Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Computer Engineering focuses on areas of hardware, data communications and software engineering. This programme blends theory and practice into a learning experience that develops skills applicable to complex real-world problems in the field of computer engineering. Students study the design of digital hardware and software including communications systems, computers and devices.

Graduates of this programme will be specialists in

  • Information systems for companies
  • Digital circuit design and fabrication technologies
  • Distributed systems design and development
  • Digital communication systems design and development
  • Embedded systems development
  • Digital security and artificial intelligence.

A number of career opportunities are open for the graduate of Computer Engineering programme and
they include:

  • Software Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Database administrator
  • Digital Circuit designer
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Digital communication expert
  • Digital security expert
  • Embedded systems expert
  • Network engineer
  • Systems administrator
  • A position in the academia

Admission Requirements

Students will be admitted to the Bachelor of Information Science degree program through three avenues:  Direct Entry, Mature Entry and Diploma Entry Schemes.

Programme Name

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Programme Duration 4 Years
Admission Criteria Direct Entry
  • A principal pass in Mathematics.
  • At least two principal passes at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) of which one of them MUST be in Mathematics

Diploma Entry

Applicants applying on the diploma scheme should ful l the following requirements;

  • At least a 2nd class (Lower division) Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or any other diploma with either Mathematics or Computer Science, as one of the subjects from any recognized Institution.
  • Have obtained at least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in UACE
  • Have obtained at least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at same sitting in UACE.

Mature Age Entry Scheme

For admission under the Mature Age Entry Scheme, a candidate must have sat and passed the university mature age entry examinations from a recognized center. To sit for university mature age, the candidate must have age of at least 25 years and must have completed Uganda Certi cate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent at least 3 years earlier. The candidate must possess at least a Credit in Mathematics at UCE.

Mode Dual Mode (online and Local Support)
Fee Type - Per Semester Uganda Shillings:1,200,000

Programmme Structure

CODE COURSE TITLE LH   TH   PH   CH  

CU  

YEAR  1:SEMESTER  1 (6 Core  Courses)        

 

CS 101 Computer Applications and Systems 45 - 30 60 4
BA 104 Business Communication 45 - - 30 60 4
MT  109 Analytical  Techniques I 45 - - 45 3
CE 100 Physics of Electricity and Magnetism 45 - - 45 3
CE 101 Engineering Drawing 45 45 3
  Semester load         16
YEAR  1:SEMESTER  2 (6 Core  Courses)        

 

CS 100 Structured Programming  45    30     -  60  4
MT  110 Analytical  Techniques II 45      -     - 45 3
CE 102 Circuit  Theory 45 - - 45 3
CE 103 Communications Systems 30     - 30 45 3
MT  101 Discrete Mathematics 45    - 45 3
CE 104 Electronic Devices 45      -      - 45 3
     Semester load         19
    Electives:- (No Electives Course          
Recess Term TM 101     Community  Engagement   - -   - -  

120

  75    5
YEAR  2:SEMESTER  1 (6 Core  Courses)          
CS 200 Object Oriented Programming  45 30  – 60  4
SE 201 Introduction to Software Engineering 45 30 60 4
CE 200 Engineering Systems Analysis With  Numerical Methods 45     -     - 45 3
CE 201 Microelectronic Applications 30      - 30 45 3
CE 202
Electives:-
Electronic Circuits
(No  Elective  Course)
30      - 30 45 3
YEAR  2:SEMESTER  2 (6 Core  Courses)        

 

CE 205 Digital  Electronics  45 30 60 4
CE 206 Continuous Time Linear Systems 45 45 3
MT  105 Probability and Statistics 45 - 30 60 4
NW 201 Computer Networks and Data Communications 45 - 30 60 4
TM  201 Research Methods 45 - - 45 3
YEAR  2:RECESS TERM
TM  200 Community  Engagement II - - - - 120 60  4
YEAR  3:SEMESTER  1 (5 Core  Courses)        

 

IS 300 Database Management Systems

45

  30

60

4

CE 301 Discrete Time Linear Systems

45

30 60 4
NW 205 Distributed  Real time Systems

52

16 60 4
CS 102 Computer Architecture

30

30 - - 45 3
CE 302
Electives:-
NW 204
Communication Systems Engineering
(At least 1 Elective  Course)
Cloud Computing

30

45



30
- -

30

60
2

4
CS 206 Computer Graphics

45

30 - - 60 4
YEAR  3: SEMESTER 2 (5 Core  Courses)          
CE 303 Digital  Signal Processing    45  30     - -  60 4
CE 304 Instrumentation and Measurements

45

30
- -
60
4
CE 305 Microprocessors

45

- -
45
3
CE 306 Digital  Systems Design & VLSI Technology

30

- -
30
45
3
CS 201
Electives:-
IS 306
Operating Systems
(At least 1 Elective  Course)
Data Mining and Business Intelligence

30

45

30 – - - 30 45

60
3
4
CS 303
YEAR  3:
TM  300
Image Processing
RECESS TERM:
Community  Engagement III

45

- -

30

- -
- -

120
60

60
4

4
YEAR  4: SEMESTER 1(5 Core  Courses)          
 CS 203   Artificial Intelligence  45  –    30    60

4

BA 200 Project Planning and Management

30

- - 30 45 3
NW 202 Mobile Application  Development

120 60 4
CE 204 Control Systems

45

- - 30 60 4
CS 208
Electives:-
NW 305
Embedded Systems Software
(At least 1 Elective  Course)
Advanced Mobile Application  Development

30

30

- -

30
30

- -
45

45
3

3
CE 307 Selected Topics in Computer Engineering

30

- - - - 45 3
YEAR  4: SEMESTER 2 (5 Core  Courses)          
SE 307 Software Quality  and Assurance    30     - -     30     45 3
IS 311 Professional Ethics

30

- - 30 45 3
BA 108 Entrepreneurship Theory and Principles

30

- - 30 45 3
CE 400
Electives:-
CS 306
Computer Engineering Project
(At least 1 Elective  Course)
Data Forensics

30



150

30
75

45
5

3
CS 301 Game Development

30

- - 30 45 3

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