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Tuition Fees:$793 /year
Applications Begin:May 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus:Western Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) degree combines a solid core of Computer Science courses with the ability to gain substantial depth in another area through a required minor in a second subject.

As computing is a discipline with strong links to many fields, this provides students with unparalleled flexibility to pursue allied or non-allied interests.

Today`s technologies and systems change require people of wider knowledge base therefore, the course is not limited on programming alone but students given the insight into the practical issues of building and maintaining systems by participating in intensive project-oriented courses.

This curriculum has been developed in accordance with the new competency-based learning approach because of the high demand for Computer Science personnel who can integrate knowledge, skills, and positive attitude in their profession.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted for the Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) degree, a candidate must satisfy the general minimum entrance requirements of Kampala International University. This course is designed for students who meet the following minimum requirements.
– Candidates MUST have done Mathematics and scored at least principal pass in the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent.
– AT LEAST two principal passes at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) in any of the following subjects: – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture and Technical Drawing.
– Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized institution. Holders of CCNA Certificates and CCNP

Application Process
Application Fees for Ugandan Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $25

Kampala International University admits 3 times in a year; in December/January, March/April and August/September.

Step 1: Pick-up an application form from the Admissions office at any of our Campuses below:
– Admission office at Main Campus in Kansanga, Kampala.
– Western Campus in Bushenyi
– For international applicants in Kenya and Tanzania, visit our offices in Nairobi and Tanzania.
– For other countries, visit the KIU Liaison Offices.
– Alternatively, download an application form from KIU website: Download It Here which can be filled and sent to admissions@kiu.ac.ug

NOTE: Click on the link to complete the online application: https://admissions.kiu.ac.ug  (a scanned copy of the admission letter will be sent to your email, and once the application has been approved, the original copy will be collected from our Main campus in Kansanga (Admissions Office-Online Desk)

The application fee is 50,000Ug.shs for both Ugandans and International students (non-Ugandans). For online applicants, the application fee is paid to the Finance Office when you report collecting the original admission.

Step 2: Complete the application forms clearly and enclose or attach the following:
– 3 photocopies of each ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Secondary school result slips or equivalent [Diploma and Bachelor Degree] and three certified copies of transcripts of Bachelor and Master Degrees [postgraduate degrees].
– A photocopy of a receipt for payment for the application form.
– 3 recent passport size photographs.
– Photocopies of Birth Certificate/ National ID/ Passport

Step 3: Submit a fully completed form with the required attachments to the following addresses:
– By physical submission – kindly return form and attachments to the Admission office.
– By email – kindly send it to admissions@kiu.ac.ug.
– By post – kindly send to:
The Director of Admissions, Kampala International University
P.O.Box 20000
Kampala-Uganda
Tel: +256-041-266813, +256-392001816, +256-041-267634
Fax: +256-041-501974

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– IT consultant
– Cybersecurity consultant
– Information systems manager
– Database administrator
– Multimedia programmer
– Systems analyst
– Games developer
– Technical writer.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students: $793
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,222

Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students = 2,924,000 UGX
Tuition Fees for International Students = 4,502,985 UGX
**The Kampala International University reserves the right to change fees without prior notice. However, fee changes are subject to approval by the Governing Council.

Relevant Contact

 
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries
 
Stella Ninyikiriza
Director Of Admissions
 
Adinan Tumuhairwe
Admissions Administrator