Information Technology is the study of the processing, transmitting and storage of information by computers.
The theoretical content of the Information Technology field includes:
- Computation theory
- Computer programming
- Data format and coding
- Management, storage and retrieval of information in a computer environment
- Robotics programming and artificial intelligence
- Systems analysis.
The main purpose of this broad field of education is to develop an understanding of information systems, programming languages, information management and artificial intelligence, the ability to apply them to solve problems.
This study area comprises the following fields of work:
- Computer Science
- Information Systems
- Other Information Technology.