B.Sc. On Campus

Software Engineering

American University of Nigeria

48 months
4843 USD/year
4843 USD/year
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Software Engineering from American University of Nigeria aims to develop technical professionals who can develop and deliver software systems that are reliable, cost effective and adaptable to developing country environments.


Software Engineering from American University of Nigeria builds on the computer science major with advanced course work in software architecture and design, software metrics, verification and validation, requirements analysis and specification and the software engineering process.


Graduates of the AUN Software Engineering program are expected to be ready for the growing software & IT industry. Some of the possible job titles our graduates can expect to hold include:
  • Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Software Consultant
  • Systems Administrator (DBA, network administrator, deployer)
  • Software Consultant
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Architect
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Project Manager
  • Systems Engineer
  • IT Director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Operating Systems 
  • IT Project Management
  • Computer Science 
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Discrete Structures 
  • Logic in Computer Science 
  • Computer Organization & Architecture 
  • Principles of Database Systems 
  • Object-Oriented Software Construction 
  • User Interface Design 
  • Software Engineering Professional Ethics 
  • Technical Report Writing 
  • Software Testing & Quality Assurance 
  • Software Design & Architecture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission policy. We admit students until the University is at full capacity. After this, all admitted applicants will be deferred to the next intake.




130 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Engineering disciplines should be passed at credit level in the Senior Secondary School final year examination or GCE ‘O’ Level in five subjects including Mathematics, English Language, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Completed Application form
  • Diploma result (NCE/OND/HND) or 'A'Level
  • Official Transcripts
  • SSCE, any or combination of (WAEC/NECO/GCE/IGCSE/NABTEB)
  • Direct entry JAMB or IJMB
  • Recommendation letter
  • A Personal Statement (Essay) about why the applicant chose AUN and what his/her future ambitions are
  • A photocopy of ID card, Valid Passport & appropriate Visa for International students (picture page)
  • Four personal Passport Photographs.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4843 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4843 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4843 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4843 USD per year during 48 months.

1,850,000 N

Living costs for Yola

193814 - 233645 NGN /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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