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Pan-African e-Network

Written by Thursday, 28 June 2012 10:31 Published in General comment

Pan-African e-Network Project is a joint initiative of the Govt. of India and African Union and is funded by the Govt. of India at an estimated cost of US$116 Million. In Uganda the project is implemented by the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology with three components namely Tele-Education, Telemedicine and VVIP Diplomatic Communications. The Tele-Education mode hosted at Makerere University School of Computing and Informatics Technology aims at imparting education to 10000 students of African countries participating in the project, using modern information communication technologies, from some of the topnotch universities of India. The eligible students enrolled in various programmes will be required to attend the classes in the learning centre set up in each member country as part of the project.

Learning centers would connect to the specific Indian university as per pre-defined lecture schedule available at the Tele-Education portal. Highly experienced faculty shall deliver the live, interactive lectures from the Tele-education studio set up in the Indian universities. A unique feature of the tele-education system in the project is the offline access to the lecture contents stored in the database at the Data centre , through internet for review learning.

Amity University

Amity University the current leading educational provider in India and has excelled in the educational arena for the last 15 years, in collaboration with the Makerere University School of Computing and Informatics Technology is pleased to announce the call for applications to join new academic graduate, postgraduate and diploma programs.

Makerere University, School of Computing and Informatics Technology (CIT) was selected by the government of Uganda as the National e-learning centre and by the African Union Commission (AUC) together with the Government of India as the Regional centre for the Pan e-Network Project. Through the Regional Centre, Makerere University will be providing support to Universities in the eastern region of the AUC.

Amity University will provide educational virtual solutions the first of its kind to the regional population through the state of the art e-learning technology and video conferencing facilities set up at Makerere University Faculty of Computing and Informatics Technology. The degrees and the diplomas will be awarded to the successful candidates by Amity University of India.

Amity University through Makerere University wishes to invite applicants who want to join the following programmes:

Programme

Admission Requirement

Duration

Operational fees per semester

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

A good Bachelors degree in any discipline.

1 Year

400,000/=

Diploma in Information Technology

Two principle passes at A€„¢ Level with good credit passes in English and Mathematics at O€„¢ Level

6 Months

300,000/=

Diploma in Business Management

Two principle passes at A€„¢ Level with good credit passes in English and Mathematics at O€„¢ Level

6 Months

300,000/=

The application fee is 100,000/=. Pick Application forms and Cash deposit slips from the Front office, School of Computing and IT and make payments to DFCU Bank (Account Name: School of Computing & IT, Account No. 01L2550588800).

The filled applications forms together with certified photocopies of academic documents and any other supporting documents plus the deposit slips should be brought to Makerere University School of Computing and Informatics Technology, Block A Front office not later than 30th April 2012.

For more details about the registration for admission, please visit:
Makerere College of Computing and Information Sciences Block A Front Office

For details about the registration for admission, please visit: Pan-African e-Network - Virtual University Portal or Makerere University School of Computing and Informatics Technology Block A, Front Office. Or Email Joseph[at]cit.mak.ac.ug

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Short courses Admission

Written by Friday, 10 June 2011 19:54 Published in General comment

The following are the Short Courses;

  • Certificate in Computer Applications (CCA)
  • International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)
  • Microsoft IT Academy Program
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrators (MCDBAs)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers (MCSEs)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Staff Development Program

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Undergraduate Admission

Written by Friday, 10 June 2011 19:50 Published in General comment

To be admitted to any programme, candidates MUST fulfill the general Makerere University entry requirements for the respective programmes. In addition, candidates MUST fulfill the following requirements for programmes in the School of Computing and IT.

Programmes:

  • Bachelors Degree Programmes
  • Undergraduate Diploma Programme

Entry Requirements for Undergraduate Programmes:

Programme Direct Entry Diploma
Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology    
BSc. in Computer Science

Candidates seeking admission through this avenue must have obtained:-

• At least a principle pass in Mathematics in the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent

• At least two principle passes at the same sitting in UACE in any of the following subjects: - Economics, Entrepreneurship,

Geography, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

• A minimum weighted point set by the Makerere University Admissions Board.

i. Have at least 5 passes got at the same sitting of Uganda Certificate of Education or its equivalent, with credits in English and

Mathematics

ii. Have at least 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes from the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of

Education (UACE) or its equivalent

iii. Have a Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology of Makerere University or have at least a Second class

(lower division) diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, and Statistics or any other diploma with

Mathematics, Computer Science, or Information Technology as one of the subjects. The diploma must be from an

Institution recognized by the National Council for Higher Education in Uganda.

Bachelor of Information Technology

i. The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent, with credits in English and Mathematics.

ii. At least two principal passes at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) in any two subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Chemistry and Biology and Entrepreneurship

i. At least any second Class (lower division) diploma from a recognized institution.

ii. Candidates who hold a Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology from Makerere University with at least second class (lower division) shall be admitted to second year of Bachelor of Information Technology. Candidates who hold a pass class of the same diploma shall be admitted to first year of Bachelor of Information Technology.

Bachelor of Information Systems Candidates must have a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent with credits in English and Mathematics. Applicants should possess at least a second class (lower division) Diploma in Computer Science or any other Diploma with Business or Computing aspects from any recognized institution.
Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

A candidate must satisfy the general minimum entry requirements of Makerere University. In addition, the following

regulations shall hold: Candidates seeking admission through this avenue must have obtained: !

• The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent, with credits in English and Mathematics.

• At least two principal passes at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) in

any two subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Literature and

Entrepreneurship).

Applicants should possess at least a second class (lower division) Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or any other diploma with either Mathematics or Computer Science, as one of the subjects from any recognised Institution.
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Graduate Admission

Written by Friday, 10 June 2011 19:37 Published in General comment

To be admitted to any programme, candidates MUST fulfill the general Makerere University entry requirements for the respective programmes. In addition, candidates MUST fulfill the following requirements for programmes in the School of Computing and IT.

Entry Requirements for Graduate Programmes:

PhD: Candidates must be holders of Masters' degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Engineering or any other relevant Master's Degree with evidence of having taken acceptable prerequisite course in the respective field.

Masters: Candidate must be a holder of a Bachelors

Graduate Programmes:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Masters Programmes

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (PGD)

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Studying at CIT

Written by Friday, 10 June 2011 19:33 Published in General comment


CIT offers a wide range of programmes ranging from PhD, Masters, Postgraduate Diplomas, Bachelor Programmes, undergraduate diploma to certificates in computing and ICT related fields. In its firm commitment to address the needs of society, CIT conducts research in the Computing and ICT areas such as Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Data Communications and Computer Networks and ICT for Sustainable Development.

CIT uses a range of teaching methods and tools that combine theory and practice that produces a breed of competent human resource that meets changing ICT needs of our society. In this section therefore we give information on how to study at CIT.

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Prospective students

Written by Friday, 10 June 2011 19:30 Published in General comment

Choosing a place to study is an existing yet a difficult decision. We are pleased that you are considering Makerere University School of Computing and IT (CIT) for your study. CIT is one of the many Faculties at Makerere University. CIT is often referred to as a one-stop centre for training, research and consultancy in computing, ICT and other related areas and is ranked high in Sub-Saharan Africa. With competent, qualified and motivated staff, CIT is positioned as the fastest growing school in the region. The number of students applying to join the school, the support from partners in the North and the growing number of collaborations with leading Universities and organizations in the world exhibits this fact. Plans are underway to have CIT transformed into a College of Computing and Internet Technologies by 2008.
Students take pride in the friendly and vibrant learning and social environment at CIT. At this website you will find detailed information on our programmes offered and Admission.

  • Studying at CIT
    Find out about the programmes offered at CIT

  • Admission
    Find out about Fees and Sponsorship, Admission Requirements, Duration of Programmes, Application Procedures, When to Apply, etc.

CIT also produces a number of publications (hand copy) for the benefit of prospective and current students, staff and the general public. they can be obtained from the School Front Office or canteen.

For more information or if you have questions, please contact CIT Registrar

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