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Bachelor of Informatics (Phasing out 2020‐2024)
Modes of Study  Full-time/ Part-time
Duration 3 Years
Level Undergraduate
Course Code 07BAIF


The Bachelor of Informatics aims at providing educational opportunities for students who are interested in and motivated to work 
as  Informatics  Specialists  in  Business  Computing,  Information  Systems  or  related  practices.  This  programme  is  purposefully 
designed to provide skillful, competent and motivated graduates for the increasing and numerous challenging tasks of Business 
Computing and Informatics in the country and the region at large. Students will have the opportunity to develop the required 
cognitive/intellectual skills, practical as well as key transferable skills, and apply these in order to address/solve Computing and 
Informatics (CI) problems/ challenges in the context of an organisation.

Overall, this programme aims at:
o Providing  students with a  sound  foundation in  the  fundamental  concepts,  theories and  frameworks  of Business 
Computing and Informatics;
o Developing the ability of students to analyse information from a wide range of sources;
o Equipping students with the requisite skills to work effectively as individuals and as members of a team;
o Enabling students to communicate effectively in the workplace.

The programme intends to provide a diverse range of skills and competencies that are both discipline‐specific and job‐related. The 
programme  also  intends  to  facilitate  the  development  of  highly  generic  cognitive  and  intellectual  skills  that  would  enable 
graduates to apply their knowledge and learnt competencies to the practices of Business Computing and Informatics, taking into
consideration international generally accepted practices.


Admission Requirements 

Candidates may be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Computer Science in Cyber Security if they meet the University’s General Admission  Requirements  (GI2.1  in  Part  1  of  the  NUST  Yearbook).  In  addition,  students  must  have  a  minimum  "D"‐ symbol  in  Grade  12/ NSSC Mathematics at Ordinary Level, or equivalent. The Faculty reserves the right to consider candidates  who have a "D"‐symbol in NSS Mathematics at Ordinary Level, or equivalent through other relevant criteria.

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