Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

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 Philosophy of the Programme.

The philosophy, aims and objectives are to:

  1. to create in students the awareness of and enthusiasm for Computer Science and its capabilities.
  2. to involve the students in an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying
  3. to provide a broad and balanced foundation in Computer Science knowledge and practical skills.
  4. to develop in students through an education in Computer Science a range of transferable applicable skills of information technology to all aspects of human endeavours.
  5. to generate in students an appreciation of the importance of computer in an industrial, economic, technological and social context.
  6. to provide students with knowledge and skills base for further studies in Computer Science or multi-disciplinary studies involving Computer Science.


Admission Requirement


The entry requirements shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry,  Physics, Biology or Agricultural Science at the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent.


Direct Entry

  • All Candidates for Direct Entry must possess the UTME entry requirements.
  • Holders of GCE A’level/IJMB passes in Mathematics and at least one other relevant subject may be admitted into 200 level.
  • ND Holders with a minimum of Upper Credit in relevant discipline may be admitted into 200 level.
  • NCE Holders with  two credit passes in relevant discipline may be admitted into 200 level.
  • Holders of HND with Lower Credit in relevant discipline may be admitted into 200 level. Holders of HND with Upper Credit or Distinction in relevant discipline may be admitted into 300 Level.


   Learning Outcomes

  1. a) Regime of Subject Knowledge

Each institution providing degree programmes in Computer Science is free, within the context of university autonomy and academic freedom to decide on the content, nature and organization of its courses and modules.  However, it is expected that all programmes will ensure that students are conversant with the core areas  of computer science:

  1. b) Competencies and Skills

Students are expected to develop a wide range of different abilities, dynamism and skills.

These may be divided into three categories, viz.

  • Cognitive Abilities and Skills
  • Practical Skills
  • General Skills


  1. c) Behaviourial Attitudes

General skills relating to non-subject specific competencies, communication, interpersonal,  organization skills.


Attainment Levels

Graduates of  Computer Science are expected to have the ability to apply knowledge and skills to solving theoretical and practical problems in Computer Science, development of relevant ICT for national  development and societal needs.

      Graduation Requirements:       UTME   :  165 Credit Units

Direct Entry  :  120 Credit Units