This course offers training focused on the use of information technology and the processing of information products. It is designed to train students in the management, retrieval, packaging and distributing organization of information. This program seeks to produce graduates who will be able to collect, process, store, retrieve and make available information necessary for the business growth of the organization so as to improve utility and effectiveness in organizations. The Bachelor of Information Science aims at developing high quality human resources who can fully maximize the utility of information in organizations.
An information scientist is an individual, usually with a relevant subject degree or high level of subject knowledge, processing, managing and providing focused information and or knowledge to leadership (top and middle managers), technical staff and the public where necessary in both private and public sectors, a role quite distinct from and complementary to that of a librarian. The title also applies to an individual carrying out research in information science.
The Bachelor of information Science is suited for students that want to be;
It offers the following career opportunities;
Students will be admitted to the Bachelor of Information Science degree program through three avenues: Direct Entry, Mature Entry and Diploma Entry Schemes.
|Programme Name||Bachelor of Information Science|
|Programme Duration||3 Years|
|Admission Criteria||Direct EntryCandidates seeking admission through the direct entry scheme require at least two principal passes at same sitting in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) (UACE).
Mature Age Entry Scheme
For admission under mature age, a candidate must at least:-
|Mode||Dual Mode (Online and Local Support)|
|Fee Type – Per Semester||Uganda Shillings: 1,200,000|