ASc. in Computer Systems Technology

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$385,000 JMD

Tuition per annum


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Total credits

*Blended - a style of education in which students learn via electronic and online media as well as traditional face-to-face teaching.

Entry Requirements

  • Full Applicants - Full acceptance requires a minimum of 5 subjects at the CXC level or equivalent. Subjects in English Language and numeric (Mathematics or Principles of Accounts) are compulsory to be considered for this entry category. Applicants with credentials that exceed CXC qualifications may also be granted acceptance into the ACST programme.
  • Provisional Applicants – Individuals who do not meet all the requirements for full status admission. These applicants must possess only one subject less than the required number for the ACST programme or one less than the required compulsory subjects. Which are 4 subjects at the CXC level or equivalent may be accepted on a probationary basis under the conditions governing matriculation requirements of the College Policy.
  •  Mature Applicants – Individuals over the age of 25 years may matriculate under the mature status, where acceptance is based on their work experience, job responsibilities, technical qualifications and competence. The applicant is required to submit; a recommendation letter, an updated resume displaying proof of possessing minimum 5 years working experience in the field of IT. A job description letter including name of applicant, his/her job tile, duration of employment and the letter must be signed and stamped by their superior. The applicant will also be required to sit an English Language and Mathematics entry examination set by the Institution.

Acceptance into the programme is subject to the conditions governing matriculation requirements of the College Policy.


To satisfy the requirements of the Associate of Science in Computer Systems Technology, all students admitted to the programme should complete a minimum of 1230 hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. The programme of study consists of core modules, electives, internship and an ICT Application Project.

All candidates MUST be computer literate and have access to a computer and the internet.

For more information, kindly contact our admissions office.

Code Module Credits
DT131IT Essentials Part 14
DT102Basic Electronics3
DT133IT Essentials Part 23
DT134IT Applications & Troubleshooting2
DT125IT Networking Technologies4
PR115Programming Concepts4
DA110Computer Applications PT. 13
MA100College Maths (General Education)3
S101Research Techniques & Study Skills1
BU120Information Technology in Business3
EN101English Composition (General Education)3
Code Module Credits
DT207Trends in Technology Development3
WIN201Windows 200X Technologies4
UNIX201UNIX/LINUX Administration3
PR205Structured programming (with Data Structures)4
BU202Project Management 13
ELECT1General Education Elective (Speech, Cultural Diversity, Psychology, Critical Thinking)3
DA220Computer Applications PT. 23
BU201Ethics & Values in Business (General Education)3
BU220 / BU250Internship / ICT Application Project4

Career Opportunities

Students who complete this programme may consider career opportunities as but not limited to:

  • Computer Hardware Technicians
  • Network Systems Administrators
  • Helpdesk & Technical Support Specialist

International Certifications

This programme furnishes students with skills that allow them to further earn these international certifications:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA LINUX +

Would you recommend Vector?

I have gained a wealth of knowledge that can be accredited to the institution’s focus on the blending of practical IT training into the course structure at every step of the way. I can honestly say that I have no regrets and would wholeheartedly recommend this institution to individuals looking for practical, technical IT training.

Matthew J.
Matthew J.

BSc, Information & Communication Technology

So far, my experience at Vector is excellent; the teachers are among some of the best people within their field. What got me excited is how Vector structured their curriculum which includes international certifications like CompTIA and Cisco, by doing this you know you're always getting the current global standards.

Nadia S.
Nadia S.

BSc, Information & Communication Technology

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