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Faculty Website: Faculty of Science
Department: Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BScHons in Computer Science with Cyber Security
Programme Code: H2019Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in their respective science disciplines/fields, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of those science disciplines. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 30 credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialisation qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study.
The student must have an NQF 7 Degree qualification obtained with a pass mark of at least 60% in Computer Science, the mathematical ability to understand and apply advanced algorithms in problem solutions, the insight to design advanced algorithms for implementation in a computer system, the ability to program and implement algorithms using a recognized programming language, a deep insight into the representation of data structures in a computer system and the functioning of data models, a broad insight into the latest developments in the IT industry and a broad insight into the role and meaning of IT systems in modern society. Please note that applicants may be required to pass a practical programming examination as set annually by the Academy.