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Tuition Fees:$793 /year
Applications Begin:May 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Information Technology
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus:Western Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

Successful business organizations must have personnel who understand the appropriate role of information technology and who can identify methods of using this technology to meet their needs effectively.

These persons may be working in a wide variety of professions.  They may be accounts, engineers, doctors, librarians, etc. As information technology continues to change and expand, people in all professions and at all levels of organizations will continue to need a greater understanding of concepts related to the use of information technology.

Information Technology is a contemporary term that describes the combination of computer technology (Hardware and Software) with Telecommunications technology (Data, image and voice networks).

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) programme equips students with knowledge and skills in information processing, multimedia computing, computer hardware and software concepts in Business applications and, networks and Internet applications.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements:
This course is designed for students who meet the following minimum requirements.
– At least two principle passes in Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent.
– Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized institution.

Application Process
Application Fees for Ugandan Students: $14
Application Fees for International Students: $25

Kampala International University admits 3 times in a year; in December/January, March/April and August/September.

Step 1: Pick-up an application form from the Admissions office at any of our Campuses below:
– Admission office at Main Campus in Kansanga, Kampala.
– Western Campus in Bushenyi
– For international applicants in Kenya and Tanzania, visit our offices in Nairobi and Tanzania.
– For other countries, visit the KIU Liaison Offices.
– Alternatively, download an application form from KIU website: Download It Here which can be filled and sent to admissions@kiu.ac.ug

NOTE: Click on the link to complete the online application: https://admissions.kiu.ac.ug  (a scanned copy of the admission letter will be sent to your email, and once the application has been approved, the original copy will be collected from our Main campus in Kansanga (Admissions Office-Online Desk)

The application fee is 50,000Ug.shs for both Ugandans and International students (non-Ugandans). For online applicants, the application fee is paid to the Finance Office when you report collecting the original admission.

Step 2: Complete the application forms clearly and enclose or attach the following:
– 3 photocopies of each ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Secondary school result slips or equivalent [Diploma and Bachelor Degree] and three certified copies of transcripts of Bachelor and Master Degrees [postgraduate degrees].
– A photocopy of a receipt for payment for the application form.
– 3 recent passport size photographs.
– Photocopies of Birth Certificate/ National ID/ Passport

Step 3: Submit a fully completed form with the required attachments to the following addresses:
– By physical submission – kindly return form and attachments to the Admission office.
– By email – kindly send it to admissions@kiu.ac.ug.
– By post – kindly send to:
The Director of Admissions, Kampala International University
P.O.Box 20000
Kampala-Uganda
Tel: +256-041-266813, +256-392001816, +256-041-267634
Fax: +256-041-501974

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Software Developer
– Database Administrator
– Computer Hardware Engineer
– Computer Systems Analyst
– Computer Network Architect
– Web Developer
– Information Security Analyst
– Computer and Information Research Scientists.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students: $793
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,222

Tuition Fees for Ugandan Students = 2,924,000 UGX
Tuition Fees for International Students = 4,502,985 UGX
**The Kampala International University reserves the right to change fees without prior notice. However, fee changes are subject to approval by the Governing Council.

Relevant Contact

 
Admissions Office
General Enquiries
 
Stella Ninyikiriza
Director Of Admissions
 
Adinan Tumuhairwe
Admissions Administrator