Bachelor of Information Systems

Programme Description

The Bachelor of Information Systems course equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to analyse, design and develop computer-based solutions to business problems. IS professionals work with IT and must have sound technical knowledge of computers, communications, and software, but must also understand organisational systems and their functions within organisations. This course therefore teaches concepts and processes for achieving organisational goals with information technology. In addition to sound technical knowledge and organisational understanding, it also seeks to equip students with systems thinking skills, the ability to analyse business problems, communication skills, and teamwork skills in both face-to-face and virtual settings.

 Assessment

Assessment for Bachelor’s degree is through coursework, exams, an internship and the completion of a software development project for a dissertation. 

Career Opportunity

Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Systems course can expect to embark on any of the following careers: Application Developer (Front-end Developer, Full Stack Developer, etc.), Business Analyst, Business Process Analyst, Database Administrator, Software Architect, Software Engineer, Website Designer, Website Developer, Information Systems Architect, IT Manager, Information Systems Auditor, Network Administrator, IT Project Manager, DevOps Specialist. 

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five credits with a minimum of C5 in English Language and Mathematics or Statistics at the General Certificate Examination (GCE) ’O’ Level or West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), obtained in not more than two sittings 

Enquiries

Programme Lead: Daniel Chaytor M: +232 76 605200 E:  dchaytor@ipam.edu.sl 

 

Bachelor of Information Technology

Programme Description

The Bachelor of Information Technology course equips students with the knowledge and skills related to the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies, and prepares them to meet the computer technology needs of business, government and other organisations. As a discipline, IT emphasizes designing and developing user centred technologies that meet human needs and enhance the user experience. This encompasses information assurance and security, as well as the management of complexity through abstraction and modelling, best practices, patterns, standards, and the use of appropriate tools. This degree course therefore produces graduates skilled in problem solving and programming, networks and communications systems, databases, Internet and Web technologies, security and project management, and gives them a strong grasp of business concepts, communication skills and ethical and societal issues in IT.

 Assessment

Assessment for Bachelor’s degree is through coursework, exams, an internship and the completion of either research or an IT project for a dissertation. 

Career Opportunity

Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology course can expect to embark on any of the following careers: IT Manager, IT Project Manager, IT Auditor, IT Security and Risk Manager, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Database Administrator, Website Designer, User Experience Designer, Application Developer, Software Engineer

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five credits with a minimum of C5 in English Language at the General Certificate Examination (GCE) ’O’ Level or West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), obtained in not more than two sittings.

Enquiries

Programme Lead: Alhaji Y. Kenneh   M: +232 76 265122/99 891236    E: akenneh@ipam.edu.sl