Course breakdown Applied Information Technology

To keep pace with a rapidly evolving global IT sector, we continually weave current trends into our curriculum. This programme is currently under development – please check back soon for the latest updates.

Year 1

60 credits

Fundamentals

(12 credits)

Includes: computer architecture, operating systems, networking, scripting, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Programming

(12 credits)

Includes: basic concepts, object-orientated programming, streams, I/O programming, testing

Data and artificial intelligence

(12 credits)

Includes: SQL databases, data management, data science, data modelling, machine learning

Intercultural entrepreneurial skills

(12 credits)

Develops: business management and intercultural communication skills as part of a company simulation

Integration project(s)

(12 credits)

Includes: analysis and design with UML, version control

Year 2

60 credits

Advance fundamentals

(12 credits)

Includes: operating systems and scripting, security and encryption, advanced programming constructions, virtualisation and cloud computing

Programming

(12 credits)

Includes: design patterns, web services, concurrency and multi-threading, layered architecture, application security and micro-services

Artificial intelligence and data science

(12 credits)

Includes: data storage, No-SQL databases, computational complexity, business intelligence, data visualisation, reinforcement learning, deep learning

Intercultural entrepreneurial skills

(12 credits)

Develops: coaching, sales and project management skills as part of a company simulation

Integration project(s)

(12 credits)

Includes: agile development, testing and continuous integration

Year 3

60 credits

AI and future technologies

(18 credits)

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Intercultural entrepreneurial skills

(6 credits)

Develops: strategic insight, managing corporate performance and leadership skills as part of a company simulation

Integration project(s)

(6 credits)

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Research project

(12 credits)

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Internship

(18 credits)

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The basic allocation of the academic credit system is 60 credits per year of study or 30 credits per semester. Each credit equals a workload of 25 hours including lectures, seminars, self-tuition, assignments and examinations.