Bachelor of Information Technology And Systems (BITS)
February / July / September/ November
3 years (full time) or 2 years* (fast-track)
The Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS) focuses on delivering knowledge and skills in computer networking, application development and computer-based software to meet the current IT industry needs. The Bachelor of IT course ensures that graduates develop a broad and coherent body of knowledge in the underlying principles and concepts of information technology. BITS provides students with the opportunity to explore and identify critical IT industry demands and to understand how these demands are met.
BITS course at VIT is designed to produce graduates who have a strong industry focus and who have demonstrated the full range of knowledge and skills gained through a relevant project in the final year. Pursuing BITS at VIT also prepares the candidate for IT industry certifications in the fields of networking, systems administration, and programming.
To attain the Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems qualification, 24 units (144 Credit Points) including all core units must be achieved: Core Units: 13; Elective Units: 11. To attain specialisation students should select Stream 1 or 2 at Level 2 and follow through the same stream at Level 3 and complete at least 6 out of 11 elective units in the chosen specialisation stream with a minimum of 3 specialisation electives at Level 3. *Stream 1 Networking Stream; 2 Application Development.
The BITS degree offers units across the complete spectrum of the Bachelor of Information Technology, including the study of hardware, software, networking, security, database, and programming technologies and includes relevant cognitive, technical and communication skills.
Students who successfully complete the requirements as stated above will be awarded the degree “Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS)”.
Note: The specialisation, if any, will be acknowledged in the Transcript only. All students, irrespective of specialisation, will receive a degree testamur “Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems.”
UNITS OF STUDY (SUBJECTS)
Introduction to Computer Systems and Networking
Software Development Fundamentals
Design and Create Organisational Documentation
IT Professional Practice
Server Administration Fundamentals
Core units: Level 2
Systems Analysis and Design
Core units: Level 3
Manage IT Projects
Electives for Stream 1 – NETWORKING
Network and Information Security
Install, Configure, Operate and troubleshoot Medium-Size Networks
Develop a security Infrastructure for a Medium-Size Network
Network Operating System and Configuration
Planning and Implementing Server
Design Network Infrastructure
Wireless Communication and Networks
Advanced Network and Infrastructure Security
Electives for Stream 2 – APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
Introduction to Windows Application Development
Introduction to Web Application Development
Java Programming Fundamentals
Technical Documentation for Software Engineers
Advanced Java Programming
Developing Data Access Solutions
Developing Windows Applications
Developing Web Applications
Software Analysis Design and Architecture
Common Electives for BITS credit points (but not counting for specialisation)
Business communication for IT professionals
Financial Accounting for IT professionals
Customer Relationship Management
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