BSc in Computer Networking and Security (CNS)

Overview

The four–year Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking and Security (CNS) is designed to strike a balance between theory and practice, so that graduates will be equipped to design, create and manage effective computer business solutions to drive innovation in Jamaica, the Caribbean and beyond. It will provide students with a strong grounding in computer information system, business, management, data analytics and entrepreneurship.

Student Outcomes

 Our Programs were developed with the following Student Learning Outcomes in mind. At the end of this  program, students should be able to :

1.  Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

2.  Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set

of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.

3.  Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

4.  Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in

computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

5.  Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities

appropriate to the program’s discipline.

Majors/Minors

  • Data Analytics
  • Technology Entrepreneurship

Entry Requirements

Candidates are required to have a minimum of five (5) subjects in the CSEC General Examinations or the equivalent, inclusive of Mathematics and English Language at levels 1, 2, and 3 (from June 1998) or GCE Ordinary level passes at A, B or C.

Application

Applications can be made online by going to the University's website at https://www.utech.edu.jm. Scroll down to the bottom of the web page and click on APPLY ONLINE. After submission and confirmation, print or save a copy of the confirmation page. Certified copies of the applicant’s birth certificate and CSEC/ GCE results along with the application confirmation page should be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Enrolment Management.

Duration

4 Years

Career Options

  • Networking and Virtualization Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Network Engineer
  • Forensic Computer Analyst
  • Network Analyst

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