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Tuition Fees:$1,146 /year
Applications Begin:January 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:School of Technology
Campus:Greenhill
Application Deadline: June 2021
Programme Overview

The BSc in Computer Science is a four-year programme which aims to equip graduates with a stronger mathematical and technical skills and knowledge to take on appropriate positions in industry upon graduation, and to grow into leadership positions or to pursue research or graduate studies in the field. Graduates of the programme can position themselves in a large number of exciting fields of works, including digital animation, knowledge engineering, software architecture, web design, digital media, and security consultancy.
By the end of the programme, graduates should be able to:
– understand and contribute to the scientific, mathematical and theoretical foundations on which information technologies are built;
– explain and apply appropriate information technologies and employ appropriate methodologies to help an individual or organization achieve its goals;
– Anticipate the changing direction of information technology and evaluate and communicate the implications of these changes to an individual or organisation;
– and live and work as contributing, well rounded, members of society.

Curriculum

First Year 
Programming Fundamentals
Accounting Foundations
Fundamentals of Computing
Object-Oriented Programming I
Calculus I
Calculus II
Economic Science
Communication Skills II
Communication Skills
Reading Seminar in Humanities

Second Year
Discrete Mathematics
Web Technologies
System Analysis and Design
Probability and Statistics
Object Oriented Programming II
Database Systems
Computer Org. and Architecture
Linear Algebra
Management and Org. Behaviour
Electronic Circuits

Third Year
Computing Theory
Systems Modelling & Simulation
Operating Systems
Numerical Methods
Data Com. & Networks
Software Engineering
Mobile Programming
Adv Data Com. & Networks
Data Structures And Algorithm
Human Computer Interaction
Advanced Probability & Statistics
Adv Data Structures & Algorithms

Year Four:
Compiler Design
Operations Research
Management Information Systems
Survey of Programming Languages
Ethical & Legal Issues in Computing
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Graphics
Real-Time and Embedded Systems
Project I
Project II
Elective 1
Elective 2

Electives
Parallel & Distributed Systems
Data Warehousing and Mining
Wireless Networks
Robotics
IT Project Management

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following:
– SSSCE: Aggregate score of 24 or better. Credit passes (A-D) in 6 Subjects including Core Mathematics, Core Science & English, plus Physics or Elective Mathematics.
– WASSCE: Aggregate score of 24 or better. Credit Passes (A1-C6) in 6 Subjects including Core Mathematics, Core Science & English, plus a pass of C6 or better in Physics or Elective Mathematics.
– GCE A‘Level: Aggregate 12 or better with a pass of D or better in Physics or Mathematics.
– Diplomas/Certificates from local and foreign institutions authenticated by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).
– Mature Students must be at least 25 years at the time of applying and must write a qualifying exam and score an average of 50% in it. They must also have relevant working experience plus credit passes in Mathematics and English.
– HND holders in relevant disciplines may be admitted to Level 200.
– Certificate in Information and Communication Technology from GIMPA with an average score of not less than 55%. They must equally satisfy the requirements above for entering a tertiary institution

Application Process
Application Fees for Ghanaian Students: $26
Application Fees for International Students: $100

How to Apply:
Application forms may be purchased from the Cashier’s Office at the Greenhill campus of GIMPA, or downloaded.
The following documents should be included:
– Certified Copies of certificates and any other relevant academic records(Original Transcript).
– Original Transcripts not Result Slip. Must be in a sealed envelope with the signature and stamp of Registrar across envelope
– Three (3) recent Passport sized Photographs, one of which should be affixed to the form. The other 2 should be endorsed by a Senior Public Officer above the rank of Assistant Director, Lawyer or a Medical Doctor.
– Two self-addressed envelopes with a local express stamp

**Ghanaian Students pay an Application fee of GHS.150, while International Students pay GHS.577
Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Software Developer
– Database Administrator
– Computer Hardware Engineer
– Computer Systems Analyst
– Computer Network Architect
– Web Developer
– Information Security Analyst
– Computer and Information Research Scientists.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ghanaian Students: $1,146
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,006

Tuition Fees per year for Ghanaian students = GHs.6,600
Tuition Fees per year for International students (Africans) = GHs.17,313
Tuition Fees per year for International students (Non-Africans) = GHs.25,970

Payment Plan-Percentage of Annual Fee:
Fresh Students = First Semester : 60%, Second Semester: 40%
Continuing Students = First Semester : 50%, Second Semester: 50%

Lecturers

Below are lecturers in the School of Technology:
Joseph K. Adjei, PhD
Senior Lecturer / Dean, School of Technology

Gamel O. Wiredu, PhD
Associate Professor / Head of Department / Head of Quality Assurance

Eric Kuada
Lecturer /HOD, Department of Computer Science

Dr. Emmanuel S. Adabor
Senior Lecturer

Felicia Nana Ama Engmann
Lecturer

Kwasi Boakye-Boateng
Lecturer

Samuel Tweneboah-Koduah
Lecturer

Joseph Budu
Lecturer

Nana M. A. Assyne
Lecturer

Julius Azasoo
Lecturer

Daniel N. Treku
Lecturer

Kofi Arhin
Lecturer

Emmanuel Antwi Boasiako
Lecturer

DR. OTENG GYASI KWAME
Lecturer

MR. EMMANUEL AYITEY DJABA
Assistant Lecturer

Silas Gah
Assistant Lecturer

Solomon Odei-Appiah
Assistant Lecturer

Raphael Amponsah
Assistant Lecturer

Justice Nueteh Terkper
Assistant Lecturer

Relevant Contact

 
Dr Joseph K. Adjei
Dean School of Technology
 
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