Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
Hosting Unit 
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
Program Description:
The program is the prevailing conditions in the country with respect to the needs for professionals in the area of computer engineering, specifically in the areas of computerized automation, data networking, and persistence of more and more computer-based systems and products. Also, future trends in these and other areas in the country show developing demands for the profession. The program keenly follows the developments in this regard both within the country and internationally and the following provide some of the major facts and observations on which these programs premised. The current undergraduate program, which is matured through a series of peer discussion and workshops with stakeholders, is designed so as to meet the needs of the main employers of the graduates in the design, operation and maintenance of hardware and software systems.   
Duration of the program
Five years
Medium of Instruction
Admission criteria
Applicants should achieve the minimum score on Ethiopian Higher Education Qualification Certificate Examination (EHEQCE) or equivalent which satisfies admission cut point to higher education set by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency. 
Annual intake
120 students
Tuition fee
(2020/21 rate)
Contact person
Wubie Engdaw
Phone: +251-928549750

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

Graduates of the Computer Engineering program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

PEO 1: Established themselves as practicing professionals in the capacity as policymakers and leaders in government and industry and/or be engaged in advanced study in electrical engineering or a related field;

PEO 2: Demonstrated their ability to successfully work both independently and as members of a professional team in the formulation and design of complex engineering systems, and function effectively as responsible professionals with effective communication skills; and

PEO 3: Shown a commitment to lifelong learning through ongoing professional training and development, leadership training, and research opportunities in order to gain a deeper understanding of the social, ethical, and environmental context of changing global conditions.

 Student Outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  2. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  3. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informal judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  4. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  5. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  6. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies and
  7.  An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.