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Encyclopedia > Bachelor of Information Technology

A Bachelor of Information Technology degree (abbreviated BIT, BInfTech, BInfoTech or B.ICT) is an undergraduate academic degree that generally requires three to four years of study to acquire. While the degree has a major focus on computers and technology, it differs from a Computer Science degree in that students are also expected to study management and information theory. Therefore, while a degree in computer science can be expected to concentrate on the scientific aspects of computing, a degree in information technology can be expected to concentrate on the business and communication applications of computing. In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing a program of study. ... Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... For other uses, see Management (disambiguation). ... Not to be confused with information technology, information science, or informatics. ... For the scientific journal named Science, see Science (journal). ... In economics, a business is a legally-recognized organizational entity existing within an economically free country designed to sell goods and/or services to consumers, usually in an effort to generate profit. ... Communication is a process that allows organisms to exchange information by several methods. ...

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Canada

Carleton University of Ottawa, Ontario offers a BIT degree through its School of Information Technology. Students in this program specialize in one of two streams: Interactive Multimedia & Design or Network Technology. Concurrently, those enrolled also earn a diploma from Algonquin College. This article is about the university in Ottawa, Ontario. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Carleton School of Information Technology (CSIT) is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Design at Carleton University. ... The main building of Algonquin College Algonquin College is an English-language, college of applied arts and technology in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ...


University of Ontario Institute of Technology or UOIT in Oshawa Ontario also offers a 4 year BIT degree where one can specialize in either Networking, Information Security or Game Devlopment.


This university also offers a graduate program called the MIT program in Infomation Security which is 2 years.


BIT Program MIT Program


Malaysia

Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) and its institute Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) offers a range of Bachelor of Computing & Business Information Technology degrees in Software Engineering, Internet Technology, Mobile Computing, E-Commerce, Business Computing, Enterprise Computing, Forensic Computing, Intelligent Systems and Information Technology.


The course is designed to cover a wide range of technology topics supplemented with business topics, throughout which students will develop their skills to confidently take on a wide variety of job roles where the ability to put together various elements of technology into a seamlessly integrated solution is crucial.

  • Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) - Malaysia
  • Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) - Malaysia

Netherlands

Zuyd University awards a Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (B.ICT). This degree is conferred after four years to students specializing in Business Information Systems, Technical Information Systems, Network Infrastructure Design, Computer and Multimedia Design, or Graphic Media Technology. Zuyd University, or Hogeschool Zuyd in Dutch, is a University of Professional Education located in the three largest cities of the south of Limburg (Heerlen, Sittard and Maastricht), in the Netherlands. ...


New Zealand

Wellington Institute of Technology awards a Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT). This degree covers the fundamentals of programming, information technology and communications, and offers an advanced level of skills in Software Development, Systems Analysis Design and Control, Data Communications, Networks, Intelligent Systems, Programming and Databases. Victoria University of Wellington and Otago Polytechnic also offer BIT degrees. A public NZ Tertiary Education Institution. ... Victoria Universitys Kelburn Campus. ... The Otago Polytechnic logo over the main entrance to F Block on Forth Street Campus The Otago Polytechnic is a public New Zealand tertiary education institute, centred in Dunedin with campuses throughout the Southern province of Otago including Cromwell, Wanaka, Queenstown and Oamaru. ...


External links

  • Carleton University - Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Carleton School of Information Technologyff
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology - BIT Program
  • Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) - Malaysia
  • Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) - Malaysia
  • Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) - New Zealand

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The BIT degree was developed specifically to meet current and projected employment needs through the inclusion of relevant summer employment and industry-driven project work.
Entry to the second year (Part 2) of the Bachelor of Information Technology programme is based on academic performance in your first year.
Part 2 of the BIT consists of seven compulsory courses, taken in the second, third, and fourth years of the degree.
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