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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,657 /year
Applications Begin:July 2020
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology
Start Date:September 2020
Academic Unit:School of Computing and Information Technology
Campus:Main Campus
Application Deadline:
Programme Overview

Computer Technology is essential to the effective operations of industry and commerce from large multinational organizations through to small companies. Programmed and programmable systems are now common place in both industry and commerce with substantial growth forecast world wide.Programmable systems require a broad knowledge of software techniques.

This degree is designed to equip students with knowledge of software, data communications and the foundations of electronic systems along with microprocessor design and programming languages. The course is designed to equip graduates for entry into the computing industry as computer systems designers, engineers and integrators.

Emphasis is placed on both the hardware and software aspects of computing, giving an integrated view of computers as systems in a way found in few other courses. Graduates will have a flexible approach to problem solving through an appreciation of the interface between hardware and software in computer or other digital system.

Course Objectives
– Practically based using industry_standard hardware and software
– Opportunity to combine hardware knowledge with software development skills
– Committed to keeping abreast of latest technologies
– Supported by excellent learning and computer laboratory facilities
– The program offers you the opportunity to understand the mathematical and technological foundations of software

Admission Requirements

K.C.S.E; Aggregate C+ and average grade C+ in one of the following subject combinations:a.Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry b.Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science

Diploma in Computer Technology, Computer Science, Information Technology, or in any other relevant diploma with a credit pass from an Institution recognized by the Senate.

Any other qualifications deemed by the Senate to be equivalent to the above.

Application Process
Application Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $45

How to Apply
Application Requirements for qualified students:
– A dully filled registration form – to be obtained from the offices/website upon payment of non-refundable fee.
– Two passport size photos.
– Copies of relevant certificates

Application Procedure
Applications for the courses are on official application forms.
1. click to download JKUAT IT Department application form. or obtain a hand-copy from the office.
2. Pay a non-refundable application fee as follows:
– Certificates: Kshs500
– Diplomas: 1000
– Degrees: Kshs1,500
– Masters: 1,500

Bank Account Numbers:
– Standard Chartered Bank Account number 0108023434900
– Barclays Bank Account Number 0775001216
– Co-operative Bank of Kenya Account Number 01129098952900
– National Bank Account Number 0100359580600
– Equity Bank Account Number 0090291251426

3. Proceed on with filling the application form, ensuring all mandatory fields are filled, attach photocopies of required certificates and submit when done.
Note:
– You will be required to present certified copies of the relevant certificates, Result slips, National Identity Card, Birth Certificate for verifications when reporting.
– IT Department will call or send an SMS to request successful candidates to pick An official admission letter.
Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Application analyst
– Applications developer
– Cyber security analyst
– Data analyst
– Database administrator
– Forensic computer analyst
– Game designer
– Games developer.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Kenyan and East Africa Community Students: $1,657
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,988

Tuition Fees for Kenyan Students = Kshs182,413
Tuition Fees for International Students = Kshs218,895
**EAC (East African Community) Students pay the same amount as Kenyan students. Countries in the East African Community include; Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
NOTE: The tuition fees charged, may vary from programme to programme and from time to time, with foreign students paying 20% more that the Kenyan students.

Relevant Contact

 
Dr. Micheal Kimwele
Director, School of Computing and Information Technology
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries