Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering


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The Academy is proud to present both South Africa's and the world's growing IT industry with superior graduates in the fields of Computer Science and Informatics.​​​ 

What is the difference between Computer Science and Informatics?​​

The Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering of the University of Johannesburg is the first University in the southern hemisphere offering a BSc Hons (IT) degree which was formally accredited until 2017 by the highly respected and professional BCS: The Chartere​d Institute for IT​. This accreditation confirms the international standard and quality of this course.​​

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Extra Curricular Courses

The Academy presents three extra curricular courses:

  • Higher Certificate in Information Security
  • Certificate in Cyber Security
  • Certificate in Digital Forensics
Click here for more information. Applications for 2018 are open now. Spaces are filling up fast!


Winter School 2018

​​​If you are in grade 12, take IT as a subject and would like to improve your mark, or get a distinction, this winter school is for you. 

More information will be released in 2018.

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