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Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Faculty of Science
Faculty: 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:
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
Application Start Date:
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022
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.
31 October 2022
The student must have&%2358;
•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.
•A broad insight into the role and meaning of IT systems in modern society.
Please note&%2358; Applicants may be required to pass a practical programming examination as set annually by the Academy.