Assessing the value of professional body accreditation of computer science degree programmes: A UK case study

Crick, Tom, Prickett, Tom, Davenport, James and Irons, Alastair (2020) Assessing the value of professional body accreditation of computer science degree programmes: A UK case study. In: ACM Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 15-19 Jun 2020, Trondheim, Norway. (In Press)

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Abstract

This poster presents a model for the value provided by professional body accreditation of computer science degree programmes in the United Kingdom (UK). We introduce how one large UK professional computing body – BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT – addresses degree accreditation, as well as recent changes to content and process. Whilst comparable accreditation regimes exist in a number of other jurisdictions, we provide the opportunity for exploring future extensions to, and the portability of, the UK model.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Accreditation, Professional body, Curricula design
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
X300 Academic studies in Education
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2020 14:15
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2020 09:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/42914

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