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Bachelor of Science in Informatics program

Strathmore University

Bachelors Degree Program 4 Years

Course Details

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree at Strathmore University prepares candidates to become specialists in Informatics.

Informatics brings together people, technology and information to create knowledge and subsequently wealth. This programme at Strathmore University is designed to meet the increasing demand in the market place for Informatics professionals with a deep knowledge of computer architecture, high technical and programming skills, and the capacity to design and implement ICT systems taking advantage of emerging technologies.

The Strathmore University Bachelor of Science in Informatics graduates need to understand organizational culture and work in inter-disciplinary teams with focus on people. The course at Strathmore University is structured to meet the qualification needs and skill requirements of growing computer and software industry. It focuses on development and implementation of software systems and administration of computer and information systems answering the industry need for ICT experts for research, development and software engineering centres.

Courses in humanities and ethics are included to address wider awareness of social and human life that form the society, the private life and human relations, and consequently the life of a company and its performance.

Minimum Entry Requirements

To enroll into the Bachelor of Science in Informatics degree program at Strathmore University, a student requires:

  • KCSE B with a minimum of B both in maths and English
  • KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes, and a minimum of a Credit Pass in Mathematics at KACE.
  • Candidates seeking to do Bachelor of Informatics are required to sit an General Entrance Examination (GEE), which shall consists of: Mathematics, English and finally an Oral interview.

Applicants should report to the University by 8.00 a.m. on the day of the interview and should bring:

  • Three (3) passport-size photographs
  • Original and photocopies of all relevant academic and professional certificates
  • Copy of the National ID/ Birth Certificate/ Passport ? Entrance Examination fee of Kshs. 600.

Interviews are held on every Tuesday and Thursday.

Course Objectives

The Strathmore University Bachelor of Science graduates are prepared to work as

  • Software Developers,
  • System Administrators,
  • Information System Developers,
  • System Analysts and Designers,
  • Research Associate,
  • Installation Engineers,
  • Maintenance Engineers,
  • Integration Engineers,
  • Network Administrators

The Bachelor of Science in Informatics (BSc.IF) at Strathmore University has been developed in response to employer demand for people who have more than just technical skill but also understand their employer's organization and use strong people skills to work in a team environment.

 

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