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MSC. Computer Science

The primary goal of the MSC. Computer Science programme is to equip students with theory as well as analytical, design and research skills that will enable them to conduct research in Computer Science and related areas as well as work in the industry as computing specialists.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

It is intended that upon completion of the programme the student should be able to:

(i)Conduct independent research in Computer Science and related areas

(ii)Pursue a PhD program in Computer Science / Information Technology / Information Systems

(iii)Work in the industry as Computing specialists, IT project managers, software analysts and developers, chief information officers, network administrators, IT security experts among others.

MODE OF DELIVERY

The courses will be offered in full-time and part-time.

ENTRY/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

i. Candidates must meet the minimum Chuka University general admission criteria as stipulated in the statutes.

ii. Holders of a Bachelors degree of Chuka University in Computer science of at least Upper Second Class Honours OR equivalent qualification from an institution recognised by Chuka University Senate.

iii. Holders of a Bachelors degree of Chuka University in Computer Science, of Lower Second Class Honours OR equivalent qualification from an institution recognised by Chuka University Senate. In addition, they must have demonstrable relevant experience of at least two years.

iv. Holders of a Bachelors degree of Chuka University in a related Engineering, computing or Mathematics discipline, of at least Upper Second Class Honours OR equivalent qualification from an institution recognised by Chuka University Senate.

v. Holders of a Bachelor's degree of Chuka University in a related Engineering, computing or Mathematics discipline, of Lower Division Second Class Honours. In addition, they must have demonstrable relevant experience of at least two years

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