Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology (BSIT)

General

Program Description

Core Competence

All College programmes received full confidence in a review conducted by the Quality Assurance Authority. All College programmes are validated by NQF and listed.

The college teaching philosophy is to apply problem solving based learning and reality-based approach to education to enable the students to have critical knowledge and understanding of core information technologies, such as, human-computer interaction, information management, programming, networking, and web systems, and to be able to critically analyze, model, design, solve IT and real-world problems.

Employability

Our programmes are designed in tune with the local needs of the industry and business and in accordance with international standards (IEEE and ACM).

Communication:

Express and communicate ideas effectively, in written and oral form.

Teamwork and Leadership:

An ability to function effectively on teams, a member or leader with decision-making responsibilities, to accomplish a common goal.

Organisational and Developmental Skills:

Demonstrate an ability to manage learning tasks independently and professionally with a view to inculcating skills for self-development and life-long learning in order to effectively prioritise, plan, manage and allocate appropriate resources to implement tasks.

Ethical and Social Responsibility:

Demonstrate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.

Fast Facts

  • Qualification: Bachelors in Information Technology
  • Type: Undergraduate
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Qualification Name: Information Technology
  • College: College of Information Technology
  • Language of offering: English

Bachelor's Degree Fees

The estimated duration for completion of a Bachelors Degree at Ahlia University is 4 years. This is structured around 134 credit-hours covering 45 courses.

The duration of study for each course is fifteen weeks, covering approximately 45 study hours.

  • Application Fee: BD 20
  • Registration Fee: BD 200
  • Placement Tests Fee (if applicable): BD 40
  • Orientation Courses (if applicable): BD 1200
  • First Year Courses – 12 courses (BD 300 Per Course): BD 3,500
  • Second Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 330 Per Course): BD 3,630
  • Third Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 360 Per Course): BD 3,960
  • Fourth Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 390 Per Course): BD 4,290
  • Total: BD 16,840

Please note that the fees listed above do not include the cost of textbooks required to complete the program.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold at least a recognized and endorsed secondary school certificate or equivalent.

Applicants must pass the placement tests or submit an international recognised certificate or attain an acceptable score on an internationally recognised examination, in order to be exempted from the orientation programme.

Apply Now

To apply to join the University, applicants must fill in the Application form either by attending at the Directorate of Admission and Registration in the University or by filling in the application form online. In all cases, applicants must bring hard copies of all the required application documents to the Directorate of Admission and Registration in order to complete their application process.

When to Apply

The university has a limited number of places available for each academic programme; hence to ensure your application is considered you should apply by the relevant deadline:

  • August 2019 – deadline for applicants wishing to join in the First Semester of the Academic Year 2019/2020.
  • January 2020 – deadline for applicants wishing to join in the Second Semester of the Academic Year 2019/2020.
  • May 2020 – deadline for applicants wishing to join in the Summer Session of the Academic Year 2019/2020 (Applications are restricted to transfer students only).

How We Select Students

Applicants are selected from the most promising of the eligible applicants and up to the limits of available space determined by the university. Please note that the requirements for admission stated by the University are in all cases the minimum demanded admission, and their fulfilment by an applicant does not automatically ensure their selection.

Prior to enrolling in University, citizens of non-GCC States should secure residence permits in the Kingdom of Bahrain; otherwise, their admission, granted conditionally, is subject to being rescinded at the discretion of the University.

Last updated Oct 2019

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At Ahlia University we are proud of our growing reputation as a provider of quality higher education in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the wider Gulf region. The high quality of education at Ahlia University is at the core of everything we do and the reviews by the Quality Assurance Agency continue to recognise the quality of our teaching and learning. Read less