Program Goal

This programme offers knowledge and skills in a range of computer skills to ensure learners can provide solutions to a dynamic world. The course deals with the processes, methodologies, techniques, and tools of developing high-quality software systems in a cost-effective manner. The course is tailored to meet the high demand for software engineers among the fastest growing ICT profession in Kenya and beyond.

Career Opportunities

  • Software application developer
  • Information security analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer systems manager
  • Database Administrator

Programme Goals

  1. Provide a knowledge base that applies both computer science and engineering principles and practices to the creation, operation, and maintenance of software systems.
  2. The programme sets to provide student with hands-on knowledge in software engineering concepts, analysis, designing, project management, testing, and
  3. development with an additional practical programming environment.

Duration of Programme

Five (5) trimesters

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • An aggregate mean grade of C- and above in K.C.S.E
  • D- in Mathematics
  • D- in either English or Kiswahili OR Relevant qualification approved by the University Senate

Learning Outcomes

  • The graduates will learn technical, methodological and organizational skills; they will subsequently build a foundation to go on and lead major projects in software engineering in many industrial and commercial sectors.
  • The graduates will have up to date knowledge and skills in the fundamental concepts of software engineering and computing
  • Graduates will gain skills needed to design software that is user-friendly, affordable, and easy to maintain.

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