Bachelor of Science In Data Science

    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Course Overview

The general purpose of the BSc. DS programme is to equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills appropriate to collect, process and analyze massive data sets, and to make predictions and recommendations from the analysis outcomes. Skills will be gained in Big Data analytics skills, data programming skills and research skills in data science. Although they will initially work in team environments, it is expected that they will quickly progress to positions of managing Big Data. It is further expected that, during their careers, they will make a significant contribution to the development of data science products such as innovative projects that can be applied in many various organizations to support decision making. Graduates interested in pursuing further academic and skills enhancement can pursue the advanced program of MSc. In Data Science.

Who Can Join

This programme is recommended for those who enjoy working on computers and keeping up with the latest advances in technology.

IT professionals who would like to build on their skill and knowledge in this field are invited to apply. It is also suitable for high school graduates who have an interest in studying how and working to enhance the application of IT in business

Career Opportunities

Your career opportunities lie in but are not limited to

  • computer systems analyst,
  • Big Data analytics,
  • Data programming ,
  • application developer,
  • Data science.
Entry Qualifications

KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.