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Bachelor of Information Technology

About the course

The Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology will provide students with the skills needed to enter the IT profession. It will teach students about computer systems, , designing advanced databases, procedural programming, how to give IT support to end users, designing websites, managing IT security, object oriented programming, how to manage internet servers, developing web applications and development, networking, network operating systems and network security, designing and implementing IT projects, programming in Java, developing office solutions, server administration and maintenance, enterprise process, and mobile application development. In addition, it will prepare students for work by teaching them the business skills needed for e-commerce, generic skills required for employment and how to engage in professional development.
Successful completion of this qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment. It enables sideways progression to Masters Degrees.

Modules

Year 1

  1. Computer Systems
  2. Business Skills for e-Commerce
  3. Employability and Professional Development
  4. Database Design Concepts
  5. Procedural Programming
  6. IT Support for End Users
  7. Networking Technologies
  8. Website Design

Year 2

  1. IT Security Management
  2. Object Oriented Programming
  3. Internet Server Management
  4. Web Applications Development
  5. Local Area Networking Technologies
  6. Network security
  7. Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Year 3

  1. Server Administration and Maintenance
  2. Network Operating Systems
  3. Enterprise Process Integration
  4. Web Development
  5. Advanced Database Management
  6. Mobile Application Development
  7. Capstone Project

Entry Criteria

General Entry:
Successful completion of higher secondary education OR attainment of a Level 4 qualification in a related field OR attainment of a Level 4 foundation study program approved for the specific bachelor’s degree, associate degree or diploma program.

Alternative Entry:
Completion of a Level 4 qualification (unrelated), and successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program OR 20 years old, completion of secondary school, 2 years of relevant works experience, and successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program.

Course Duration

The course duration is 3 years.

If you have a diploma in this field you maybe able to join the second year directly. If you have an advanced diploma or associate degree you maybe able to join the third year directly. Please submit a Credit Transfer and Exemption Form.