Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 123hrs
  • Language : English
  • Campuses: Al Ain & Abu Dhabi


About the Program

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science provides graduates with quality education, training and skills enabling them to become successful professionals.  



The goal of the program is to produce graduates who possess knowledge, skills and learning abilities in computer science and related fields and play a role in the progress of local and regional societies. 



The Computer Science program aspires to be a leading program by excelling in education, research and community service.



The Computer Science program's mission is to produce quality graduates and innovative research through a diverse community of Instructors and students.



The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the “Bachelor of Science in Computer Science” describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation:

  • Demonstrate incremental professional competencies in Computer Science and related fields.
  • Enhance skills and knowledge through life-long learning and pursuit of graduate studies.
  • Contribute to the progress of local and regional societies.


Learning Outcomes

The Student Outcomes (SOs) of the “Bachelor of Science in Computer Science” describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program:

(a)   An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program and to the discipline

(b)   an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.

(c)   an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a sustainable computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

(d)   an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.

(e)   an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues, responsibilities, innovation and  entrepreneurship

(f)    an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

(g)   an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.

(h)   recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.

(i)    an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.


Job Opportunities 

  • Design and development of software and games
  • Information Technology Department
  • Management and maintain systems
  • Analysis of systems and information systems
  • Managing and design database
  • Teaching to school students and vocational training

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary School Certificate (Science/Advance, Or General, Or Elite) or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 60%.
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:
1100 500 5
  • Pass the Math EmSAT with a score not less than (700) or equivalent.
  • A score of (700) in 2 of 3 science subjects (Chemistry, Biology, or Physics). 
  • Requirements for proficiency in related subjects:

    • The student's score in the (EmSAT Achieve test) in the relevant subject.
    • Or the student's score in one of the Ministry-approved proficiency tests in the relevant subject.
    • Or the student's grade in the relevant school subject in one of the centralized examination systems, such as; (the British system, the American system, the International Baccalaureate system, the UAE school system, or their equivalent) with a passing (Grade C) or higher.
    • Or the student's score in the university entrance exam administered by the Ministry, passing (Grade C) or higher. If the student does not achieve the required grade, they must take a remedial course (related to the required subject) for a duration of (3) hours in the enrollment semester, which will not be counted in the cumulative GPA.

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a degree of “Bachelor of Science in Computer Science”, a student must successfully complete 123 credit hours, including 12 weeks internship, with a cumulative GPA of 2 out of 4.

Study Plan


Guidance Plan

Course Description

Facts and Figures

Students Enrollment


First Semester
2021 - 2022


2020 - 2021


2019 - 2020


2018 - 2019



2017 - 2018


2016 - 2017


Graduate Students


2020 - 2021


2019 - 2020


2018 - 2019


Contact us

Director of Computer Science Program

College of Engineering
Al Ain University 

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777

Email(Al Ain):
Email(Abu Dhabi):