School of Science and Technology has one programme, the Honours Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Degree with three (3) specializations, namely, Computer Science, Information Technology and Information system. The objectives of the programme are:
- To train students of the required academic ability and potential in the different areas of computing, including computer science, information technology, information systems, software engineering and computer engineering;
- To train students that can develop, implement, troubleshoot, repair and maintain computer applications and information systems;
- To equip the students with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the different areas of computing that can help them problem solve societal problems;
- To produce computer science graduates with the required practical skills to meet the challenging computational and computing societal problems;
- To produce computer science graduates with the required analytical and critical thinking skills that can be used to tackle complex and challenging computing;
- To produce graduates who can install applications, administer systems, administer computer networks, database systems in organizations and administer
(tele) communication systems.
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities such as communication, analytical practical skills and other attributes.
Employability of Graduates
Graduates of the BSc in Computer Science exit the programme with a broad range of competences that make them highly employable as software engineers, network administrators, database managers, hardware technicians and information systems experts.