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Bachelor of Information Technology

Information Technology is a critical component of modern life, and is essential to the communications that support modern society. The blurring of traditional boundaries between the professions has seen a growing need for those involved in the acquisition, dissemination and preservation of information in all its formats to have a broad understanding of the technical infrastructure supporting these roles, as well as an in-depth knowledge of how people access information and the tools necessary to ensure this is done as efficiently and effectively as possible.
New applications of Information Technology are constantly emerging; different applications are linked together to form a complex computing environment. There is now an urgent demand for highly skilled Information Technology professionals with diverse specializations in areas that include business and management processes, and the design and development of software systems. This demand is forecast to increase both in Uganda and worldwide.
Victoria University is the ideal choice for Information Technology education.

Graduates will gain:
Knowledge to critically analyze and apply a range of information systems concepts, principles, and practices to problem-solving across a range of information technology problem domains.
A firm foundation for demonstrating competence in data communication and networking in distributed and centralized working environments
Skills that demonstrate expertise in the main content knowledge of information technology.
An understanding of how to effectively apply scientific and mathematical principles, methods and techniques to the research and development of emerging technologies in the computing field.
A firm foundation for effectively using information technology frameworks (concepts, principles, methods, languages and theories) to design, analyze, and construct solution in a network-based environment.
Knowledge to use technical writing effectively and professionally for varied audiences.

Career opportunities
Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology are in high demand and employment opportunities exist in a wide variety of roles such as software engineers, systems analysts, technology consultants, and database designers. The graduates often conduct research and development in exciting areas such as artificial intelligence, networking and cryptography and multimedia