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Bachelor of Computer Science (Systems Administration or Communication Networks)
Modes of Study  Full-time/ Part-time
Duration 3 Years
Level of Programme Undergraduate
Course Code 07BCMS


The Bachelor of Computer Science aims at providing educational opportunities for students who wish to be trained in computer  science  with  a  specialisation  in  Systems  Administration  or  Communication  Networks.  The  programme  will  give  students  an  opportunity  to apply principles of computing and develop  the cognitive and practical skills  to address  the growing demand in Systems Administration and Communication Networks in the country, the region and worldwide. Additionally, the programme aims to  equip students with the technical and soft skills required to build software that appeals to their users and addresses real problems.  Through this programme, students will also be able to design, implement, and evaluate a computing‐based solution to meet a given  set of computing requirements in the context of the programme’s discipline.


Graduates  of  this  programme  will  be  able  to  find  employment  in  public  and  private  sectors  in  various  roles  of  Systems  Administrators and Network specialists. Furthermore, they will have the ability to exercise their creativity and create start‐ups and  companies with innovative solutions.


Admission Requirements 

 Candidates may  be considered  for admission  to  the Bachelor  of Computer Science if  they meet  the NUST General  Admission  Requirements  (Part  1  of  the  Yearbook).  In  addition,  applicants  must  have  a  minimum  "D"‐symbol  in  Grade  12/NSSC  Mathematics  at  Ordinary  Level, or equivalent. The Faculty reserves the right to consider candidates who have a "D"‐symbol in  NSS Mathematics at Ordinary Level, or equivalent through other relevant criteria.

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