Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Introduction

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) programme prepares students to take a leading role in Information Technology by equipping them with the needed knowledge and competencies to effectively evaluate, manage, and maintain computing resources. It covers various IT domains which include information management, integrated systems, Platform technologies, System paradigm, Networking, User experience design, Software Development, Web and Mobile systems and Project Management.

The Information Technology major comprises the following concentrations:

  • The Applications Development concentration provides students with the ability to program in languages typically utilised in contemporary business environments such as Python, C++, Java, C#, VB.NET, Mobile Programming, PHP and other industry-standard applications.
  • The Networking and Cybersecurity concentration ensures that students apply cyber forensics, ethical hacking and acquire practical application in developing plans for security architectures considering cyber defense, cyber operations, and cyber law.
  • The Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence concentration equips the students with the knowledge and skills to acquire, curate, manage, analyze, and make inferences from data to solve real-world problems with the use of statistical and algorithmic intelligent systems.

Programme Educational Objectives

Apply knowledge to effectively analyse and assess real life problems to develop economically viable and socially acceptable IT solutions.

Demonstrate excellence in professionalism, moral and ethical conduct, interpersonal skills and adaptable communication to prevalent trends in technology and changing technology.

Work productively as successful IT professionals in diverse career paths including supportive and leadership roles on multidisciplinary teams or be active in higher studies.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes

Analyse a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.

Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

Recognise professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

Function effectively as a member or leader of a team and engage in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.

Use systematic approaches to select, develop, apply, integrate and administer secured computing technologies to accomplish user goals.

Degree Facts

  1. Students will gain a wide range of transferrable skills relevant to employability and personal development.
  2. The duration of the programme is three (3) years and one (1) trimester.
  3. The medium of instruction in all courses is English.
  4. The number of credits required to graduate is 180 units.

Career Opportunities

The BSIT major in Applications Development, Networking and Cybersecurity, and Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence graduates can work in either public or private sectors as network and system administrator, computer system analyst/manager, information security analyst/manager, computer network designer and architects, software application developer, web develop and IT business intelligence analyst. In addition they can pursue postgraduate degree in information technology and teach at universities.

Fee Structure:

Application Fee

BHD 25.000  (non-refundable, payable one time)

(non-refundable, payable one time)
Registration Fee

BHD 50.000 (non-refundable, payable every term)

(non-refundable, payable every term)
Technology Fee

BHD 30.000 (non-refundable, payable per term)

(non-refundable, payable per term)
Tuition Fee

BHD 75.000 per credit unit

Graduation Fee

BHD 150.000  (non-refundable, payable one time)

(non-refundable, payable one time)

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