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BSc (Hons), Computer Science (Systems Engineering)

Middlesex University

The BSc Computer Science (Systems Engineering) programme has been developed over many years and honed to ensure the curriculum is current, flexible and responsive to the evolving international and local needs.

Overview – Why Sign Up?

The ICT industry is a very important one in Mauritius and the region, involving hundreds of companies and thousands of employees. The programme offered is in line with the Vision 2030 to transform Mauritius into a Cyber Island and make ICT an important engine of economic growth. Some 600 ICT companies presently operate in Mauritius, in a wide range of activities including software development, call centre operations, business process outsourcing (BPO), IT-enabled services (ITES), web-enabled services, training, hardware assembly and sales, artificial Intelligence (AI), asset management, networking, consultancy, multimedia development, disaster recovery (DR) and other support services. By combining two key subject areas, Computer Science and Systems Engineering the programme has been designed to meet the requirements of a range of ICT companies by preparing students with knowledge and skills acquired from the combination of both fields of study so that they can build on their technical and critical thinking abilities, within a technology rich environment.

Graduates of the programme will be equipped with professional and employable skills and attributes such as:

  • Multidisciplinary skills;
  • Business-oriented knowledge and awareness;
  • Ability to communicate effectively through a range of scenarios to different stakeholders;
  • Ability to participate in and manage projects;
  • Easily access professional qualifications suited to the industry needs (CEng, BCS, CCNA, MCSE, RHCE, HCNA etc.)

Course Highlights

  • Well known for producing high calibre graduates, the School of technology offers a good balance of theory and practice, encompassing a solid broad-based foundation and an in-depth understanding of selected specialist topics, enabling the graduates to excel in industry.
  • With a world-class campus set in an idyllic location and state-of-the-art equipment that support teaching and cutting-edge research, CSSE provides an environment so that its students undergo professional training and acquire practical skills that are valued by the employers.
  • The CSSE education will permit new graduates to make a difference and play an active part to revolutionise our life in many ways. This is the place where possibilities become reality from empowering the elderly with innovative technological solutions to creating a smart nation.
  • The BSC in Computer Science and Systems engineering is offered as a three-year programme or four year sandwich course with the 3rd year spent in industry.