BSc (Hons) Information Technology (majoring in Software Engineering)
The Bachelor of Science with Honors Information Technology with majoring in Software Engineering awarded by Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), is offered at Malaysia Consortium for Education Mauritius; with the objectives of providing students with a strong knowledge base in the area of IT.
The programme also aspires to produce excellent professionals who are able to translate theories into best practices as well as the ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Besides emphasizing only theoretical aspects, students will also be exposed to the practical aspects of IT through case studies.
All those who become citizens of Universiti Utara Malaysia will develop Attitude, Skills and Knowledge to make them valuable assets to whichever organization they serve in their working life. In addition, to assessment of existing qualifications following the standard guidelines, the following attributes are sought and nurtured:
Through independent research, the student learns organizational and time management skills, which are important in the development of leadership quality. Lecturing and assistantships in undergraduate level will also inculcate leadership quality in the students.
Social responsibility and community involvement
Research topics are developed with social responsibility in mind. The research topics should be relevant with the current times and feedback from the community and industries are important in formulating an effective research strategy and proposal. Research output needs to address or suggest improvements to problems affecting the community or nation.
The training, knowledge and skills in a specific field of research acquired during the course of the programme will instill professionalism required to work independently in research and development or other equally qualified employment in an organization.
The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with the competitive knowledge, principles and skills in term of theoretical and practical foundation for designing, implementing and managing information technology solutions and resources and also recognizing the impact of technology on individuals, organization and society.
Graduates of the B.Sc. (Hons) (Information Technology) can find careers in: –
General entry requirements
Qualification for Local Students
Cambridge Overseas School Certificate / GCE A-Level
Qualification for International Students
Brevet/ Bac / SSCE/ WASSCE/ WAEC
Pass in any 2 Advanced subjects With CGPA ? 2.0
Any other qualification must be referred to UUM for approval on a case-by-case basis.
The duration of the course is 3 ½ years
Course fees will amount to Rs. 76, 000 (MUR) per year
Examinations are conducted by the MES (Mauritius Examination Syndicate) as per the norms and recommendations of UUM.
Academic year structure
NOTE: Possibility of having ONE semester in UUM during the second year, by paying only your air ticket and accommodation on campus.
Each academic year structure will consist of 2 semesters which will be spread of 15 weeks each.
When students register, they will be provided with a comprehensive package of materials which will consist of:
Academic and Pastoral Support for students
Student support is provided by the following: