Brief Background of Faculty of Computing
The diffusion of technology and knowledge is a salient feature in the technological change, innovation and growth of the modern society. Much attention is being given to the role of universities in the development of nations. Universities all over the world are playing a crucial role in producing competent professionals who will be taking responsibility of the country’s technology and resources. This goal of universities can be further fostered by a strong link with the industries. A strong bond and relation between universities and the industry helps not only in finding out immediate solutions to prevailing challenges in the industry but also will help in producing all rounded and sharp professionals who will later be important assets to the development of the country.
Nestled in the beautiful green town, Bahir Dar, just at shore of Lake Tana, the Faculty of Computing is one of the largest faculty in Bahir Dar Institute of Technology of Bahir Dar University. The Faculty offers undergraduate programs leading to B.Sc. degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology and Information System in the regular program with duration of 5, 4, 4 and 4 years respectively; and in continuing program too with duration of 5, 5, 5, and 5 years respectively. It also offers a 2 year M.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology will open soon M.Sc. degree in Software Engineering. Further, a 5 year summer program in Information Technology and Information System that lead to B.Sc. degree is the other program offered by the faculty.
The Faculty experienced a surge in enrolment of students in the regular as well the continuing program, which reveals the fact that the Faculty offers students not only the excellence in cutting-edge technological knowledge and applications, but also in a multidisciplinary engineering and science background for the career that our students have planned.