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BSc Information and Communication Technology

Bachelor's Degree Programme
(Part-time)

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

BSc Information and Communication Technology


Overview

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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.

Students may pursue Information and Communication Technology as a single major or in combination with a minor.

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

BSc Information and Communication Technology

To graduate with a basic degree, students are required to complete 130 credit units (cu), which include:

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 AWS, Redhat, Oracle and Huawei.
  • Level 3 courses consist of subject area courses in application development, DevOps, cloud computing, big data computing, cybersecurity, and IT project management.

BSc (Hons) Information and Communication Technology

This programme has an honours option. Students who achieve a cumulative grade point average (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 only if the requisite number of students is met. Graduating students who meet the eligibility criteria for an Honours classification will be awarded an honours degree based on aggregate academic performance measured by the CGPA assessed throughout the degree programme.

To graduate with an honours degree, students are to complete an additional 40 cu to achieve a total of 170 cu, which include:

Module Types
COMPULSORY
60 cu
ELECTIVE
20 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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