Department of Computing

Mr. David Kakeeto

Head of Department

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The Department of Computing and Information Sciences is one of the major pillars in the University. The Department looks forward to achieving the University Mission of cultivating learner; Competence, Creativity, Creativity and Character. Ensuring perfect and effective teaching is our number one Departmental strategy. This Department has produced quality graduates in the fields of Computer Science and Information Technologies and majority have been employed by strong companies and organizations, but again many have used the ICT knowledge and skills to become entrepreneurs. The Department has qualified and highly experienced staff who have demonstrated high level of proficiency in the ICT industry.

Core values of the Department:  

  • Integrity: being faithful, respectful, openness and honest in performing our duties.
  • Communication: continuous attachment to our obligation, raising issues of concern and reporting on time cases failure to fulfill our any duties.
  • Teamwork: Working together to attain our objectives.

The Department runs a number of academic programs: the Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology, The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology, Business and Information Technology, The Master of Science in Computer Science, The Master of Computing and Information Systems, Masters of Information Technology, The Diploma in Office Management and Secretarial Studies, Records and Information management, Degree  in Office Management and Secretarial Studies, Records and Information management, Postgraduate Diploma Office Management and Secretarial Studies. We also offer Advanced Certificate in Computer Studies (one year) which has been used as a bridging course to enable students who did not pass well their A-level exams to get a chance of doing Diploma (two years) and then qualify for degree admission (minimum of two years). Undergraduate programs run on: Day, Evening, Weekend and Distance sessions whereas our postgraduate programs are only managed on Weekend.