Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Computer Science in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Computer Science(Computer Science)
  • Major Subject: Computer Science
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Computer Science

  • Crescent University Crescent University, Abeokuta  
    Admission requirements:
    a) Academic Master’s Degree

    Candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
    Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0 for an academic programme.
    Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND plus University PGD with CGPA of 3.0/5.0 may be considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programmes.
    Candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision making and problem solving potentials.

    b) Professional Master’s Degree
    (Professional programmes are terminal).

    Candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.
    Candidates for professional Master’s degree programmes must obtain a minimum of second class lower division.
    Candidates with university degree in third class or HND plus a university PGD at credit level pass, (i.e. CGPA of 3.0/5.0) or 50% on weighted percentage average may be considered for admission into Professional Master’s degree programmes.
    Candidates must demonstrate adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and effective decision making and problem solving potentials.
  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) All candidates are required to possess a Bachelor’s degree obtained from a University approved by Senate and with a grade not less than Second Class Lower Division.
    (ii) A candidate with less than Second Class Lower Division plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit in a relevant field from a recognized University.
    (iii) In addition to (i) and (ii) above, candidates must satisfy the Ordinary Level requirement of five (5 subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) subject as may be specified for the programme of choice.

    Candidates in regular employment or employed at Bowen must indicate such and must submit with their applications, formal letter of release to Postgraduate College.

    Applicants who are not graduates of Bowen University must request their former Universities or institutions to forward directly to the College Administrator, College of Postgraduate Studies, Bowen University their academic transcripts as applicable.
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
    Areas of Specialization
    1. Software Engineering
    2. Artificial Intelligence
    3. Bioinformatics
    4. Mobile Computing
    5. Data Mining
    6. Cybercrime Security/Digital Forensic
    7. Machine Learning
    8. Networking

    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree from Covenant University or any other University recognized by the Senate of Covenant University.
    Preferably, candidates with First Class, Second Class (Upper Division), and Second Class (Lower Division with a minimum CGPA of 3.00) in the relevant disciplines may apply.

    Possession of final professional certificates such as ICAN, ACCA, CPA, etc. is considered an added advantage. In addition, the Covenant University conducts screening exercise for all candidates seeking admission into the University.

    You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) An applicant for admission to a course of study leading to the award of Master’s degree in Computer Science of the University shall be:

    (i) A graduate of Babcock University or its equivalents in Computer Science or Information Technology related discipline; or

    ii) A graduate of any other tertiary institution approved by appropriate agencies of government in related disciplines.

    iii) An applicant who holds a recognized qualification approved by senate of the University.

    iv) A graduate of Babcock University’s Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Computer Science with a minimum of 3.0/5.0 CGPA is eligible for admission to the MSc Computer Science programme.

    (b) An applicant for Master’s degree programme in Computer Science shall normally possess not lower than Second Class Lower Division Honours degree with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0 to be eligible for admission.
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with at least a Second class honours (lower division) with CGPA not less than 2.50 on a 5-point scale or
    its equivalent.
    (ii) Candidates with appropriate PGD of the University of Nigeria or other recognized Universities with at least a 3.50 CGPA on a 5-point scale.
    (iii) Candidates who possess HND in Computer Science with at least a 3.00 CGPA on a 5-point scale from recognized institutions and a PGD of the University of Nigeria or other recognized institutions with at least a 3.50 CGPA on a 5-point scale.

    Course duration:
    Full time: A minimum of 3 Semesters A maximum of 6 Semesters
    Part time: A minimum of 4 Semesters A maximum of 8 Semesters
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
    Admission requirements:
    a. A Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Redeemer’s University or from any other Senate approved University with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
    b. At least a Second Class Lower University degree in any other Computer-related discipline with a University PGD in Computer Science (CGPA of 3.5/5.0).
    c. HND (Upper Credit) in Computer Science or Computer-related Courses with a University PGD with CGPA of 3.5/5.0.

    In addition, candidates must also possess five (5) ‘O’ Level Credits including English Language and Mathematics and any other subjects that are relevant to their area of initial degrees.
  • University of Jos University of Jos, Jos  
    Entry Requirements:
    All candidates must have five credit passes including English, Mathematics, Physics and two other relevant science subjects at ‘O’ Level.

    Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees from an approved University must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.00 in Computer Science or Related Courses for an academic programme.

    Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND and University Postgraduate Diploma a with minimum CGPA of 3.00 or a minimum Weighted Score Average (WSA) of 60% in Computer science may be considered for admission into the academic Master’s degree programme.
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Admission criteria:
    -University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English, Mathematics &two other relevant Science subjects at O-Level; and
    -Approved Bachelor’s Degrees in relevant programmes with at least 2nd class lower division.
    -Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in relevant programmes with at least CGPA of 3.0/5.0.
    Many of the concepts on this course involve mathematical techniques, therefore you are expected to have a working knowledge of calculus and should know the basics of vectors and matrices, probability and statistics.

    Course duration: 1.5 years

    Start date: September or January
  • McPherson University McPherson University, Seriki Sotayo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -B.Sc. degree in Computer Science with at least a Second Class lower degree from a recognized University.
    -A candidate with B.Sc. in Computer Science or related discipline with a Third Class degree and PGD in Computer Science or related discipline may be considered for admission. Holder of HND in Computer Science or related discipline from a recognized University with PGD in Computer Science or related discipline may be considered for admission.
    -They must have completed the mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme or have been exempted or excluded as the case may be.
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Admission criteria will be as follows, provided that the candidate has five credit passes including two science related subjects:
    a. Candidates with Bachelor degree in Computer Science of the Lagos State University or its equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum of a second class lower division.
    b. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science of the Lagos State University or its equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in a scale of 5.0

    Course duration: minimum of 3 semesters and maximum of 6 semesters.
  • Tai Solarin University of Education Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode  
    Course entry requirements:
    a) Graduates of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun or other Universities recognized by the University Senate who have obtained the approved Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in the field of study.

    b) Candidates with Third Class Bachelor’s Degrees and Postgraduate Diploma in the same subject.

    c) Candidates with HND (Minimum of Lower CREDIT) and Postgraduate Diploma in the course applied for.

    Course duration:
    (i) Full time- 18 Months
    (ii) Part time-36 Months
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements for matriculation into first degree programmes of the University i.e. Five (5) Credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics.

    -Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from Bells University of Technology, or any other approved University, with a minimum of Second Class lower division in relevant fields.

    -Candidates with a Third class degree or HND plus University PGD in relevant subject may also be considered for admission.
  • Osun State University Osun State University, Osogbo  
    Specialization options:
    -Data Communications and Networks
    -Human Computer Interaction
    -Computer Systems Analysis and Design
    -Software Engineering
    -Intelligent Knowledge Based Systems Design and Applications
    -Information Systems and Data Mining
    -Biometric Systems Design
    -Computational Theory and Algorithm Complexities
    -Mobile and Wireless Networks Design
    -Soft Computing and Applications
    -Cyber Security
    -Cloud Computing Technology
  • Glorious Vision University Glorious Vision University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    All candidates must have five credits passes including English, Mathematics and two other relevant science subjects at Ordinary Level.
    Candidates with Bachelor’s degree from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 3.0/5.0.
    Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND and university PGD obtain CGPA of 3.0/5.0 may be considered for admission into Master’s degree programme.
  • Kwara State University Kwara State University, Malete  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Graduates of Kwara State University or other recognised universities who have obtained the approved degree of Bachelor with a minimum of Second Class Upper Division.
    -Candidates with Second Class Lower Division may, however, be considered for admission. Such candidates may be subjected to qualifying examination.
    In addition to above, a candidate must satisfy the university’s requirements for matriculation.




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