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Computing and Information Systems

Athabasca University

12 months
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357 EUR/credit 11781 EUR/year
179 EUR/credit 5907 EUR/year
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About

Learn the general principles of computer information systems and their applications with the online University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems at the Athabasca University. You will also gain essential programming and web development skills.

Overview

  • Computer science and information systems come together in the discipline of computing and information systems (CIS). CIS differs somewhat from other purely academic disciplines in that it combines theory and practice into comprehensive skill sets. The University Certificate in Computing and Information Systems at the Athabasca University will give you the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the general principles of computer information systems and their applications.

Possible Career Options

Though job titles vary widely, graduates might typically be hired at an entry-level position as a

  • Computer Information Systems Developer
  • Programmer
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Web Designer

Programme Structure

You will learn about

  • programming languages
  • algorithms
  • data structures
  • operating systems
  • computer networks
  • database management
  • systems design and analysis
Through this program you will be able to demonstrate a general understanding of each of these major subject areas that define the discipline, as well as the relationships that exist among them.Also, with Athabasca University’s selection of elective courses, you can develop specialized skills in areas such as
  • system administration
  • design and analysis of algorithms
  • computer programming
  • human-computer interaction
  • distributed computing
  • web development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

This program starts monthly.

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Semi-structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal admission requirements for this program. All you need is to be 16 years of age or older. You can enrol anytime and start right away, regardless of your previous education.
  • However, to ensure success in the program, you should be certain that you have a basic understanding of computers and reasonable skills in mathematics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11781 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    5907 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 179 EUR per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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