Entry requirements to the Programme: 5 CXC/GCE subjects including Mathematics & English Language
The Bachelor Degree in Information Technology includes a rounded academic curriculum complemented by practical work. Skills are taught in a context that makes them transferable to the job environment and students demonstrate their readiness by completing projects that solve real world problems. The content and focus of the programme are constantly informed by current practice in the field through a participatory approach that includes input from our students, faculty, and advisory board. The curriculum reflects what is pertinent in the information technology industry and is a rigorous course that balances professional competencies and academic abilities.
The programme aims to produce graduates who have the technical, business and interpersonal knowledge, skills, and competencies to make significant contributions within the information technology industry nationally, regionally and globally. Graduates of the bachelor programme are prepared for employment as computer programmers, systems analysts or network administrators.
UCC Bachelor of Science degree programmes are four-year programmes. This may be reduced by up to two years, if a student gains Advanced Standing with an appropriate Associate of Science degree or equivalent qualification.
UCC is a tertiary institution registered by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), the official local accrediting body for tertiary education. The B.Sc. degree in Information Technology is fully accredited by the UCJ.