Computer applications and software have flooded every aspect of our human life. From checking the weather to ordering food, there now exists applications for doing almost everything. Even though there exists programmers and software developers who are not trained computer scientists, the difference between professionals and self-taught practitioners is glaring. This program offers you a pathway to become a trained computer scientist by obtaining a degree in the field. The program seeks to equip you with the requisite knowledge in ensuring computer and network security and designing web applications, websites and complex computer systems to solve societal problems.
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.
Head of department
Mr. Joseph Kobina Panford
Entry Requirements: Applicants with any of the following qualifications from an accredited Institution or University could apply.
HND or its equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Data Processing, Information Systems/Sciences and any area related to any of the programs listed.
Graduates from the program become entrepreneurs or work in any industry where IT professionals and technicians are in demand.