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Bit Colombo (UCSC) at Aurora Computer Studies

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Bit Colombo (UCSC) at Aurora Computer Studies

  1. 1. Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT – UCSC) at Aurora Computer Studies Compiled By Nalaka Gamage (BSc(Eng.), MSc(IT)) www.auroracs.lk
  2. 2. Why IT? Hunting Era Agricultural Era Industrial Era Information Era • We are now living in Information era • More and more work is done by Information Systems • IT professionals have the highest demand in the world • All other professionals also need IT background knowledge to be successful
  3. 3. Overview of BIT degree • Nature o Academic/Degree • Offered by o University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) • Duration o 3 years • Levels / Semesters o 3 levels / 6 semesters www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  4. 4. Why BIT – UCSC ? • A bachelor degree offered by University of Colombo • The most established university external IT degree in Sri Lanka • International & national recognition • High standard, comprehensive & up-to-date syllabus • Flexible semester based structure • Well supported by e-learning through BIT- Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) • Affordable university course fees www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  5. 5. The Path www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  6. 6. Entry requirements (A) GCE (A/L) 3 passes in any subject stream (in one sitting) AND Pass GCE (O/L) with 3 credits including credits for Mathematics and English OR (B) Passes in GCE (O/L) with 3 credits including credits for Mathematics and English AND Pass in FIT–UCSC (Theory components) OR (C) Any other qualification accepted by UCSC and pass e- Selection test www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  7. 7. Entry requirements (cont.) Note: • Students who have done A/L in 2017 August and pending results may also apply provided they confirm passing at the release of A/L results • All the students with required O/L and A/L qualifications are registered. • Only those apply under criteria 3 (special provisions) need to face the e-test to qualify. www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  8. 8. Performance statistics Academic year Year 1 (Diploma) Year 2 (Higher Diploma) Year 3 (Degree) 2012/13 618 305 194 2013/14 523 339 225 2014/15 379 227 262 Ref: http://bit.lk/handbook Note: These statistics are for all the students and not for only students studying BIT @ Aurora.
  9. 9. What does BIT make you? Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk
  10. 10. What does BIT make you? (cont.) • In depth knowledge in IT and related fields including business & mathematics • Gives you skills in broad spectrum of areas including software & web development, database management, networking, multimedia etc.. • System analysis, design & Programming together with mathematics make you intelligent & critical thinker • Study professional practices including legal & ethical aspects in IT related careers Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk
  11. 11. Knowledgeable • Software development process • Technical aspects o Programming o Databases o Web development • Business related • Mathematical concepts
  12. 12. Intelligent • Logical / Critical thinking • Ability to abstract concepts • Imagination • Creativity • Problem solving • Self-awareness • etc..
  13. 13. Professional • Competency o You are knowledgeable & Skilled in your professional area • Accountability o You take responsibility of your professional conduct • Respect o Duly respect your co-workers, customers, etc.. and their differences • Lawful & Ethical • Integrity o Honest and respect legal & ethical aspects even in difficult conditions
  14. 14. T-shaped skilled professionals Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk
  15. 15. Who should choose BIT degree? • You like to be a professional in IT or IT related field • You want to build business (entrepreneur) using IT & internet related technologies • You want to be a professional (in any field), & you think that IT knowledge is going to help you • You enjoy hands on work (web development, programming etc..) with computer. www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  16. 16. Characteristics that you should possess • You have passion for IT and related technologies like web development, programming & networking • You like to solve problems and enjoy build systems (Software, web sites etc..) • You have a good analytical and logical thinking capabilities • You like to face challenges www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  17. 17. Nature of subjects in BIT • Theoretical or conceptual subjects o Examples: • System analysis & design • Practical/technical subjects o Examples: • Programming • Databases • Networking Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk
  18. 18. Nature of subjects in BIT (cont..) • Business related subjects o Examples: • Business Management • E-Business • Entrepreneurship • Mathematics Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk
  19. 19. Detailed Syllabus Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk
  20. 20. Semester 1 (Year 1) GPA • IT1105 – Information Systems & Technology • IT1205 – Computer Systems I • IT1305 – Web Application Development I Non-GPA • EN1101 - Communication Skills • EN1201 - Introductory Mathematics • EN1301- Personal Computing www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  21. 21. Semester 2 (Year 1) GPA • IT2105 - Mathematics for Computing I • IT2205 - Programming I • IT2305 - Database Systems I • IT2405 - Systems Analysis & Design www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  22. 22. Semester 3 (Year 2) GPA • IT3105 - Object Oriented Analysis & Design • IT3205 - Software Engineering I • IT3305 - Mathematics for Computing II • IT3405 - User Interface Design • IT3505 - Web Application Development II www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  23. 23. Semester 4 (Year 2) GPA • IT4105 - Programming II • IT4205 - IT Project Management • IT4305 - Rapid Software Development • IT4405 - Data Communications & Network www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  24. 24. Semester 5 (Year 3) GPA • IT5105 - Professional Issues in IT • IT5205 - Information Systems Security • IT5305 - Computer Systems II • IT5405 - Fundamentals of Multimedia • IT610/IT6605 - Software Development Project / Industrial Placement Non GPA • EN5101 - Fundamentals of Management www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  25. 25. Semester 6 (Year 3) GPA • IT6205 - Systems & Network Administration • IT6305 - Database Systems II • IT6405 - e-Business Application • IT6505 - Middleware Architecture • IT610/IT6605 - Software Development Project / Industrial Placement (continues from semester 5)) Non GPA • EN6101 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  26. 26. Why BIT @ Aurora? • Highest quality study experience is guaranteed • Brain friendly supporting materials provided • Innovative e-learning support through Aurora Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) • Not just passing exams, but help building technical and professional skills throughout the course • Professional and friendly learning experience o Study with passion o Pass exams with minimum effort through brain friendly techniques o Step into exciting career in IT www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  27. 27. BIT@Aurora study strategy Aurora Computer Studies
  28. 28. Aurora Study Model • Plan -> Organize -> Do • Relevant + Simple + Short + Clear • What? -> Why? -> How? • Analyze -> Synthesis -> Application • ↓Memorize -> ↑Understand => ↑ Happy  • Study smart is better than study hard www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  29. 29. BIT@Aurora - model High quality printed study notes Aurora VLE BIT@Aurora Social media group Interactive Lecture sessions Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk
  30. 30. UCSC course fees (total) www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  31. 31. Aurora class fees • Rs 20 000/= per semester • Flexible installments payments available • 25% Discounts for full payments • 25% Discounts for group registration of two or more students • More information at o www.auroracs.lk/bit www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  32. 32. Career paths for BIT graduates Aurora Computer Studies
  33. 33. Further information • bit.lk • auroracs.lk/bit • auroracs.lk/vle • auroracs.lk/bitfaq • facebook.com/groups/BIT.Aurora www.auroracs.lkAurora Computer Studies
  34. 34. Contact Information Premier Study Center Aurora Computer Studies, Summerset College, # 135, 3rd Floor, DFCC Building, High Level Road, Maharagama. City Study Center Aurora Computer Studies, Summerset College, # 88/2, 2nd Floor, BOC Building, High Level Road, Kirulapone, Colombo 06 For further details and enquiries : Call - 0719 842030 E-mail – info@auroracs.lk Web - www.auroracs.lk/bit Aurora Computer Studies www.auroracs.lk

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