|Diploma : Information Technology|
Duration of Programme
|Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus||
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.
Programming: Application developers, games and mobile application developers, software developers, internet application developers.
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 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 I|
|ITM125C||Information Technology Mathematics I|
|PSA115C||Problem Solving and Algorithms|
|SOD115C||Software Development IA|
|SOD125C||Software Development IB|
|INP125C||Internet Programming I|
|SOE226C||Software Engineering II|
|GID216C||Graphical Design II|
|GUD226C||Graphical User Interface Design II|
|SOD216C||Software Development IIA|
|SOD226C||Software Development IIB|
|TPG216C||Technical Programming IIA|
|TPG226C||Technical Programming IIB|
|WEB215C||Web Content Management II|
|ITN226C||Internet Technologies II|
|SOD316C||Software Development III|
|SOE316C||Software Engineering III|
|TP316C||Technical Programming III|
|ITC327W||Work Integrated Learning in Information Technology|
|CMN316C||Communication Networks II|
|ITS316C||Information Technology and Society I|