The Bachelor of Science in Computational Thinking degree is ideal for students with a strong mathematical ability and a flair for analytical reasoning, who like to ask questions and find solutions to problems.
The degree unites Computer Science, Mathematics and Philosophy; in the latter you will study subjects such as logic or theories of knowledge.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
Subject to availability students have the option of a one year work placement or Erasmus study year abroad, between years two and three of the programme.
The abilities to think logically and solve real-world problems are fundamental to many disciplines, and are thus highly transferable. These skills are in high demand from major international companies and organisations in areas such as software development and analysis, mathematical and financial modelling, cryptography and security.