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The course that I’m looking to pursue is BSc (Hons) Computer Science at University of East London (UEL). Through the teachings of this course, I will be able to gain invaluable in-depth and practical knowledge which will help me in starting a successful career. The opportunity to apply my theories and ideas in practice will benefit me to enhance my skills and knowledge and to achieve a deeper understanding of the field of Web Technologies, Computer Security and Database Systems.
According to my research I have found that the BSc (Hons) Computer develops future leaders who can bring data skills and insight to their profession. After reading through the modules and the learning outcome of the BSc (Hons) Computer Science course, I have realized that they are conceptually invigorating and very contemporary. By studying this course, I will be able to gain the knowledge, understanding and skills relevant for pursuing a rewarding career within a globally data driven environment. Moreover, the course helps students become self- sufficient, by helping students build self-direction and personal development. A self- sufficient student is always a valuable addition to a society and economy. As I want to explore my career in software development positions, completing this course will put me in a favourable position in terms of the software research and development market. As of the moment, I am interested in learning all the related skills and knowledge from this course. For this reason, this course will be the right choice for my career plans and objectives.
I had completed my SSC and HSC certifications from Bangladesh, and I had realized I need to gain latest knowledge in the field of computer science to excel in the industry. As a result, I decided to pursue my bachelor’s degree in the UK and applied for BSc (Hons) Computer Science. During my studies and job market research, I have realized that I need an international degree focused on practical knowledge to really help me excel in my future career. Upon thorough research of the modules of the BSc Computer Science at UEL, I have understood that this course is more in-line with what I want from my bachelor’s degree compared to other universities. I already possess a wide range of skills, including analytical, problem-solving, communication, etc. All this will be complementary to my prospective study since my existing science knowledge of SSC and HSC means I will be able to better understand the concepts of the course. If I can successfully complete this course, it will create a platform to pursue different career opportunities in Bangladesh and establish my career as a Software Development Officer in a leading tech company, such as TigerIT Bangladesh Ltd., Magnito Digital Limited, InfoSystem and Southtech Group.
In this course, I will be studying some of the most up-to-date topics in the Computer Science field. In year 1, I will be studying Information Systems Modelling & Design, Software Development, Maths for Computing, Computer Systems & Networks, Web Technologies, and Mental Wealth; Professional Life 1. In the 2nd year, I will be studying Database Systems, Data Structures & Algorithms, Web and Mobile App Development, Mental Wealth; Professional Life 2, Advanced Programming and Data Communications and Networks. Finally, in the 3rd year, I will be studying Computer and Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, Mental Wealth; Professional Life 3, Formal Methods and Advanced Topics in Computer Science. All the modules are highly demanding and suitable to today’s world. I believe that this course would be the right choice for professionals who are looking for a successful career in Computer and Software Development sector.
I am determined to study this course in the UK as the study environment in my country is quite different and we only can study with local students. Furthermore, due to periods of unexpected political unrest, students often struggle to finish their degrees on time.
Conversely, the UK has a great multicultural and diversified student community which is an opportunity for me to learn with lot of students from different nationalities. UK education brand is highly respected by employers in our country as UK degree prepare graduates with academic competencies, developed personal and professional skills that are imperative for organizational success. UK is home to some of the best universities in the world and are placed high in the world rankings. There is a total of 143 universities in the UK, 108 of which are in England, 19 in Scotland, 8 universities in Wales and 8 in Northern Ireland. Of the top 10 universities in the world, 4 are held by UK institutions. Owing to educational excellence of these universities, there are a total of 485,645 international students studying in the UK, representing over 100 different countries. Candidates will have the opportunity to take part in world-class research that have direct influence on many international affairs, such as vaccine research, innovative business idea development, and more. Students can choose from over 64 different subject areas, offering over 50,000 different courses. The degrees awarded by UK universities are recognized all over the world by recruiters and academics alike and most universities have a graduate employability rate of almost 90%. These are the reasons why I chose UK over other countries to pursue my higher education.
The University of East London has been pioneering futures since 1898: from the 2nd Industrial Revolution through to where they are now, the 4th. The degree courses are focused on industry-relevant education, and the university provides work-based learning and stimulating curriculum. Academic staffs are equipped with up-to-the- minute real-world expertise and features unparalleled links with top employers create career opportunities. The courses combine the quality of degree program with the commercial outlook of an international leader in training and talent development, to enhance students’ employability.
University of East London features teaching facilities that prepare students properly for the professional atmosphere and technological environment they can expect when they commence or progress their careers. UEL is also ranked as the 'Best Modern University in London' by the National Student Survey, 2nd in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings). The university features top notch research quality and teaching frameworks are really good. In addition, they provide modern and secure on- campus accommodation which will add an extra benefit and experience for the students. I will be looking forward to experience more of their study environment if I get this opportunity to study at University of East London, London.
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