BSc Information Technology

BSc Information Technology

ABOUT bsc information technology program
"Navigating the digital era with proficiency and confidence."
At FBIU, the Information Technology program is designed to empower students with a robust understanding of the comprehensive concepts of IT, as well as their practical applications. We delve into a wide range of topics including system analysis, data management, network administration, and cybersecurity, preparing students to navigate the digital era confidently. The program couples academic theory with practical projects, offering hands-on experience and fostering the skills to implement and manage complex information systems. By focusing on the ever-evolving trends and technologies, our program ensures graduates are well-equipped to contribute effectively to various sectors, from businesses to government organizations, in the era of digital transformation.

Course Structure

Program run for four (4) academic years for UTME candidates and three (3) years for Direct Entry candidates.

4 Years Program

Intakes: From June
Year 1 - 100 Level

Introduction to Computer and Applications
Introduction to Statistics
Elementary Mathematics I
General Chemistry
English and Communications
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Introduction French Language I

Fundamentals of Information Technology
Principles of Management
Problem Solving Techniques
Elementary Mathematics II
Electricity & Magnetism
Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT
Introduction French Language II
Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Year 2 - 200 Level

Internet & Web Programming
Information Technology in Business
Data Structure and Algorithm
Discrete Structures
Principles of Programming I
Foundation of Nigerian Culture, Government & Economy
Peace studies and Conflict
English and Communications

Enterprise Architecture
Network Servers and Infrastructures
Web Development using Content Management Systems
Principles of Programming II
Human Computer Interaction
System Analysis and Design
Logic and Philosophy
Use of Library, Study Skill &ICTs

Year 3 - 300 Level

Applied Networks and Security
Data Communications and Networking
Web Server Administration
Research Methods & Technical Report Writing
E-Commerce System & Application
System Testing, Integration and Quality Assurance
Principles of Operating System
Computer Ethics & Cyber Law


Year 4 - 400 Level

IT Project Planning & Management
Mobile Application Development
Integrative Programming and Technologies
Network Design & Management
Distributed & Parallel Computing
Knowledge-Based Information Systems
System Vulnerability Assessment and Testing

Network Administration
Management of ICT Resources
Mobile & Wireless Technology
Database System & Administration
Enterprise Security and Information Assurance

Entry Requirements

Entry into 100 Level
Candidate must
- pass Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with minimum required points in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Use of English.
- pass FBIU Screening/Post UTME.
- have Credit level in 5 subjects (English, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics), the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or together with an appropriate pass in the Joint Admission & Matriculation Board (JAMB) Examination, at not more than two (2) sittings.
200 Level Direct Entry

Candidates with pass in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) at advanced level in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Zoology) and also with a minimum of 5 credits in the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ level: in addition to satisfying the minimum entry requirements through JAMB, or graduates with at least a second class honours degree (22) in related disciplines, but must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at ‘O’ level. Holders of Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Certificate who must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at O’ level are eligible. Holders of Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) certificate with biology, chemistry physics subjects combination with at least 12 points, and also have minimum of 5 credits in the subjects listed above.

Transfer to the program (Intra/Inter University)

This is applicable for candidates that satisfy entry level and direct entry level above and other regulations of the University as reviewed from time to time.