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Information Systems

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

First Year: Level 1 combines databases, an introduction to computer systems, programming, investigations of emerging technology and technology in society, and management.

Second Year: You will cover topics in understanding of organisations, project management, interaction design, databases and human factors. You will also cover software design - both high-level architectural issues as well as algorithms and data structures.

Third Year: You will cover courses such as socio-technical systems, knowledge management, critical thinking and management of organisations, which lead to a group project.

Fourth Year: You will take advanced topics as well as a major individual project in level 4.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC plus English and Maths at National 5.

For entry to Level 2 you would require 3 Advanced Highers at BBB including Computing Science plus Highers at ABBB. You are expected to be proficient in a programming language, with Java preferred.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

G560

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Faculty

School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Department

Computer Science

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.hw.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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