Department of Computer Science

Mission Statement

  • Produce highly qualified graduates in the world of Computer Science.

  • Produce competitive and effective experts who can successfully apply his/her knowledge to solve computer related problems.

The Main Study Directions

  • Solving Algorithms, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, System Development and Web Development, System Administration, Application Development.

Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants for degree studies are required to complete their preparatory education in natural science and pass the entrance examination prepared by the Ethiopian ministry of education.

    1.     Establishment
    Computer science department established under college of computing and informatics in 2011/12 and the department currently enrolled students and provide teaching learning activities. Currently the department is carrying out its undertakings with a total of 19 staffs. By now the department has a total of 317 regular undergraduate students.
    The vision of the department is to serve students and the community through excellent learning programs, by conducting relevant and effective research and community engagement projects.
    The department commits itself to the achievement of academic excellence in the field of computer science. To this end, it offers various program ranging from undergraduate to doctoral level.
    Our graduates will be in demand from industry and from higher education institutions all over Ethiopia and the world. It will be well recognized all over the world due to its many publications and due to the works of its centers of excellence.In line with its expansion procedures the department will strive to succeed the delivery of quality education, problem solving research undertakings and its community services.
    Whatever your stage of education, we have the expertise to take you to the top. We are well established in the higher education market and have gained thereputation as a leader in computing.

    2.     Objectives

    ·         Produce qualified and competent man power in the field of computer science.

    ·         Enable students under take demand oriented and problem solving research and development activities.

    ·         Develop managerial and entrepreneurship skill of students to start their own computing business.

    ·         Equip students to organize and provide in-service and society training program related with computer science and related fields.

    ·         To equip students with necessary knowledge and skill of writing, reporting and communicating for scientific paper

    ·         Inspire students to have a positive attitude towards their profession to have the sense of cooperation, honesty and loyalty

    ·         Provide consultancy and advisory service, skill up-grading trainings and community development services.

    ·         Produce socially accountable personnel who would give alternative solutions to socio-economic problems.

    ·         To promote the concept of comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach in tackling computer related problems.

    3.     CAREERS

    Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information and computation.It is about using computers to solve problems effectively. Our graduates have a firm grasp of software, networks, computer architecture, formal methods, algorithms and data structures,databases, distributed services, virtualization, mobile computing and artificial intelligence.Skills learnt can be used in varied fields such as; business and finance, engineering,communications and the biological, physical and earth sciences.


    Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science

    5.     Program profile

    A.  Admission Requirements

    Admission requirements would be similar to the general institutional requirements. That is, the student should complete preparatory level education and the entry point is determined accordingly by the Ministry of Education for the regular students whereas the admission criteria for distance and continuing education program are as per the University’s requirement.

    B.  Duration of the Study

    Students will not take different computing courses at their high school study. The nature of the disciplines needs many practical works considering the above facts, objectives,under normal circumstances, four years of study are required to complete the program.

    6.     Statistical Data

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    7.     Strategic Directions

    The department focus on the following:

    1.      ICT services include laboratory service

    2.      Software Development and Innovations

    3.      Finance and External Linkage

    4.      Research and Community Service

    5.      Human Resource Development both in number and upgrading

    6.      Academic Programs and Quality Assurance.

    8.     Special Features of Learning at  CS

    ·         Promoting an interactive atmosphere with follows students and lecturers.

    ·         Excellent level of academic support.

    ·         Continuous assessment system used throughout all programs in order to better prepare for end of semester final examinations by learning in a progressive manner.

    ·         After-car academic tutorial support provided by lecturers outside regular class time.

    ·         Class demonstrators used in practical lectures to help more students understand lab demonstrations.


Melaku Kore
Head, Department of Computer Science
Wolkite, 07
Mobile: +251910561133
Fax: +251113220041
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Tamru Demsis (Ph.D)
Wolkite University, 07
Wolkite, 07
+251 11 3220054
Mobile: 0930289749
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Feidu Akmel
Dean, College Of Computing And Informatics
Wolkite University
Mobile: +251912063130
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