Apply to the bridge program Applications are open until December 28, 2023.

A free 6-week intensive graduate study preparation program held at CMU-Africa for undergraduate students in their final year of study.

Carnegie Mellon University Africa is offering a program to provide a bridge from your current studies to graduate study. The graduate bridge program is intended for promising and motivated students who are interested in studying one or more of the following areas: electrical engineering, computer engineering, information technology, telecommunications, networking, big data, artificial intelligence, or software engineering at a master's degree level.

Program overview

The program will:
  • Raise your awareness of the specific academic skills required for successful graduate study
  • Teach embedded system project development
  • Give you a feel for the graduate study experience
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Prerequisites and other information

  • Must be a Mount Kigali University Rwanda, University of Kigali, University of Rwanda, African Leadership University, Adventist University of Central Africa or UNILAK student currently in their final year or recently graduated. Must be studying information technology, computer science, computer engineering, information systems, electronics and telecommunication engineering, or electrical engineering.
  • Format: in-person at CMU-Africa
  • Program duration: February 5 - March 15, 2024
  • Time commitment: 10 hours per week (Monday-Thursday 5:30-7:30 pm CAT and Friday 4-6 pm CAT)
  • Transport: Transportation to and from CMU-Africa will be provided
  • Refreshments provided
  • Cost: Free for all admitted students

Application Deadline

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