Faculty of Information Communications Technology (FICT)

Faculty was first established as Faculty of Computing and Business Management in the year 2008. Bachelor of Information Technology program commenced in the same year. Faculty was renamed as the current name; Faculty of Information & Communications Technology (FICT) in the year 2012.

Faculty produces skilled graduate and postgraduate professionals who are in demand at the forefront of information and emerging technologies. We are proud of our high quality staff; full time and part time, drawn from diverse disciplines and backgrounds, catering over 200 students.

In line with Villa College’s vision, the faculty aims to be a leading provider of high quality computing and technology education and a contributor to research at the national and international level. This is emphasized by our mission to provide high quality and internationally recognized and benchmarked technology education and to be recognized for innovative teaching methods and educational activities.

Faculty Objectives

  • Facilitate the academic and vocational progression by developing knowledge, key skills and capacity for independent and lifelong learning.
  • Develop the skills in imaginative problem solving and decision making.
  • Develop the personal development portfolio to support career aspirations.
  • Provide a stimulating, interactive and accessible course of study to give a sound grasp of information technology knowledge, analysis and contemporary issues which you can develop and apply in future employment.
  • Develop the imagination and innovative abilities to show initiative and creativity in the work.
  • Develop intelligence, ingenuity, inventiveness and independence as well as in the communication skills.

Programmes and learning opportunities

Faculty provides a modern and engaging teaching in the areas including:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Honors) – Awarded by Villa College, Maldives.
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Computer Science – Awarded by University of West of England, United Kingdom.
  • Master of Science in Information Technology – Awarded by University of West of England, United Kingdom.

With demand for the information and communication technology graduates rising every month, there’s never been a better time to start your IT career.

In this fast paced industry, traditional careers and new opportunities are evolving and expanding all the time. From software development and web design, to system and database administration, to the exciting worlds of artificial intelligence and robotics, we offer a diversity of fulfilling career suit to your interests and imagination.

Staff

We have a broad range of expertise amongst our staff (full time and part time); the diversity and the depth of our profession provides a solid foundation for teaching across the discipline and its applications.

Message for potential students

Faculty of Information and Communications Technology is proud of our graduates and students. Our graduates are working at various technical and professional fields within the country. We welcome all the individuals with an aspiration to change your lives through the profession of Information Technology and Computer Science. We will help you to achieve your dream. Insha Allah!


Admission Open