Program Description Details

The fast growing trend in both research and applications of IT from the perspective of hardware and software demands that IT programs in Babcock University have to be purpose and market driven, and research based with a well-defined focus on providing solutions to contemporary problems in both industry and academics. The department of Information Technology, running BSc (Hons) Information and Communication Technology and BSc (Hons) Information Technology, was established to fulfil these noble goals.


A first class faith-based Information Technology department building servant leader Information Technology graduates for a better world. 


Building Information and Communication Technology leadership through Christian Education; transforming lives, impacting Society for positive change. 


 The aim of the programmes is to equip its students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfil organizational needs of computer-based information systems, grow into leadership positions, and pursue research or graduate studies in the field, upon graduation. Graduates will be able to select, create, apply, integrate, administer and maintain computing technologies in organizations and within the larger society requiring collaboration. 

The specific objectives of the programme are to: 

a. Provide students with a broad and balanced foundation of Information Technology knowledge and practical skills 

b. Develop in students the ability to apply knowledge and skills to solve potential problems of Information Technology 

c. Equip students with the capacity for professional practice in Computing and Information Technology 

d. Develop in students a range of transferrable skills of information technology to all aspects of human endeavours 

e. Develop candidates for self-employment and job placement in government or in any industry

f. Create in students appreciation of the importance of information technology in industrial, political, economic, legal, natural, technological and social contexts for a better world g. Develop in students the urge for academic and professional pursuit in information technology and related disciplines.

Admission Requirements

Degree offered: B. Sc. Information Technology

UTME: In addition to appropriate UTME score, a candidate must possess five Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)/its equivalent credit passes including English Language, Mathematics, Physics and any other relevant Science subjects in not more than two sittings.

Direct Entry: A minimum of a credit at the University/National Diploma or NCE with other five Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)/its equivalent credit passes in relevant science subjects three (3) of which must be in English Language, Mathematics, Physics.