WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$4,306 /year
Final Award: Master of Science in Computing and Information Systems (MSc-CIS)
Start Date:May 2020
Academic Unit:Faculty of Information Technology
Campus:Madaraka Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

The Master of Science in Computing and Information Systems (MSc CIS) programme is a conversion course designed to create a deep level of knowledge and understanding of the development, implementation, and management of information systems. Applied computer skills are emphasized to address the needs of candidates from various backgrounds wishing to build a career in Information Technology (IT) or to enable them continue in their current professions while applying the latest IT developments.


Program Structure
The programme is designed to create a deep level of knowledge and understanding in core areas such as Programming, Databases, Mobile and Web Technologies, Networks, and Security as well as practical skills in modern-day topics such as Data Science, Data Analytics, and emerging trends in computing.

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  1. Holders of First Class (or GPA of 3.45 – 4) or Upper Second Class Honors (or GPA of 2.85–3.44 )   degrees in any discipline from recognised universities; or
  2. Holders of other related qualifications from recognised universities, considered by the Academic Council as equivalent to a First Class or Upper Second Class degree in any discipline or
  3. Holders of Lower Second Class or at least 2.5 GPA  degrees plus postgraduate diploma or certificates or  at least two years working experience from the day of graduation.
  4. In addition, the applicant must have obtained the minimum university entry requirement i.e. scored at least a C+ in their KCSE (or its equivalent). 

NOTE: If the certificate you obtained in your country is not mentioned above, please message the “Course Contacts” and they will be able to answer all your questions.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan Students: $23
Application Fees for International Students: $23


  1. Dully filled in Graduate Application Form (Download the form here).
  2. Two (2) completed Reference Forms from your professional background or from former professors particularly qualified to attest to the applicant’s qualification for graduate study (Download reference form here).
  3. Certified copies of undergraduate degree certificate and transcript of records (TOR) in English giving full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained.
  4. Certified copy of your Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education – KCSE certificate (Secondary/High School Certificate or its equivalent).
  5. An updated Curriculum Vitae. Please use the Europass CV template  (
  6. Two (2) current passport size photos.
  7. A copy of National Identity Card (ID) or a copy of Passport (bio-data page).
  8. 2,500 Interview fee payable on the interview day.
Career Opportunities

Candidates are prepared to work as:
– Data Management personnel,
– Systems Support personnel,
– System Designers and Developers,
– middle and senior level Managers in IT departments,
– and also as organisational managers who understand IT.
Alternatively, candidates may further their previous careers with a strong understanding of how IT can be suitably applied in their own disciplines.

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Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students: $4,306
Tuition Fees for International Students: $0

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students =476,250KES
Tuition Fees for International Students =
The fees can be changed at anytime as decided by the school authorities.



Relevant Contact

Dr Joseph Onderi Orero
Dean, Faculty of Information Technology
Admissions Office
For Admissions Enquiries