BITS Pilani to offer BSc in computer science on Coursera


CHENNAI: Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani has collaborated with online learning platform Coursera to launch an online bachelor of science (BSc) degree in computer science.
The BSc degree will provide computer science education and is designed with inputs from various industry partners. It will help learners develop skills in software development, data analysis and core systems, alongside leadership and soft skills.
“The degree prepares graduates to enter the job market ready for various, in-demand entry-level job roles, such as application and system software developer, computer programmer and data analyst,” BITS Pilani said.
The degree requires no entrance exam and is open to students from diverse profiles, including those without a science or significant mathematics background. Anyone with a Class XII or its equivalent qualifications can apply.
The 100% online programme can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and students can take up to six years to complete this three-year degree. The programme also features an intermediate exit option of a diploma, which students can earn in about two years.
There will also be periodic live sessions so that students can connect with BITS Pilani’s faculty and peers in real-time.
The first cohort begins in November 2022, and the last date to apply is November 15, 2022.

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