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Computer Science and Entrepreneurship
Department of Science
Computer Science is the subject of the future. This program provides education that enables students to develop their critical thinking skills to become successful entrepreneurs and leaders in Burkina Faso.
A subject with wide implications
Computer Science is part of just about everything that touches our lives. Understanding computing is essential in the 21st century. Whether you want to be a scientist, develop a groundbreaking application or just enhance your problem-solving skills – studying computer science will provide you with the necessary knowledge.
The main focus of the curriculum is on website and application design, for desktop and mobile devices. Additionally, an insight into data analytics is given. A combination of interesting lectures and world-class online courses allow students to reach their full potential. To give an all-round preparation for the upcoming work life, the students undergo internships during the summer break related to the area of computer science, where the acquired proficiencies can be applied to the real word.
Focus on entrepreneurship and real life application
We want to encourage students to think like entrepreneurs in order to convert their computer science skills into new business ideas. Therefore, we embrace a very practical approach in our way of teaching. Each semester is divided into three sub trimesters, of which two are focusing on the theoretical acquaintance of knowledge, and the third on the practical application of what has been learned. This will ensure consolidation of the gained skills and thereby a long-term learning process. Additionally, all content is taught in English, the global computer science language, which increases opportunities for our students.
Become a problem-solver
This course provides the future generation with the knowledge and skills required to combat everyday problems with sustainable business ideas for the country. Therefore, we are looking for highly determined students with a critical thinking ability. If you are interested in understanding complex structures, solving technical problems and developing your own computer programs, then this is the right course for you.
Our computer science program connects cutting edge technology with the social skills required to understand and influence the implications of computer science for the future. The problem-solving, teamwork and leadership skills acquired are incredibly important in the future.