BTEC HND in Computing leading to BSc. IT


Computer and IT

3 year(s)


The BSc.IT at ISMT is delivered through BTEC HND in the first two years and final year from the University The curriculum in Computing/IT covers all key aspects of computing and IT, with specific focus in software engineering, networking and information system. It is aimed at those students who have strong interests in information technology and wish to acquire knowledge in the application of computing and IT in a range of industries and businesses.

The students are trained in areas such as database management, business intelligence and data mining, and information systems strategy and management. Importantly, students who have completed two years from ISMT can have their credits transferred to many universities in Australia, USA, UK and many more and complete their final year or they can complete the complete degree from Nepal.


Eligibility

To be eligible for BTEC HND course, the student must have:

  • Completed higher secondary (10+2)/ A level or equivalent; 
  • A good command in English Language.

Curricular structure

FIRST YEAR - 120 Credit

Semester I
  • Core Unit: 1 Programming
  • Core Unit: 2 Networking
  • Core Unit: 3 Professional Practice
  • Core Unit: 4 Database Design & Development
Semester II
  • Core Unit: 5 Security
  • Core Unit: 6 Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-set)
  • Optional: 9 Software Development Life-cycles
  • Optional: 10 Website Design & Development

Second YEAR - 120 Credit

SEMESTER III

1. OPTION 1- Network Engineer

  • Core Unit: 13 Computing Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Core Unit: 14 Business Intelligence
  • Optional Unit: 16 Cloud Computing
  • Optional Unit: 36 Client/Server Computing Systems

2. OPTION 2 - Software Engineer

  • Core Unit: 13 Computing Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Core Unit: 14 Business Intelligence
  • Core Unit: 18 Discrete Math
  • Core Unit: 19 Data Structures & Algorithms
SEMESTER IV

1. OPTION 1 - Network Engineer

  • Core Unit: 17 Network Security
  • Core Unit: 15 Transport Network Design
  • Optional Unit: 27 Artificial Intelligence
  • Optional Unit: 35 Network Management

2. OPTION 2 - Software Engineer

  • Specialist Unit: 20 Advanced Programming
  • Optional Unit: 30 Application Development
  • Optional Unit: 38 Database Management Systems
  • Optional Unit: 27 Artificial Intelligence

Third YEAR - 120 Credit

SEMESTER V

1. OPTION 1 - Network Engineer

  • Core Unit: Project Planning
  • Core Unit: Computer Systems Security
  • Optional Unit: Cyber Security
  • Optional Unit: Mobile Computing

2. OPTION 2 - Software Engineer

  • Core Unit: Project Planning
  • Core Unit: Computer Systems Security
  • Optional Unit: Object Oriented Development
  • Optional Unit: Software Engineering Practice
SEMESTER VI

1. OPTION 1 - Network Engineer

  • Optional Unit: Network Protocols and Architectures
  • Optional Unit: Networks Project
  • Optional Unit: Artificial Life

2. OPTION 2 - Software Engineer

  • Optional Unit: Software Quality
  • Optional Unit: Programming Paradigms
  • Optional Unit: Computer Science Project