BSc. Computer Science

Are you excited to explore the world of technology and innovation? Look no further than our comprehensive Computer Science programme.


The Department of Computer and Information sciences (CIS), which is made up of Computer Science and Management and Information Science programs, contributes to the mission of training students with the requisite skill needed to solve technological problems of modern society. The department kicked off in 2002 when Covenant University began and it is currently headed by Prof(Mrs.) Oladidpupo. Current research focus includes; Software Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Management and Information Systems and Bioinformatics.


Below is the detailed outline programme proposal for Computer Science.

Vision, Mission, Philosophy, Aim and Objectives


The vision of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences is to be rated among the top-ranked academic departments in the world within a very short time through commitment to excellence in teaching, research and innovative community engagements.


The mission of the Department is to create ambience for excellence where innovation and creativity in the field of computing from students and faculty is allowed to thrive. Our students will be equipped with the necessary tools that will strategically position them in the cutting edge of computing knowledge and applications, making them capable of making significant contributions to the society.


The Department thrives on the philosophy that excellent and comprehensive training is a necessary precursor of outstanding contributions.Therefore, the Department is committed to the application of wide range of human capacity development strategies for teaching, learning, research, and community engagements that will engender the development of the total graduate.


Our aim is to produce top graduates in the disciplines of Computer Science and Management Information System, who will be globally competitive and well equipped to make valuable contributions both locally and internationally.

The objectives of the Computer Science Programme are to:

  1. Develop manpower with the skills and knowledge needed to meet the requirements of a rapidly advancing and challenging field of IT and Management;
  2. Produce graduates with IT skills and prepare them for global competitiveness; produce managers with the spirit of self-reliance and encourage them to adopt a holistic approach in professional pursuit;
  3. Develop human capital with emphasis on creating a knowledge-based society; and
  4. Develop manpower to pursue careers in a wide range of professions, including software development, web design, and system administration.

Contact us

5th & 6th Floor CUCRID/CCODeL Building, Covenant University, Canaanland, Km 10, Idiroko Road, P.M.B. 1023, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

To qualify for admission to the B.Sc. Computer Science program, a candidate is required to:

  • Candidates must possess at least five (5) credits level passes in Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and any other one (1) Subject from the following: Biology, Computer Science or Computer Studies at the Ordinary level Examination of WAEC/NECO/SSCE/NABTEB at not more than two (2) sittings.
Please Note:

Please bear in mind that submitting your Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) results at this stage is not mandatory. However, your provided results will be thoroughly verified for authenticity and compliance with the stated criteria, including JAMB regularization, upon admission into the university.

Programme Structure

The B. Sc., Computer Science programme is structured in 8 semesters as shown below:


NUC CC MAS Courses Course Code Course Title Status Units Course Coordinator Course Code Course Title Status Units Course Coordinator
GST111 Communication in English C 2   GST123 Nigerian Peoples and Culture C 2  
MTH111 Elementary Mathematics I C 2   MTH121 Elementary Mathematics II (Calculus) C 2  
PHY111 General Physics I C 2   PHY122 General Physics II C 2  
PHY119 General Practical Physics I C 1   PHY129 General Practical Physics II C 1  
STA111 Descriptive Statistics C 3   COS121 Problem Solving C 3  
COS111 Introduction to Computing Sciences C 3   CSC125 Operating Systems C 3  
  Sub-Total 13   Sub-Total 13  
Cov-Additional Courses CSC112 Computer Application Packages I C 1   CSC122 Computer Application Packages II C 1  
ENT111 Design Thinking C 1   CSC124 Introduction to Computational Biology C 2  
TMC111 Introduction to Total Man Concept C 1   TMC121 Self-Discovery Methods C 1  
ENT121 Techno-preneurship C 1  
Sub-Total 3   Sub-Total 5  
TOTAL 16   TOTAL 18  


Join us and embark on an exhilarating journey into the world of Computer Science. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced enthusiast, our courses will empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the digital age. Enroll now and unlock your potential. 

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