Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Information Technology

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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Information Technology 1 year full time add on course in Waterford Institute of Technology

What is Information Technology?Technology is all around us. We want to CLICK on everything. We like to find everything on a website. Information Technology is about managing information in our modern digital age. We use the ATM machine, top-up our phone, download music or send photos to friends – these activities are part of our normal day. Information Technology helps us to understand what is happening behind the scenes when modern technology is used.
What is the BSc in Information Technology?This course provides a variety of computer-based skills for the modern work place. It includes a good foundation in Information Technology, Web development, Multimedia, Maths and many computer-based tasks that can be useful in getting that first job. The three year degree course in IT specialises in providing a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the IT industry. Studies include web page design, software development and networking.
What structure does the course have?This course consists of six 12 week semesters, with six modules in each semester (except semester 5).In addition to the core computing modules WIT has implemented a modular system where students may choose modules from other disciplines, to complement their core study course. The course also offers a stream called Web Information Management. Web Information Management is the act of managing the information on a web page using a variety of different tools and technologies and these skills are much sought-after in today’s modern business context.
High Practical Content

The course has a high practical content allowing you to get plenty of hands-on experience. Most modules use computers for practical work and there is a blended learning approach where part of the learning is done online, supported by a Virtual Learning Environment. As you progress through the years you will learn about how companies use IT for their day-to-day business. A choice of different streams from second year on, will allow you to build variety into your selection of IT modules.
Flexible Semester

Semester 5 is a flexible semester. This semester provides an opportunity for you to engage in work placement, exchange courses abroad or professional development courses in IT related areas.

http://www.wit.ie/courses/type/science/department_of_computing_maths_physics/bsc_in_information_technology

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  • Address Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302000
  • Emailtjmcdonald@wit.ie
  • Websitewww.wit.ie
  • Category Computers and Software
  • Location Waterford City

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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Information Technology
  • By Aisling Cusack
  • Email: aislingcusack@wwetb.ie

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