University of Bamenda
Dr. Lienou Jean Pierre
Head of Department

Undergraduate Program

  • Name of the Program: Computer Engineering with specialization in Computer Networks and Systems Maintenance, Software Engineering or Data Science.
    Description/ Objectives / Information of the program:
    With the rising need for organisational and industrial middle-level manpower capable of intervening in domains of Computer Networks and Systems Maintenance, Software Engineering and data science in our country, and in view of the much needed transition to a digital economy, training in these options will therefore provide the necessary human resources needed for Cameroon to become an emerging economy by 2035.
    The program content ensures that progress in computer networks and systems maintenance and software engineering is taken into consideration to ensure that the future technicians are tailored for industrial jobs. The program will take-off easily with teaching staff drawn from state universities where similar programs are hosted. The quality of training at start-up will be assured by the ICT centre of The University of Bamenda.
    Qualification offered:
    Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) in Computer Engineering with specialization in Computer Networks and Systems Maintenance, Software Engineering or Data Science.
    Program duration:
    2years for Diploma, 3 years for Bachelor and 5 years for Masters
    Skills to be acquired:
    • Possess in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical skills in Computer Engineering
    • Be able to transform skills and knowledge acquired to problem-solving capability on the job
    • Be flexible to function effectively in different types of work environments
    • Function effectively as a member of a work team
    • Possess effective oral and written communication skills
    • Have acquired skills in the information and communications technologies for use in personal, professional and societal development
    • Be imbued with a healthy respect for the environment and its protection
    • Understand the consequences of engineering technology on society
    Admission requirements:
    A/L or BACC