The BS Computer Science is a degree program that provides a solid technical background and experience in real systems to enable the students to handle various aspects of systems development, data management and scientific computing. In UP Manila, the BS Computer Science curriculum is geared towards development of software packages for the needs of the health sciences. It is offered as a 4-year course with one practicum taken during summer of the junior year. It further aims to produce highly capable graduates who will:
1. Provide manpower expertise in developing software systems and databases for health institutions, biomedical researches, health statistics, medical computing, health informatics, and other computer industries and businesses;
2. Pursue graduate studies in computer science or related fields.