Undergraduate Degrees

 

The Department offers two undergraduate Degrees

1.BSc Computer Science

Course Description 

A BSc Computer science degree from the university of Pretoria provides bredth and depth in computing skills. It equips students with problem-solving abilities, and gives them a foundation for continued learning in an IT career and for producing high quality software

 

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What does the progamme entail

BSc Computer Science degree can be completed in a minimum of three years. The curriculum conforms to the highest international standards and will give students a foundation in all the important areas of computer science. Students will study a rich variety of computer science modules that emphasise the most up to date ways of developing software to be used in the IT industry.

 

Career Possibilities 

This programme includes a significant number of modules in mathematics, statistics and the natural sciences. these modules strengthen the kind of thinking done when one develops software and enhances problem-solving abilities. It also provides a basis for research in computer science, which often relies on certain level of mathematical skill and maturity. Other than following a research career, graduates follow careers as programmers, system analysts, system architects, consultants, database administrators and network analysts.

Contact Information 

Tel:  +27(0)124202361

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.cs.up.ac.za

Programme Coordinator:

Dr Linda Marshall

Email: [email protected]

 

                                                                                                                                      

2.BSc Information and Knowldege Systems

Course Description 

The programme is ideal for students who are interested in computer science, as well as in one of the following arears of specialisation: data science, genetics, geographical information systems, IT, law, music and software development

 

 

 

 

 

 

What does the progamme entail

The programme can be completed in a minimum of three years. It aims to prepare students for pursuing a career in the IT industry. By enabling students to take a second major other than computer science, students are provided with a wider background. Computer science has a multidisciplinary application domain and the purpose of the programme is reflected in the composition of the curriculum by combining the field of computer science with other fields of study.

 

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Contact Information                                                                                      

Tel:  +27(0)124202361

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.cs.up.ac.za

Programme Coordinator:                                                                              

Dr Linda Marshall

Email: [email protected]

 

For detailed information on our undergraduate programmes refer to our website.

 

 

 

 

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