Department of Computer Sciences

Graduates of the Computer Sciences department have a wide range of opportunities for employment in a variety of sectors due to their expertise in computing and information technology.

Vision

To remain the best Computer Science department in Kurdistan, working towards becoming a world-class department with a distinguished faculty delivering high quality teaching and research.

Mission

To realize our vision, the CS department work to:

  • Emphasise high quality teaching and research, dedication to community services and partnership with industry.
  • Maintain high quality undergraduate programs that deliver advanced expertise in computer science while allowing prompt responses to the needs of the local community.
  • Deliver high quality research, both theoretical and applied, and promote collaboration with industry in research and training.
  • Enhance staff-student relations and mutual understanding in order to create a productive and supportive teaching and research environment.

Objective

The department creates a partnership with our students in an academic atmosphere that emphasizes creative performance, outstanding achievement and the acquisition of advanced knowledge and practical skills in all areas of computer science and information technology.

To achieve our mission, the Computer Science department aims to produce graduates who are:
Socially-responsible and equipped with the necessary knowledge, problem-solving, critical thinking, ethics, and team working;
Successful in different Computer Science-related careers;
Able to deliver high quality research, both theoretical and applied, to enable further work in research-related fields or to continue their graduate studies;
Competent with the necessary communication and leadership skills to function effectively in a professional environment;
Able to identify and address contemporary issues in the fields of Computer Science.

Job Description

Graduates of the Computer Science department have a wide range of opportunities for employment in a variety of sectors and roles, including as: database administrators, computer technicians, games developers, information systems managers, IT consultants, multimedia programmers, network engineers, system analysts, system developers, school teachers, IT trainers, data architects and helpdesk operators.

Curriculum:

Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS  
UGI One 1 CS1101 Programming Fundamentals I 6.00
2 CS1102 Discrete Structure 5.00
3 CS1103 Logic Design 6.00
4 IR1104 Academic Debate 4.00
5 EN1106 General English I 5.00
6 IR1105 Kurdish / Kurdology 4.00
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
Two 1 CS1201 Programming Fundamentals II 6.00
2 CS1202 IT Workshop 6.00
3 CS1203 Computer Organization 5.00
4 CS1204 Calculus 3.00
5 IT1206 Computer Skills 5.00
6 EN1206 General English II 5.00
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Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
UGII Three 1 CS2301 Object Oriented Programming  (Using Java) 6.00
2 CS2302 Computer Architecture 4.00
3 CS2303 Data Structure & Algorithms I 5.00
4 CS2304 Web Programming Fundamentals (Using XHTML CSS , Bootstrap ) 5.00
5 EN2307 English Communication 5.00
6 CS2306 Database Fundamentals 5.00
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
Four 1 CS2401 Microprocessor 5.00
2 CS2402 Data Structure & Algorithms II 6.00
3 CS2403 Numerical Analysis 4.00
4 CS2404 Web Scripting Language  (JavaScript, jQuery ajax, json) 5.00
5 EN2407 Professional Writing 5.00
6 CS2405 Visual Programming (C#) 5.00
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Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
UGIII Five 1 CS3501 Data Communication and Networking 6.00
2 CS3502 Environmental Science and Technology 4.00
3 CS3503 Software Engineering & Analysis 5.00
4 CS3504 Advanced Databases 5.00
5 EN3507 Bussiness Communication 5.00
6 CS3505 Elective 5.00
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
Six 1 CS3601 CCNA 5.00
2 CS3602 Elective 5.00
3 CS3603 Compiler Design 5.00
4 CS3604 Embedded Computing Systems 5.00
5 CS3605 Software Testing and Methodology 5.00
6 CS3606 Research Methodology 5.00
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Level Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
UGIV Seven 1 CS4701 Operating Systems I 5.00
2 CS4702 Web Based Applications 5.00
3 CS4703 Mobile Programming 5.00
4 CS4704 Artificial Intelligence 5.00
5 CS4705 Cryptography & Security 5.00
6 CS4706 Elective 5.00
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Semester No. M Code Module Title ECTS
Eight 1 CS4801 Operating Systems II 4.00
2 CS4802 CCNP 4.00
3 CS4803 Image Processing 4.00
4 CS4804 Elective 4.00
5 CS4805 Python Programming 4.00
6 CS4806 Final Projects 10.00
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