Bachelor of Information Systems & Technology

The Bachelor of Information Systems and Technology seeks to develop high quality human resources for the public and private sectors so as to maximize the utility of ICT in organization. Specifically, the program seeks to produce graduates who will be able to:

  • Exploit the entrepreneurial aspects of ICT in order to strengthen the competitiveness of the organizations
  • Plan, manage and configure networks and computer systems so as to improve their utility and effectiveness in organizations
  • Specify and test computer systems necessary in the day today running of organizations
  • Integrate, evolve and tune systems in organizations
  • Competently utilize ICT to support the different levels of management

The graduates will need to have  both the factual knowledge as well as the investigative skills to suit in the different scenarios. The content and delivery methodology will therefore be carefully assembled to give the student ability to go through a holistic training that will involve face to face lectures, online learning,  seminars, tutorials and self-study.

Career Options

Graduates of the program can be employed as:

  • System Analysts
  • System Administrators/managers
  • Network Administrators/managers
  • Software testers
  • Software Integrators
  • Programmers
  • System Engineers
  • Security Managers

The graduates can also exploit their entrepreneurial skills to (re)engineer organizations for organizations for profitability or to start up their own ICT companies or other ICT supported companies.

Admission Requirements
Programme NameBachelor of Information Systems and Technology
Programme Duration3 Years
Admission Criteria

Direct Entry

  1. At least two principal passes at same sitting in UACE or its equivalent.
  2. At least 5 passes in UCE or its equivalent

Diploma Entry

  1. At least 2nd Class (Lower division) diploma in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Statistics or related field from any recognized institution.
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE or its equivalent
  3. At least 5 passes in UCE or its equivalent

CCNA

  1. CCNA Certificate from a recognized institution.
  2. At least one principal pass and two subsidiary passes at the same sitting in UACE
  3. At least one subsidiary pass in Mathematics in UACE

Mature age

Mature age Certificate

ModeDual Mode (Online and Physical)
Fee Per SemesterUganda Shillings 1,200,000
Program Duration

The program will extend over a period of three academic years. An academic year shall consist of two semesters and one recess term. A semester shall consist of 15 weeks of lectures. A recess term shall consist of 10 weeks.

Program Options
Year 1 Semester 1 (6 Cores)
Codes Course NameLHPHTHCHCU
CS 101 Computer Applications & Systems3030-453
IT 100 Internet Technology & Website Design3060-604
BA 101 Principles of Management30-30453
BA 104 Business Communication3030-453
MT 100 Computational Mathematics30-30453
Semester Load16
Year 1 Semester 2 (5 Cores)
CS 107 Principles of Programming3030-453
MT 105 Probability & Statistics60--604
IS 201 Management Information Systems30-30453
BA 108 Entrepreneurship theory and principles30-30453
IS 203 Electronic services3030-453
Semester Load16
Year 1 Recess Term (Information Systems & Information Technology Options)
TM 100 Community Engagement I-300-755
Recess Term Load5
Year 2 Semester 1 (6 Cores)
BA 107 Principles of Marketing3030-453
IS 302 Business Process Modelling4530 604
IS 204 Knowledge Management3030-453
CS 201 Operating Systems45-30604
NW 200 Computer Networks & Data Communications451515604
IS 300 Database Management Systems451515604
Semester Load22
Year 2 Semester 2 (6 Cores)
IS 303 Enterprise Architecture45-30604
BA 219 IT Risk Management & Control30-30453
IS 202 Human Computer Interaction3030-453
IS 200 Systems Analysis & Design30-30453
TM 201 Research Methods3030-453
IT 206 Multimedia Applications3030-453
Semester Load19
Year 2 Recess Term (Information Systems & Information Technology Options)
TM 100 Community Engagement II-300-755
Recess Term Load5
Year 3 Semester 1 (6 cores)
IT 303 Practicum: Multimedia application Development15-60453
NW 201 Mobile Applications Programming3030-453
CS 304 Computer Systems Security3030-453
IS 305 Modeling & Simulation4530-604
IT 203 Systems Administration303030604
IS 301 Data Warehousing3030-453
Semester Load20
Year 3 Semester 2 (4 Cores)
CF 302 Computer Forensics3030-453
PP 305 Project Planning & Management3030-453
IT 201 Legal and Professional Issues in computing45--453
TM 301 Project-120-604
Semester Load    13
Year 3 Recess Term
TM 100 Community Engagement III-300-755
Recess Term Load5
Fees per semester

Local Students (East African Community)

Fees per semester (UGX)Functional Fees (UGX)Application Fees (UGX)
1,200,000250,00050,000

International Students

International students pay international student tuition fees which is rated in dollars and this specifically covers only the cost of teaching and many student support services. This tuition below is per academic session and includes both the tuition and functional fees.

Category of ProgrammeFees per academic session (USD)Application / Admission Fee
Bachelor’s Degree$700$30
Undergraduate Diploma$500$30
Undergraduate Certificate$250$30
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