Department of Computer Engineering

Course Description

National Diploma Computer Engineering, ND (CTE)
– Mode of study: Full-time
– Timetable: Day
– Duration: 4 Semesters

Entry Requirements: WASC, GCE(O/L), SSCE, NECO, NABTEB or equivalent, with credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and one subject from: Biology/Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics / Basic Electricity, Auto Mechanics, Metal Work, Further Mathematics, Geography, Economics / Commerce.

JAMB Subjects are: 1. English Language, 2. Mathematics, 3. Physics, 4. Chemistry

Course Objectives

The National Diploma in Computer Engineering Technology programme’s objectives are that on completion of the course of instructions, graduates should be able to:

• Carry out routine maintenance and repair of computers;

• Design and map-out the layout for computers;

• Install, set-up and operate computers;

• Prepare simple Bill of quantities and specifications for computers; and

• Select and use appropriate instruments to carry out simple tests and measurements on all sub-systems in a computer and its peripherals.

Course Units

Course Code Course Title CU
GNS 101 Use of English I 2
MTH 111 Logic & Linear Algebra 2
GNS 111 Citizenship Education I 2
MEC 101 Technical Drawing 2
CTE 114 Report Writing 2
ICT 101 Introduction to Computing 2
MEC 113 Basic Workshop Technology and Practice 2
CTE 115 Computer Hardware I 2
EEC 111 Electrical Graphics 2
EEC 115 Electrical Engineering Science I 3
EED 125 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 2
Total 23
Course Code Course Title CU
GNS 102 Communication in English I 2
EEC 128 Telecommunications I 2
EEC 126 Electrical & Electronic Instrument I 2
ICT 102 Computer Aided Design & Drafting I 2
COM 120 Computer Operations 2
COM 221 Computer Programming [FORTRAN] 3
EEC 124 Electronics I 2
EEC 125 Electrical Engineering Science II 3
EEC 129 Electrical Installation of Building 2
MTH 112 Algebra & Elementary Trigonometry 2
CTE 121 Digital Computer Fundamentals 2
Total 24
Course Code Course Title CU
MTH 211 Calculus 2
EEC 234 Electronics II 2
EEC 236 Electrical & Electronic Instrument II 2
EEC 238 Telecommunications II 2
EEC 239 Electric Circuit Theory I 2
CTE 211 Micro-Computer Fundamentals 3
CTE 212 Computer Workshop Practice I 2
CTE 213 Digital Computer Fundamentals II 4
CTE 214 Computer Architecture 2
CTE 216 Introduction to Research Methods 2
SWS 201 SIWES 2
Total 25
Course Code Course Title CU
GNS 202 Communication in English II 2
MTH 212 Trigonometry & Analytical Geometry 2
CTE 247 Computer Hardware II 2
EEC 249 Electric Circuit Theory II 2
EED 216 Practice of Entrepreneurship 2
EEC 244 Electronics III 2
CTE 221 Computer Programming [Assembly Language] 2
CTE 222 Computer Workshop Practice II 2
CTE 223 Operating Systems 3
CTE 224 Computer Power Systems 2
CTE 225 Project 3
Total 24
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