Fray Bentos - Río Negro
Melo - Cerro Largo
Minas - Lavalleja




4 years

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Higher University Technician in Information Technology


The Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology trains students in areas related to development/programming, testing and technological infrastructure. This program awards an associate's degree - the Higher Technician Degree in Information Technology - which is obtained upon completion of the fourth semester of the curriculum. The final degree - Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology - is obtained upon completion of all courses in the eight semesters of the curriculum.

a) High School graduates from the Secondary Education Council (CES) or the Technical and Professional Education Council (CETP-UTU).

b) Other educational backgrounds will be analyzed by the Degree Coordinator, as established in article 5 of the General Studies Regulations (Res. of the provisional CBD Nº 249/17 dated May 23rd, 2017) and in accordance with the procedures defined to this effect.

Technical requirements

Applicants must have a laptop with the following characteristics:

64 bit operating system (Windows 7 or Linux)
8 GB of RAM or more
64bit processor which supports intel Virtualization Technology VT-X (i5)
Disc space: 200 GB
Broadband internet connection


Applicants must have an average of 30 hours a week to devote to their studies (Monday to Friday) The program has full-time in-campus bimonthly sessions (9am to 5pm). In addition, applicants must have availability to complete market relationship activities (mainly in Montevideo), which are visits to companies in the sector to participate in various activities.

Pre-registration process for LTI

Necessary documentation:

Proof of residence issued by the Ministry of the Interior
Identity card
Valid health card
Pass of the qualifying institution: Formula 69A or Proof of Egress
Complete diagnostic evaluation form
Motivation letter in which we ask you to explain why you want to study the degree.

General features:

Virtual initial course

With those who completed the first step, the initial virtual course will be held:
100% online course | Dates of the virtual initial course: 23/1/23 to 7/2/23

It is the applicant's responsibility to meet the technical requirements of the equipment (notebook) to take the virtual initial course.

The participant must obtain at least 80 points (maximum 100) to continue with the pre-registration process.
Those who do not obtain the required score will not continue with the pre-registration process.

Those who obtain 80/100 points onwards, will continue with the pre-registration process.

Personal interview

The interview is face-to-face and mandatory. Those who do not do it, their application will no longer be considered and they will not continue with the pre-registration process.

Quota allocation

● 90% interior and 10% Montevideo
● 50% men and 50% women

The draw will take place on 13/2/23.
In the case of applicants who are drawn and have courses pending approval, they must inform before the start of the courses their approval. Otherwise, the registration will be rejected and the space will be assigned to another applicant in the draw.

Graduates from this degree will be competent to:

  • Development and Testing: apply the functional programming paradigm using specific languages. Recognize patterns and apply learning algorithms (Machine Learning) for development projects. Design and test process automations. Manage information generated by robotic mechanisms.
  • Technological infrastructure: develop cloud computing models and mechanisms adapted to pre-defined architectures. Design improvement proposals pursuant to national and international regulations and quality policies (UNIT 27000 and UNIT 20000). Design contingency plans to attend to cybersecurity in cloud environments.
  • Project management: Develop comprehensive IT business models. Implement projects applying project management and agile methodology guidelines.
  • Entrepreneurship: Comprehensive IT business consultancy and management services for companies, in compliance with applicable regulations. Application/consideration of ethical criteria and commitment/social dimension in IT solutions.
  • Data Science: Manage information from relational and non-relational databases to optimize processes. Understand the processes derived from the use of big data. Identify opportunities for the improvement of processes and products based on the application of the Internet of Things

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