Programme Details

BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business*<br/>
* This programme was formerly named as BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
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Admission Requirement

Candidates for admission should:

(1) possess an Associate Degree (AD) or a Higher Diploma (HD) in computing, business or equivalent; AND

(2) have studied programming, information systems and systems analysis and design at AD/HD level or equivalent.

All students are required to possess prerequite knowledge in application development, programming and database management.

Students who do not satisfy the admission requirement (2) but have relevant work experience may still be eligible for admission upon successful completion of a bridging module.

Applicants whose first language is not English or whose previous qualification was not taught and assessed in English must provide evidence of proficiency in English Language by achieving at least IELTS 6.0 or an equivalent qualification.

Background of Admitted Students

UOW College Hong Kong (formerly known as CCCU)
Associate of Engineering
Associate of Science in Applied Business Statistics
Associate of Science in Creative and Interactive Media Production
Associate of Science in Information Systems Development
Associate of Science in Network and Systems Administration
Higher Diploma in Network and Mobile Computing
Associate of Applied Science (Information Technology)
Associate of Engineering (Electronic Engineering Theme)
Higher Diploma in Information Technology
Higher Diploma in Information Technology (Networking)
Hong Kong Institute of Technology
Associate Degree of Science and Technology
Higher Diploma in Computer Studies
Associate in Business
Associate in Information Technology
Higher Diploma in Creative Media
Higher Diploma in Electronic and Information Engineering
Higher Diploma in Information and Network Security
Higher Diploma in Information Technology for Multimedia Design
Higher Diploma in IT for Business
Higher Diploma in Network Application
Higher Diploma in Software Engineering



1. What are the special features of this programme?
The effective use of information technology is crucial to every modern business. Students should not only develop the technical skills and knowledge required to create IT applications, but also gain a solid understanding of the business environment in which they operate.
2. What is covered in the programme?
The computing degree course not only prepares you for the current state of industry, but equips you with the skills adapt, thrive and lead in the future. We provide you with access to a wide range of technologies, media and resources, all of which develop your intellectual, technical, practical and professional skills in information technology fields.
3. What are the learning modes:
Lectures will introduce you to key themes, theories and concepts, which you’ll explore and practise further in tutorial classes. You’ll also have access to online resources like CityU Library, Canvas study e-portal, discussion forums, textbooks and journal articles, in order to ensure that you develop a critical understanding of work in the discipline.
4. What are the career prospects for this programme?
As a graduate you will be versatile, adaptable, technically literate, and well equipped to perform a variety of roles within the computing industry that include: network engineer, system analyst, web developer, IT administrator, application developer, IT solutions analyst, systems analyst, applications support analyst, technical support engineer, business IT consultant, IT security consultant, and project architect.

Information Technology continues to grow and evolve in today's world, BSc ITB graduates are increasingly sought after in a wide array of fields, like IT departments of various organisations, start-ups, and technology-based companies.