Computer Science is one of the fastest growing professions in the world, and is responsible for the constant evolution of computer technology in virtually all sectors of human accomplishments such as military, civil, healthcare, aviation, undersea exploration, banking, transportation, space programs, robotics, graphics, video games etc. IT industry in UAE has seen sales of over US$ 3 billion with annual growth rate of 14% in the past years. Dubai expects to spend between $1.6 million and $2.2 million per year over the next few years implementing its plan of getting 90% of government services online. Professions in Computer Science The work of computer scientists falls into three categories: 1. Designing and building software 2. Developing effective ways to solve computing problems, such as storing information in databases, sending data over networks or providing new approaches to security problems 3. Devising new and better ways of using computers and addressing particular challenges in areas such as robotics, computer vision, or digital forensics. Specialists who work in computer science work as researchers, inventors or theorists.
Computer Engineers have plenty of options to work in IT companies in departments such as design, development, assembly, manufacture and maintenance, etc. Working as a programmer, web developer, and E-commerce specialist with telecommunications companies, automotive companies, aerospace companies, etc. can be a lucrative career option as well. Moreover, numerous computer manufacturing companies, computer hardware system design and development companies, computer networking companies, software development companies, etc. require computer professionals in large numbers. Jobs also exist in IT divisions of non-IT companies like universities, private and public industries, government departments, business organizations, commercial organizations and the manufacturing sector, etc.