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Computer Science Engineer (1st and 2nd cycle degree)

Training goals 

The Computer Science Engineer undergoes extensive training in all computer-related areas. This solid training allows graduates to fit easily into different professional careers and to efficiently manage the ever-changing technological advances in the field.

In the last year of the degree course students can choose from the following specialist pathways:

  • IIndustrial Computing: computer control systems from the industrial point of view. Real-time systems in industries, robotics and manufacture, automation of industrial processes, and digital image processing.
  • Computer Engineering: understanding computer architectures, microprocessors and parallel computing.
  • Software Engineering: software tools and development. Database design and management.
  • Programming Languages and Artificial Intelligence. Basic techniques used in artificial intelligence and their applications, such as expert and pattern recognition systems. Programming languages.
  • Networks and Operating Systems: operating systems design, computer networks, communications and distributed systems.
  • Information Systems: computer project design and application of computer tools to business.

Career opportunities 

Computer engineers are qualified to work in careers involving:

  • Direction and management of computer operations in organisations and stakeholder organisations.
  • Management and execution, drafting and signing IT projects, including both the supervision of technical aspects and the management of people, resources and customer relations.
  • Studying and evaluating alternatives and security, and satisfying the needs organisations have with respect to IT systems and the maintenance of such solutions.
  • Statements, audits and reports on the utilisation of IT technology and the legislation that affects its use.
  • Studies and evaluation of non-mandatory reports concerning the legal, economic, financial and social aspects of computer science.
  • Development, consulting, research, and teaching IT-related subjects.

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