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Bachelor of Information Technology



The world runs on technology, and few things give you a bigger boost in life than acquiring the knowledge to operate this technology. Whether you want to run network systems or become the next Steve Jobs, a degree in IT will point you in the right direction.

Bachelor of Information Technology is a three year degree Programme designed with the aim of imparting both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the use and application of Information Technology. The Programme, developed in consultation with the IT industry and employers, will deliver a mix of knowledge, skills and experience that are necessary for an IT professional.


Course Overview

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
BIT110Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
BIT111Discrete Mathematics
BBA116Basic Statistics
BIT113Fundamentals of Information Systems
BJC110Communication Skills and Learning Skills for Employability
YEAR ISEMESTER II
BIT121Introduction to Database Systems
BIT122Internet Technology and Web design
BIT123Computer Applications
BIT124E-commerce
COM122Principles of Programming
YEAR IISEMESTER I
BIT211Database Development and Management
BIT212Systems Analysis and Design
BIT213Web Development and Management
BIT214Computer Networks and Data Communications
COM211Object oriented programming
YEAR IISEMESTER II
BIT222Research Methodology in Computing
BIT223Computer Repair and Maintenance
COM223Application Development
COM221Operating Systems Principles
COM222Software Engineering
BIT220Industrial Training (Recess Period)
YEAR IIISEMESTER I
BIT311ICT Project Planning and Management
BIT312Mobile Application Development
BIS313Business Systems Modelling
BIT314Network Configuration and Management
ELECTIVES
BIT315Multimedia systems
BIT313Communication Systems
YEAR IIISEMESTER II
BIT321Professional Issues in Computing
BIT322Distributed System Development
BIT323User Interface Design
BIT324Network and Information Security
FST320Graduation project
ELECTIVES
BBC321Business Intelligence
BIT325Information Systems Audit

The objectives of the BIT Programme are to:

  • Expose the student to the fundamental knowledge regarding technical concepts and practices in Information Technology (IT)
  • Train the student in fundamental areas of Information Technology along with in-depth understanding in a particular area of interest
  • Train the student in critical thinking and problem solving skills coupled with the ability to analyse the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society including ethical, legal and public policy issues.
  • Prepare the student for team collaboration to accomplish common goals
  • Equip the student with skills to be able to communicate efficiently with both technical and nontechnical
  • Impart skills that enable the student to identify and evaluate current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability in addressing the users’ needs
  • Train the student in date inference, rational decision making on the basis of that information while ensuring data integrity and privacy
  • Prepare the student for graduate studies in information security, information systems, telecommunications, and other related Information Technology areas.

Distance Learning Study Mode

Our Distance Learning platform provides a flexible, accessible and cost-effective mode of learning as an alternative to traditional classroom-based learning. This mode of study is suitable for those who have difficulty attending traditional classes for various reasons. It gives one the opportunity to study away from the classroom without interrupting their day to day activities.

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Campus-based Study Mode

As one of the most innovative academic institutions in Uganda, we’re renowned for our accredited programmes, quality education and student-centred way of doing business that creates responsible, educated, employable and entrepreneurial citizens (REEE).

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About Blended Learning for Working Adults

Our Blended Learning for Working Adults are affordable, flexible and convenient. Save money while studying from wherever you are with our in-class and online (blended) learning options. Even more accessible are your learning materials through our state-of-the-art, 3rd generation teaching and learning online platform. You can have it all!

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