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Computer Science involves the study and design of Computer Systems and associated system software. It covers the knowledge and techniques concerned with the design and exploitation of Computer Technology in the development of information processing systems.
The course emphasizes the architecture of both the hard and software surrounding the Computer, converting it from a box of electronics into a sophisticated Information Processing tool. It focuses on the ways in which the hardware and software are constructed, and provide an insight into the purpose of each of the major computing system.
– To provide the opportunity for students to acquire a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of computer Science.
– To enable students to develop knowledge, practical skills and understanding in relation to Computer systems for both hardware and systems software perspectives.
The minimum University requirements to apply:
In addition a candidate must satisfy the minimum requirement for admission to the institute, which is an average grade of A-(A minus) in one the following combinations of three subjects taken in K.C.S.E (or equivalent examination): Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science
How to Apply
Application Requirements for qualified students:
– A dully filled registration form – to be obtained from the offices/website upon payment of non-refundable fee.
– Two passport size photos.
– Copies of relevant certificates
Applications for the courses are on official application forms.
1. click to download JKUAT IT Department application form. or obtain a hand-copy from the office.
2. Pay a non-refundable application fee as follows:
– Certificates: Kshs500
– Diplomas: 1000
– Degrees: Kshs1,500
– Masters: 1,500
Bank Account Numbers:
– Standard Chartered Bank Account number 0108023434900
– Barclays Bank Account Number 0775001216
– Co-operative Bank of Kenya Account Number 01129098952900
– National Bank Account Number 0100359580600
– Equity Bank Account Number 0090291251426
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Software Developer
– Database Administrator
– Computer Hardware Engineer
– Computer Systems Analyst
– Computer Network Architect
– Web Developer
– Information Security Analyst
– Computer and Information Research Scientists
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs182,413
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs218,895
**EAC (East African Community) Students pay the same amount as Kenyan students. Countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
NOTE: The tuition fees charged, may vary from programme to programme and from time to time, with foreign students paying 20% more that the Kenyan students.