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Computer Science

The aims and objectives for running of the program are as follows: The aims and objectives of the parallel program and the admission requirements are the same as that of the regular program: The aims and objectives for the running of the program are as follows:

The Department of Computer Science offers in-depth training for students with sound academic backgrounds in Mathematics and Science and who are aspiring to become professionals in the field of Information Technology.

The primary goal of the department is to produce and provide the public sector of the nation as well as private organizations and institutions with world-class Computer Programmers, Computer Analysts, System Analysts, and Management Information Specialists.

The Department also offers research opportunities for graduate studies with well-equipped computer laboratories and other research facilities.

Admission Requirements

  • WASSCE:  Applicants must have credits(A1-C6)  in THREE core subjects, namely English, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, and three elective subjects including Mathematics with a total aggregate of 24 or better. Aggregates are computed as A1=1, B2=2, B3=3, C4=C5=C6=4. D7 and E8 are not acceptable.
  • SSSCE:  Applicants must have credits (A-D)  in THREE core subjects, namely English, Mathematics, and Integrated Science, and three elective subjects including Mathematics with a total aggregate of 24 or better. Aggregates are computed as A=1, B=2, C=3, and D=4. Grade E is not acceptable.

 

  • A’Level candidate must have:

GCE O’level certificate with Credits in at least FIVE subjects including Mathematics and English. Must also have THREE passes at the Advance Level including Mathematics and Physics.

 

  • MATURE Candidates must

Be at least 25 years, should possess a GCE O’ level certificate with Credits in at least FIVE subjects including English and Mathematics. Possession of an A’ level certificate will be an added advantage. In addition, candidates will be required to write an Entrance Examination in Mathematics and also attend an oral interview.

HND Diploma holders

  • Applicants with Diploma/HND certificate in Computer Science, Science and Engineering from any recognized university, University College, and/or Polytechnic qualify for admission. Applicants with 2nd Class (Upper Division) will be admitted to Year Two while all others will be admitted to Year One.
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