Bachelor of Technology (Honours) Degree in Information Technology
Organizations of all kinds have become dependent on networked computing infrastructure to such a degree that they cannot function without that infrastructure. IT people are prepared to select, manage, and maintain that infrastructure, ensuring that it meets organizational needs. They also create digital content for that infrastructure and take care of the IT support needs of the individuals who use it. The B Tech (Hons) Information Technology programme provides graduates who know how to make information technology work in a wide range of settings.
- To provide suitable, multi-disciplinary training for a career in the important and expanding field of Information Technology.
- To satisfy the needs both of the students who intend to pursue a career in the Information Technology industry and of those who might like to pursue further research.
Currently, the degree programme is offered on a four year full-time regular programme. A two year Block release special programme and a two year Parallel special programme
The Four Year Programme
The programme is structured to be delivered over four years and comprises approximately 48 weeks of lectures, laboratories, tutorials in 1st and 2nd year, Followed by 30 weeks of internship in 3rd year and then 24 weeks of lectures, tutorials, laboratories and a project in the final year. Each academic year is divided into two stages, with each stage being of fifteen weeks duration, including examination time. The final week of each year shall not have laboratory or coursework assignment deadlines. The lectures in the final week shall focus on revision of the year’s work.
Regular Programme Entry Requirements:
- At least two A` Level passes in Mathematics and Computer Science or Physics OR
- ND in Information Technology or Computer studies and two years relevant industrial experience.
- At least 5 0’Levels including Mathematics and English
- Be ready to be a fulltime student on campus.
The graduates of this programme are Information Technologists and should be prepared to meet the Information Technology needs of businesses, government, healthcare, schools, and other kinds of organizations. IT people are also prepared to select, manage, and maintain that infrastructure, ensuring that it meets organizational needs. They also create digital content for that infrastructure and take care of the IT support needs of the individuals who use it.
The major areas are
- IT Administration
- Software Analysis Design and development
- Web design, development and Integration
- Data warehousing and data mining design and administration
- Human-Computer Interface design