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The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration Cut Off Points For BSc Computer Science (BSc CS)

BSc in Computer Science

The BSc in Computer Science is a four-year programme which aims to equip graduates with a stronger mathematical and technical skills and knowledge to take on appropriate positions in industry upon graduation, and to grow into leadership positions or to pursue research or graduate studies in the field. Graduates of the programme can position themselves in a large number of exciting fields of works, including digital animation, knowledge engineering, software architecture, web design, digital media, and security consultancy.

By the end of the programme, graduates should be able to: understand and contribute to the scientific, mathematical and theoretical foundations on which information technologies are built; explain and apply appropriate information technologies and employ appropriate methodologies to help an individual or organization achieve its goals; Anticipate the changing direction of information technology and evaluate and communicate the implications of these changes to an individual or organisation; and live and work as contributing, well rounded, members of society.

Applicants must have one of the following:

SSSCE: Aggregate score of 24 or better. Credit passes (A-D) in 6 Subjects including Core Mathematics, Core Science & English, plus Physics or Elective Mathematics.

WASSCE: Aggregate score of 24 or better. Credit Passes (A1-C6) in 6 Subjects including Core Mathematics, Core Science & English, plus a pass of C6 or better in Physics or Elective Mathematics.

GCE A‘Level: Aggregate 12 or better with a pass of D or better in Physics or Mathematics.

Diplomas/Certificates from local and foreign institutions authenticated by the National Accreditation Board (NAB).

Mature Students must be at least 25 years at the time of applying and must write a qualifying exam and score an average of 50% in it. They must also have relevant working experience plus credit passes in Mathematics and English.

HND holders in relevant disciplines may be admitted to Level 200.

Certificate in Information and Communication Technology from GIMPA with an average score of not less than 55%. They must equally satisfy the requirements above for entering a tertiary institution.

First Semester (Level 100)Second Semester (Level 100)
GSOT 103Programming FundamentalsGBUS 201Accounting Foundations
GSOT 105Fundamentals of ComputingGSOT 106Object-Oriented Programming I
GSOT 101Calculus IGSOT 102Calculus II
GBUS 102Economic ScienceGBUS 102Communication Skills II
GBUS 101Communication SkillsGBUS 101Reading Seminar in Humanities
Level 200 (Second Year)  
GSOT 201Discrete MathematicsGSOT 202Web Technologies
GSOT 203System Analysis and DesignGSOT 204Probability and Statistics
GSOT 205Object Oriented Programming IICSCI 202Database Systems
GSOT 207Computer Org. and ArchitectureGSOT 208Linear Algebra
GBUS 205Management and Org. BehaviourGSOT 210Electronic Circuits
Level 300 (Third Year)  
CSCI-301Computing TheoryCSCI 302Systems Modelling & Simulation
GSOT 303Operating SystemsCSCI 304Numerical Methods
GSOT 305Data Com. & NetworksGSOT 304Software Engineering
GSOT 301Mobile ProgrammingGSOT 306Adv Data Com. & Networks
CSCI 303Data Structures And AlgorithmGSOT 302Human Computer Interaction
CSCI 305Advanced Probability & StatisticsCSC-306Adv Data Structures & Algorithms
Level 400 (Fourth Year)  
CSCI 401Compiler DesignGSOT 402Operations Research
GSOT 403Management Information SystemsCSCI 402Survey of Programming
GSOT 403Ethical & Legal Issues inCSCI 404Artificial Intelligence
CSCI 403Computer GraphicsCSCI 406Real-Time and Embedded
GSOT 400Project IGSOT 400Project II
 Elective 1 Elective 2


CSCI 420 Parallel & Distributed Systems

SOT 430 Data Warehousing and Mining

GSOT 420 Wireless Networks

CSCI 440 Robotics

ICTE 302 IT Project Management

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