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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.Sc.CSC.) Degree Programme is a three year full-time degree programme that targets prospective students with some background in Mathematics. The majority of graduates from the B.Sc.CSC. Degree Programme are expected to take up positions such as Database Administrators, System Administrators, Network Administrators, Software Engineers, Computer Scientists, Computer Science Lecturers, Researchers, Database Programmers, and Computer/Systems Programmers. Computer Science graduates have a wider area of career paths that they can follow while pursuing further studies such as Computer Science, Data Communications, software Engineering and other related diciplines.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Degree Programme is offered to satisfy the increasing demand for Computer Scientists in both the private and public sectors and provide a basis for Postgraduate Studies in computer science. It also provides an avenue to those already engaged in the computing and ICT sector with out a degree qualification in Computer Science to enhance their knowledge and skills and obtain formal qualifications.

A full-time student shall not carry less than 15 credit units and not more than 25 credit units (excluding retakes) per semester.


  • To develop professionals with theoretical and practical skills in Computer Science.
  • To strengthen capacity and institutional building in Computer Science in tertiary institutions, the private and public sectors.
  • To build a management capacity with a practical orientation needed to link up the Computer Science sector with the Government and Industry under the broader perspective of computing and ICT.
  • To provide most of the computing and ICT professionals needed by the Ugandan market and neighboring countries.

Graduation Requirements:

To qualify for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.Sc.CSC.), a candidate is required to obtain a minimum of 120 credit units for courses passed (103 credit units for Core courses and 17 credit units for Elective Courses).

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