You are welcome to the country's first–ever School of Computing, the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. The School of Computing is committed to being the recognised leader for competitive, innovative, and market-responsive computing education. Through this commitment coupled with aligning strategically with the university mission to promote technological advancement by providing conducive environment for research, teaching and learning which engenders development of products that are technologically–oriented, self-reliant and relevant to society, the School develops focused, trend-setting multidisciplinary research excellence with national, regional and international recognition through diverse research areas in which all its staff are currently part of for partnerships and collaborations. The School is renowned for innovative research and academic standard and strive to solve national, regional and global problems using information technology as an enabler to societal digital transformation.
The School offers academic programmes at the bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees in various specialisations in Computer Science, Cybersecurity Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering and Information Systems. The design and delivery of these programmes are guided by educational research and best practices and are governed by values of inclusivity and access for the community we serve. The School instils the knowledge and skills necessary for students to lead and innovate across industries in a rapidly evolving technological landscape. Building on the University's exceptional foundation of entrepreneurship and cooperative education, the School provides unparalleled professional experiences and the on-the-job training that is vital to preparing today's students for tomorrow's world. The School endeavours to keep up with the rapid changes and evolutions of technologies and produces high–quality and standard graduates for both the local, regional and information technology sectors.
The School graduates are recognised by leading employers as some of the top computing talents available in the marketplace. The graduates from the School are the backbone of the largest talent pipeline in the nation. The School's unique structure brings computing and informatics together under one roof in a dynamic and collaborative way which allows staff and students to spot trends before they emerge, to solve problems before they occur, and to build a better tomorrow, starting today. The School's postgraduate programmes in Computer Science are designed for students to ensure core knowledge of the fundamental computer science areas and to conduct bleeding edge research at the forefront of a selected area. Students are prepared for leadership careers in research and education in computer science and interdisciplinary work using computer science.