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Bachelor of Information Technology

The aim of the IT major is to help gain a comprehensive knowledge both in theory and practice, which shall enable the future graduate to find work with an arsenal of wide-ranging skills and knowledge. Practical knowledge gained in the IT Bachelor shall cover the following:

  • computer construction and function
  • operation systems
  • computer networks
  • database systems
  • a wide range of programming languages and IT environments
  • IT software engineering
  • software design
  • artificial intelligence and design
  • creation and maintenance of IT systems for various computer environments

Our main Partners:

                     

The IT programme at WSNHiD boasts:

  • cutting-edge specialisations, computer game design, as well as mobile systems and applications
  • specialist, modern laboratories, among others ones at the cutting-edge dedicated to computer games and equipped with Xbox consoles
  • collaboration with Microsoft in the IT Advanced Academy, allowing students to take part in specialist courses and gain the relevant certification
  • lecturers from renowned Higher Education institutes in Poznań and highly experienced practitioners
  • relevant workshops
  • EU grants for bespoke study programmes
  • workshops and in-company training in relevant majors for IT partners
  • cutting-edge software


Companies we cooperate with:

You shall gain the following knowledge:

  • design and programming of mobile applications
  • design and programming of computer games, including the Xbox360 console
  • design, configuration management of computer networks
  • administration and management of database systems
  • creative methods and enterprising problem-solving competencies
  • effective solutions to IT problems and issues

Choose your study programme

The flexibility to choose your study path means you can design one that fits best your given interests and future professional needs. In this context you shall learn to work in groups and create your own framework to complete given study tasks by negotiating a different point of view and different means of providing solutions to problems. As a result, you shall finish your studies fully prepared for professional entry into the IT work sector with the knowledge and skills employers require, which shall equip you with distinct advantages on the job market.

We offer a wide range of IT subjects to choose from.
It is up to you, to decide in which particular area you would like to be an expert!

Moreover, on completion of the group project the student shall gain practical knowledge and skills in an IT group, as well as project work. At WSNHiD, IT students are offered a unique programme of specialisations in the context of Polish Higher Education. As a result, a graduate of IT is fully prepared to further undertake MA study either in Poland or abroad.

Design your own study path by choosing:

  • the Study Major
  • a language (Polish or German)
  • the relevant sport
  • two out of four Humanities Modules
  • electives (you need to gain 200 hours, choosing from 280 modules)
  • relevant subjects from a given specialisation

Study Major 1

Your program of study begins with classes focused on the programme basics that shall initiate you into the most important issues in your IT major. This presents an opportunity for you to gain the key, important knowledge in the form of modular study, enabling you to put into practice the major study principles. The modules of relevant streams are compulsory and provide a focus for you throughout your program of study, building the foundations of your skills and knowledge as an IT professional.

Duration: 500 hours
 

Language

This compulsory subjectcovers chosen foreign-language, either Polish or German. You and your fellow students shall be divided into groups according to your level of knowledge. As a result, you shall meet students from other majors, widen your circle of friends with whom you can share your skills and knowledge. In addition, you can take extra classes that help you to prepare for the relevant certification exams.

Duration: 120 hours
 

Non Specialist Module

The main focus is physical education. You can choose from a variety of sports, such as karate, basketball, football, volleyball, weights, aerobic fitness, squash, swimming, skiing and table tennis. If sport is your passion, you can also join the AZS club and make use of the gym, fitness room and four squash courts, free of charge. This module also offers e-learning in the Protection of Intellectual Rights, Health and Safety and Library Studies.

Duration: 100 hours
 

Study Major 2

Your IT studies begin with classes focused on the basics of programming, which introduces you to the world of important IT issues related to your particular Study Major. Thanks to the new method of modular study, you will quickly be able to put into practice the essential skills and knowledge that you have acquired. These modules as part of your Major are compulsory and shall accompany you throughout your studies, providing the building blocks of your IT education.

Duration: 550 hours
 

Language 2

This compulsory subjectcovers chosen foreign-language, either Polish or German.. You and your fellow students shall be divided into groups according to your level of knowledge. As a result, you shall meet students from other majors, widen your circle of friends with whom you can share your skills and knowledge. In addition, you can take extra classes that help you to prepare for the relevant certification exams.

Duration: 120 hours
 

Electives 1

In Year 2 and 3 you can choose among a large number of available subjects across all the Study Majors. These modules range across many different fields such as Law, Management, IT, Diplomacy and Negotiation, Graphic Design, Art, Psychology, Sociology and many others. The decision is yours to choose your field of interest and or an entirely new area of study. Thanks to these modules you shall put in place the relevant building blocks of professional competencies that play a significant part in strengthening your Study Major.

Duration: 100 hours
 

Study Major 3

Your IT studies begin with classes focused on the basics of programming, which introduces you to the world of important IT issues related to your particular Study Major. Thanks to the new method of modular study, you will immediately be able to apply into practice the essential skills and knowledge that you have acquired. These modules as part of your Major are compulsory and shall accompany you throughout your studies, providing the building blocks of your IT education.

Duration: 300 hours
 

Electives 2

In Year 2 and 3 you can choose among a large number of available subjects across all the Study Majors. As well as in Electives 1.

Duration: 100 hours
 

Humanities

This is a compulsory module for all majors, offered in four options across two semesters in Year 1. It is up to you to decide on a particular profile. In the first semester you can choose between Psychology (the individual and their psyche) and Sociology (the individual and society), and in second semester, either Philosophy (the individual and their mores) or Anthropology (the individual in the world of culture).

Duration: 100 hours
 

Electives 3

In Year 2 and 3 you can choose among a large number of available subjects across all the Study Majors. As well as in Electives 1 and 2.

Duration: 100 hours
 

Group Project

This particular module gives you the opportunity to put into practice the skills and knowledge you have gained in your studies up to now. Working in groups of four or five, as a team that initiates and conducts a chosen project, you and your colleagues will go through all the required project design stages of an IT system. First there is discussion with the client, then the design process, generation of documentation and creation of software. Your tutor is the coach, helps you find solutions and points you the right way towards your desired IT aim – but it is you who shape and complete your chosen path. Your entire corpus of work, after assessment, will represent your Degree Portfolio. The world is your oyster. Maybe it will be your project that is commissioned or perhaps one completed with a partner IT company.

Duration: 100 hours
 
Enrolment for the next 2014/2015 academic year will begin on 14th April 2014.
Then, a new  enrolment form and a complete set of documents will be available.

Click here to fill a recruitment form for a full-time studies

Click here to fill a recruitment form for a part-time studies

Meanwhile, you may wish to prepare the following:

1. A certificate or relevant document obtained abroad, legalised and/or with an apostille (authentication) attached, which authorises you to apply for enrolment at a higher learning institution. This must be in line with Polish regulations on the recognition of foreign school certificates. In the case of higher degree studies (master’s programmes), a legalised foreign graduation diploma, or one with an apostille attached, or an equivalent document is required.

2. A medical certificate stating that there are no contraindications for you to take up studies in a chosen field and specific study mode.

3. A visa or a residence card or relevant document entitling you to stay in Poland.

4. An insurance policy to cover medical treatment costs incurred in the event of illness or accident while studying in Poland or an European Health Insurance Card. These documents must be obtained within 30 days of enrolment and not later than 30th September 2014. No such documents are necessary if you join the Polish National Health Fund.

5. All foreign-language documents must be translated into Polish by a sworn translator.

More details will be announced in April 2014.

At the end of Year 2, you will be able to choose your particular specialisation. In Year 3 in turn, you will be able to complete the relevant practical modules that fit the profile of your specialisation. If, however, you do not decide on any specialisation in your major, this does not mean that you will not have any relevant classes. As in the case of your fellow students who are studying a specialisation profile, you too will need to complete a minimum of 300 study hours. In this regard, there are a number of modules offered in 23 specialisations across all the Study Majors.

Please remember that in choosing a given subject you are not only doing so out of interest but also to build on the study competencies gained your degree. Some of the modules, such as those focused on IT, are based on previous study and therefore require specific skills and knowledge in the relevant Study Major. If you are not sure therefore, whether a given specialist module is the right choice, please see your tutor who will be glad to help and point you the right way.
Duration: approx. 300 hours

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