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BSc Information and Communication Technology

Covers the study of technologies that handle information and enable communication.

BSc Information and Communication Technology


Overview

This programme covers the study of technology that handles information and enables communication. A key feature of the programme is the incorporation of industry certification and practitioner-oriented courses. Students are provided with a strong theoretical foundation in the various technologies related to the handling, processing and communication of information. Graduates will be industry-ready and well prepared for a multitude of careers in the infocomm industry.

Students in this programme are automatically members of the Singapore Computer Society Student Chapter.

Financial Assistance

There are also various types of financial aid available to students who need financial assistance. Please click here for more details.

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete a total of 130 credit units (cu) to graduate with a basic degree, inclusive of 10 cu of SUSS core courses.

The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:

  • 90 cu of Compulsory courses;
  • 30 cu of Elective courses (can be up to 10 cu of General Elective courses); and
  • 10 cu of SUSS core courses.

The curriculum is structured such that:

  • Level 1 courses consist of computer architecture and programming courses.
  • Level 2 courses consist of further programming courses, and subject area courses in operating system, computer network, data management, and information system courses, as well as industry certification courses from Oracle and Redhat.
  • Level 3 courses consist of subject area courses in application development, DevOps, cloud computing, big data computing, cybersecurity, and IT project management.

This programme has an Honours options. Students who achieve a CGPA of 3.5 and above upon completion of their basic degree may be invited to enrol in the Honours programme, which will be offered if the requisite number of students is met. Students who accept the invitation will need to complete another 40 cu of courses to achieve 170 cu in total and have to satisfy all university requirements in order to graduate with an Honours degree.

Module Types
SUSS CORE COMPULSORY
10 cu
COMPULSORY
90 cu
ELECTIVE
Minimum 20 cu and maximum 30 cu
~ GENERAL ELECTIVE ~
Maximum 10 cu

This programme is suitable for those who have a keen interest in areas related to Infocomm Technology and wish to pursue a career in ICT.

Graduates would be prepared to embark on a technical career in areas such as:

  • Software Development
  • Systems Analysis
  • System/Network Administration
  • IT Project Management
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