Bachelor of Information Technology

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Bachelor of Information Technology

  • Location: Tshwane Campus, Ekurhuleni Campus, Nelson Mandela Bay Campus
  • Duration: 3 years of academic training
  • NQF: Level 7
  • Credits: 360
  • SAQA ID: 94121

A bachelor degree remains the entry standard in many professional careers. Its long-term benefits make it well worth the initial investment, as it allows you professional entry into some of the top names in Information Technology, along with the chance to create your own enterprise within the sector.

It is less mathematically oriented than the 4-year Bachelor Degree of Computing and focuses on Information Systems modules, which cover an extensive range of topics – from mobile and wireless networks, to artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent systems.

By opting for various specialist electives, you can broaden your skills and explore the various avenues available to software developers. Many interesting opportunities such as mobile and web-based app development, or even game development, are open to you.

The academic programme consists of a generic foundational phase and a specialisation phase. Students are groomed to become complete professionals, through a strong focus on knowledge, execution and professional skills, which are seamlessly integrated into the curriculum.

The foundation phase gives the student insight into the field of IT, while the specialisation phase is career-oriented. The degree specialisations are essential and are aligned with real-world industry requirements.

If you are not sure whether this programme is for you, contact us and see what we recommend for you. This bachelor’s degree of Information Technology offers a specialisation in

Part-time studies

The Bachelor of Information Technology is also available part-time. This is a full contact-mode programme, with lectures presented on Saturdays. This option was created for those who are passionate about software development, but are unable to attend the programme during the week.

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  • Classes span 30 Saturdays throughout the year.
  • Five-year course for students who have not studied IT in the past.
  • Students with prior IT qualifications can complete the course in a shorter period (based on recognition of prior learning).
  • Classes are from 08h00-17h00.

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