Top IT And Computer Science Schools In The Philippines 2020 (2023)

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The IT and Computer Sciences field is a great place for innovative and intelligent people to find success. The field offers some of the most flexible, competitive, and lucrative jobs available.

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The field requires people who bring value to company projects or find better ways to disrupt old systems. And by far the best sources of inspiration are those living their own definitions of success. These are the tech entrepreneurs and digital nomads, with their high-paying and less-restrictive IT jobs.

If you are drawn to this course, take a look at this list of the top IT schools in the Philippines. The top five are taken off the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG)-approved Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2020, and the other five are based off on their programs, accreditations, and admission standards. Note that the last five on the list are not set in a particular order.

World Rankings

The QS ranking showed the following four Philippine universities that made it to the 2020 World’s Top Universities, in order:

  1. University of the Philippines
  2. Ateneo de Manila University
  3. De La Salle University
  4. University of Santo Tomas

On a per subject ranking for Computer Science and Information Systems, the list is as follows:

  1. University of the Philippines
  2. Tie at #801-1,000: University of Santo Tomas and De La Salle University
  3. Mapúa University

Now, let’s take a look at this list of the Top IT Schools in the Philippines.

1. University of the Philippines Diliman (UP)

QS Ranking: 356 Tuition Fee: More or less P40,000 per semester

The top spot goes to the University of the Philippines Diliman. Out of all the Philippine universities on the list, UP ranked the highest in the 2020 Quaquarelli Symonds University ranking per subject of #501-550. The ranking is under Computer Science and Information Systems, which is one of their “identified specific growth areas.”

These courses are in “engineering education, interdisciplinary programs such as Material Science, Technology Management, and Archaeological Studies and International Studies.”

UP Diliman offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in Computer Science. They also offer a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

As we all know, the UP system consists of several universities across the Philippines, most of which have computer science courses as well. As a bit of a bonus, here’s a list of UP campuses and their offerings in the computer sciences.

UP Manila

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

UP Los Banos

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  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Master in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Computer Science

UP Baguio

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

UP Cebu

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Computer Science

UP Mindanao

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

UP Visayas

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

UP Eastern Visayas

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

You can also earn a Master of Information Systems through UP’s Open University program. They also offer a certificate program where you can get a diploma in Computer Science.

2. Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)

QS Ranking: 601 to 650 Tuition Fee: P80,000 to P90,000 per semester

Earning the second spot on the QS top schools in the Philippines is Ateneo de Manila University. And their BS and MS Computer Science courses are considered part of their honors program, which makes up the top 15% of the Ateneo College Entrance Test (ACET). Their Computer Science program earned the highest accreditation from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities (PAASCU) with Level 4 status.

Just last May, ADMU’s AMBER Lab was awarded with a Recognition of Excellence by OpenGov Asia for their, “disruptive use of technology in the public sector through optimization of government processes, delivering citizen-centric services and pushing new boundaries.”

The Ateneo de Manila University Information Systems and Computer Science has the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
  • 5-year BS Computer Science / BS Digital Game Design and Development
  • 5-year BS Computer Science / MS Computer Science
  • 5-year BS Management Information Systems / MS Computer Science
  • Master in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Data Science
  • Master of Science in Innovation through Media Arts Technology (Stand-Alone and Dual Degree Version)
  • Master in Innovation through Media Arts Technology (Stand-Alone and Dual Degree Version)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

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3. De La Salle University (DLSU)

QS Ranking: #801 to 1,000 Tuition Fee: P80,000

De La Salle University is the third-best IT school in the country, with the same average as University of Santo Tomas (UST) in the QS Computer Science and Information Systems per subject rating, at 801-1000.

DLSU and its Computer Science programs and courses earned accreditations and accolades from PAASCU and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and its Information Technology courses were given the Center of Excellence title by CHED. Their Computer Science Program has the highest PAASCU Level 4 accreditation.

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DLSU has the following courses under their College of Computer Studies.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Major in Software Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Major in Network and Information Security
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Major in Computer Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Honors) and Master of Science in Computer Science

4. University of Santo Tomas (UST)

QS Ranking: #801 to 1,000 Tuition Fee: P80,000 to 120,000

UST is the first and only Philippine university to receive a four-star QS rating in 2015, passing all performance indicators in eight categories including Employability, Research, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalization, Access/Inclusiveness, Engagement/Social Responsibilities, and the school’s standing in terms of specialist subjects.

Today, UST is part of the top 4 QS University Ranking in the Philippines for 2020, getting the same ranking as DLSU at #801-1000. The PAASCU and Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) -accredited university was also awarded School of the Year from 2014-2018 by the Philippine Quill Awards. UST offers three professional elective paths for students in the IT program: Network and Security, Web and Mobile Development, and Robotics.

UST IT Courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Major in Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Major in Business Analytics
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Major in Web and Mobile Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Major in Technology Automation

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5. Mapúa University

Tuition Fee: Around P35,695 – if full payment Ranking: No QS World Ranking, but listed under the per subject category of QS ‘Computer Science and Information Systems’

Under the QS top university survey is Mapúa University, part of the four top Universities under the QS per subject rating in Computer Science and Information Systems.

Their Information Technology courses are highly accredited by the biggest Philippine accreditors, including the non-profit, non-governmental Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. This US-based organization does voluntary accreditation of programs and not institutions. ABET is the leading international accrediting body for programs such as applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.

Mapúa University is best known for its excellence in architecture, engineering, and science courses.

Mapúa University IT Courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Entertainment and Multimedia Computing
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master in Information Technology
  • Master in Business Analytics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

6. Far Eastern University (FEU)

Tuition Fee: P90,000 to 110,000

The FEU Institute of Technology was granted Autonomous Status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in April 2016.

With 21 accredited programs by PACUCOA and PAASCU, the university is known for progressive and future-ready learning; eight of the school’s undergraduate programs are at PACUCOA Level 4. FEU is also internationally recognized as an Associate Member of the ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance.

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FEU IT Courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Major in Digital Arts
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Major in Web and Mobile Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Major in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Major in Animation and Game Development
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

7. AMA University

Tuition Fee: P30,000 for all incoming freshmen for the first year

AMA University, founded in 1980, is a pioneer in IT education. Based on data from JobStreet, AMA graduates are among the highest paid in the country. In addition, AMA’s industry partners include reputable companies, such as Microsoft, Google, Cisco, and more.

AMA boasts a Level 4 PACUCOA Accreditation for BS Computer Science and BS Information Technology. The university is also ABET accredited for BS Computer Science, BS Information Technology, and BS Computer Engineering.

AMA IT Courses: ● Bachelor of Science in Computer Science ● Bachelor of Science in Information Technology ● Bachelor of Science in Information Systems ● Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

8. Adamson University

Tuition Fee: P47,000-P60,000, down payment P10,000 upon enrollment

Adamson University started out as a school of Industrial Chemistry, with Engineering as its flagship program, when it was founded in 1932.

As its nine colleges gained various accreditations, Adamson University rose to become one of the top-ranking IT schools in the Philippines, with an Autonomous Status and an ISO 9001:2015 Certification.

Adamson University partners with foreign institutions and organizations and admits international students, with alumni chapters all over the world.

Adamson University offers IT and IS courses that will equip students with a solid foundation in Information Management, Computer Science, Mathematics, and related Sciences.

Adamson University IT Courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information System
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Master in Information Technology

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9. CIIT Philippines – College of Arts and Technology

Tuition Fee: P35,000-45,000, with a 5% discount if fully paid

The CIIT College of Arts and Technology started with only 21 students in 2007. These students were enrolled in diploma courses in Computer Science, Animation, and Multimedia Arts. In 2011, CIIT introduced Specialist Courses in IT and Digital Arts. Over the years, CIIT was accredited by the Department of Education to offer high school programs in Animation and Computer Science.

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Today, CIIT is best known for multimedia arts, 3D animation, web design, and mobile game development. Students learn not only programming and information management, but also information assurance and security and technopreneurship, among others.

CIIT IT Courses:

  • Senior High School Program: Programming
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with specialization in Game Development and Mobile Technologies
  • Web Design Specialist Course
  • 3D Animation Specialist Course
  • Game Development Specialist Course
  • Mobile App Development Specialist Course
  • Digital Marketing Specialist Course
  • Mobile VR Development Specialist Course
  • Programming Short Course Program

10. Silliman University

Tuition Fee: BS IT – P35,000 (per sem, for “Filipino students who do not have outside institutional funding”)

Out of all the schools mentioned in this list, only Silliman is a stand-alone University, representing the Visayas region.

It was established in 1901 in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, and got its university status in 1938. Its very selective admission rate of 60-70% has upheld the university’s reputation for quality graduates and educators.

Silliman is one of the top Philippine universities when it comes to accredited programs. That said, the university does not fall short in producing talented people in the field of Computer Science and IT.

These are Silliman University’s IT courses:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Master in Information System

Information Technology is constantly evolving. Sure, being in the best and biggest school can give you a big advantage, but in the workforce or the general world of IT, you’re still sure to find your very own career. As with anything, you only need to be driven, willing to learn and improve every time.

Share with us your thoughts about IT courses and jobs in the comments below.

(This article was written on July 25, 2019, and updated on January 8, 2020.)

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FAQs

Which is the best school for IT? ›

Once again, here are the 14 best information technology schools, per our rankings:
  • Cornell.
  • NYU.
  • Carnegie Mellon.
  • RPI.
  • Lehigh.
  • BYU.
  • Purdue.
  • UW Seattle.
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What school is best known for Computer Science? ›

There are 110 computer science schools located in the US this year. The best of these, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, is Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), ranking first globally.

Is Computer Science in demand in the Philippines? ›

There's no shortage of it. The demand remains high, the jobs pay well, and there's no shortage of things you will learn in your lifetime.

What job has the highest salary Philippines? ›

  • Aircraft Professionals, Php 128,348. ...
  • Mathematicians and Actuaries, Php 62,237. ...
  • Chemical Engineers, Php 58,496. ...
  • System Analysts and Designers, Php 54,481. ...
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  • Geologists and Geophysicists, Php 53,318. ...
  • Applications Programmers, Php 51,224. ...
  • Telecommunications Engineers, Php 49,770.
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What is the No 1 school in the Philippines? ›

University of the Philippines Diliman

What is the number 1 university in Philippines? ›

University of the Philippines Diliman

What are the big 4 universities in the Philippines? ›

QS World University Rankings 2023 named the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, and the University of Santo Tomas as among the world's leading higher education institutions.

Which country is best for computer science? ›

Top 5 Study Abroad Destinations to Pursue Computer Science
  • United Kingdom. According to the Times Higher Education World Ranking 2021, the University of Oxford tops the list of best universities around the globe for Computer Science. ...
  • United States. ...
  • Switzerland. ...
  • Singapore. ...
  • Canada.

Which degree is best for Information Technology? ›

When wondering what degree to get for an IT job, you should definitely consider these seven popular computer degrees:
  • Information Technology and Information Systems.
  • Computer Science.
  • Information Science.
  • Systems & Network Administration.
  • Software Engineering.
  • Computer Engineering.
  • Cybersecurity.
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Which country is best for computer science engineering? ›

Q. Which country is best for Computer Science engineering? A. USA, Canada, UK, Australia, and Germany are some of the popular Countries to Study Computer Science and Computer Engineering.

How hard is computer science? ›

Earning a computer science degree has been known to entail a more intense workload than you might experience with other majors because there are many foundational concepts about computer software, hardware, and theory to learn. Part of that learning may involve a lot of practice, typically completed on your own time.

What is the difference between computer science and computer engineering? ›

Computer science focuses mostly on troubleshooting issues on a software level. Expect to learn different programming languages, how to work with operating systems, and how to maintain databases. Computer engineering focuses on solving problems and designing hardware and software interfaces.

Is computer science an engineer? ›

Many prospective students wonder, “Is computer science considered a type of engineering?” While terms like “computer science” and “computer engineering” are sometimes used interchangeably, they are technically separate fields that focus on different aspects of computer technology.

Which is better IT or computer science? ›

Most of the experts say, there is no difference between CS and IT. It is just that CS is taught as an Engineering level course in major Universities. In case if your choice is Computer Science, then you must take up Mathematics and Science in high level to require Computer Knowledge.

Which is better between computer science and information technology? ›

Information Technology (IT) as an academic discipline which mostly deals with industry-oriented learning whereas Computer Science (CS) is more research-oriented. You may say that, Computer Scientists design tools and Information Technology professionals apply these tools.

How much is the salary of a computer science graduate in the Philippines? ›

With one of the most popular career paths for ComSci graduates being programming, entry-level programmers in the Philippines receive a competitive average salary of around 23,000 pesos.

What courses that have a big salary in the Philippines? ›

The following courses lead to the best paying jobs in the Philippines
  • Aircraft Operations, Aviation, Aeronautical Engineering – ₱116,714. ...
  • Commerce, Economics – ₱89,831. ...
  • Civil Engineering – ₱68,957. ...
  • Actuarial Science – ₱60,477. ...
  • Computer Programming- ₱52,331. ...
  • Computer Science – ₱51,069. ...
  • Accountancy – ₱47,756.
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What job has the lowest salary in the Philippines? ›

“Filipinos who provide for our basic needs and necessities are employed in some of the lowest-paying jobs in the country,” a report on the Philippine Daily Inquirer stated.
...
A huge gap.
SectorMonthly wage
Tailors, dressmakers, and hattersP7,818
Freight handlersP7,620
Aqua-farm cultivatorsP7,088
Forestry workersP6,290
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What is the most in demand course in the Philippines? ›

6 In-Demand Courses In The Philippines
  • Information Technology / Computer Science.
  • Business Management.
  • Engineering.
  • Supply Chain Management.
  • Healthcare.
  • Education.
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What is the hardest school to get into in the Philippines? ›

1. University of Mindanao. The University of Mindanao was founded in 1946 in Davao City, Philippines.

What are the 5 science school in the Philippines? ›

Pages in category "Science high schools in the Philippines"
  • Alabel National Science High School.
  • Angeles City Science High School.
  • ARMM Regional Science High School.
  • Aurora National Science High School.

What is the cheapest university in Philippines? ›

Cheapest Universities in the Philippines for International Students
  1. The University of the Philippines Diliman (UP) ...
  2. Ateneo De Manila University. ...
  3. De La Salle University (MLS) ...
  4. The University of Santo Tomas (UST) ...
  5. Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)

What is the top university in the Philippines 2022? ›

Ateneo de Manila University is the top ranked Philippine HEI with its inclusion in the top 200.

What is the most prestigious high school in the Philippines? ›

1. International School Manila. When it comes to prestigious high school education, no one can doubt the stature of International School Manila (ISM).

What is UST known for? ›

UST has an autonomous status with Centres of Excellence in the fields of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Teacher Education, Philosophy, Psychology, Tourism & Hospitality Management and Music. All Engineering Programs, IT and Physical Therapy are CODs.

What is the rank of Philippines in the world? ›

The United States topped global rankings with a GCI score of 87, followed by Singapore with a score of 81. Although the ranking of the Philippines remained at 59 from the 2019 to 2020 report, the Philippine GCI score increased from 37 in 2019 to 38 in 2020.

Where does Philippines rank in education? ›

In general, developing nations tend to offer their citizens a higher quality of education than the least developed nations do, and fully developed nations offer the best quality of education of all.
...
Education Rankings by Country 2022.
CountryPhilippines
Rank (2021)55
Rank (2020)52
2022 Population115,559,009
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What is the cheapest country to study abroad? ›

10 of the Most Affordable Places to Study Abroad
  • Germany.
  • France.
  • Mexico.
  • India.
  • Argentina.
  • Poland.
  • Malaysia.
  • South Africa.

Which country is easiest to get a job? ›

The top 10 easiest countries to get a work visa are the following:
  • Estonia.
  • Norway & Svalbard.
  • Australia.
  • New Zealand.
  • Germany.
  • Netherlands.
  • South Korea.
  • Canada.

Which country is best for computer science 2020? ›

The World's Top Universities in Computer Science, 2020
RankUniversity Country/regionFemale:Male Ratio
1University of Oxford United Kingdom46:54
2Stanford University United States43:57
3ETH Zurich Switzerland32:68
4Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States39:61
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What is the difference between IT and computer science? ›

Generally, computer science refers to designing and building computers and computer programs. Information technology, on the other hand, refers to maintaining and troubleshooting those computers and their networks, systems, and databases to ensure they run smoothly.

What is the highest paying IT job? ›

Let's Check on the Top 15 Best Paying IT Jobs in Technology for 2022.
  • Cloud Architect - $107,000.
  • DevOps Engineer - $140,000.
  • Blockchain Engineer - $150,000.
  • Software Architect - $114,000.
  • Big Data Engineer - $140,000.
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions Architect - $130,000.
  • Data Scientist - $150,000.
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Which computer degree is best for future? ›

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  • Machine learning engineer. This specific branch of artificial intelligence is ideal for those who have a passion for computer science and desire a career in a fast-moving and exciting industry. ...
  • UX designer. ...
  • Robotics engineer. ...
  • Data scientist. ...
  • Cloud engineer.

Which country have more IT jobs? ›

USA. The United States of America is a pioneer in new technologies and has an economy that is highly dependent on IT. It is the cradle of some of the world's most well-known tech giants and the headquarters of tech industries.

What is the future of computer science? ›

Major AI breakthroughs are machine learning, digital manufacturing, speech recognition, etc. The major job profiles for candidates to apply in this field are Machine Learning Engineer, Senior Data Scientist, Deep Learning Engineer, Algorithm Engineer, etc.

Which country has shortage of software engineers? ›

Australia: There is a shortage of software engineers in Australia as well. Demand is expected to skyrocket soon as a result of the epidemic. People are increasingly seeking education and employment via online platforms. This will provide a lift and boost to the sector.

Is computer science a lot of math? ›

Computer science is a broad field, so if you're looking to get your computer science degree, the kind of math you'll need to know will depend on your specific program and career path. But generally speaking, most degree programs require a basic understanding of calculus, algebra, discrete mathematics, and statistics.

What is the highest degree in computer science? ›

Doctoral degree in computer science

A PhD or Doctor of Computer Science is typically the highest degree level in the field. The requirements vary from program to program, but most of these terminal degrees take between four and five years to complete.

Which is harder software engineering or computer science? ›

However, computer science is more theoretical and has a greater focus on math and science, which some students might find harder than the practical learning of software engineering.

Do software engineers or computer science make more money? ›

Does computer science pay more than computer engineering? On average, computer scientists in the United States make more money than computer engineers . Many computer scientists have master's degrees, while a higher percentage of computer engineers have only bachelor's degrees.

Do engineers make more than computer scientists? ›

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer engineers earn about $117,000, while computer scientist salaries are closer to $123,000.

Does computer science include coding? ›

As a matter of fact, problems in computer science have been tackled decades before computers were even built. CS does involve coding, but it also involves much, much, much more. View explanations of computer science (and reasons to teach CS) as a slide deck or one-pager.

Is computer science better than engineering? ›

As fields of study, neither is better than the other. However, what is better for one student may not be for another. For one, the career paths available to computer scientists and computer engineers quite differ. While there are overlaps between the two fields, both have certain specialties.

Which is hardest engineering degree? ›

What Is the Hardest Engineering Major?
Top 3 Hardest Engineering MajorsTop 3 Easiest Engineering Majors
1. Chemical engineering (19.66 hours)1. Industrial engineering (15.68 hours)
2. Aero and astronautical engineering (19.24 hours)2. Computer engineering and technology (16.46 hours)
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Which exam is best for computer science? ›

Some of the most important and known exams for entrance in any engineering program are IIT, JEE Mains, Nits, and other state engineering entrance examinations such as UPTU, MHT, KCET, etc.

How much is a Computer Science degree Philippines? ›

Cost of Studying Computer Science in the Philippines

Living and studying in the Philippines is considerably affordable compared to its neighbor countries in Asia. The caliber of education is at par with other Western countries. The yearly tuition fee ranges from ₱60,000 to ₱195,000.

How many years is Computer Science in the Philippines? ›

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) is a three-year program that prepares students to be IT professionals and researchers with proficiency in designing and developing computing solutions.

How much is the salary of a Computer Science graduate in the Philippines? ›

With one of the most popular career paths for ComSci graduates being programming, entry-level programmers in the Philippines receive a competitive average salary of around 23,000 pesos.

Is BS Computer Science hard? ›

The short answer is “yes.” Search any list of majors to study, and you'll likely find that computer science tops the list as one of the most challenging disciplines to learn. Compared to other fields of study, pursuing a career in computer science requires both technical and analytical skill sets.

What subjects are needed for Computer Science Philippines? ›

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in the Philippines
  • Computer Organization and Assembly Language.
  • Data Structures and Algorithms.
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms.
  • Programming Languages.
  • Automata and Language Theory.
  • Modelling and Simulation.
  • Digital Design.
  • Operating Systems.

What are the 2 years courses in Philippines? ›

2 Year Degrees (Online & On Campus)
  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration.
  • Child Development.
  • Computer Science.
  • Criminal Justice.
  • Special Education.
  • Engineering.
  • Entrepreneurship.
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What is the difference between Computer Science and IT? ›

Generally, computer science refers to designing and building computers and computer programs. Information technology, on the other hand, refers to maintaining and troubleshooting those computers and their networks, systems, and databases to ensure they run smoothly.

Which is better IT or computer science? ›

Most of the experts say, there is no difference between CS and IT. It is just that CS is taught as an Engineering level course in major Universities. In case if your choice is Computer Science, then you must take up Mathematics and Science in high level to require Computer Knowledge.

Does Bsit have board exam? ›

There is no board examination for BSIT. Some graduates choose to take the competency examination called the Civil Service Examination. Those who will pass the Civil Service Examination are conferred a civil service eligibility, a basic requirement for entrance to government service.

What is the major subject in computer science? ›

Principal areas of study within Computer Science include artificial intelligence, computer systems and networks, security, database systems, human computer interaction, vision and graphics, numerical analysis, programming languages, software engineering, bioinformatics and theory of computing.

What is the difference between computer engineering and information technology? ›

While Information Technology deals with the maintenance of hardware and software, Computer Engineering (CE) mainly deals with developing the hardware (e.g. CPUs, solid-state drives – SSDs, motherboards, ports).

What strand is computer science? ›

Computer Science is one of the best and most common examples of an ICT strand course. ICT is a sub strand under the Technical Vocational Livelihood track – a track that is meant to shape senior high school students to be workplace-ready should they choose to begin working immediately after SHS graduation.

Does computer science have math? ›

Computer science is a broad field, so if you're looking to get your computer science degree, the kind of math you'll need to know will depend on your specific program and career path. But generally speaking, most degree programs require a basic understanding of calculus, algebra, discrete mathematics, and statistics.

What is the highest degree in computer science? ›

Doctoral degree in computer science

A PhD or Doctor of Computer Science is typically the highest degree level in the field. The requirements vary from program to program, but most of these terminal degrees take between four and five years to complete.

Which is harder software engineering or computer science? ›

However, computer science is more theoretical and has a greater focus on math and science, which some students might find harder than the practical learning of software engineering.

What is the hardest college degree? ›

Recap: What Is the Hardest Major in College?
College MajorTime Spent Preparing for Class per Week
1. Architecture22.20 hrs
2. Chemical Engineering19.66 hrs
3. Aero and Astronautical Engineering19.24 hrs
4. Biomedical Engineering18.82 hrs
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