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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program

Embu University College

Bachelors Degree Program 4 Years

Course Details

Course Overview

A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree will help turn your love of computing into a brilliant career. This Computer Science degree at Embu University enable you to learn about all aspects of computer programming and computer systems, from the theoretical foundations to the very practical aspects of developing the latest software applications. No prior programming skills are required.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree from Embu University will give you the knowledge and skills to write software for fields such as artificial intelligence, graphics, web-based systems, networks and operating systems.

You will learn about traditional and trending topics in computer science such as:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Computer graphics and image processing
  • Mobile applications
  • Logic circuits and low-level programming
  • Concurrent programming
  • A range of programming languages
  • Data communications, networks and web applications
  • Computer modelling and simulation

Most of your undergraduate courses will focus on computer programming - the design and creation of software applications that enable computers to be used in all areas of human endeavour. You’ll learn how to write these programs in various programming languages and how to use them in several application areas.


Minimum Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the BSc in Computer Science degree from Embu University are:

  • Mean grade C+ at KCSE or equivalent with atleast C+ in  Mathematics, Physics and any other two subjects.
  • OR
  • KACE or equivalent with atleast two principal passes one of which must be in Mathematics or Physics and one subsidiary
  • OR
  • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with an Advanced Certificate in Computer Studies, Diploma in Computer studies/Higher Diploma in computer studies.

Course Objectives

The BSc in Computer Science program at Embu University ensures that our graduates:

  • Think logically and analytically
  • Are able to develop new software applications
  • Are comfortable with rules and structures
  • Enjoy breaking down a complex problem down into its constituent parts
  • Like having everything sorted out with nothing left to chance
  • Are interested in areas like graphics, simulations, artificial intelligence and programming

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