Bachelor of Computer Science

The computer industry is very dynamic and is expanding worldwide at an unprecedented rate. Almost daily, new developments are emerging in computing, and computing ideas and technologies are affecting the way business is done as well as in our daily lives.

The overall goal of the programme is to produce a computer science graduate capable of using computing principles, concepts and techniques to design, implement, manage and maintain computing systems that address and provide solutions to various economic activities for the benefit of the society.

The programme also seeks to prepare students for life-long learning that will enable them to move beyond today’s technology to meet the challenges of the future.

Minimum admission requirements

Minimum of C+ (plus)

2 principal passes of C

In addition to meeting the University requirements, candidates for admission to Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Degree course shall be required to have obtained either

A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade of C+ (plus) and above with a combination of:

English or Kiswahili C +
Physics/Physical Sciences C +
Mathematics C+
Accredited Diploma Holders
Candidates with an accredited Diploma in Computer Science or related field with a credit pass and mean grade of C in KCSE with a C- in Physics and Mathematics may be admitted into the first year of study or

Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary pass and a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE or

A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the University Senate.