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University of Malta

Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Computing Science)
(B.Sc. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2014)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SOR1201 Probability, Sampling and Estimation 4 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE1011 Introduction to Computer Systems 6 ECTS
CCE1203 Introduction to Signal Processing 6 ECTS
CPS1000 Programming Principles in C 6 ECTS
CPS1002 Mathematics of Discrete Structures 5 ECTS
LIN1063 Academic Reading and Writing in English 2 ECTS
MAT1801 Mathematics for Engineers 1 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CIS1041 Introduction to Databases 4 ECTS
CPS1004 Operating Systems 6 ECTS
CPS1005 Discrete Mathematics for Computing Science 5 ECTS
CSA1017 Data Structures and Algorithms 1 6 ECTS
MAT1802 Mathematics for Engineers 2 4 ECTS
SOR1231 Hypothesis Testing and Modelling using SPSS 2 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE2413 Data Communications 5 ECTS
CCE2501 Modelling and Computer Simulation 5 ECTS
CPS2001 Programming Paradigms 5 ECTS
CPS2004 Object Oriented Programming 5 ECTS
CPS2005 Formal Languages and Automata 5 ECTS
SOR2321 Queuing Theory and Markov Chains 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE2014 Microcontroller Based Systems 5 ECTS
CCE2202 Digital Signal Processing 5 ECTS
CPS2000 Compiler Theory and Practice 5 ECTS
CPS2002 Software Engineering 5 ECTS
CPS2003 Systems Programming 5 ECTS
ICS2210 Data Structures and Algorithms 2 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (25 ECTS) and 35 ECTS from the elective study-units on offer during the year. Across the whole year, a minimum of 10 ECTS must have a CCE code and another 10 ECTS a CPS code, to a total of 60 ECTS.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ICT3907 Final Year Project in Computing Science 25 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CPS3233 Verification Techniques 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CCE3101 Multimedia Signal Representation and Coding 5 ECTS
CCE3311 Communication Systems 5 ECTS
CPS3230 Fundamentals of Software Testing 5 ECTS
CPS3231 Computer Graphics 5 ECTS
CPS3232 Applied Cryptography 5 ECTS
CPS3234 Low Level Programming for Operating Systems 5 ECTS
CPS3235 Data Science: From Data to Knowledge 5 ECTS
CPS3236 Concurrency, HPC and Distributed Computing 5 ECTS
CPS3238 Principles of Programming Languages 5 ECTS
CPS3239 Computability and Complexity 5 ECTS
ICS3206 Machine Learning, Expert Systems and Fuzzy Logic 5 ECTS
LIN3012 Data-Driven Natural Language Processing 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

CCE3015 Programming Parallel Architectures 5 ECTS
CCE3411 Computer Networks 2 5 ECTS
ICS3222 Classification Search and Optimisation 5 ECTS
MNE3002 Hardware Description Languages 5 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of B.Sc. (Hons) in Computing Science: 180 ECTS credits


This programme of study is governed by 'The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004' and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) - B.Sc. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 10 March 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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The 13th Edition of EY’s Annual Attractiveness event will be held on 25th October 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel,

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