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Bachelor of Information Systems and Technology

The Bachelor of Information Systems and Technology seeks to develop high quality human resources for the public and private sectors so as to maximize the utility of ICT in organization. Specifically, the program seeks to produce graduates who will be able to:

  • Exploit the entrepreneurial aspects of ICT in order to strengthen the competitiveness of the organizations
  • Plan, manage and configure networks and computer systems so as to improve their utility and effectiveness in organizations
  • Specify and test computer systems necessary in the day today running of organizations
  • Integrate, evolve and tune systems in organizations
  • Competently utilize ICT to support the different levels of management in

The  graduates will need  to  have  both  the  factual  knowledge  as well as the investigative skills to suit  in the  different  scenarios.   The  content  and  delivery methodology  will therefore  be carefully assembled  to give the student ability  to go through a holistic training that will involve face to face lectures,  online learning,  seminars,  tutorials and self-study.

Career Options

Graduates of the program can be employed as:

  • System Analysts
  • System Administrators/managers
  • Network Administrators/managers
  • Software testers
  • Software Integrators
  • Programmers
  • System Engineers
  • Security Managers

The graduates can also exploit their entrepreneurial skills to (re)engineer organizations for organizations for profitability or to start up their own ICT companies or other ICT supported companies.

Admission Requirements

Programme Name Bachelor of Information Systems and Technology
Programme Duration 3 Years
Admission Criteria Direct Entry
  1. At least two principal passes at same sitting in UACE or its equivalent.
  2. At least 5 passes in UCE or its equivalent
Diploma Entry
  1. At least 2nd Class (Lower division) diploma in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Statistics or related field from any recognized institution.
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE or its equivalent
  3. At least 5 passes in UCE or its equivalent
CCNA
  1. CCNA Certificate from a recognized institution.
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE
  3. At least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in UACE

Mature age

Mature age Certificate

Mode Dual Mode (online and Local Support)
Fee Type - Per Semester Uganda Shillings 1,200,000

Programme Structure

Year 1 Semester 1: (6 Cores)
Final Codes   Course name LH PH TH CH CU
CS 101   Computer Applications & Systems 30 30 - 45 3
IT 100   Internet Technology & Website Design 30 60 - 60 4
BA 101   Principles of Management 30 - 30 45 3
BA 104   Business Communication 30 30 - 45 3
MT 100   Computational Mathematics 30 - 30 45 3
Semester load 16
Year 1 semester 2 (5 cores)
CS 107   Principles of Programming 30 30 - 45 3
MT 105   Probability & Statistics 60 - - 60 4
IS 201   Management Information Systems 30 - 30 45 3
BA 108   Entrepreneurship theory and principles 30 - 30 45 3
IS 203   Electronic services 30 30 - 45 3
Semester load 16
Year 1: recess term (Information Systems & Information Technology Options)
TM 100   Community Engagement I - 300 - 75 5
Recess term load 5
Year 2 semester 1 (6 Cores)
BA 107   Principles of Marketing 30 30 - 45 3
IS 302   Business Process Modelling 45 30   60 4
IS 204   Knowledge Management 30 30 - 45 3
CS 201   Operating Systems 45 - 30 60 4
NW 200   Computer Networks & Data Communications 45 15 15 60 4
IS 300   Database Management Systems 45 15 15 60 4
                 
 
Semester load 22
Year 2 semester 2 (6 cores)
IS 303   Enterprise Architecture 45 - 30 60 4
BA 219   IT Risk Management & Control 30 - 30 45 3
IS 202   Human Computer Interaction 30 30 - 45 3
IS 200   Systems Analysis & Design 30 - 30 45 3
TM 201   Research Methods 30 30 - 45 3
IT 206   Multimedia Applications 30 30 - 45 3
Semester load 19
Year 2: recess term (Information Systems & Information Technology Options)
TM 100   Community Engagement II - 300 - 75 5
Recess term load 5
Year 3 semester 1 (6 cores)
IT 303   Practicum: Multimedia application Development 15 - 60 45 3
NW 201   Mobile Applications Programming 30 30 - 45 3
CS 304   Computer Systems Security 30 30 - 45 3
IS 305   Modeling & Simulation 45 30 - 60 4
IT 203   Systems Administration 30 30 30 60 4
IS 301   Data Warehousing 30 30 - 45 3
Semester load 20
Year 3 semester 2 (4 cores)
CF 302   Computer Forensics 30 30 - 45 3
PP 305   Project Planning & Management 30 30 - 45 3
IT 201   Legal and Professional Issues in computing 45 - - 45 3
TM 301   Project - 120 - 60 4
Semester load         13
Year 3: recess term
TM 100   Community Engagement III - 300 - 75 5
Recess term load 5

Fees per semester

Fees per semester Functional Fees Application Fees
1,200,000 UGX 250,000 UGX 50,000 UGX

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of Programme Fees per academic session (USD) Application / Admission Fee
Bachelor’s Degree $700 $30
Undergraduate Diploma $500 $30
Undergraduate Certificate $250 $30

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