|Diploma : Computer Networking|
Duration of Programme
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.
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.
Read the IT - Communication Networking brochure (PDF) for a better understanding of the programme.
|1ST YEAR||2ND YEAR||3RD YEAR||INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERING|
|LCS5011||Academic Literacy and Communication Studies|
|LCS5012||Academic Literacy and Communication Studies|
|ITE115C||Information Technology Essentials IA|
|ITE125C||Information Technology Essentials IB|
|ITM115C||Information Technology Mathematics IA|
|ITM125C||Information Technology Mathematics IB|
|PSA115C||Problem Solving and Algorithms|
|SPG115C||System Software IA|
|SPG125C||System Software IB|
|SSD115C||System Software Development I|
|SSD125C||System Software Development I|
|SSE226C||System Software Engineering II|
|SSD216C||System Software Development IIA|
|SSD226C||System Software Development IIB|
|SPG216C||System Software IIA|
|SPG226C||System Software IIB|
|CMN216C||Communication Networks IIA|
|CMN226C||Communication Networks IIB|
|CNS316C||Communication Networks Switching III|
|CNR316C||Communication Networks Routing III|
|SSD316C||System Software Development III|
|SSE316C||System Software Engineering III|
|CMN327W||Work Integrated Learning in Computer Networking|