Data Link University College BScs Computer Science Courses Offered
To be the frontier for proving cutting–edge technological solutions to ICT problems through well-groomed and result-oriented graduates.
To provide students with high quality programmes that confer requisite skills for job placement or entrance into graduate degree programmes. To train students to analyse, design, implement and test object-oriented software solutions to “real world” problems.
To enable students appreciate the value of eﬃcient designing created to meet clearly- stated requirements. To prepare students to blend their computer abilities to problem-solving skills speciﬁc to other domains.
To develop in students capabilities to work in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.
ACADEMI C DEPARTMENTS
Two Departments exist and are fully operational.
The Departments are:
- Department of Information Communication Technology
- Department of Computer Science
ACADEMI C PROGRAMMES
The programmes currently being pursued are:
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
- Information Systems (KNUST)
- Bachelor of Science in Information and
- Communication Technology (KNUST)
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (JUST, China)
- Master of Science in Computer Science (JUST, China)
- Programmes undergoing Process of Accreditation
- The programmes currently under processing are:
- Master of Science in Computer Science (UDS)
- Master of Science in Actuarial Science & Statistics (UDS)
In order to enhance the Internationalization Agenda of the College, the School of Computer Science was involved in practical programmes such a s Workshop , Conferences , Industrial Trips, Admission Drive , Research and Innovation. Seminars were organised for students and faculty on various themes. Typical among which were “Securing Data in the 21st Century” and Cyber Security in the 21st century. Students also embarked on Industrial Attachment and other forms on Internship as part of the activities to bridge the gap between industry and academia.
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
To promote Staﬀ Development in the School, staﬃng vacancies have been ﬁlled and oﬃces created for Lecturers. Administrative staﬀ have also had their positions regularised for smooth operations. Seven lecturers are currently pursuing PhD programmes in various ﬁelds of study.
1. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE), West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE)
The general requirements for admission of WASSCE, SSSCE and GBCE candidates to the B.Sc. (Accounting) programme are three (3) credit passes in three core subjects and three (3) credit passes in three relevant elective subjects.
i. Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) Candidates: Credit
Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
ii. West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Candidates: Credit Passes (A1-C6) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and Mathematics, plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
iii. General Business Certificate Examination (GBCE) Candidates: Credit Passes (A-D) in six (6) subjects comprising three core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus three (3) relevant elective subjects.
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Candidates
Passes in three (3) subjects (at least, one of the passes should be Grade D or better). Also, the applicant must have had credit passes (Grade 6) in five GCE Ordinary Level subjects including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject.