Cavendish Uganda

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.

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Course Overview

Career objective

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.

Programme structure

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
BIT110 Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
BIT111 Discrete Mathematics
BBA116 Basic Statistics
BIT113 Fundamentals of Information Systems
BJC110 Communication Skills and Learning Skills for Employability
YEAR ISEMESTER II
BIT121 Introduction to Database Systems
BIT122 Internet Technology and Web design
BIT123 Computer Applications
BIT124 E-commerce
COM122 Principles of Programming
YEAR IISEMESTER I
BIT211 Database Development and Management
BIT212 Systems Analysis and Design
BIT213 Web Development and Management
BIT214 Computer Networks and Data Communications
COM211 Object oriented programming
YEAR IISEMESTER II
BIT222 Research Methodology in Computing
BIT223 Computer Repair and Maintenance
COM223 Application Development
COM221 Operating Systems Principles
COM222 Software Engineering
BIT220 Industrial Training (Recess Period)
YEAR IIISEMESTER I
BIT311 ICT Project Planning and Management
BIT312 Mobile Application Development
BIS313 Business Systems Modelling
BIT314 Network Configuration and Management
ELECTIVES
BIT315 Multimedia systems
BIT313 Communication Systems
YEAR IIISEMESTER II
BIT321 Professional Issues in Computing
BIT322 Distributed System Development
BIT323 User Interface Design
BIT324 Network and Information Security
FST320 Graduation project
ELECTIVES
BBC321 Business Intelligence
BIT325 Information Systems Audit

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Faculty of Science and Technology

Faculty of Science & Technology

Faculty of Science & Technology