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Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science Programme


PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
The Department of Computer Science & Technology offers Courses which together with other University and Faculty of Science approved courses lead to Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Technology.  The Programme offers training in both Hardware and Software
OBJECTIVES
Graduates of the BSc Computer Science and Technology shall: -
  • have adequate knowledge and skills in Computer hardware and software so as to be able to work independently as Computer¬† hardware or software specialists.
  • be able to take up employment in Computer industry, research Institutions or any other relevant private and public sectors.
  • be able to undertake postgraduate studies and research in related areas of specialisation.
  • COURSE DISTRIBUTION

    PRE-POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA COURSES

    CODE                     TITLE                                                               UNITS

    CCS 103     Discrete Structures        I                                               E

    CCS 106     Discrete Structures        II                                              E

    CCS 111     Introduction to Programming in Pascal                          E

     POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA COURSES

     FIRST SEMESTER

    CODE                  TITLE                                                                  UNITS

    CCS 601  Fundamentals of Computer Science                              C

    CCS 603  Data Structures and Algorithms                                     C

    CCS 605     Operating Systems                                                      C

    CCS 607  Database Systems                                                         C

    CCS 699  Project                                                                            C

    SECOND SEMESTER

    TWO CORE COURSES AND ANY THREE ELECTIVES

    CCS 602  Object Oriented Programming in Java                             C

    CCS 699  Project                                                                              C

    CCS 604  Computer Networks and Data Communications              E

    CCS 606  Software Engineering                                                       E

    CCS 608  Electronic Commerce                                                       E

    CCS 610  Management Information Systems                                   E

    CCS 612  Information Systems Analysis and Design                       E

    CCS 614  Internet Computing                                                           E

    CCS 616  Information Retrieval                                                        E

    CCS 618  Distributed Computing                                                      E

    Admission Requirement
    To be admitted into the B.Sc. Computer Science and Technology programme, a candidate must satisfy the minimum University and Faculty of Science admission requirements. Candidates should further meet one of the following minimum requirements:

    KCSE Candidates: Candidates must have passed with at least mean grade of C+ and C+ or above in mathematics and Physics or Physical science.




    Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science

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