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Bachelor of Science

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The Course

The Bachelor of Science inTelecommunications(BSc TC) is a course that prepares candidates to become specialists in the Telecommunications industry and can address the needs of modern business. It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the market place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills in telecommunications and the capacity to harness and implement ICT strategies taking advantage of emerging technologies. The programme focuses on the strategic use, development, implementation and management of telecommunication systems and devices. It meets the need to have graduates with good computer and telecommunications skills in the emerging knowledge economy. What will you learn The course will provide you with a solid foundation in mathematical, computer programming and statistical skills applied in telecommunication economic events of a country.

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Major Units • Basic data and voice communications • Drawing and design • Wireless telecommunications • Computational models for telecommunications • Internetworking telecommunications systems • Management of telecommunications infrastructure

Careers Programme Courses in humanities and ethics are included to address the need for a wider consideration of issues in business decision-making. The graduates are prepared to work as Project Managers, Installation Engineers, Maintenance Engineers, Integration Engineers, and Network Administrators etc.

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Education Financing To help you manage your education financing, Strathmore has partnered with Commercial Bank of Africa and the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation to offer low-interest loans to students pursuing degrees and diplomas at the University. Students can also get loans from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

Learning Facilities

E-Learning Strathmore University is a pioneer in the use of ICT. Our e-learning system enables students to view the coursework material that lecturers have posted, submit their finished assignments, update their calendars, interact and chat with fellow students, participate in various fora and communicate with their lecturer. Students have access to numerous computer laboratories, unlimited Internet, a wide range of software and e-mail. A wireless network enables students with laptops access to the network from various locations around the campus. Library The library complex and reading room are spacious, with an atmosphere that is highly conducive to private study and research. The wide range of material contributes to the university’s excellent academic performance.The library system is available online.

Entry

Requirements • KCSE with a minimum of B both in Maths and English.

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• KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes, and a minimum of a Credit Pass in Mathematics at KCE. Exemptions Only Strathmore DBIT graduates can qualify for exemptions. Intakes Fulltime Course intake July. Entrance Examinations Candidates are required to sit an General Entrance Examination (GEE), which shall consists of: Mathematics, English and finally an Oral interview. • Applicants should report to the University by 8.00am on the day of the interview and should bring: • Three (3) passport-size photographs • Original and photocopies of all relevant academic and professional certificates • Copy of the national ID/ Birth Certificate/Passport • Entrance Examination fee of KShs 600. Interviews are held on every Tuesday and Thursday at 8.00am.

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At Strathmore University, we are open to everyone, as felt in our warm family atmosphere and the simplicity and confidence with which we engage one another. We encourage open, lively and responsible interaction based on the respect for the freedom and opinion of others. Our culture and reputation for outstanding excellence has deep roots. We are driven by the desire to enable you recognise the dignity and worth of self and of others and to make that fact propel you to achieve the greatest possible excellence in what you do and to do it for the service of others. Strathmore University is for those seeking to be that peerless professional, revolutionary entrepreneur, inspirational manager or exemplary leader who wants to make an impact and transform our society.

How to reach us The University is located on Ole Sangale Road (off Langata Road) accessible by private means or public transport from the Central Bus Station with signboard 14A – Strathmore. For more details contact: Admissions Office, Strathmore University PO Box 59857-00200 City Square, Nairobi, Kenya Tel (020) 6006155 Mobile 0733 618135, 0722 205428 Fax (020) 6007498 Email admissions@strathmore.edu www.strathmore.edu

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