Diploma in Computer Science

The Diploma in Computer science (DCS) programme is offered to satisfy the increasing demand for Computer science technicians in both the private and public sectors. It also provides an avenue to those already engaged in the Computing and ICT sector without a diploma qualification in Computer Science to enhance their knowledge and skills and obtain formal qualifications. The DCS curriculum is designed to Provide a formal body of knowledge for students interested in careers in the ever evolving computer industry to both software and hardware fundamentals, and selected electives to allow students to specialize in areas of their interest.

Year of Study Semester Course Code Course Name
Year One Semester One DIT 1101 Computer Fundamentals & Applications
    DFA 1101 Financial accounting I
    DCS 1101 Basic Computational Mathematics
    DIT 1102 Introduction Communication Technology & Internet
    DBM 1103 Business Communication Skills
    DCS 1201 Basic Computer Architecture
Year One Semester Two DIT 1201 Systems Administration
    DIT 1204 Introduction to Website Development
    DCS 1202 Fundamentals of Database Systems
    DCS 1203 Programming Principles
    DCS 1204 Solution Methods in Optimization
Year One Recess Term Recess Term Recess Term
    DCS 1301 IT Practical Skills Development I
    DBM 1301 Entrepreneurship Applications
    DBM 1302 Marketing Skills
Year Two Semester One DIT 2101 Computer Systems Security
    DCS 2101 Data Structures and Algorithms
    DIT 2103 Systems Analysis & Design
    DBC 2102 Research Methodology
    DCS 2104 Application Development Using VB.NET
    DCS 2103 Database Systems Using SQL
Year Two Semester Two DIT 2201 Computer Network & Data Communications
    DIT 2202 Dynamic Website Development
    DIT 2203 Software Engineering
    DCS 2201 Research Project
    DCS 2202 Operating Systems
Year One Recess Term Recess Term Recess Term
    DFA 3101 Financial Literacy
    DCS 3101 IT Practical Skills Development II

Programme Objectives

The graduates from the DCS programme are expected to take up positions such as ICT technicians, Database Administrative assistants, Network Administrators, and Computer/Systems Programmers. Others will take up further studies in Computer science and ICT related courses.

Direct Entry: A candidate must have five (5) passes at O'Level or its equivalent and 2 principal passes at A'Level obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent

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Kampala Campus:

Plot 345 Kyandondo II Road, off Sir Apollo Kaggwa Road
P.O Box 10923 Kampala Uganda
+256 704995289
+256 774461072

Hoima Campus:

Hoima city, Bunyoro-kitara Complex along St.Peters Cathedral
Duhaga Playgrounds
P.O Box 10923 Kampala Uganda
+256 777685115
+256 775868670
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Along Hoima Road
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