Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Data Science) - Online Full Time

Programme overview:

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Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Data Science) - Online Full Time next start date Next start date: 17 February 2024
11 May 2024
27 July 2024
Next New Students Orientation Date:
10 February 2024
Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Data Science) - Online Full Time study mode Campuses:
Midrand

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Data Science) - Online Full Time duration Duration:
Minimum: 1 year
Maximum: 2 years
Full-time
Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Data Science) - Online Full Time support Support: Fully supported


Programme details:

NQF Level 8 | Technology | Honours | Degree: Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology | Saqa Id: 120723
Our qualification provides you with advanced knowledge and practical skills in six compulsory modules with a strong emphasis on Data Mining and Database Administration, Business Objects Service-Oriented Architecture, Big Data Analytic Techniques and Communication in Data Science.

Within the structure of two research modules, you will direct and drive your own independent research project that will culminate in a dissertation. In addition, you will learn how to plan, organise and manage projects with an emphasis on finding innovative ways of doing so. You will develop skills that are crucial for the workplace and for management such as critical, analytical and independent thinking, meeting deadlines, perseverance and adaptability, working in groups and communicating effectively.

We attribute the success of this honours degree to its unique blend of academic rigour and real-world application as well as a curriculum that is relevant, current and industry-driven. For all these reasons, our graduates have excellent management and entrepreneurial abilities, which make them highly sought after in the IT industries. 
 
If you want to take your undergraduate BSc degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Internet Communication, Information Technology, Information Systems or equivalent for the specific honours degree to another level, register with Eduvos.


More information:

Entry requirements
• You need a recognised undergraduate BSc degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Internet Communication, Information Technology or Information Systems or equivalent for the specific honours degree.

And
• You need a minimum of 60% average during the exit year of the applicable undergraduate degree.
• Specific modules may be required to have been completed at the undergraduate level.
Pricing
Price:
From R67 400 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information.

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

Programme accreditation
• The programme is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE)
• This programme is recorded by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
Possible career options
Careers for you, as a Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Data Science) graduate, are varied and include:
• Data Analyst
• Data Scientist
• Data Miner
 
In addition most business positions have a need for people with this particular skill. 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses


Midrand

Midrand


International students


International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions


Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 17 February 2024

    Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Data Science)
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Communication in Data Science (ITCDA4-B34) - Core
    Research Project (ITRPA4-B34) - Core
    Natural Language Processing with Python (ITNPA4-B34) - Core
    Big Data Analytics Techniques (ITBDA4-B14) - Core
    Time Series Analysis and Forecasting (ITSFA4-B14) - Core
    Data Mining and Data Administration (ITDAA4-B12) - Fundamental
    Research Methodologies in IT Research (ITRMA4-B12) - Fundamental
    Service-oriented and Microservices Architectures (ITSMA4-B14) - Fundamental