Bachelor of Science in Informatics and Computer Sciences - Strathmore University | Educartis

4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This four year Bachelor of Science has been designed to prepare students to become well informed and knowledgeable specialists in the field of Informatics and Computer Science. Taken on-campus at Strathmore University, this course teaches students how to tackle areas of informatics such as big data analytics and health information, while also allowing them to specialise in other areas of computer science from its algorithmic functions to cutting-edge developments in computer vision, intelligent systems, and other emerging areas in technology. 

Every industry uses computers which means that as a graduate of Informatics and Computer Science, you will have access to a wide range of exciting and fast-paced careers within any field you want including medicine, engineering, politics, health-care, and more. If you're looking for a career that will allow you to work globally, with a diverse cohort of people, while also providing you with unlimited flexibility, creativity, and a higher-than-average-pay, then this course will give you the skill-set and knowledge you need to become a leader in the computing world. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Design and implement software systems that meet specified design and performance requirements.
  • Work effectively in teams to design and implement solutions to computational problems.
  • Recognize the social and ethical responsibilities of a professional working in the discipline.
  • Apply advanced algorithmic and mathematical concepts to the design and analysis of software.
  • Think critically and creatively, both independently and with others.

Certification obtained

Bachelor of Science in Informatics and Computer Science

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 
  • Intelligent Systems Designer 
  • Software Engineer 
  • IT Consultant 
  • Software Architect 



On Campus, 2 years, Flexible


Online and On Campus, 4 years, Flexible


On Campus, 8 months, Flexible


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To apply for this course students must have: 

  • KCSE Mean Grade of B- 
  • Six Bs at IGCSE including in Mathematics and English, and 2 Principle Passes and 1 Subsidiary Pass at A Levels 
  • Six Bs at O-Level including Mathematics and English and IB 28 points with 5 points in Mathematics and English. 
  • A distinction in the Strathmore Entrance Exam
  • Proven leadership skills in school & community and outstanding performance in extra-curricular activities are an added advantage

How do I apply?

In order to apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out the registration form 
  • All candidates meeting the entry requirements must sit the University Entrance Examination in English, Mathematics, and an oral interview 
  • Interviews are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 am 
  • Candidates are required to bring: 
    • Original and photocopies of all relevant academic certificates
    • Birth Certificate/ID/Passport 
    • 2 Passport Sized Photographs 
    • KSH 1,800 Entrance Exam Fee 

Payment options

Strathmore University is pleased to inform its students, parents and sponsors, that it has developed an easy and convenient platform for payment of fees. This platform was developed in collaboration with CFC Stanbic Bank and allows students/parents/guardians to pay fees using internet banking. The platform also allows for MPesa mode of payment.

Online Banking 
Complete the transaction request via your respective bank platform, taking note of the following: 
  • Account Name: Strathmore University 
  • Account Number: This includes the Strathmore University Number (99020) and your student number
  • Bank Details
    • Bank - Stanbic Bank 
    • Branch  Chiromo - 31000 
    • Swift - SBICKENX

  • Go to your M-PESA Application 
  • Under Pay Bill Option, input 168633 (Stanbic Bank Pay Bill Number) 
  • Under Account Name Option, input 99020 (Strathmore University Number) and your six digit student account number. 
  • Input the amount to be paid and complete the transaction. 

Cash and Bankers Cheque
Simply visit any Stanbic Bank branches countrywide and provide the teller with the cash/bankers cheque and your six digit student number.

Students may also pay fees (cash and bankers cheque deposits only) to any of the following accounts:

  1.  Standard Chartered Bank (any branch in Kenya) Account No. 010 204 484 4 000
  2.  Co-operative Bank of Kenya (any branch in Kenya) Account No. 01129 1604946 00

Financing Options 
  • Strathmore students get loads for Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). 
  • The university also has an arrangement to provide 4 year tuition loans with KIVA. The repayment period for KIVA is five years which commences one year after graduation. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Strathmore University. The main topics explored include: 

  • Introduction to Software Development 
  • Algorithms and Data Structure 
  • Software Engineering 
  • Database Systems 
  • Mathematics 
  • General Science 
  • Probability and Statistics 
  • Hardware/Architecture

Where and When


Strathmore University

Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, off Langata Road. , Nairobi, Kenya


Strathmore University

Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, off Langata Road. , Nairobi, Kenya


Strathmore University

Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, off Langata Road. , Nairobi, Kenya

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