On behalf of the Computer Science staff and students I would like to welcome you to the Department of Computer Science at Makerere University.
We are in the exciting times to study Computer Science. Computers are part in just about every aspect of modern life including financial services, transportation, healthcare, education, and many others.Our department is the best place to be at.
We welcome you to be part of the department as a student, researcher or staff as we explore new opportunities and make new discoveries in Computer science.
Department offers quality Computer Science education & research in Africa.
Staff & Non-Teaching Staff
The latest news from Makerere University Computer Science Department
Data Science Africa 2019 for East Africa will take place in Ethiopia
For 2019, Data Science Africa will have two events: DSA 2019 Addis in Ethiopia for East Africa and DSA 2019 Accra for West Africa.Read More
GetIN Mobile App extends accessibility to Bundibugyo
The mobile App reached the 1000 girls milestone in Kanungu and has extended its accessibility to Bundibugyo district .Read More
CS Alumnus wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test
The CS alumnus has won the Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for a device which tests for malaria.Read More
Some of the research projects being carried out by the research groups and centers.
Air Quality Monitoring
This project is on a mission to contribute to the improvement of urban ambient air quality by providing scientific evidence and low-cost technologies to quantify and inform policy to reduce, contain and better manage air pollution and its associated health risks.Read More
Mobile Monitoring of Crop Diseases
This research project aims at enabling all year round, real time disease surveillance using mobile phones, automating pests and symptom measurements, enabling rapid diagnosis of crop disease in fields based on crop images.Read More
Data Generation and Language Technology for Low-Resourced African Languages
This research project focuses on using manual and automated methods to build bilingual corpora for several language pairs involving any low-resourced African language.Read More
The BSc in Computer Science program is a full time program that is conducted both in the day and in the evening.
To be admitted to the program, a candidate must satisfy the general admission requirements for Makerere University.
The MSc in Computer Science has two areas of specialization:
Software and Systems Security
Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
The MSc in Computer Science program is made up of two plans:
The PhD in Computer Science program focuses on four research areas:
Theoretical Computer Science
Computer Vision & Image Processing
Modeling & Optimization of Operational Systems