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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

NQF: 7 - SAQA ID: 50363 - Credits: 364

Features

  • Focuses on preparing candidates for software development at an advanced level.
  • All aspects have extensive practical elements, emphasizing on group and individual work, and the associated business, communication and presentation skills.
  • Includes IT management and research components thereby preparing graduates for further study and laying the foundation for rapid advancement in the corporate world.

Entry Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applications are also considered - more information on these aspects may be obtained from the Head of Faculty.
  • A pass in Grade 12 Mathematics is required for entrance into the (ADN) stream and Mathematics Literacy for (BIS) and (ID). Based on academic performance during the first year of study this requirement may be waived by the Head of Faculty

Year 1

Module Name Subject Name Credits Semester
End User Computing - Fundamentals of IT - MS Windows - MS Word - MS Excel - MS Powerpoint Information Systems 1A 12 1
Operating Systems for IT Information Systems 1B 12 1
Introduction to JAVA Programming Software Development 1A 12 1
E-commerce Fundamentals E-commerce Fundamentals 12 1
Artificial Intelligence Computer Science 1A 12 1
Mathematics 1A Mathematics 1A 12 1
Mathematics 1B Mathematics 1B 12 2
Data Structures & Algorithms Computer Science 1B 12 2
Intro to Object Oriented Programming with JAVA Software Development 1B 12 2
HTML & XML Web Development 1 12 2

Year 2

Module Name Subject Name Credits Semester
Object Orientated Programming with JAVA Software Development 2A 12 1
PHP & my SQL Web Development 2A 8 1
Computer Networks Networking 2A 12 1
Introduction to VB.Net InformationSystems 2A 12 1
Management Information Systems Computer Science 2A 8 1
Introduction to Statistics Statistics 2A 8 1
Software Engineering Computer Science 2B 8 2
Advanced Topics in Statistics Statistics 2B 8 2
VB.Net Core InformationSystems 2B 12 2
Open Systems & Network Technologies Networking 2B 12 2
Object Orientated Programming with JAVA Software Development 2B 12 2
PHP & my SQL Web Development 2B 8 2

Year 3

Module Name Subject Name Credits Semester
IT Business Project IT Business Project 16 0
ASP.Net using VB Web Development 3A 8 1
Analogue Electronics Special Topics 3A 8 1
C# .Net Software Development 3A 12 1
SQL Information Systems 3A 12 1
Project Management for IT & MS Projects 2007 Computer Science 3A 12 1
Systems Security Computer Science 3B 12 2
Digital Electronics Special Topics 3B 8 2
C# .Net with DB Connectivity Software Development 3B 12 2
ASP.Net using VB Web Development 3B 8 2
SQL Server Information Systems 3B 12 2