Bachelor of Science in Information, Communication and Technology
The emergence of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) sector as one of the main supports of the Tanzanian economy has created the need for more of ICT professionals with a strong computing background. These professionals should not only fit into mainstream ICT fields but also have the ability to exploit opportunities that new technologies offer. Furthermore, companies/organisations require professionals who are not only technically competent but who also have the ability to exploit the
opportunities offered by new management approaches.
In order to address the above situation, the B.Sc. Information and Communication Technology programme is aimed at producing graduates with a thorough understanding of computer-based systems. It covers a range of areas including software design and development, multimedia, web-based technologies, computer networks, information security and Information and Communication Technology planning and management. Its main aim is to give students a broader knowledge of the areas that they are likely to come into contact with in the working environment. Graduates of this Programme are expected to find a range of attractive career opportunities ranging from software development, multimedia and web-based software development to network design
Option (I): Direct Entry Scheme (Form VI) Qualifications
- Possession of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent, with passes in four (4) approved subjects, obtained prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent; and
- He/she has obtained at least two principal passes with a total of 4.0 points in any science subjects including: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, Economics or Agriculture in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE)
Option (II) Equivalent Qualifications
- Possession of second class Diploma in Information and Communication Technology, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Computing and Information Communication, Computer Networks, Laboratory Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Electronics and Communicating Engineering, Statistics, Library Information System, or any other relevant science Diploma recognized by OUT Senate with an average of ‘B’ or GPA of 3.0
- OR Interested first degree holders from other discipline, with Mathematics as a subsidiary.