas or foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

    Applicants admitted to the programme may be required to undertake bridging units to fulfil the required prerequisite knowledge.

    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Course Fee

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$25,751.25 payable in 6 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.


      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Payment Options

      Payment Counter Operating Hours:

      Wilkie Edge Campus, Level 2, Payment Counter Operating Hours:
      9am – 8pm (Mondays to Fridays)
      9am – 3pm (Saturdays)

      Christmas Eve and New Year Eve: 9am to 1pm

      (Closed on Sundays, Public Holidays and Chinese New Year Eve)


      SingPost SAM Kiosk/Mobile App/Web/Kiosk:

      For New Students

      New students who wish to pay their application fee or their 1st instalment of the programme fee via SAM mobile app, web or kiosk can contact the programme consultant for assistance.

      Download SAM mobile app:
      Google Playstore
      Apple Appstore

      Online payment website: 
      https://mysam.singpost.com/webhome


      Credit Card 0% Interest Instalment Payment:

      Payment to be made at the Payment Counter:

      • 6/12 months – DBS/POSB/OCBC/Standard Chartered Bank/UOB
      • 6/12/24 months – AMEX/Maybank

      Online Instalment Payment Plan (IPP):

      • 6/12 months – AMEX/OCBC/Standard Chartered Bank

      Education Loan:

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years. 

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.


      Maybank and OCBC Education Loans:

      Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years

      For assistance, you may contact your programme consultant or the bank officers, by clicking on the link.


      Cheque Payment (Singapore banks only):

      Cheque should be made payable to “Kaplan Higher Education Academy Pte Ltd”.


      Flywire (for International Students):

      For international students making overseas remittance payments through Flywire, please make payment via https://flywire-pay.kaplan.com.sg/#/ (application and programme fees only).


      Interbank Transfer/Telegraphic Transfer:

      Students can make application fee and programme fee payments via Interbank Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer.

      Kaplan Higher Education Academy
      Bank account details: 
      Bank name: DBS Bank
      Bank address: 12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982
      Beneficiary’s name: Kaplan Higher Education Academy Pte Ltd
      Bank code: 7171
      Branch code: 001
      Account no.: 001-900452-7
      Swift code: DBSSSGSG

      Important Note:

      • Please fill in the “Payment description” column with your Invoice details and Student CT number which can be found in the student contract.
      • If you wish to make an application fee payment via this method, please contact your programme consultant to acquire your Student CT number.
      • For new students: please sign the student contract prior to making the transfer and provide a screenshot of your payment confirmation (including hard copy payment slips, if any) with your CT number to your programme consultant.
      • For existing students: please provide a screenshot of your payment confirmation (including hard copy payment slips, if any) to [email protected] or call 6496 5661 for assistance.
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Course Fee

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$25,751.25 payable in 6 instalments  
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.


      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Payment Options

      Payment Counter Operating Hours:

      Wilkie Edge Campus, Level 2, Payment Counter Operating Hours:
      9am – 8pm (Mondays to Fridays)
      9am – 3pm (Saturdays)

      Christmas Eve and New Year Eve: 9am to 1pm

      (Closed on Sundays, Public Holidays and Chinese New Year Eve)


      SingPost SAM Kiosk/Mobile App/Web/Kiosk:

      For New Students

      New students who wish to pay their application fee or their 1st instalment of the programme fee via SAM mobile app, web or kiosk can contact the programme consultant for assistance.

      Download SAM mobile app:
      Google Playstore
      Apple Appstore

      Online payment website: 
      https://mysam.singpost.com/webhome


      Credit Card 0% Interest Instalment Payment:

      Payment to be made at the Payment Counter:

      • 6/12 months – DBS/POSB/OCBC/Standard Chartered Bank/UOB
      • 6/12/24 months – AMEX/Maybank

      Online Instalment Payment Plan (IPP):

      • 6/12 months – AMEX/OCBC/Standard Chartered Bank

      Education Loan:

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years. 

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.


      Maybank and OCBC Education Loans:

      Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years

      For assistance, you may contact your programme consultant or the bank officers, by clicking on the link.


      Cheque Payment (Singapore banks only):

      Cheque should be made payable to “Kaplan Higher Education Academy Pte Ltd”.


      Flywire (for International Students):

      For international students making overseas remittance payments through Flywire, please make payment via https://flywire-pay.kaplan.com.sg/#/ (application and programme fees only).


      Interbank Transfer/Telegraphic Transfer:

      Students can make application fee and programme fee payments via Interbank Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer.

      Kaplan Higher Education Academy
      Bank account details: 
      Bank name: DBS Bank
      Bank address: 12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982
      Beneficiary’s name: Kaplan Higher Education Academy Pte Ltd
      Bank code: 7171
      Branch code: 001
      Account no.: 001-900452-7
      Swift code: DBSSSGSG

      Important Note:

      • Please fill in the “Payment description” column with your Invoice details and Student CT number which can be found in the student contract.
      • If you wish to make an application fee payment via this method, please contact your programme consultant to acquire your Student CT number.
      • For new students: please sign the student contract prior to making the transfer and provide a screenshot of your payment confirmation (including hard copy payment slips, if any) with your CT number to your programme consultant.
      • For existing students: please provide a screenshot of your payment confirmation (including hard copy payment slips, if any) to [email protected] or call 6496 5661 for assistance.
    • International Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (International Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Course Fee

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      $30,214.80 payable in 2 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$523.20
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Administration Fee

      S$1,199*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      *Includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance.

      Payment Options

      Payment Counter Operating Hours:

      Wilkie Edge Campus, Level 2, Payment Counter Operating Hours:
      9am – 8pm (Mondays to Fridays)
      9am – 3pm (Saturdays)

      Christmas Eve and New Year Eve: 9am to 1pm

      (Closed on Sundays, Public Holidays and Chinese New Year Eve)


      SingPost SAM Kiosk/Mobile App/Web/Kiosk:

      For New Students

      New students who wish to pay their application fee or their 1st instalment of the programme fee via SAM mobile app, web or kiosk can contact the programme consultant for assistance.

      Download SAM mobile app:
      Google Playstore
      Apple Appstore

      Online payment website: 
      https://mysam.singpost.com/webhome


      Credit Card 0% Interest Instalment Payment:

      Payment to be made at the Payment Counter:

      • 6/12 months – DBS/POSB/OCBC/Standard Chartered Bank/UOB
      • 6/12/24 months – AMEX/Maybank

      Online Instalment Payment Plan (IPP):

      • 6/12 months – AMEX/OCBC/Standard Chartered Bank

      Education Loan:

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years. 

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.


      Maybank and OCBC Education Loans:

      Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years

      For assistance, you may contact your programme consultant or the bank officers, by clicking on the link.


      Cheque Payment (Singapore banks only):

      Cheque should be made payable to “Kaplan Higher Education Academy Pte Ltd”.


      Flywire (for International Students):

      For international students making overseas remittance payments through Flywire, please make payment via https://flywire-pay.kaplan.com.sg/#/ (application and programme fees only).


      Interbank Transfer/Telegraphic Transfer:

      Students can make application fee and programme fee payments via Interbank Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer.

      Kaplan Higher Education Academy
      Bank account details: 
      Bank name: DBS Bank
      Bank address: 12 Marina Boulevard, DBS Asia Central, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 3, Singapore 018982
      Beneficiary’s name: Kaplan Higher Education Academy Pte Ltd
      Bank code: 7171
      Branch code: 001
      Account no.: 001-900452-7
      Swift code: DBSSSGSG

      Important Note:

      • Please fill in the “Payment description” column with your Invoice details and Student CT number which can be found in the student contract.
      • If you wish to make an application fee payment via this method, please contact your programme consultant to acquire your Student CT number.
      • For new students: please sign the student contract prior to making the transfer and provide a screenshot of your payment confirmation (including hard copy payment slips, if any) with your CT number to your programme consultant.
      • For existing students: please provide a screenshot of your payment confirmation (including hard copy payment slips, if any) to [email protected] or call 6496 5661 for assistance.
  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

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