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Computer Science

The course aims:

 

i    To give students an advanced understanding of and competence with, the hardware  and software available and/or needed for the development and use of computer systems;

 

ii   To educate at postgraduate level graduates from non-computer science related disciplines in the specification, design and creation of software-based systems customized for specific tasks and applications;

 

iii   To produce postgraduates possessing awareness, knowledge and practical skills in one of the modern computer science specializations (networking, human-computer interaction, software engineering, database management systems). By the end of the programme the students will have acquired advanced critical and evaluative perspectives of this discipline, together with analytical and creative problem solving abilities;

 

iv To develop the students' professional attitudes and the interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills required by a practitioner in industry.

 

Admission Requirements

A first degree with at least Second Class (Lower Division) from an accredited university in any of the following areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Information Technology with a strong background in programming
  • Computer Networking/Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science with Mathematics
  • Computer Technology
  • Computer Security
  • Computer Forensic
  • Computer Gaming
  • Mathematics

 

 Candidate will have to pass and Entrance Examination in various subject areas in Computer Science and will also have to pass an interview before admitted.

 

In exceptional cases, students found to have weak background in any course, especially in programming, may be required to take extra courses as may be deemed necessary by the Department.

Candidate will have to pass and Entrance Examination in various subject areas in Computer Science and will also have to pass an interview before admitted.