Abubakar tafawa balewa University
ATBU Bauchi


Computer science

The programme has the under listed objectives:

i)           To produce graduates with the ability and expertise to conduct and lead research in  different aspects of computer science which in  turn be beneficial to meeting the local, national and global need of the society.

ii)         To train graduates in computer science who can cope with computing demands of the industry and other sectors of the Nigerian economy

iii)       To provide the undergraduate students with adequate theoretical  knowledge of the computer science and its related fields, and also to create a good awareness and enthusiasm for  computer science and its capabilities

iv)       To provide high quality computer science graduates with the range of knowledge and skills to be able to impact positively and provide solution to problems in various fields of human endeavor locally, nationally and globally.

v)         To empower undergraduate students with practical knowledge of entrepreneurial related areas of computer science, to make them (upon graduation) self-employed and job creators.


The objectives of the programme includes:

i)        To is instill in students a sense of enthusiasm for mathematics, an appreciation of its application in different areas and to involve them in an intellectually stimulating and satisfying experience of learning and studying.

ii)      To provide students a broad and balanced foundation in mathematics knowledge and practical skills in statistics and computer science.

iii)    To develop in students the ability to apply their mathematics knowledge and skills to the solution of theoretical and practical problems in mathematics.

iv)    To develop in students, through an education in mathematics, a range of transferable skills of value in mathematical related and non-mathematical related employment.

v)      To provide students with knowledge and skills base from which they can proceed to further studies in specialized areas of mathematics or multi-disciplinary areas involving mathematics.

vi)    To generate in students an appreciation of the importance of mathematics in an industrial, economic, environmental and social context.