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Diploma : Computer Networking

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

3 Years

Semester 1

387

6

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 60% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in Mathematics or Computer Studies is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 60% in Mathematics Literacy or 40% in either Mathematics or Information Technology is required.

Career Opportunities

The world is increasingly becoming a global village, with Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) playing a fundamental role in our day-to-day lives. South Africa, like other countries, realises that ICTs can indeed bring about positive change in its socio-economic development. CUT’s contribution to this national agenda is realised through diploma, BTech and MTech programmes offered in the Department of IT. Through these programmes, the university contributes to the ever-increasing demand for a wide range of highly skilled information technology professionals in fields such as web applications, communication networks and software development. The department is particularly unique in the country, as it offers courses in mobile programming and games development. The department has state-of-the-art Cisco equipment through which students get hands-on experience in computer networking, which provides opportunities for various professional certification pathways.

Our graduates will be able to take up jobs in:

Systems analysis: System developers, application designers, business analysts, information analysts, management information analysts, system analysts.

Computer networking: Computer network administrators and technical assistants.

Database development and management: Business database analysts, database administrators, database managers.

Project management: Information Systems (IS) project leaders.

1ST YEAR

2ND YEAR

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

ALP115C



Academic Literacy and Personal Competencies

ALP125C



Academic Literacy and Personal Competencies

PSA115C



Problem Solving and Algorithms

SPG115C



System Software IA

SPG125C



System Software IB

ITM105C



Information Technology Mathematics I

ITE105C



Information Technology Essentials I

SOD105C



Software Development I

DBS216C


Databases II

SOD216C


Software Development IIA

SOD226C


Software Development IIB

SOE226C


Software Engineering II

SPG216C


System Software IIA

SPG226C


System Software IIB

CMN216C


Communication Networks IIA

CMN226C


Communication Networks IIB


CNS316C

Information Technology and Society I


CNR316C

Communication Networks II


SOE316C

Software Engineering III


SOD316C

Software Development III


WLM327C

Work Integrated Learning in Information Technology


For more information contact: Department of Information Technology

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