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Software Engineering

Software Engineering is a 2 years Diploma examined by City and Guilds.

Entry requirements for Software Engineering

KCSE D plain

About Software Engineering

This diploma course in software engineering offers knowledge and skills in a range of computer skills to ensure learners can provide solutions to a dynamic world.

The course deals with the processes, methodologies, techniques, and tools of developing high-quality software systems in a cost-effective manner.

The course is tailored to meet the high demand for software engineers among the fastest-growing ICT profession in Kenya and beyond.

Career Opportunities

  • Software application developer
  • Information security analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer systems manager
  • Database Administrator

Learning Outcomes

  • The graduates will learn technical, methodological and organizational skills; they will subsequently build a foundation to go on and lead major projects in software engineering in many industrial and commercial sectors.
  • The graduates will have up to date knowledge and skills in the fundamental concepts of software engineering and computing
  • Graduates will gain skills needed to design software that is user-friendly, affordable, and easy to maintain.


Objectives of Software Engineering

The diploma in software engineering provides a knowledge base that applies both computer science and engineering principles and practices to the creation, operation, and maintenance of software systems.

The programme sets to provide student with hands-on knowledge in software engineering concepts, analysis, designing, project management, testing, and development with an additional practical programming environment.

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