Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Education

Department: 

Department of Mathematics and ICT Education

Modes of Study: 

Regular

Entry Requirements: 

Candidates with good passes (grade C6 or better) in Core English, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies plus a pass in Elective Mathematics.
 OR
Candidates must possess GCE ‘O’ Level certificate with passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics and General Science. Passes at the GCE ‘A’ Level will be an advantage
 

Career Opportunities: 

Although an educational based programme, the programme makes it possible for learners to take up computer science related careers beyond the confines of the classroom. The deep understanding learners get from the training makes them better positioned professionals for jobs in computerised industries and service offering companies. The field of Information Technology (I.T) is a booming sector for private entrepreneurial ventures that learners can also venture into. Being trained in computer science puts you one step ahead of virtually all the other group of professionals, as the trend over the years have shown industry is relying more on the adoption of computer technology in its operations.
You could get jobs as:
 Information Technology teacher
 Information Technology consultant
 Networking specialist in banks and other service offering firms
 Software and programme developer
 Computer technician in industries

Programme Structure

Level 100

First Semester

ASP: African Studies
3 Credit(s)

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CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
3 Credit(s)

Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.

ILS 101: Information Literacy
3 Credit(s)

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Second Semester

CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
3 Credit(s)

This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.

Level 200

First Semester

ECS 201: Learning Theories for Teaching with Computers
3 Credit(s)

The aim of this course is not only to provide fundamental information about key concepts in learning theory, but to provide essential and referential building

blocks for learners to consider what makes technology-assisted learning different in process, to learning without technology

ECS 211: Methods of Teaching Computer Science
3 Credit(s)

The course introduces students to various approaches to the teaching of computer Science in pre-university institutions with emphasis on SSS

PHL 205: Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning
3 Credit(s)

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Second Semester

ECS 203: Modalities of Technology for Education and Training
3 Credit(s)

The purpose of unit is to enable the education practitioner to act as a consultant during the construction and implementation of

computer-based applications according to different modalities of technology for education and training.

ECS 212: Curriculum Studies in Computing Education
3 Credit(s)

The course will examine definition of curriculum; objectives.  Content, methods, teaching materials and assessment procedures; types of curriculum – teaching and

examination, intended, attained, implemented; selection and sequencing of computer science content and assessment in computer science such as schools and WAEC.

Level 300

First Semester

ECS 301 : Troubleshooting Computers
3 Credit(s)

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ECS 302: Designing Instructional Materials with Computers
3 Credit(s)

The aim of this course is to orientate learners in terms of instructional design theory and practice. 

Second Semester

ECS 303: Assessment in Computing Education
3 Credit(s)

This course provides students with knowledge of the principles, forms and strategies for assessing learning of various kinds, especially those involved with cognitive skill development

ECS 399: Research Methods in Computer Science
3 Credit(s)

The course exposes students to definition and purposes of research, types of research problems in computer science.

Level 400

First Semester

ECS 488: Computer Application in Computer Science Education
3 Credit(s)

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Second Semester

ECS 499: Project Work
3 Credit(s)

The project forms a major part of the course. Its objective is to provide the student with the opportunity to apply knowledge obtained from the rest of the course to the solution of a practical problem.