BS Information Technology (BS IT)

Program Introduction

We are living in the information age. For many segments of society, the Internet has already changed how people work, think, communicate, or even socialize. Many of the changes can be attributed to information systems that now operate very widely over the Internet and Intranets. With the widespread commercial availability of computing technologies and machinery, information systems have been the dominant application area of computing. At present, organizations have come to rely on information systems for their day-to-day operation, planning, and decision making.

Effective use of information technologies has become a critical success factor in modern society.

The School of Systems and Technology (SST) at UMT offers a four-year degree program leading to a BS degree in Information Technology. BS-IT degree is unique blend of information systems and information technology in one program. The program is focused on practical applications of technology and information systems to support organizations while adding value to their products and offerings.

The degree offers courses across the complete spectrum of IT, ranging from non-technical areas such as the nature of information and organizational needs for IT, through the hardware, software, network and multimedia technologies which are used to satisfy these needs, to the development and management skills needed to create and implement computer-based information systems. The degree structure provides the greatest possible flexibility, and gives students the broadest possible range of options from which to choose their areas of specializations.

Graduates from the course have the knowledge and skills needed to use IT effectively and develop and manage IT-based systems. The strong practical emphasis of the course prepares graduates for careers working with information and IT in a wide range of positions in business, government and industry both local and international. In addition, graduates have a strong computer science and information technology base that enables them to capitalize the increasing career opportunities in the information technology sector. And, students are able to expand and further the limits of their knowledge by pursuing higher studies. 

Career Prospects

Graduates of this program can expect promising careers in the following roles and fields:

  • Application Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Client Support Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Architect
  • E-Commerce System Developer
  • Enterprise/Solution Architect

Program Details

4 years

a)      FSc Pre-Engineering, ICS and FSc Pre-Medical (Deficiency Courses) with minimum 50% marks and no 3rd division in matriculation.

b)      In case of A Level, American High School Diploma or any other equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalence certificate FSc Pre-Engineering, ICS and FSc Pre-Medical (Deficiency Courses) from IBCC is mandatory.

c)  50% passing marks in NAT/Admission Test are required for admission.

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