BSc Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science - 2011
|Programme Title||Artificial Intelligence & Computer Science|
|School/Department||School of Computer Science|
|Length of Programme||4 years|
|Awarding Institution||The University of Birmingham|
|Designed for accreditation by||BCS|
|QAA Benchmarking Groups||Computing|
Educational Aims Of Programme
- A solid foundation for a career or further study in computing/IT, including areas involving Artificial Intelligence.
- Coverage of the core areas of Artificial Intelligence and general computer science.
- A solid grounding in the theoretical underpinnings of contemporary developments in Artificial Intelligence and general computer science.
- A solid grounding in practical software development skills, including those appropriate to Artificial Intelligence applications.
- A choice of options in the second year and a wide choice of advanced and specialist options in the final year, covering both Artificial Intelligence and general computer science.
Programme Outcomes and Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategies
Knowledge and Understanding
- The essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to Computing and Artificial Intelligence and their applications as appropriate to the topics covered in the programme.
- Appropriate theory, practices and tools for the specification, design, implementation and evaluation of computer-based systems, particularly those with an Artificial Intelligence orientation.
Skills & Other Attributes
- The ability to apply the knowledge and understanding noted above to the analysis of a given information handling or Artificial Intelligence related problem.
- The ability to evaluate computer-based systems in relation to a given information handling or Artificial Intelligence related problem.
- A responsible, ethical and open-minded attitude to their work and an understanding of the scope of Artificial Intelligence approaches.