Bachelor of Science (02089)
Duration : 3 years
National Senior Certificate with Mathematics & English 4 OR Matric Exemption with Mathematics & English 'E' HG/'D' SG
BSc (major in Computer Science)
The term ‘Computing’ refers to methods of and approaches to the discipline and sub-disciplines of formal aspects of Computer Science and practical areas such as programming and networks. This also extends to the area of knowledge relating to the development of computer-based information systems. Hence modules whose content focus on formal methods, algorithms, software design and implementation and databases directly justify the use of the qualifier ‘Computing’..
BSc (major in Information Systems):
This qualification is relevant to the country’s society and economic development. Information Systems is a scarce skills area of professionalism which narrows the knowledge divide, enabling the holders to participate in the economic development in the digital society.
Compulsory modules for a major subject combination:
Both Computer Science and Information Systems may be taken as major subjects, provided that a module does not count as credit in both majors. When setting up your own curriculum the following are the compulsory modules for a major subject. Please note that you must include all the prerequisites and co-requisites for these modules in your curriculum.
First level: COS101, COS111U, COS112V, COS113W
Second level: COS201V, COS211X, COS2213, COS214, and at least one of COS2269, COS2338, COS261C
Third level: COS301, COS3114, COS3216 and at least TWO of APM3711, COS351D, COS361
INFORMATION SYSTEMS (12)
First level: INF1059, INF1208, INF1511
Second level: ICT2621, ICT2622, INF2611, COS2269
Third level: INF303D, INF305, INF307H, INF308J, INF320E.
School of Computing