Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology - Africa International University - AIU | Educartis

Nairobi
4 years
Bachelor
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This four year Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is designed to equip learners with the necessary skills and knowledge they need to handle a range of IT products used in the modern workplace. Through a unique and comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach, this on-campus programme addresses topics such as Software Development, Computer Networking, and Management Information Systems to equip students with the knowledge, competencies, and values necessary for fulfilling an effective career upon graduation. 

IT has emerged as a major sector in many economies across the world, which is why graduates with solid computer skills are in such strong demand. This growing industry offers tremendous scope for growth and innovation, providing you with a multitude of exciting and challenging job opportunities. If this sounds like the right path for you, this on-campus programme will arm you with the knowledge and skills you need to meet the challenges of today's modern workplace and embark upon a rewarding and remunerative career. 

Upon completion of this course, students will receive a Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this programme, students will be able to: 

  • Identify the need for ICT solutions, elicit information from relevant stakeholders, as well as research and plan solutions according to the requirements identified. 
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills to apply technologies to new situations when implementing, maintaining, documenting and troubleshooting small-scale systems.
  • Demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of the technologies that make up ICT infrastructure and articulate the relationships and interdependencies between technologies.
  • Work efficiently in a team, as well as guide and direct other team members.
  • Identify the pertinent legal and ethical issues and become familiar with the generic and specialised software tools used by IT professionals.

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Certification obtained

Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will open up the path to many exciting careers, including:

  • Media Relations Assistant 
  • Communications Manager
  • Network/Telecommunications Technician 
  • Lead Information Technology Specialist 

Student Testimonial

"The quality of education is world class with an excellent faculty from all over the world. The cultural diversity is amazing with all the continents represented." Janet W'Dan
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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have either: 

  • KCSE C+ or above (Mathematics and Physics) 
  • A relevant diploma from an institution recognised by the University Senate

How do I apply?

To apply for this programme, students must provide: 

  • A complete application form, along with a non-refundable application fee of 1500 KES. 
  • 2 recent passport photographs with their full name written on the reverse side of the pictures. 
  • Copies of secondary and post-secondary certificates and transcripts, including leaving certificates. 
  • A copy of National ID Card/Birth Certificate/Passport Bio-Data Page

Payment options

The fee for this course is 67, 525 KSH per semester.

At AIU, we make it easier for you to settle your fees by offering the following methods of payment:

  • Payments can be made by banker's cheque, payable to Africa International University. Please note that the university DOES NOT accept personal cheques. 
  • The university WILL NOT accept any case payments. Cash should be deposited in one of our bank accounts and the banking slip presented for issuance of a University receipt to the finance office. Kindly ensure the correct capturing of your name and registration number on the banking slip. 

Detailed course information

This programme is taken on campus at the Africa International University. The course outline is as follows:

Year 1
  • Bible Interpretation and Study Methods
  • Library Research and Information Competency
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction Information Technology
  • Internet Technologies
  • Computer Support and Maintenance 
  • Linear Algebra
  • English Writing and Communication
  • Foundations for Life and Mission
  • Comparative Study of Religions
  • Database Systems
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Computer Organization and Architecture

Year 2 
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Probability and Statistics I
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Network Configuration and Routing
  • Operating Systems
  • Information Systems Management
  • Environment, Development and Stewardship
  • Internet Programming
  • Calculus I
  • Object Oriented Programming I
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Information Systems Project I

Year 3 
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Distributed Systems
  • Object Oriented Programming II
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Probability and Statistics II
  • Computer Security and Cryptography
  • Strategic Management Information Systems
  • E-Commerce
  • Research Methods
  • ICT and Society
  • Data Communication and Networks
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • ICT Project Management
  • Calculus II

Year 4
  • Information Systems Project II
  • Simulation and Modelling
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Management & Auditing of Information Systems
  • Information Systems Project II
  • Information Systems Management
  • Data Warehousing and Mining
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • Information Systems Security Management

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Where and When

01/01/2019

Africa International University - AIU


Karen Nairobi - Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

01/05/2019

Africa International University - AIU


Karen Nairobi - Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

01/09/2019

Africa International University - AIU


Karen Nairobi - Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

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