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.

Career Options

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 Science in Computer Science degree program through three avenues:  Direct Entry, Mature Entry and Diploma Entry Schemes.

Programme Name Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Programme Duration 3 Years
Admission Criteria Direct Entry
  1. At least two principal passes at the same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent
  2. At least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in UACE
Diploma Entry
  1. At least 2nd Class (Lower division) diploma in Computer Science, IT, Information Systems, Engineering, Statistics or related field from any recognized institution.
  2. At least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in UACE
CCNA
  1. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate from a recognized institution
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE
  3. At least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in UACE
Mode Dual Mode (online and Local Support)
Fee Type - Per Semester Uganda Shillings 1,200,000

Programme Structure

Students will be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering 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

Fees per semester

Fees per semester Functional Fees Application Fees
1,200,000 UGX 250,000 UGX 50,000 UGX

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of Programme Fees per academic session (USD) Application / Admission Fee
Bachelor’s Degree $700 $30
Undergraduate Diploma $500 $30
Undergraduate Certificate $250 $30

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