Welcome to the School of Computing and Informatic Technology website.
Welcome to the online platform of Makerere University’s School of Computing and Informatics technology (SCIT). At SCIT, we have a vision “to be a leader in Computing and Informatics Technology Education, Research and Knowledge transfer to the communities”. Our mission is to provide first class teaching, research and services in Computing and Informatics Technology responsive to national and international needs. We offer high quality teaching services and promote research activities together with outreach in the broad field of computer science, data communications and software engineering, information systems and information technology.
SCIT has a combined population of 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Of these, approximately 1,500 students graduate annually with Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. Our graduates are equipped with a wide range of knowledge and skills that makes them competitive in the fast growing market of Computing and Informatics technologies. This knowledge and skills are offered through four academic departments of computer science, networks, information systems and information technology.
The department of Computer Science offers high quality teaching and research together with outreach in the broad field of computer science through the following programmes; Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Computer Science, Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science and PhD in Computer Science. The department of Networks runs programs of Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Master in Data Communication and Software Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma in Data Communication and Software Engineering and PhD in Data Communication and Software Engineering. The department of Information Systems runs programs of Bachelor of Information Systems, Master in Information Systems, Postgraduate diploma in Information Systems, and PhD in Information Systems. The department of Information Technology offers the Bachelor of Information Technology, Masters in Information Technology, PhD in Information Technology, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology.
Our school conducts cutting edge research through four vibrant research groups of software and enterprise engineering, wireless networks and systems security, artificial intelligence, and the development informatics research groups.
A decision to join the SCIT whether as a student, faculty or visiting lecturer is a worthwhile investment in your life. We remain committed to offering you a good and enduring experience in the field of computer science, software engineering and informatics. Thank you for visiting us and hope you have been inspired enough to become part of our mission and vision.
Enjoy your stay.
Gilbert Maiga (PhD)