Abu Dhabi University
Abu Dhabi University

Abu Dhabi University

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) is concerned with studying various areas that are related to meeting user’s needs in various activities of computing technology. The Information Technology (IT) program is designed to educate students about the current trends of IT that offer a better potential for employability. Students will acquire the core knowledge needed for IT professionals and, at the same time, have specific knowledge in specialized areas. The program is structured as a set of core courses and three concentrations. Through these concentrations, students will learn up-to-date knowledge in this fast growing field and increase their chances to find jobs. These concentrations will focus on web technology and internet applications, networking, mobile applications and security, and interactive media, game programming and simulation. Moreover, students will be offered the opportunity to do a practical project. This project oriented approach will improve their learning curve and help them to have a hands-on experience. Moreover, the IT program at Abu Dhabi University is designed with conformance of international standards and guidelines . This ensures that graduates of the program will be uniquely qualified to design, analyze, integrate, and administer computing technology. The B.Sc. IT Program provides undergraduates with the broad technical education necessary for productive employment in the public or private sector, and it develops in them an understanding of fundamentals and current issues important for future years of learning.

Program Mission The mission of the Information Technology Department is to offer student-centric degree programs that prepare students for highly rewarding careers in the technology sector and empower their contribution to the UAE and regional growth through excellence in teaching, and to meet the development needs of the country and the region through faculty scholarship and community service.
  Required Credit Hours: minimum 129 hours


Career Options

An information technology degree is a basis for a wide range of exciting IT-based careers including network management, system analysts, systems design engineering, software development, web-application development and e-business solution developers.

Graduates of this program have gone on to work in a wide range of companies including Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority, Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development, ADCO, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Abu Dhabi Media Company, ADNOC, Abu Dhabi Ports, Ali & Sons, Alpha Data, Compubase, Du, Emirates Palace, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, Health Authority Abu Dhabi, HSBC, Injazat, Ministry of Interior, Mubadala, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Technic and UAE Armed Forces.