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BSc (Hons) Computing

 

BSc (Hons) Computing has been developed specifically to offer our students excellent job prospects, regardless of how the technical requirements of the field change over time. The content was developed through feedback from local and international companies as well as our most successful alumni, who provided key insight into what is required of employees in the fields of computing and IT. 

As a result students can expect a unique approach to study and learning, including a strong emphasis on communication, teamwork and problem-solving, in addition to the technical skills required in computing.

The programme focuses on practical skills and the use of critical analysis, with students gradually gaining confidence and the ability to learn and understand the very latest topics in the field.

There are two specialist options available: multimedia or cybersecurity, chosen to reflect the specifics of the current marketplace. Students are challenged to be open-minded and highly flexible, and at the same time, to complete the programme equipped with solid knowledge.

Students can choose to study full-time or in blended learning format. Full-time study means attending daily classes, whereas blended learning is more suitable for working professionals, as it combines online, distance learning with on-campus workshops.  The programme can be completed in three years.

 

 

Careers

Students benefit from the unique combination of knowledge and skills that prepare them for various types of jobs in the IT area.

Thanks to our close collaboration with businesses, ranging from small companies to global giants like HP, we are able to identify and incorporate core skills needed for graduates to succeed in enterprise environments, as well as start-up organisations. 

Students also learn about corporate business and IT alignment, giving them insight into the various roles and functions within large developer teams, while at the same time being instructed as to all the steps required for complete application development and implementation. This also includes interface design and back-end maintenance requirements. 

Thanks to our multimedia pathway, graduates can go on to careers as game developers, for example. Those who follow the cyber security pathway can expect to be in high demand, as corporations in the finance sector, amongst other organisations, are continuously looking for cyber security aware experts. 



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Nikoletta Minarova
BSc (Hons) Computing, graduate

"The best thing is the opportunity to learn and be in an international environment, and being able to meet like-minded individuals from all over the world. I really believe making such ties is very important for the future."

 

What you study

YEAR 1

  • Networks and System Administration
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • System Design and Databases
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Web Design and Development

YEAR 2

  • Relational and NoSQL Databases
  • Network Architecture and Securityor 3D Computer Graphics
  • Java Programmings
  • Symbolic Computation
  • Secure Application Development or Multimedia Application Development

YEAR 3

  • Web Application Architecture and Development
  • Cybersecurity and IS Management or Real-time Application and Game Creation
  • Design Patterns in Java
  • Computing Project
  • Artificial Intelligence
Each module has a credit rating which indicates the amount of learning involved. Modules are usually worth 20 credits, but some are 40 credits. Regardless of individual module sizes, all full-time students study 120 credits a year.

 

Entry requirements

1. Confirmation of completed high school (secondary school) or previous college education, which could be one of the following:

  • a Czech high school diploma (maturita)
  • two A-level passes
  • a Prague College Foundation Diploma (based on Pearson Level 3 diploma units and Prague College units)
  • equivalent education from other countries, assessed individually

Students with experience or equivalent education in some subjects of the programme may be granted advance credit after completing the required Assessment of Prior Learning or Experience documentation.

2. Proof of English level upon entry, which could be one of the following:

  • IELTS score – 5.5
  • Versant language exam - score equivalent to 5.5 IELTS
  • TOEFL iBT score of at least 60
  • FCE (A)


3. A letter of motivation (300 words)

4. Final interview – a formal discussion with the applicant and final confirmation of the application process.

 

Tuition & Payment

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Prague College Scholarships

All applicants are eligible to apply for scholarships which may be awarded in consideration of academic excellence, social engagement in school activities or generally in society, financial need and special circumstances. We also have a special fund to support students coming from Czech-language and Slovak-language secondary schools and universities

Successful scholarship winners can have from 5% up to 30% of their tuition covered for either a single academic year or the duration of the programme.

Apply early. The number of scholarships is limited. Ask us for details!

Financing

Czech students are eligible for Gaudeamus student loans from Komercni Banka. Some students from other countries have received funding from their home countries to study at Prague College, and if you think you may be eligible for funding from your home country do not hesitate to ask for our advice and support.

When to pay

A deposit on tuition ensures new students a place on the programme. Full tuition for the first semester is due two weeks before starting the programme, except in the case of late registrations.

International students pay the first semester, relevant registration fees and the first semester rent for accommodation before starting the visa application process.

Continuing students pay the next semester tuition two weeks before the end of the current semester.

Early payment discounts 

You can save up to 8% if you pay the academic year in advance. The discount is calculated as 1% per month for each month the individual semester payments are paid early.

New students do not receive a discount on their first semester, but if they choose to pay the first year up front, then they would receive the discount for the second semester.

Payment plans

Students who have finished the first semester, and who make all their payments by the due date, can apply for a payment plan for an administrative fee of 700 Czk per semester plus 1% surcharge for each installment.

Contact us now if you have any question regarding tuition deadlines, early payment discounts or your eligibility for a payment plan.

 


Teaching Faculty

  • Veronika Douchova

    Veronika Douchova

    Head of School of Media & IT, Principal Lecturer

  • Bohus Ziskal

    Bohus Ziskal

    Principal Lecturer

  • David Petryca

    David Petryca

    Principal Lecturer

  • Pascal Silondi

    Pascal Silondi

    Principal Lecturer

  • Radek Honzik

    Radek Honzik

    Principal Lecturer

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    Viktor Cerny

    Associate Lecturer
  • Alex Moucha

    Alex Moucha

    Associate Lecturer
  • Patrick Scherer

    Patrick Scherer

    Associate Lecturer
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    Ahmet Vargelen

    Associate Lecturer

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    Dominic Pantucek

    Associate Lecturer

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    Leah Adler

    Associate Lecturer

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    Anna Boguszak

    Associate Lecturer