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Diploma in Computer Science


A Diploma in Computer Science is a program designed to provide students with a strong foundation in computer science principles and practical skills. This diploma program typically covers a range of subjects related to programming, software development, database management, networking, and computer systems.

Admission Requirements

At least 1 principal pass and 2 subsidiary passes at “A” level.

Or a professional certificate from a relevant field of study from a recognized institution plus a good.

“O” level with at least (5) five passes including English and Maths.

Program Highlights

Programming Fundamentals: Students learn essential programming concepts and gain proficiency in programming languages such as Java, C++, or Python. They develop problem-solving skills and learn how to design, code, and debug programs.

Software Development: The program covers the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, software design, implementation, and testing. Students learn software engineering principles and best practices, as well as techniques for building reliable and maintainable software applications.

Data Structures and Algorithms: Students study fundamental data structures such as arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues, and trees. They learn about algorithm design and analysis, which helps them develop efficient solutions to computational problems.

Database Management: The program covers the principles of database design and management. Students learn about relational database models, SQL querying, data normalization, and database administration. They gain hands-on experience in creating and manipulating databases.

Networking and Security: Students learn about computer networks, protocols, and network administration. They gain an understanding of network architecture, IP addressing, routing, and network security. Students also explore topics such as encryption, authentication, and network defense mechanisms.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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