Iconic Open University

B.Sc. COmputer & Information Technology

B.Sc. Computer and Information Technology is a fouryear undergraduate programme that focuses on the study of hardware, software, and networks. It provides an indepth understanding of the use of computers and other information technology systems in the context of businesses, organizations, and society. The programme also provides skills related to problemsolving, communication, design, and implementation of computerbased systems. Coursework includes topics such as computer programming, software engineering, databases, operating systems, networking, and web design. Additionally, students gain knowledge in the fields of artificial intelligence, data structures, algorithms, and computer graphics. Through this programme, graduates are prepared to work in various computerrelated industries.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Science in Computer & Information Technology Programme are to:

  1. provide students with a broad and balanced foundation of Information Technology knowledge and practical skills;
  2. equip students with the necessary professional skills to practice as successful IT professionals and compete effectively in a world of rapid technological change;
  3. develop in students a range of transferable skills of Information Technology in all aspects of human endeavour;
  4. develop students for the purpose of self-employment and job placement in the government and industries serving the needs of the local and global community; and
  5. develop skills for career development and life-long learning.

B.Sc. Computer & Information Technology is a specialized degree that prepares students to work in the rapidly growing field of computer and information technology. This degree will help students to understand and develop solutions to the challenges faced by organisations in managing, securing, and utilizing their data.

Careers in this field include software engineering, network engineering, systems analysis, web design, database administration, and more. B.Sc. Computer & Information Technology graduates can seek employment opportunities in various organizations such as IT companies, software development firms, government departments, educational institutions, telecom companies, and research and development centres

The job prospects for those with a B.Sc. Computer & Information Technology degree are quite high as the demand for professionals with technical expertise in this field is evergrowing. With the right qualifications, these professionals can enjoy a rewarding career in the IT industry. With the right experience, individuals can also move into higherlevel positions such as IT project manager, software architect, and IT consultant.

21st Century Skills
Among the 21st Century skills for the programme are:

  1. creativity;
  2. information literacy;
  3. flexibility;
  4. social skills;
  5. problem solving;
  6. innovation skills; and
  7. critical thinking.

Admission into Iconic University for bachelor’s degree does not require JAMB result, but candidates will be asked to get a JAMB regularisation number upon successful admission in order to be used for his/her NYSC at the time of graduation.  

Note: Admission for B.Sc. Computer & Information Technology is available only for 100 level now.

  • 100 Level (Freshman)
  1. Five (5) credit passes in WAEC, NECO, NBAIS, or similar bodies as recognized. The credit passes must include English Language, Mathematics and Physics, at not more than two sittings.
  2. Five (5) merits in NABTEB or Teachers Grade Two examinations in Science subjects. Also, the credit passes must include English Language, Mathematics and Physics.
  • 200 Level (Sophomores)
  1. The Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with a merit pass in English Language in addition to a credit pass in Mathematics/Computer/Physics/Biology/Chemistry.
  2. National Diploma (ND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Physics/Computer/Mathematics/Statistics/Information Technology/Software Engineering/Data Science/Artificial Intelligence from reputable institutions with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  3. GCE Advance level with at least two credit passes.
  4. OND with evidence of proficiency in Physics/Computer Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Information Technology/Software Engineering/Data Science/Artificial Intelligence.
  5. Certificate in Information Technology/Computer Science or the equivalent from a recognised university in addition to three O’ Level papers in Sciences, including credit pass in English Language, and Mathematics. 
  6. First degree (B.Sc.) in Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry or Biology.

Iconic University charges modest fees that give learners the chance to pay per semester only. Nigerian candidates seeking admission will pay an application fee of N10,000 and $30 would be paid by foreign applicants.

Semester Fees: N100,000 and $1,000 (for foreign students only).

Note: This schedule is only applicable to Spring Semester 2023/’24 academic session. 

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