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BSc in Cyber Security and Risk Management

B.Sc in Cyber Security & Risk Management qualification is to prepare students for a career in dealing with cybercrimes and risk management issues in both private and public institutions. Graduates will be able to apply knowledge gained in this programme to eliminate cybercrimes confronting most organisations. In the same vein, they will be able to guide organisations on how to eliminate the various risks that could obstruct organisations from achieving their goals and objectives.

The programme consists of core (required) and elective modules as indicated below. Some modules may have prerequisites (i.e may require students to pass another module or set of modules first). Some modules may be co-requisites (such modules are required to be taken together). The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. 1 credit is equal to 10 hours of learning (guided, in-class and independent combined); therefore a 10-credit module requires an average of 100 hours of learning from the student.

What we offer

As a student of BSc (Hons) in Network Security and Computer Forensics you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instils not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage on opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • It opens doors for aspiring Cyber Security Specialists and Risk Management related professions.
  • Partner with local organizations to provide students real-world experience where they defend against cyber threats and risk managements issues in real time.
  • Recognizes issues in everyday risks in business and monitor day-to-day IT activities and logs to defend against any foreseen or existing so as to get an edge over the competition.

Graduates of this program can

  • Fight against any existing or foreseeable threats in the IT infrastructure.
  • Manage the prevailing and foreseen IT risks in the business.
  • Efficiently work in the IT industry to train employees and employers the dos and don’ts of IT security.
  • Design & Create a tight and secure IT infrastructure for business.
  • Work on security frameworks and compliance for the corporates.
  • Safeguard the ethical use of IT infrastructure in all aspects.
  • Design policies for the IT industry which can protect against threats.

Career prospects

  • Security architect.
  • Penetration tester (or ethical hacker)
  • Cryptography.
  • Chief Information Security Officer.
  • Security engineer.
  • Security auditor (or forensic expert)
  • Incident responder.
  • Vulnerability assessor

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be affected due to regulatory requirements.

BCom in Digital Marketing

Digital marketing is one of the fastest-growing and in-demand skills in the industry. The Bachelor of Commerce in Digital Marketing degree program will equip learners with the skills required to identify the right message and the right digital platforms to deliver this message for maximum impact. Digital marketing also helps in the understanding of conventional marketing approaches and how technology is used in areas such as Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Mobile Marketing, E-Mail Marketing and Affiliate Marketing through the development and implementation of Digital Marketing Strategy.

What we offer

Candidates admitted to this program will benefit from the following:

  • A competency-based curriculum that emphasizes the comprehensive development of fundamental hands-on advanced digital marketing skills.
  • Leverage opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • It opens doors for aspiring data scientists and related professions.
  • Partner with local organizations to provide students with real-world experience where they are defining problems, collecting data, cleaning that data and interpreting the outcomes.
  • A cutting-edge training facility and an excellent online learning platform.
  • Qualified and BQA-certified instructors with extensive academic and industry experience.

Graduates of this program can

  • Apply digital marketing concepts, principles, strategies processes, theories and practices that can form the foundation for professional judgement and or research in a way that become a habit of mind and relevant to the business environment
  • Apply quantitative and qualitative methods in digital marketing that enable the student to collect analyze and interpret data to inform digital marketing strategy development.
  • Communicate ideas, verbally, orally, electronically and in writing effectively to different audiences in the field of Digital Marketing.
  • Identify and apply appropriate technology solutions to implement a Digital Marketing strategy and to communicate services, products and branding messages to a specific target market.

  • Develop digital marketing campaigns specific to selected technologies to promote and enhance interaction between business and customers/clients.

Skills you will need:

  • Techno savvy
  • Versatility and suppleness
  • Analytical and Critical thinking
  • Entrepreneurial mind set

  • Organisational skills
  • Effective decision-making
  • Effective Communication
  • Communication and networking skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to listen
  • Creative Business solving skills
  • Decision-making skills

Career prospects

  • Digital Marketing Manager/executive
  • Marketing and Communication officer
  • Advertising and Marketing Professional
  • Graphic and Multimedia Designers
  • Digital Analytics
  • Digital Project Manager
  • Mobile Marketing Specialist.
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Digital Media Coordinator
  • Marketing Executive

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be affected due to regulatory requirements.

BSc (Hons) in Health Information Management

This course combines Science, Business and Information Technology to ensure that students who undertake it comes out furnished with the necessary skills they will need to work in middle to senior management grades in clinical and hospital settings or physicians’ offices as Health Data & Information Managers, Bio Statisticians, Medical Informaticians, Data Quality Managers, Researchers, and Public Health Information Managers or Officers.

 

What we offer

As a student of BSc (Hons) in Health Information Management you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instills not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage on opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

 

Who is this course for?

Our BSc (Hons) in Health Information Management course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Interested in working in a hospital or clinical setting, or a physician’s office.
  • In possession of good research, data collection and analytical talents.
  • In display of great creative, critical, logical and analytical thinking skills.

 

Career Prospects

  • Health Data & Information Management Officer/Manager
  • Medical Informatician
  • Data Quality Manager & Researcher
  • Public Health Information Manager/Officer
  • Inpatient and Outpatient HIM Coder & Coding Educator
  • Director – Coding Operations Hospital
  • HIM Analyst/Coder
  • HIM Programme Director
  • Medical Coding Manager

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be affected due to regulatory requirements.

B.Ed. (Hons) in Primary Education

The Bachelor of Education with Honors in Primary Education is designed for those who would like to have a career in Education, specifically at the Primary level as a Teacher, Physical Education Trainer, Education Technology Specialist, Guidance Counsellor or School Administrator.

What we offer

As an online student of B.Ed (Hons) in Primary Education you will:

  • Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of studying whenever and wherever it suits you thanks to an easy-to-use, intuitive online learning platform which you can access from your desktop or mobile device – anytime, anywhere.
  • Access the same student benefits as on-campus Botho University students, such as a student ID card and eligibility to apply for an NUS student discount card.
  • Graduate with an internationally-recognised qualification identical in title and quality to that of an on-campus Botho University student.

Whom this course is for

Our B.Ed (Hons) in Primary Education course is a great fit if you are:

  • Passionate about children with a keenness to mould them into responsible members of society.
  • A good communicator with the relevant traits to thrive in this business such as patience, empathy and adaptability.
  • Have a strong foundation of knowledge and a good moral standing.

Career Prospects

  • Teacher
  • Primary School Administrator
  • Educational Technologist
  • Guidance Counsellor
  • Inspector of Schools
  • Physical Education Trainer

BSc (Hons) in Network Security and Computer Forensics

Students undertaking this programme gain a strong understanding of computer technology and networks as well as the skills and discipline required to protect these systems and data from malicious manipulation and attacks. With the acquired knowledge they can effectively address the rising need for cyber security in the corporate setting as technology continues to advance and get increasingly adapted in various processes.

What we offer

As a student of BSc (Hons) in Network Security and Computer Forensics you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instils not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

Who is this course for?

Our BSc (Hons) in Network Security and Computer Forensics course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Wishing to build your career in the Information Technology sector
  • Have a knack for problem solving
  • Set on rising to the task in a challenging work environment that requires diligence while handling of sensitive information.

Career prospects

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Forensics Analyst
  • Vulnerability Security Research Engineer
  • Digital Forensics Examiner
  • Malware Media Forensics Analyst
  • Forensics Auditor
  • Network Security Specialist
  • Computer Crime Investigator
  • Security Analyst

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be affected due to regulatory requirements.

BCom in Investment and Banking

The qualification is designed for prospective graduates seeking to develop business skills and competencies to start and grow small businesses and contribute to economic growth and the creation of sustainable job opportunities. Many big companies across the globe started small and grew into conglomerates.  Hence, the key thrust of the programme is to develop business owners or managers capable of scaling up business entities and transforming economies across the globe. The programme is underpinned by both theoretical and practical modules to enrich the learners’ experience and prepare them to make significant contributions to the economy as employers or employees.

What we Offer

Candidates who enrol in this programme can benefit from:

  • A competency-based curriculum that places emphasis on the holistic acquisition of critical skills in corporate finance, investments, accounting, research and management, and banking.
  • Practically oriented learning in fully-fledged computer labs to apply relevant and upcoming software in the investment and banking field.
  • Qualified and BQA certified lecturers with vast experience
  • Guest lectures by leading banking and investment experts

Graduates of this programme can;

  • Develop strategies that drive the operations of financial institution
  • Effectively communicate financial information and its implications on investment decisions
  • Advise on mergers and acquisitions
  • Manage financial risk and advise in international trade transactions
  • Develop and implement credit policies for financial institutions
  • Evaluate macroeconomic factors and give advice on their effect on financial institutions
  • Analyse and evaluate the financial information
  • Manage investments and develop risk mitigation measures
  • Evaluate the long-term profitability of investments and provide advise to investors
  • Develop new businesses ideas and help improve existing ones
  • Develop and implement corporate governance guidelines for financial institutions

Skills you will need

  • An interest in the financial institutions and how they function
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Excellent skills in excel
  • Good analytical skills, and the ability to see the big picture
  • Energetic and an intense desire to learn
  • Highly organised and effective decision making
  • Internet Savvy
  • Enthusiasm and dedication
  • Excellent mathematics skills
  • Good planning and organizational abilities
  • Strong personal and people skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptability and flexibility

Career Prospects

Entry and operations level jobs in the finance industry, including:

  • Investment
  • Banking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Accounting
  • Estate Administration
  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Stock Brokers
  • Market Analyst
  • Consultancy: Public and private sector

 

* Important note: The programmes offered in this website/advert are accredited by BQA and offered at Botho University at the time of publication. Please refer to your offer letter from our admissions department for any changes in programme name or duration that may be effected due to regulatory requirements.

BCom in Finance

The Bachelor of Commerce in Finance targets those wishing to enter the financial, commercial banking and investment sectors. The programme develops an understanding of finance with accounting practices and commerce. Opportunities are widely available with a multifaceted finance sector offering various positions catering to different skills and interests. The key to individual success is to research, locate and land the financial job that has the greatest compatibility with your skills and interests.

What we offer

As a student of Bachelor of Commerce in Finance you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instils not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage on opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

Who is this course for?

Our course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Looking to establish your career in the accounting, finance, investment, or commercial banking sectors.
  • Have a keen attention to detail and possess an interest in banking systems.
  • Ready to gain an understanding in finances, taxation, business assets management, auditing and management of investment portfolios.

Career Prospects

  • Senior Finance Officer
  • Chief Finance Controller
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Manager
  • Insurance Broker
  • Insurance Agent
  • Stockbroker
  • Finance Consultant
  • Mutual Fund Agent
  • Chief Loan Officer

* Important note: BCom in Finance will be offered from July 2022

BBA in Business Management

What we offer

As a student of BBA in Business Management you will:

  • Benefit from the holistic teaching approach that instils not just the knowledge but the practical skills that will be deployed throughout your career.
  • Leverage opportunities to learn directly from peers and professionals in the industry through exchange programmes, internships and industrial training placements.
  • Graduate with an internationally recognized qualification from Botho University that will see you become a qualified and competitive professional in your respective industry.

Who is this course for

Our course is a great fit if you’re:

  • Passionate about the world of business, its makings and would like to forge a career in management.
  • Looking to launch a business or are interested in running a company or startup.
  • Interested in gaining presentation skills, marketing intelligence and other competencies required to work effectively in a business setting.

Career prospects

  • Operations Manager
  • Business Process Orchestration Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Lecturer
  • Branch Supervisor
  • Branch Manager
  • Country Manager
  • Change Management Consultant

 

* Important note: BBA in Business Management will be offered from July 2022