Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science is the unique department into the School of Science and Technology (ST) at ULK, which is comprised of several Engineering and Sciences Departments. Programs were selected based on what was thought to be a dire local need as well as being relevant to the demand of the Regional job market. The programs are designed to provide Hands-on skills training, and they focus on the technology of design, construction, implementation, and maintenance of the hardware and the software components of modern systems and computer-controlled equipment. The programs provide practical and theoretical principles to design and adequately maintain systems as well as using computerized equipment and instruments to solve technical problems in diverse application domains.

Programme Title: Computer Science


  1. Networking,
  2. Software Engineering,
  3. Data Science.

Programme Duration

  • Four years (Day session),
  • Four and half years (Evening session),
  • Five years (Weekend session).

Programme Pre-requesite

High School Advanced Level Certificate or equivalent certificate.

The department has excellent infrastructure, and the School is recruiting highly qualified and experienced staff, and will from time to time involve business and industry professionals to provide the students with the real-time industry experience.

Exit awards:

  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computer Science: Software Engineering,
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computer Science: Networking,
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computer Science: Data Science.


Rutarindwa Jean Pierre Photo

Head of Department – Kigali Campus
Nzayisenga Marcellin
Head of Department – Gisenyi Campus


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