KNUST Admission into Computer Science: Entry Mode, Entry Mode, Entry Level ,Assessment and Job Opportunity
Computers (Computer Scientists) are the driving force behind today’s society. You can now shop safely online, withdraw money from an ATM, process and print your documents in real time, ride in planes, print in 3D, and know your baby’s sex before birth – these are only a few of the challenges that computer scientists face every day by applying their technological research, design, and programming skills that they learn at Kwame Nkrumah university of Science And Technology to create better and more intelligent tools for a more exciting and improved world. Computing Science encompasses both the theory as well as the practice of using or operating computers. This programmn KNUST.
This programme is widely taught as full time or part-time at all levels.
Prior qualification in General Science (with emphasis on Physics and Elective Mathematics) is necessary for enrollment in this programme
• Credit passes (A1 – C6) in core subjects • Credit passes in Elective Mathematics and any two of Chemistry, Physics or Biology.
• Must be, at least, 25 years by (certain date). • Should have a minimum of GCE/SSSCE/WASSCE Certificate or an equivalent qualification. • Must pass a University Entrance Exam.
Masters (MPhil, MA, MSc) A good first degree (at least a second class lower division) in a relevant field of study at any recognised University
Normally a Master’s degree with research in the relevant field will be required for admission to this programme. Where an applicant is judged to have any deficiency, this may be remedied by requiring the applicant to make up as appropriate either by course work or mini-project or both.
How Programme Is Assessed
Students are assessed by any combination of two assessment methods: quizzes/interim/mid-semester tests and written examinations at the end of each course.
From games developer to manager of IT and communications services, you’ll have a range of opportunities open to you as a computer science graduate.
- Application analyst
- Applications developer
- Data analyst
- Database administrator
- Forensic computer analyst
- Game designer
- Games developer
- Information systems manager
- IT consultant
- Machine learning engineer
- Multimedia programmer
- SEO specialist
- Software engineer
- Systems analyst
- UX designer
- Web designer
- Web developer