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International Student Achievement in Computer Science

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Abstract

Many studies have been performed on the achievement of international and UK students. These studies usually represent a comparison of results between the two different student bodies and the variables that affect final degree classifications. Whilst most studies consider the wider student population, we concentrate only those students within the computer science subject area. Although there are a number of different variables used to consider degree outcomes such as gender and national identity, the key variables used in the analysis of achievement for this study are motivation and English language. We consider whether students that are self-funded are better motivated to succeed and how the command of the English language affects results.

Keywords

Computer science International UK EU Students Comparison 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUK

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