Nigerian Universities that offer software engineering degrees

Nigerian Universities that offer software engineering degrees

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Hana Kari
·Jan 4, 2022·

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Introduction

What is a software engineering degree?

A software engineering degree is a degree programme that allows you to specialize in designing, building and testing user-centric software.

What do you learn in a software engineering degree?

In a software engineering degree, you learn computer programming, algorithms, data structures, human-computer interaction, web development, software project management, architecture and operating systems, software security and usability, e.t.c.

Software Engineering graduates work as application developers, database administrators, game developers, software testers, web designers, software engineers, e.t.c. Tech is constantly evolving, so new roles are always emerging in the software industry.

There are criteria and requirements that prospective students must meet to study software engineering in Nigeria. These specifications are in check with the Nigerian University Commission's requirements (NUC).

REQUIREMENTS FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING IN NIGERIA AT THE WAEC/O'LEVEL

Candidates must have 5 SSCE credit passes in Mathematics, English Language, and three other science subjects to study software engineering in Nigeria. One of the three science subjects must be physics.

JAMB SUBJECTS COMBINATION AND CUT OFF MARK FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Candidates must register and sit for the following subjects in the JAMB examination to study software engineering in Nigeria: Mathematics, English Language, Physics, and Chemistry. The minimum passing score for software engineering is 180.

FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA THAT OFFER SOFTWARE ENGINEERING DEGREES

  1. Bayero University Kano, Location: Kano state. Website: fci.buk.edu.ng/software_engineering

  2. Federal University Dutse, Location: Dutse, Jigawa state. Website: fud.edu.ng/seg.php

STATE UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA THAT OFFER SOFTWARE ENGINEERING DEGREES

  1. Oyo State Tech University, Location: Ibadan, Oyo State. Website: tech-u.edu.ng/mathematics-and-computational..

PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA THAT OFFER SOFTWARE ENGINEERING DEGREES

  1. Babcock University, Location: Ogun State. Website: babcock.edu.ng/school/COEN/dept/software-en..

  2. Baze University, Location: Abuja, F.C.T Website: bazeuniversity.edu.ng/admissions/undergradu..

  3. Admiralty University of Nigeria, Location: Delta State. Website: adun.edu.ng/courses

  4. American University of Nigeria, Location: Yola, Adamawa state. Website: aun.edu.ng/index.php/sitc/software-engineer..

  5. Al-Hikma University Illorin, Location: Ilorin, Kwara State. Website: alhikmahuniversity.edu.ng/department-of-com..

  6. Dominion University Ibadan, Location: Ibadan, Oyo State. Website: dominionuniversity.edu.ng/department-of-com..

  7. Al-Qalam University Katsina, Location: Katsina state. Website: auk.edu.ng/?page_id=390

  8. Micheal and Cecilia Ibru Unversity Delta, Location: Ibru Village, Delta State. Website: mciu.edu.ng/faculty-of-computing/software-e..

  9. Nigerian Army Unversity Biu, Location: Biu, Borno State. Website: naub.edu.ng/software-engineering

  10. Ritman Unversity, Location: Akwa Ibom State. Website: ritmanuniversity.edu.ng/faculties

  11. Skyline University Kano, Location: Kano state. Website: sun.edu.ng/department-of-mathematical-scien..

Conclusion

I hope that this article has demonstrated that numerous learning institutions in Nigeria can prepare you for a career in software engineering. It's now up to you to choose from the options I've provided. Share with your friends to help them decide where to apply. Goodluck.

 
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