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Learning Opportunity: Informatics

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Informatics

Course Information

Objective(s) of a study programme:

During the studies at the Informatics BSc study programme, students acquire knowledge of modern information technologies, learn how to design, install and manage computer systems, to develop a variety of applications - business solutions, robotics controllers, mobile apps, multimedia and artificial intelligence systems, etc.
Learning outcomes:

Main competencies:
Competence to interpret application possibilities of modern information systems;
Competence to design and implement computer systems in different activity areas;
Competence to design applied software and manage its lifecycle;
Competence to administrate computer systems and networks;
Competence to evaluate the needs of the knowledge society and implement corresponding solutions.
Additional competencies for the specialization of „Applied Informatics“:
Competence to analyse complex computer systems.
Competence to build informational and mathematical system models.
Competence to design intellectual and computer-conrolled systems.
Additional competencies for the specialization of „Business Informatics“:
Competence to sellect appropriate methods and tools for business management.
Competence to assess needs for information technologies in business processes.
Competence to build and implement business information system and electronic service projects.
Additional competencies for the specialization of „Computer Graphics and Multimedia“:
Competence to select appropriate methods and tools for computer graphics and multimedia projects.
Competence to acomplish computerized 2D/3D system design.
Competence to specify and design multimedia and computer animations.
Additional:
Manage distributed software design projects.
Design multiplatform software.
Manage the software testing process.
Activities of teaching and learning:

Lectures, seminars, laboratory work, individual work, literature reading, teamwork, problem solving, preparation for laboratory work, midterm exam and final exam.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements:
Knowledge and skills are evaluated using accumulate criteria-based 10-mark scale study achievement assessment system. Study results are evaluated in the course of semester (mid-term exams, practical, laboratory work) and the final exam. Mid-term exam and final exam are performed in written form. Final evaluation is the sum of weighted marks for each assessment.
Framework:
Study subjects (modules), practical training:

Main study aobjects: Programming Basics, Object-Oriented Programming, Compiuter Architectūre, Operating Systems, C# and data structures, Databases, Graphics and visualisation, Java Object-Oriented Programming Applications, Computer Networks, Information Systems, Human Computer Interface, Internet technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Multimedia Systems and Animatin, Compiuter Controlled Systems, Object-Oriented Design and UML, Software Engineeing.
The Programme includes 10-week, 15 ECTS Internship
Specialisations:

The Informatics BSc Programme has four specializations, starting from the third study year: Applied Informatics, Business Informatics, Computer Graphics and Multimedia, Software Systems.
Optional courses:

It is possible:
  to deepen subject areas knowledge, choosing a specialized field of study subjects; to choose a variety of related studies offered by university; to choose free additional general subjects.

Distinctive features of a study programme:
It is possible to obtain a certificate of completion of related studies.

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Access requirements: 

Minimum education - Secondary

Credits: 

240

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Vytautas Magnus University
Provider Type: 
University
Provider Contact Info: 

Provider phone number: +370-37-222739 Provider email: info@vdu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vdu.lt

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Bachelor of Applied Informatics
Awarding body:

Vytautas Magnus University

Awarding body contact info:

Provider phone number: +370-37-222739 Provider email: info@vdu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vdu.lt

Course Locations

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Course address:

Kauno m. sav. Kauno m. K. Donelaičio g. 58