BSc (Hons) In Computing

 The course is offered at Oshwal College in collaboration with the University of Greenwich – UK. On completion of a two(2) year Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing and Systems Development, Students join a one(1) year BSc (Hons)  in Computing degree programme . The College operates on the basis of two semesters commencing in the first week of January and July respectively.

Students can take this course as a final year (top-up) program or three year program2017progress

Alternative/other Entry requirements:

Qualifications for entry will be assessed on an individual basis for each applicant. The  other basic minimum qualifications are:

  • Pearson HND Business Information Systems or other recognized HND computing programmes
  • KNEC Advanced Diploma in Computing.
  • Diploma in Computing, IT or multimedia which are equivalent in standard to a UK Higher National Diploma will be accepted provided it gives the prerequisite knowledge and understanding required for the programme.
  • IMIS Higher Diploma
  • ABE Advanced Diploma in Business Information Systems.
  • ACP Advanced Diploma
  • NCC International Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies
  • BCS Diploma or Professional Graduate Diploma
  • Any other program of equivalent academic standards, as formally recognized by the University of Greenwich AND Be aged at least 19 years at the start of the program
  • Equivalent qualification: Students with any other relevant academic qualifications and work experience as approved by UoG.

Final Year (TOP-UP) Program

Course offered at this level
Semester 1
comp 1648 – Development Frameworks and Methods
comp 1639 –  Database Engineering
comp 1647 –  Information Technology Planning
comp 1108 (start)  – Project in Computing
Semester 2
comp 1640 –  Enterprise Web Software Development
comp 1661 – Application Development for Mobile Devices
comp 1645 – Information Requirements Analysis
comp 1108 (finish) – Project in Computing

Three Year Program

Entry requirements:

Qualifications for entry will be assessed on an individual basis for each applicant. The basic minimum qualifications are:

Students must have successfully completed one of the following:

  • Equivalent of two (2) A levels at grade C or above
  • KCSE Mean Grade C+ and above with a minimum of grade C in Maths and English.
  • Students who wish to transfer from universities in Kenya after they have successfully completed first year or above on similar program AND Be aged atleast 19 years at the start of the program.

Course structure

  • It is a three (3) years program with modules in each year as shown below

Year One

  • COMP 1148 Computer Programming 1 (30 Credits)
  • COMP 1152 System Building 1 (30 Credits)
  • COMP 1587 Communication Systems 1 (15 Credits)
  • COMP 1588 Computer Systems Architectures 1 (15 Credits)
  • MATH 1110 Logical Foundations (15 Credits)
  • MATH 1111 Quantitative Methods (15 Credits)

And an addition

  • COSK 1001 Personal Development Programme (0 Credits)

Year Two

  • COMP 1592 Organisation and Project Management (30 Credits), & 90 Credits of options chosen from:
  • COMP 1158 Systems Building 2 (30 Credits)
  • COMP 1549 Advanced Programming (15 Credits)
  • COMP 1551 Application Program Development (15 Credits)
  • COMP 1554 Computer Programming 2 (15 Credits)
  • COMP 1556 Database Applications Technologies (15 Credits)
  • COMP 1565 Visual Application Development (15 Credits)
  • COMP 1039 Multimedia Production (30 Credits)

Among others to be confirmed by the UOG

Year Three

Project (30 Credits)

Three Options from:

(All 30 Credits)

  • COMP 1037 Web Application Technologies
  • COMP 1578 System Building 3
  • COMP 1326 IS Planning & Management
  • COMP 1087 Enterprise Database Systems
  • COMP 1207 eTechnology
  • COMP 0195 Artificial Intelligence

And an addition

  • COSK 1001 Personal Development Program (0 Credits)

Examinations

Students are assessed by one examination and one coursework for each module. One examination is held at the end of an academic year, in May and December

Guidance notes

Timings:

The timings are designed to suit both Full-time and Part-time students. The class times are as follows:

Full-time Classes: 8.30 a.m. –  4.00 p.m.     (Monday to Friday)
Part-time Classes: 5.45 p.m. – 7.45 p.m.     & (Sat. 8.30 a.m-4.00 p.m.)

College Registration Requirements

Fully completed admission form, two passport-size photographs (new students) or one for continuing students and a photocopy of school certificate/ result slip is required. The registration, sending of entries for examinations, results or any other correspondence should be done through the College.

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