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Diploma : Information Technology

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus

3 Years

Semester 1

390

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

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.

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

DBS216C

Databases II

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

For more information contact: Department of Information Technology

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