- About the program
- Program rules
- Program courses
- Academic staff
The program aims to qualify IT professionals and provide them with a basic knowledge of business science that will enable them to play an intermediary role between organizations that develop IT solutions and the various economic sectors that need these solutions in their business.
The program has an academic nature combined with a technical nature that aims to enable the student to acquire basic scientific knowledge as well as practical technical skills necessary to apply his/her knowledge within a real institutional environment. The program also targets a segment of students who are often in the labor market, but seek to:
Strengthening and developing their knowledge and skills:
- Apply this knowledge and skills directly within its real working environment
- Develop their social and professional status by obtaining an advanced university degree.
This segment is usually aware of the nature of the labor market and its requirements and is able to provide a correct and clear assessment of the quality of the educational material and the nature of education and the appropriateness of their practical experience on the one hand, and the situation of the labor market on the other.
- Knowledge & Understanding
Students are expected to possess a range of knowledge and values, including:
- Basic theoretical knowledge related to information technology
- Mathematical principles related to mathematical analysis, numerical analysis, mathematical algebra, probability and statistics.
- The basics of designing information systems and software and knowing how to implement and test them.
- The basis for the protection of information systems, data and networks.
- describing the software systems requirements and their definition using information tools.
- Business, management, marketing, accounting, and financial and banking transactions’ techniques.
2. Intellectual Abilities
Students are expected to possess a set of knowledge, abilities and values, including:
- Comparing technical solutions to an issue and choosing the most appropriate technical solution.
- Developing an action plan to implement a project and test it by applying theoretical knowledge and appropriate information tools.
Students are expected to possess a range of professional and practical skills, including:
- Effectively monitor and analyze test data
- Management, financing and marketing of information projects
- Database design, implementation and testing
- Dealing with computer networks and knowing how to implement and test them
- Master the tools needed to operate and protect information systems and services
- Write elaborate reports on the works and projects being carried out.
4.General transferable skills
Students are expected to possess a set of values, abilities and skills, including:
- Working in a multidisciplinary team and communicating with non-specialists
- Demonstrating effective personal skills in the work environment
- Self-learning and embracing lifelong learning as a working method.
- Working in a stressful work environment to achieve the required work on time
- Personal commitment to professional standards and ethics.
Specialized orientations within the program
The program includes two main specializations:
- information systems and data networks: to work as advanced technicians and executives in the field of information technology.
- Specialization of Management Information Systems: to work as executives and managers of information projects.
Study pathways in the program
Secondary school path: If the applicant holds one of the Syrian secondary certificates (scientific, vocational, industrial, commercial, telecommunications) or equivalent certificates that is determined by the Council of Scientific Affairs at the beginning of each semester.
Institutes path (Upgrading): If the applicant holds one of the technical institutes certificates in informatics, computer technical institute (Syrian Virtual University), commercial institutes, business administration and statistics, or equivalent institutes determined by the Scientific Affairs Council at the beginning of each semester.