MSc Computer Science

September or January entry

Start date

1.5 years

Duration

₦1,500,000

Fees per session

Problem-solving lies at the heart of Computer Science, making this one of the most exciting and forward-thinking courses you can study.

Study Modules

Computer Science is not just about computers. Rather it is the study of computation and information and is a subject which involves you in the very make-up of the world, and over the last 30 years it has transformed the way we run our everyday lives. As a postgraduate student at Nile University, you will be working with other students and researchers in a friendly and collegial environment.

MSc Computer Science - FAQs

  1. University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English, Mathematics &two other relevant Science subjects at O-Level; and
  2. Approved Bachelor’s Degrees in relevant programmes with at least 2nd class lower division.
  3. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in relevant programmes with at least CGPA of 3.0/5.0.

Many of the concepts on this course involve mathematical techniques, therefore you are expected to have a working knowledge of calculus and should know the basics of vectors and matrices, probability and statistics.

The practical nature of the course places an emphasis on your future employability, with an aim to developing a wide range of technical, analytical, design and professional skills, many of which are gained from activity-led learning projects and placement experiences. The technical content is regularly reviewed and updated to reflect what is currently important and in demand in industry. Our programme is designed to give graduates the up-to-date skills and knowledge sought after by employers, whether in business, industry, government or research.

Whether you’re progressing from education or currently working within the industry, our postgraduate course aims to provide you with the required knowledge, skills and experience; as well as challenge your approach to complex situations. By providing practical project experience, team working opportunities and specialist knowledge of your chosen pathway, we can help develop your ability to work collaboratively and apply theory to real-life situations.

There are a variety of career opportunities for computer scientists from which you could find yourself working in the private and public sector in areas such as software engineering, health, communications, education, life sciences, physical sciences, finance and manufacturing.

The core modules are generally taught and assessed using case studies in lectures and seminars and in some modules group project-based work. Tutors are experts in their field with many having practical experience in industry and the professions which will help combine your academic knowledge with practical application. Many aspects of teaching and assessment are grounded in real life situations and, where possible, live projects are incorporated into the teaching.

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