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BSc in Mobile Computing

Mode of Study: Campus Learning

The Bachelor of Science with  in Mobile Computing is targeted at those wishing to become Mobile Solution Specialists, Mobile Application Developers, Mobile Computing Analysts, Game Developers, Mobile Technicians, Mobile Security Experts, Mobile Phone Verification Managers and Mobile Applications Developers for Android, Blackberry, iPhone and Windows. Graduates of this programme can choose several career paths which include jobs in fields such as mobile edutainment, wireless applications and online banking.

Programme details: The programme consists of core (required) and elective modules as detailed below. Some modules may have pre-requisites (i.e. may require the student to pass another module or set of modules first). Some modules may be co-requisite (i.e. such modules are required to be taken together). The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. 1 credit is equal to 10 hours of learning (guided, in-class and independent combined); therefore a 10-credit module requires on average 100 hours of learning from the student.

Core modules:

  • C5-ICO-11 Introduction to Computers (20)
  • C5-MAT-11: Mathematics for Computing  (20)
  • D5-CS1-13 Communication and Study Skills 1 (20)
  • C5-CSA-11 Computer System Architecture (20)
  • C5-OSH-11 Operating Systems & Hardware (20)
  • D5-CS2-13 Communication and Study Skills 2 (20)
  • C6-QMD-11 Querying and Managing Databases (40)
  • C6-IPC-11 Introduction to Programming using C++ (20)
  • C6-MDC-13 Mobile Communications (20)
  • C6-MD1-11 Managing Business Desktops 1 (20)
  • C6-WCD-11 Web Content Development (20)
  • C7-JAV-11: Programming Using Java (20)
  • C7-MTE-13: Mobile Technologies (20)
  • C7-MOS-13: Mobile Operating Systems (20)
  • C7-WNM-13: Wireless Networks and Mobile System Architecture (20)
  • C7-MDP-13: Mobile Device Programming (20)
  • C7-DCO-13: Data Communications (20)
  • C7-PPR-11: Professional Practice in Computing (60)
  • C8-MID-13: Mobile Interaction Design (20)
  • C8-PRO-11: Project (40)
  • B8-ENT-13: Essentials of Entrepreneurship (20)

Elective modules:

Select Two from the following:

  • C8-DIS-13: Distributed Systems (20)
  • C8-WNS-13: Wireless Network Security (20)
  • C8-MIA-13: Mobile Internet Applications and Services (20)
  • C8-MEC-13 : Mobile Electronic Commerce (20)

Recommended full-time study path (4Ā½ years):

Year 1Sem 1C5-ICO-11 Introduction to Computers20
C5-MAT-11: Mathematics for Computing 20
D5-CS1-11 Communication and Study Skills 120
Sem 2C5-CSA-11 Computer System Architecture20
C5-OSH-11 Operating Systems & Hardware20
D5-CS2-11 Communication and Study Skills 210
Year 2Sem 3C6-QMD-11 Querying and Managing Databases 40
C6-IPC-11 Introduction to Programming using C++20
Sem 4C6-MDC-13 : Mobile Communications20
C6-LIE-19 Linux Essentials 20
C6-WDD-19 Web Design and Development 20
Year 3Sem 5C7-JAV-11 Programming using Java20
C7-MCD-19 Mobile Data Communications 20
C7-MOS-13: Mobile Operating Systems20
Sem 6C7-WNM-13: Wireless Networks and Mobile System Architecture20
C7-MDP-13: Mobile Device Programming20
C7-MTE-13: Mobile Technologies 20
Year 4Sem 7C7-PPR-11: Professional Practice 60
Sem 8C8-MID-13: Mobile Interaction Design20
Elective ā€“ (Select two module form below)
C8-DIS-13: Distributed Systems20
C8-WNS-13: Wireless Network Security20
C8-MIA-13: Mobile Internet Applications and Services20
C8-MEC-13 : Mobile Electronic Commerce20
Year 5Sem 9C8-PRO-11: Project 40
B8-ENT-11: Essentials of Entrepreneurship20

Admissions Criteria

1. Applicants are expected to have successfully completed secondary schooling. The typical entry requirement for any Diploma or Bachelors programme is SGCSE, IGCSE, or other equivalent secondary school qualification. SGCSE and IGCSE candidates are required to achieve a minimum grade of ā€˜Cā€™ or above 5 subjects.

 2) Applicants must have 10 points in English and Mathematics combined or 32 points in the top 5 subjects

 3) Applications in possession of a Diploma or Higher Diploma in related field may be given exemptions based on credit point equivalency