Head of Department Message

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.

Departmental Overview

Department offers quality Computer Science education & research in Africa.

700+

Students

20+

Staff & Non-Teaching Staff

4

Research Groups

Computer Science Today

The latest news from Makerere University Computer Science Department

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Computer Science Research

Some of the research projects being carried out by the research groups and centers.

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Academics & Admissions

Undergraduate Program

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.

Masters Program

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:
Plan A
Plan B

PhD Program

The PhD in Computer Science program focuses on four research areas:
Theoretical Computer Science
Computer Security
Computer Vision & Image Processing
Modeling & Optimization of Operational Systems