BSc (Hons) Computing – Banking Information Systems

The BSc (Computing) programme prepares students to demonstrate in-depth skills and knowledge in relation to applications that support business needs.

Salient Features of the Banking Information Systems Pathway

Technologies like cloud computing, Big Data and the Internet of Things have allowed banks to deliver state of the art customer services to their customers while maintaining the market competitiveness required for winning and retaining business.  This pathway will prepare students for analysing, formulating and implementing the diverse information technology solutions required in the banking sector. It will also provide students with understanding of the various technologies which underpin security measures.

The programme is the first of its kind in Oman and is specifically for computing graduates looking to gain the required competency to help fill a major skills gap within the Banking Sector.

Awards

  • Diploma in Higher Education
  • BSc (Honours)

Mode of delivery: Full-time and Part-time

Students must register for a particular award in order to qualify for that award

Pathway Objectives

This programme pathway will prepare students to:

  • Use IT techniques and skills in modern banking practice
  • Analyse, design, verify, validate, implement, apply, and maintain Information systems relevant to the banking sector
  • Appropriately apply banking codes and laws, probability and statistical operations associated with Information systems
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the business framework of banking practices.
  • Align the skills of banking technology in changing business needs  and market dynamics by improving proficiency

Job Opportunities include

  • Executive in Banking Backend Operations
  • Database Designer and Analyst
  • Bank Cashier
  • Office Operation Executive
  • Computer System Administrator

Modules in Level 1 (First Year)

# Module Name Credits
1 Arabic Language and Society (Arabic speakers) / Omani Culture & Civilization (Non-Arabic Speakers) 15
2 English Vocabulary in Use 15 
3 Fundamentals of Business Management 15 
4 Fundamentals of ICT 15 
5 English for General Reading and Writing 15 
6 Professional Communication Skills in English 15 
7 Fundamentals of Personal Development 15 
8 Logical and Problem Solving Skills 15 
  Total Credits 120 

 

Modules in Level 2 (Second Year)

# Module Name Credits
1 Integrated Language Skills for Information Technology 15
2 Mathematical & Statistical Skills 15 
3 Introduction to Computers and Networking 15 
4 Introduction to Programming 15 
5 Academic Reading and Writing  15 
6 Fundamentals of Finance 15 
7 System Analyses & Design 15 
8 Principles of Banking 15 
  Total Credits 120

 

Modules in Level 3 (Third Year)

# Module Name Credits
1 English for Professional Development and Communication in IT 15
2 Legal Aspects of Business 15 
3 Database Management System 15 
4 Internet Technology and Web Applications 15 
5 Operating Systems 15 
6 Islamic banking Products & Services 15 
7 Financial Market and Institutions 15 
8 IT Research Methods 15 
  Total Credits 120

 

Modules in Level 4 (Fourth Year)

# Module Name Credits
1 E Systems 15
2 Database Administration 15 
3 eBanking Technology 15 
4 Technology Project (double weighted) 30
5 Managing IT Risk in Banking 15 
6 International Banking and FOREX 15 
7 Entrepreneurship and Small Business 15 
  Total Credits 120

Get in Touch

  • Tel: +968 2473 0400
  • Email: info@majancollege.edu.om
  • Mutrah | Way No. 2621 | Building No. 1986
  • P.O Box: 710, P.C: 112 | Ruwi | Sultanate of Oman
  • Hotline: +968 8007 1000
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