Mount Kenya University Diploma In Computer Science, to be an African role model excellence in science and technology in education and training. To provide world class teaching, research and renovative extension services for sustainable scientific and technological development.
Why study the Programme
It is believed that all people and communities have capacities and capabilities to undertake activities of scientific and technological nature for social, economic and industrial development.
The aim of the diploma course is to provide students with a wide range of technological skills required in the industry.
i. To promote excellence in teaching, research and community services.
ii. To increase, access, and equity in quality higher education
iii. To produce graduates who can apply scientific and technical knowledge skills and abilities in the first changing society in the economy.
iv. To equip learners with both theoretical and practical skills in computer fields.
For a student to be admitted into the diploma into computer engineering, he/she should certify one of the following minimum requirements.
i. The student must be a holder of a minimum aggregate grade of C in KCSE and grade C- in Mathematics and Physics
Or Division III in KCE with credit passes in Mathematics and English
ii. The student must have credit pass and above in the Certificate in Computer Engineering or equivalent qualification may be considered for admission.
Mature Entry Requirements
The mature age entry requirements are as stipulated below
• Minimum aggregate of C- plus a relevant certificate
• Have at least two years’ work experience in the field of study being sort
• Pass an entrance examination set and administered by the university.
Programme Duration: 7 Trimesters
The University shall have both full time and part time students
The duration of the diploma course shall extend over a period of SEVEN trimesters including 3 Months for industrial attachment
For part time students the duration for diploma course shall not exceed 36 Months, including three months of industrial attachment in a business organization.
Programme Start Dates:
January, May, September
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