BScHons in Computer Science

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General

Faculty Website:   Faculty of Science
Department: Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BScHons in Computer Science
Programme Code: H2005Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 84546

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: 011 559 2967
Email: gndevu@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 1 Year Full-Time and 2 Years Part-Time

Programme Fees


Purpose

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.


Admission Requirements

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 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.


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/postgraduate/
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