Computers have become important and powerful tools in collecting, recording, managing and distributing critical essential masses of information in the world today. <mark>The aim of this programme is to produce a computing science graduate who has competitive technical information technology and communication (ICT) skills necessary and vital in all business environments.</mark> <p></p> Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree programme, the graduate will have acquired diverse information technology knowledge and will be able to demonstrate the ability to apply information technology and communication skills to support, corporate, personal and social work, develop and implement reliable software solutions with proper technical documentation in line with the economic pillar of Kenya Vision 2030
The School of Information and Communication Technology is a remarkable educational environment for talented students to gain current academic experience through the accredited Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program and up-to-date courses that are responsive to rapid changes in technology, industry, employer needs and the changes in the national economic priorities. <p></p> Technological innovations are in demand in many different fields and occupations. <mark>New ideas and creative skills are needed to make those fields more effective, efficient, and able to cope with the accelerating changes in society.</mark> This is what you get at Pioneer International University, School of Information and Communication Technology.
The Informatics and Computing Department aims at producing top notch scholars and practitioners to offer competitive leadership in all aspects of Informatics and Communication Technology and Geo-informatics for the national and international marketplace. We cultivate positive attitude towards computing and its dynamics in a view to produce graduates capable of adapting to the dynamic trends of global markets while upholding the Taita Taveta University’s core values, embraced within our academic programs. <mark>Our Mission is to produce leaders and professionals in computing, Geo-informatics for advancing science and entrepreneurship for enhancing socio-economic and sustainable development.</mark>
This programme offers skills in use of technology to manage and support business related computer systems. The courses offers <mark>career-based training for the development of business information technology systems using varied programming techniques, and software and hardware configurations.</mark> This course is aimed at bridging the existing knowledge gap in organisational data storage, business continuity, disaster recovery, security, business analytics and optimisation and enterprise architecture. <p></p> Learning Outcomes <br> - Plan and implement computer applications in IT industry. <br>- Use Information Technology effectively in the work environment to analyse, identify and define organisation requirements and opportunities. <br> - Design, install and manage computer networked systems. <br> - Analyse the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal and policy issues.
Welcome to the School of Computing and Information Technologies (SCIT) at The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K). The School of Computing offers market driven academic programs from certificate to PhD level with an objective to <mark>transform our students to responsible graduates who are problem solvers in the society.</mark> The school is one of the fastest growing schools in TU-K attracting learners who come either fresh from High schools or those already with a background from other disciplines who have a passion for “ICT”. We are committed to offering our students and stakeholders excellent customer service, excellent teaching using impactful approaches and methodologies such as case based teaching and problem based learning. Moreover, <mark>we expose the learners to the latest technologies. In close collaboration with the industry partners, our students get inducted to the real world of IT projects while still on campus.</mark> True to TU-K’s philosophy of developing holistic graduates with requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes for the real world of work, the school of computing has a tradition of focusing on skills development based on sound theoretical underpinnings and exhibited through demonstration of skills in the studied fields.
The Computing department at USIU-Africa offers a range of academic qualifications and courses to undergraduate and graduate students. The courses are designed to <mark>prepare students for both technical and managerial careers.</mark> The department also offers internationally and industry recognized, professional Certification Programs based on IBM, CISCO, EC-Council, LPI and Microsoft technologies. <p></p> Our programs boast of a small faculty to student ratio and thus students receive personal attention from the faculty and the academic staff. Our programs prepare students to enter the job market having completed extensive practical project work using a variety of system development tools to develop commercial applications. <p></p> The department has a very innovative faculty and technical staff who well updated in their fields. Our faculty is actively involved in interdisciplinary research and collaborations. Currently, the department has research projects funded by the National Research Foundation, USAID, and Internal University Funding. <p></p> The Computing department also provides its students a competitive edge through its apprenticeship program, the AppFactory and Student Clubs. <mark>At the AppFactory the students work with senior software technicians to allow them develop essential workplace skills and the ability to design and implement modern software solutions.</mark> Students are encouraged to join the two professional student clubs in the department: The IT Club and Student Google Developer Student Club.
The Strathmore University Bachelor of Science in Informatics and Computer Science degree prepares candidates to become specialists in both Informatics and Computer Science. <mark>They are able to tackle area of informatics such as big data analytics and health informatics at the same time specializing in other areas of Computer science from its theoretical and algorithmic foundations to cutting-edge developments in computer vision, intelligent systems and other emerging areas in computing.</mark> <p></p> The degree has been developed in response to employer demand for people who have deep technical programming and theoretical computer science knowledge for design of complex systems in the current rapidly expanding knowledge-based society. <p></p> Informatics and Computer Science graduates can design and implement software or devise new ways to use computers or develop effective ways to solve computing problems.
The department is committed to supporting the mission and vision of Kiriri Womens University with an emphasis on enriching the great minds of the ladies and women pursuing a course in technology. Furthermore, to develop and nurture their leadership qualities as we impart knowledge and refine their skills which are essential in the current job market. This is realised through excellent classroom instruction, mentorship as well as directed guidance and counselling. <p></p> In the department, we are currently offering three undergraduate programmes. Students in the Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science <mark>acquire fundamental skills that are applicable to organisations in this dynamic market coupled with the technical aspects that support their careers.</mark> The Diploma in ICT develops students’ interest in technology and fosters their information in the IT industry as well as giving them the knowledge that they can apply in the industry. The Certificate in ICT is designed for the students seeking to acquire the fundamental IT knowledge and skills that can be useful in jumpstarting their careers in this diverse field.
The School of Computing and Informatics gives learners the opportunity to undertake programs in the field of Information Technology, Informatics and Knowledge Management. The school offers various postgraduate and undergraduate programs that are well packaged to give learners the necessary skills to enable students compete favorably in the Job Market. <p></p> The school currently has collaborations with IBM, Oracle and jointly <mark>offers a variety of highly competitive programs in order to give learners the necessary skills that are needed in the market in the fast changing ICT market.</mark> <p></p> Vision <br> To be an innovative school that brings high quality computing and Informatics education at the doorsteps of learners with learner-centric approach exploiting the science of computing and information platforms. <p></p> Mission <br> To provide access to higher educational opportunities in computing and Informatics programmes that will enable learners to develop theoretical, practical, and ethical skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide valuable and creative, innovative and resourceful contribution to society.
The school endeavors to fulfill its mission of providing scholarly engineering education through quality training, research, consultancy and innovation, and community service for industrial and socio-economic transformation of our communities. <p></p> The Computing and Information Technology (CIT) department meets and resolves the large challenges of our time: ICT hardware and software for reduced energy consumption in our society, better survey of our climate, faster communication between people, improved security and privacy, more efficient internet, Artificial intelligence and improved health care. <mark>Through the dedicated efforts of the faculty and students, we have continued to produce highly competitive graduates who continue to make an exceptional contribution to the industry.</mark>
The School of Computing and Information and Technology prides itself on offering a variety of industry relevant courses in the areas of computer science and information technology. We place a strong emphasis on practicum and industry links to ensure our programs remain agile and relevant. In a fast paced and rapidly changing industry you can rest assured that your degree from Murang’a University of Technology is future-proof. <p></p> Our academic programmes are designed to <mark>develop core competencies, our students will be exposed to the many facets of computing & IT and gain specialty in; computing science, software engineering, database design, networking, computer security & forensics and more. You’ll get to do what you love in a fast-paced, innovative industry that values forward-thinking professionals</mark>. <p></p> The School offers several courses and different programs that can be completed both full and part-time
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are the major drivers of the Fourth industrial revolution which is radically transforming the structures of employment models and management techniques/strategies in almost all the sectors across the globe. It is evident that the speed of the current digital/technological breakthroughs has no historical match. Compared with the previous industrial revolutions, the emerging revolution is evolving at an exponential speed, shaking up almost every sector in the entire world and thus warranting paradigm shift in the entire systems of production (education and training), governance and management. <p></p> In response to this, <mark>the School has launched programmes with a focus to producing an innovative and creative graduate, adaptive to the changing trends/needs of the society.</mark> <p></p> Vision<br> To be a leading University in quality training, strategic research, innovation and technology development and transfer. <p></p>Mission<br> <mark>To train and develop human resources equipped with innovative skills to inspire enterprise in the disciplines of engineering, science, health and technology, to meet the demands of a dynamic world.</mark>
Our vision is to be a School of excellence in Information Technology, Computer Science, Research and Innovation, driven by quality in everything we do. <p></p> Access to the KENET virtual laboratory means that lecturers can now provide hands-on training to students on routing and switching laboratory remotely from our campus network. <mark>The KENET laboratory will enable the faculty and students access virtualized machines where they can practice skills like Linux/ Unix, Matlab, Windows Operating Systems</mark> among many others. Teaching staff at the School successfully completed Trainer of Trainers (ToT) Competency Based Education and Training (CBET) course by TVET Curriculum Development, Assessment and Certification Council (TVET-CDACC). Other skills learnt include Training needs assessment, development of occupational standards, Competency based assessment and certification, and competency based curriculum design, development and review.
Currently, we offer four distinctive undergraduate programmes, that is, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology, Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. In addition as from may 2017, we have launched two masters programmes namely; MSc in Information Technology and MSc in Computer Science. <p></p> In response to our customer demand we run diploma programmes to cater for school leavers namely; Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), International Diploma in Computer Studies (IDCS), International Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies (IADCS) to prepare them for more advanced training in IT. For the professional track we offer Cisco Academy programme (Level 1-4) and the International Driving License (ICDL). <p></p> <mark>These programmes are taught by highly qualified and experienced academic staff that are very committed to academic excellence. The programmes are constantly reviewed to reflect the rapidly changing demands in the ICT industry.</mark> <p></p> Through the dedicated efforts of the faculty and students, we have continued to produce highly competitive graduates who continue to make exceptional contribution to the ICT industry. It is most likely that you will find our alumni in many credible organizations. <p></p> The faculty is progressing towards becoming an international leader in ICT research and innovation. To achieve this, the faculty has taken measures to create a conducive environment by setting up the state of art training laboratories and the Information Access Centre. <p></p> This publication has been prepared to provide you, our clients, a comprehensive idea of the courses on offer at postgraduate, undergraduate and skill development levels. Finally, I hope that the learning experience that our esteemed clients obtain from the faculty and the university will be one to cherish dearly.
The CIT department focuses on creating an environment of Innovation, where students and faculty get a platform to practice and demonstrate incredible problem solving abilities for various issues within our society. The department has highly skilled faculty members on various areas in ICT, who provide one on one attention to students within the class rooms, practical lab work and in the implementation of real life solutions using ICT. <mark>The department aims to produce highly competent and disciplined students, who are skilled in specific areas of ICT such as Computer Programming, Mobile Programming, Web Development, Databases, Systems Architecture, Network Engineers</mark>, among others. This is achieved by providing areas of concentrations that address the specific areas in our programs. Besides the normal course curriculum, the department organizes short courses in the form of Bootcamps to train students on new technologies and trends in ICT. Most of these short courses are sponsored by our partners and therefore availed for free to the students. <p></p> Every year, the department runs an annual Design Thinking workshop themed ‘Impact Week’ in collaboration with our partners from Kirche in Aktion – Germany. The focus is to develops practical solutions for sustainable development through innovation. Through this event, leading Design Thinking coaches from SAP, Lufthansa, Volvo, among other leading organizations in Germany, Australia, and Switzerland. </p></p> The CIT department has formed strong partnerships with local and international companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Dell EMC, Seven Seas, among others to ensure that students are exposed to global technologies, enabling them to experience a world-class ICT training, and have access to global career opportunities. Our alumni have excelled as entrepreneurs in the business and IT sector, as well as in the corporate sector, both locally and internationally. <p></p? The Innovation Center hosted by the CIT department <mark>enables students to develop innovations in a guided and professional way. The students are given local and international mentors for their ideas and support in marketing their ideas and selling them to the local and international markets.</mark>
The department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is a leading centre of excellence in research and development. The department has launched a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science programme <mark>which aims at providing students with a solid understanding of the underlying technologies upon which software solutions are built.</mark> <p></p>The programme ensures graduates have the knowledge needed to continually grow as technology evolves and provide a basis for success in any computer science career the student chooses to pursue. The department has skilled staff and boasts of a state of the art computer laboratory.
The mission of the Faculty of Science Engineering & Technology (FSET) is to generate, transmit and preserve quality knowledge by promoting independent and interactive learning and a scientific inquiry in culture and striving for diverse national and global development in pure and applied research in sciences and technology, while seeking to integrate these perspectives. This is in line with the university’s vision and mission as elaborated in the strategic plan <p></p> The objectives of the Faculty are: <br> - <mark>Provide relevant quality higher education, training, research and extension to enable graduates contributes to sustainable national and global development agenda.</mark> <br>- Generate and share research findings with users to solve societal and environmental problems to improve quality of life. <br>- To provide a conducive environment for learning and enhance efficiency of operations in the faculty. <br>- Strengthen faculty governance and prudent management of financial and human resources to maximize productivity to satisfy customers and stakeholders requirements. <br>- Establish mutually beneficial partnerships to provide opportunities and innovative ideas for sustainable study, research, outreach, and infrastructure development.
The School of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) produces high skilled graduates who play a significant role in the Kenyan and Global economy. The School seeks to significantly enhance and expand the visibility of Computing Technology innovative solutions to national and global audience. The School will provide the appropriate environment to ensure that the highest professional standards are achieved and maintained. <p></p> Vision <br> <mark>To provide innovative and high quality computing and Informatics education at the doorsteps of learners with learner-centric approach exploiting the science of computing and information platforms.</mark> <p></p> Mission <br> To provide access to higher educational opportunities in Computing Technology programmes that will enable learners to develop theoretical, practical, and ethical skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide valuable and creative, innovative and resourceful contribution to society.
The Institute of Computing and Informatics (ICI) in Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) is a Teaching, Research and Extension division at the level of a school. The Institute is composed of three sections namely: Information Technology, Computer Science, and Information Systems.<p></p> <mark>The programmes offered respond to the demands of regional, national and global industry priorities in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).</mark> <p></p> The Institute courses are a major enabler to the socio-economic change in the region through the application of ICT technologies. We also endeavor to integrate education and research programmes into a unified system, providing scholars with modern ICT technological platforms for appropriate and industry focused education, with a high degree of work-integrated learning. These platforms include provision of quality education in innovative software development, Networking and other areas of ICT. Through Industrial and other national, regional and international partnerships, the goal of for research and ICT technology transfer can be attained. This will go a long way to creating opportunities for our students to have a broad experience that will enable them fit well in the Industry. <p></p> The Institute offers Bachelor Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT), Bachelor of Technology in Information Communication Technology (BTIT). The Faculty also offers Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT) and Certificates in Information Communication and Maintenance (CICM). <p></p> As part of the University, our mandate also requires participation in community-based and SME projects, with a strong emphasis on commercialization, providing an avenue for ICT innovation that acts as a catalyst ICT technology enterprises growth. This offers opportunity to our students and teaching staff to engage and continue to impact on the development of highly innovative ICT skills as a basis for industrial competitiveness. <p></p> The Institute nurtures a desire for excellence among its teaching staff through various forms of interactions such as seminars, workshops, presentations, brainstorming sessions, exhibitions and conferences in order to spur the growth of technological capacity. The Institute is confident that its certificate, diploma, and undergraduate programmes are offered by highly qualified and experienced academic and support staff, meet the best university standards worldwide. <p></p> The Institute endeavors to play a significant role in ensuring that the National and International development objectives goals are achieved. <br><br>This will be attained by:<br> 1) Admitting and training highly innovative ICT graduates capable of solving societal problems through a well-developed market oriented curriculum in collaboration with stakeholders. <br> 2) Recruiting, capacity building and retaining qualified computing teaching technical staff. <br> 3) Harnessing and disseminating acquired computing knowledge through scientific research and ICT innovations. <br> 4) Developing an effective infrastructure of ICT technology and entrepreneurship. <br> 5) Providing extension services to community while adhering to the code of ethics and professional conduct.
The department of Computer science in the School of Computing and Informatics offers degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to suitably qualified and interested students. At the undergraduate level, the department offers two-degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSc-CS) and Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology (BSc-CT). <mark>BSc-CS is a premier 4-year degree program whose courses are focused on equipping students with both sound theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the broad and fast-changing field of computer science. Graduates of this degree program will have very strong foundations in the theory of computing, software development, and information systems.</mark> <p></p> BSc-CT program embodies the science and technology of design, construction, implementation, and maintenance of software and hardware components of modern computing systems and computer-controlled equipment and environment. The graduates from this relatively new computing degree program will have undertaken courses that equip them with detailed hardware design and technological aspects of computer systems. <p></p> At the post-graduate level, the Department of Computer Science offers MSc in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science. The master's program is designed to be completed in two years while the Ph.D. program includes coursework and must be should be completed in four to seven years. Both the postgraduate programs have a rigorous research component, supervised by experienced faculty.
Our clients are the students, our faculty recognise that they exist because of this clientele; we are therefore in the business of mentoring this great asset in any country the world over and to release its potential. We recognise that in any country the world’s biggest innovators are the youth. <mark>Universities deal with the young and the ICT department recognises the great potential these people have. We also recognise that given the opportunity and resources, our students’ creativity has no limit.</mark> In order to help our students realise their potential, our greatest asset remains a motivated faculty and support staff. <p></p> The department will therefore endeavour to develop this human asset, that most times is greatly ignored, so as to achieve its mission. Like a cook whose success is measured by appreciation of what he cooks, our success will be measured in terms of the success of our graduates. The success of our graduates will attest to the success of our faculty. To achieve this, the department will strive to recognise department staff for any outstanding service and everyone's contribution to our success. <p></p> Vision <br>To be a competitive centre of excellence in ICT <p></p> Mission <br>To produce competitive graduates who meet ICT market demands. <p></p> Core Values <br>1. Excellence <br>2. Academic Freedom <br>3. Professionalism <br>4. Creativity <br>5. Innovation <br>6. Truth <br>7. Equal Opportunity <br>8. Dynamism <br>9. Integrity <br>10. Teamwork
We offer programmes tailored towards providing IT students with relevant knowledge and practical skills that enables them to take appropriate professional and leadership positions in Information and Communication Technology upon their graduation. Our curricula are regularly reviewed to meet the emerging technological trends and demands from the research and industry. <mark>We regularly review our curricula to cater for emerging technological trends.</mark> The department endeavors to generate the necessary IT manpower for both local and global markets. <p></p> MISSION<br> The mission of the Department of Information Technology is to conceive and design courses that enhance and support effective organisational information management. The department considers effective management of information assets and resources as critical to successful organisational performance, innovativeness and competitive edge. <p></p> AIMS AND OBJECTIVES <br> The department aims to produce individuals capable of: <br> - To facilitate the school to graduate at least 80% of final year students into the job market and ensure 80% of continuing students successfully progress to the next level each year. - To produce at least 3 publications in internationally refereed journals and 2 conference proceedings in an academic year. - To maintain at least one linkage with similar institution and/or industry.
The Department of Computer Science (DCS) was originally formed in 1969 as the Computing Centre, a Department in the Faculty of Engineering. In 1976, the Computing Centre moved to the Chiromo Campus where it occupied the purpose-built premises used by the School today. It was formally established in 1977 as the Institute of Computer Science whose mandate included academic as well as university ICT services. In the year 2002, and in the interest of realizing more focused management and efficiency of the two functions, ICS was split into two units i.e. ICTC and SCI now department of Computer Science (DCS). <p></p> <mark>The department takes its name from the core competencies that it seeks to nurture: Computing, to cover the theory and science of computation and Informatics to exemplify the practical outworking of this theory in technology and application. The department is a regional leader in research, research and development (R&D) and advanced education in computing. It was the first to offer Bachelors and Postgraduate degrees in Computer Science in the region.</mark> <p></p> Department of Computer Science is located at the picturesque Chiromo Campus off Riverside Drive within the College of Biological and Physical Science of the University of Nairobi. The department is housed in a two storey building with office facilities for over 50 members of staff, a computer room, several computer labs with a fully networked modern computer infrastructure, a library and several classrooms. <p></p> It is charged with teaching and research activities. It has eleven on-going and very competitive programmes: Diploma (Computer Science), BSc. (Computer Science), M.Sc. in Computer Science with specialization in Computational intelligence and Distributed Computing Technology, M.Sc. in Information Systems with specialization in IT Management, ICT4D and Applied Computing. PhD (Information Systems) and PhD (Computer Science). <p></p> The research mandate of the Department of Computer Science consists of seven research groups in the following thematic areas:<br> <br>1. E-governance <br>2. Mobile Financial Services <br>3. ICT for development (ICT4D) <br>4. Human Language Technology (HLT) <br>5. Technology Supported Learning <br>6. Distributed systems and networks <br>7. E-science