Bring technological expertise to any organization with the Bachelor of Science in Computer Software Technology from the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global Campus (UCCGC). Computer software technology is an accumulation of information technology, software engineering, and computer science. Pursuing a computer software technology degree will give you the opportunity to explore these various aspects of the software technology industry. The degree covers all stages of the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, software design patterns, software development, software testing, and software project management.
Built on a solid foundation of mathematics and computer programming, this Bachelor of Science degree will teach you how to develop and maintain software technology systems that are affordable, behave reliably and efficiently, and satisfy all customer requirements. Build the technical skills to create quality software technology products and the business knowledge to implement the computer software effectively.
Upon completion of your online Bachelor of Science in Computer Software and Technology degree, you will be able to:
Apply knowledge of mathematics, computing, and scientific methods to system components and process development that meet requirement constraints in the software application domain.
Employ professionalism, ethics, and social responsibility values related to computer software technology tasks and projects.
Identify the computer software requirements that meet stakeholders’ specifications and concerns by selecting the appropriate requirements and elicitation techniques.
Use proven techniques and patterns to design computer software structure before it is implemented.
Utilize values, skills, and critical thinking throughout computer software engineering decision-making processes.
Apply established verification and validation techniques with well-defined objectives and targets to ensure that the software technology is meeting its stakeholders’ specifications and deliverables.
Communicate complex computer software engineering concepts in a multidisciplinary team using a variety of formats.
Integrate modern computer software technology knowledge, techniques, programming, and management skills to develop and deliver reliable and complex software in a cost-effective manner.
This programme is accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Global Campus offers two options to international students: 100% Online or Blended, i.e. 90% online with required residencies in Jamaica each summer.
The intake periods for international (non-Jamaican) students are January, March, May, July, and September.
All regional and international students applying for UCC Global Campus undergraduate programs must submit the following:
High school diploma, GED, or Certificate of Equivalency / Proficiency (with minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 from high school)
Passes in 5 GCE O Level / CSEC passes at A, B or C including Mathematics and English or International Baccalaureate (IB) or other international qualification deemed equivalent (subject to UCC approval) - Regional (Caribbean) Applicants Only.
Official Transcripts of all secondary school (and other universities) coursework and grades (translated in English). “Official” means that the applicant must request that his school send transcripts directly to the UCC Registry (firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com)
Students who have completed college credits may be eligible to transfer those credits to the UCC Global Campus. (Final determination on the eligibility of the transfer of credits will be made once your application and transcript(s) are received, reviewed and approved by the UCC Global Campus.)
The language of instruction at UCCGC is English. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English Language proficiency by completing an approved English testing regime such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
USD 3,000 per academic year($5,000 USD tuition per academic year - $2,000 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)
$4,000 USD per academic year(USD 5,000 tuition per academic year - USD 1,000 scholarships for all successful candidates)
USD 7,500 per academic year($12,000 USD tuition per academic year - $4,500 USD scholarships for all successful candidates)