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Bachelor of Computer Education

About Programme
Admission Requirements
Programme Structure
Tuition
About Programme

The Bachelor of Computer Education program at Lira University provides students with a comprehensive education in the field of computer education and technology. This program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent computer educators.

The program offers both weekday and weekend classes to accommodate the diverse needs and schedules of students. Weekday classes are held on weekdays, allowing students to engage in face-to-face lectures, hands-on practical sessions, and collaborative discussions. These classes provide an immersive learning experience, enabling students to interact with their peers and faculty members on a regular basis.

For those students who may have work or other commitments during weekdays, Lira University offers weekend classes for the Bachelor of Computer Education program. These classes are typically held on Saturdays and Sundays, providing an alternative learning option for individuals who require more flexibility. Weekend classes offer the same curriculum and educational opportunities as weekday classes, ensuring that students receive a quality education regardless of their preferred schedule.

Throughout the program, students will study various subjects related to computer education, including computer programming, computer applications, instructional design, educational technology, computer networks, and software development. The curriculum is designed to provide a balance between theoretical knowledge and practical skills, enabling students to apply their learning effectively in real-world teaching environments.

In addition to classroom instruction, the program may incorporate practical components such as teaching internships or fieldwork, where students can gain hands-on experience in educational settings. These practical experiences allow students to develop their teaching abilities, adapt their knowledge to diverse learners, and understand the challenges and opportunities associated with computer education.

Upon graduation, students of the Bachelor of Computer Education program at Lira University are prepared to pursue careers as computer educators in various educational institutions, including primary and secondary schools, colleges, and vocational training centers. They may also explore opportunities in educational technology consulting, curriculum development, or pursue further studies in the field.

Admission Requirements

Those Holding Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Applying for Admission Under Private
Sponsorship Scheme.

A Principal pass in Mathematics and in any one of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Technical Drawing, Food and Nutrition or Agriculture obtained at the same sitting or its equivalent.

Diploma Holders Applying for Admission Under Private Sponsorship Scheme.

Second Class/Credit Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Education Majoring in Mathematics and Physics or Technical Education obtained from a recognized Institution.
Second Class/Credit Diploma in ICT.

Diploma Holders Applying for Admission Under Government Sponsorship.

Second Class/Credit Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, Education Majoring in Mathematics and Physics or Technical Education obtained from a recognized Institution.

Programme Structure

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Code Title Credit Units Level
Year 1, Semester 1
CED1101 COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3 core
CED1102 COMPUTER LITERACY 4 core
CED1103 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 4 core
CED1104 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND ORGANIZATION 4 core
CED1105 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION I.I (COMPARATIVE). 3 core
CED1106 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION I.2 (HISTORY). 3 core
CED1107 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3 core
Year 1, Semester 2
CED1201 INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES AND WEB DESIGN 3 core
CED1202 COMPUTER NETWORKS I 3 core
CED1203 THEORIES AND PRINCIPALS OF EDUCATION MANAGEMENT 3 core
CED1204 FOUNDATIONS OF CURRICULUM STUDIES 3 core
CED1205 CURRICULUM DESIGN DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION 3 core
CED1206 DEVELOPMENT PSYCHOLOGY 3 core
CED1207 ETHICS AND PEACE STUDIES 3 core
CED1208 PRACTICAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT 5 core
Year 2, Semester 1
CED2101 OPERATING SYSTEMS 3 core
CED2102 DATABASE SYSTEMS 4 core
CED2103 COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3 core
CED2104 HUMAN COGNITION LEARNING AND TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING 3 core
CED2105 COMPUTER TEACHING METHODS I AND II 5 core
CED2106 PRE REQUISITES FOR TEACHING AND PLANNING TO TEACH 3 core
CED2107 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION 2.1 (SOCIOLOGY). 3 core
CED2108 FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION 2.2 (PHILOSOPHY). 3 core
Year 2, Semester 2
CED2201 FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 core
CED2202 HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION 3 core
CED2203 INTRODUCTION TO THE PRACTICE OF EDUCATION MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION 3 core
CED2204 EDUCATION MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION 3 core
CED2205 EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION 3 core
CED2206 RESEARCH METHODS AND THEORY 3 core
CED2207 SCHOOL PRACTICE I 5 core
Year 3, Semester 1
CED3101 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS OUTSOURCING 3 core
CED3102 COMPUTER SECURITY AND ETHICS 3 core
CED3103 SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION 3 core
CES3104 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 3 core
Year 3, Semester 2
CED3201 COMPUTER NETWORKS AND DATA COMMUNICATIONS 4 core
CED3202 GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING 3 core
CED3203 RESEARCH PROJECT 5 core
CED3204 SCHOOL PRACTICE II 5 core

Tuition

Tuition Fees Per Semester
(UGX for East African Nationals) (UGX for International Students)
1,449,000 2,898,000