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BSc. Information Technology

BSc Information Technology

Overview

Earn a globally recognized BSc (Hons) Information Technology from the University of Bedfordshire while learning some of the most in-demand skills in the business. This course is designed to provide students with actual, hands-on experience with developing IT systems. This will cover a wide range of technological topics and how they may be used to build solutions that can assist organizations in achieving their overall business goals. As a result, you'll discover how to collaborate with non-IT experts to develop IT solutions that serve a variety of business operations. You will get the knowledge and skills necessary to extract user needs from non-IT professionals and translate them into system-level designs that can be implemented. You'll study how to lead IT projects and develop the abilities you'll need to work effectively in a multi-faceted environment.

 

Benefits of choosing this programme

There are numerous benefits of choosing this programme, including:

  • Students complete a level a year, studying four units in total each year/level, and there are two units in each of two semesters
  • Students have the flexibility to start in either February or October
  • Students are assessed via a range of coursework assignments, including essays, reports and portfolios, and presentations
  • Students have access to an online learning environment which can be accessed anywhere in the world
  • ACTT Recognised

About the University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is an internationally recognised award-winning institution with an excellent academic and teaching reputation. It appears in the Times Higher Education World University rankings and was also ranked as one of the top 200 universities in the world under 50 years old in the Young University rankings. The University of Bedfordshire won the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2013 in recognition of our pioneering research. This is the highest form of national recognition for universities in the UK.

Course Details

The programme consists of 3 levels (Levels 4, 5 and 6) with each level consisting of 4 units each worth 30 credits.

Level Unit Credits Core/Optional
Level 4 [Year 1]

Introduction to Software Development
Fundamentals of Computer Science
Principles of Programming

Computer Systems Structure

30
30
30

30

Core
Core
Core

Core
Level 5 [Year 2]

User Experience Design
Information Technology Employability Project
Web Technologies

Systems Development and Modern Database Practices

30
30
30

30

Core
Core
Core

Core
Level 6 [Year 3]

Advanced Information Technology
Research Methodologies and Emerging Technologies
Social and Professional Project Management

Undergraduate Project

30
30
30

30

Core
Core
Core

Core

How will I be Assessed?

Students are assessed in a variety of ways. Units are assessed through coursework, group and individual projects, portfolios, essays, presentations or exams. Presentations are usually given and assessed in the context of a group seminar. Students are also required to develop software artefacts.

Entry Requirements

Candidates may start at any of the levels once they satisfy the entry requirements. All applications are considered on a case by case basis.

Level Entry Requirements Who Should Apply?
Recognition of Prior Learning No requirements CTS can help applicants without formal entry requirements prepare for a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) submission. The submission must provide sufficient information to demonstrate that an applicant has gained the equivalent learning to applicants who meet the formal entry requirements to join Level 4 of BSc Information Technology. For example, the submission may include details of relevant formal or informal study, or learning gained from workplace or life experiences. Submissions will be subject to individual approval.
Level 4
[Year 1]

Successful candidates should possess any ONE of the following:

  • At least 2 years IT work experience
  • CAPE passes
  • Any previous tertiary qualification
  • IT Certifications
Ideal for persons who have some IT work experience or have CAPE passes
Level 5
[Year 2]

Successful candidates should possess any ONE of the following:

  • A Level 4 Diploma qualification in IT
  • CAPE passes with 2+ years IT Work Experience
  • Combination of IT Work Experience (at least 2 Years), Academic and/or Professional Qualifications
Ideal for someone who has previously completed a Level 4 IT qualification (Certificate or Diploma Qualification) or Persons with a combination of IT work experience who also possesses Professional (IT) Certifications.
Level 6
[Year 3]

Successful candidates should possess any ONE of the following:

  • A Level 5 Diploma or HND or Associate Degree in IT
  • Combination of IT Work Experience (at least 4 Years), Academic and/or Professional Qualifications

Ideal for persons who have completed a Level 5 IT qualification such as a Diploma, HND or Associate Degree.

Persons with extensive IT work experience who also possesses Professional (IT) Certifications.

Intake Periods

There are multiple entry points which allows you to start when it is most suitable. The entry points are:

  • February
  • October

Each entry point corresponds to the start date of the semester. Depending upon when you join the course, this will determine the order of units which you will study. You will benefit by beginning your studies with others who started at one of the earlier points of entry.

 

Semesters

SEMESTER January to May June to September September to January
Estimated Start Date: Third Saturday in January First Saturday in June Last Saturday in Sept
Estimated End Date: Last week in May Third Saturday in Sept Third Saturday in January
Application Deadline: 4 weeks before start date 4 weeks before start date 4 weeks before start date

Fees

The BSc Information Technology is one of the most affordable IT degrees in Trinidad and Tobago. CTS College also offers flexible payment plans - please send enquiry to bsc@ctscollege.com or contact us at 671-2551 for further details on fees and payment plans.

Apply Now

Students may apply to start at any Level (Levels 4 or 5 or 6) in the programme. All applications must all supporting documents in order to be approved by the University.

Documents required:

  • Completed Application form (Click Here to Download)
  • Copy of valid form of ID such as National ID or Passport or DP
  • Copy of any academic qualification (certificate and transcript where available, even if you partially completed a programme please send the transcript)
  • Copy of any job letters if using IT Work Experience to support your application
  • Copy of any IT Professional Certifications to support your application
  • Copy of Resume

It is FREE to apply!

Note: All documents are to be emailed to bsc@ctscollege.com with the subject: BSc IT

Student Support

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of the course. If you would like further information or would like clarification on this programme please contact:

Mr. Aaron Narace
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 328-8594

Mr. Sanjeive Noonoo
Programme Administrator
Phone: (868) 286-0862

E-mail: bsc@ctscollege.com

We are an ACTT recognised institution and partner with international awarding bodies

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