Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems) (Hons) is specifically designed to equip students with IS-specific knowledge and skills in addition to general computing, as well as business fundamentals in various economic sectors.
This program is for students who want to design and implement effective business solutions to meet organizational and management needs for information and decision support system. Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems) (Hons) program are ideally positioned to take a leading role in shaping the information-based future. Students completing the program will be well exposed and grounded in the fundamentals of the information system, organization theory, strategic planning, project management, decision making, teamwork and leadership, and conducting research as well as current and emerging information systems technologies.
To be a recognized and premier department providing excellent education, innovative research, and quality consultancy in information systems.
The department of information system with its dedicated team strives: To deliver excellent undergraduate and postgraduate education and a world-class research and To provide quality information systems consultancy services for relevant industries
This programme prepares graduates for careers in IT/IS, especially in application development, business process analysis, data and information management, and strategic IT/IS planning. Graduates can expect to build a career not only in software and IT consulting companies, but also to support the IT/IS needs of organizations, be they in the public, private, or social sectors, and in various industries, such as banking, consumer products, education, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, services, and telecommunications, amongst others.
Examples of Careers : Application Developer, Business Analyst, Business Intelligence Consultant, Business Manager, Business Process Analyst, Computer and Information Research Scientists, Computer and Information Systems Managers, Computer Programmers, Database Administrator, Computer Support Specialists, Computer Systems Analysts, Database Analyst, ERP Specialist, Information Auditing and Compliance Specialist, IT Architect, IT Auditor, IT Consultant, IT Operations Manager, Project Manager, Software Developers, User Interface Designer, Web Content Manager, Web Developers.
Upon entry into the programme, the student will be assigned to an academic advisor. The advisor is responsible for helping the student do well academically and succeed in graduating. The advisor can help with many things, including being sure the course schedule for each term is appropriate; getting help for any special problems the student may have; explaining academic procedures, and helping to increase students' understanding of the IT curriculum.