There are various universities in Kenya offering software engineering. The course is offered at diploma, degree, and postgraduate levels of study.

In this article, we will look at all private and public universities where you can enroll for a software engineering course in Kenya.

Sounds good? Let’s get to it.

Public and private universities in Kenya offering software engineering.

You can enroll in any of the following institutions for a software engineering course in Kenya.

  1. Kirinyaga university – Public.
  2. Co-operative University of Kenya – Public.
  3. Kisii university – Public.
  4. Kca University – Private.
  5. Multimedia University of Kenya – Public.
  6. University of Eastern Africa, Baraton – Private.
  7. Murang’a university of technology – Public
  8. Zetech University – Private.

Specialized software engineering courses

Software engineering is offered as a specialty in information technology and computer science.

As an alternative, you can enroll for computer science or information technology and specialize in software engineering.

Career prospects for software engineering

As a software engineer, you can work in the following fields:

  1. Technology companies such as Safaricom.
  2. Freelancing.
  3. Financial institutions such as Equity Bank.
  4. Telecommunication.
  5. Government agencies.
  6. Providing software solutions in manufacturing and agriculture.

Winding Up

We have looked at public and private universities that you can enroll in for a software engineering course in Kenya, alternatives, and career prospects.

If you have decided to pursue the course, we wish you all the best in your studies and career.

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