Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Security and Network Engineering) - Online Full Time

Programme overview:

Second Intake for 2024 is accepting late applications until 20th of May.
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Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Security and Network Engineering) - Online Full Time next start date Next start date: 27 July 2024
22 April 2025
Next New Students Orientation Date:
21 July 2024
Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Security and Network Engineering) - Online Full Time study mode Study Mode:
Honours (FTAH)
Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Security and Network Engineering) - 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 (Security and Network Engineering) - Online Full Time duration Duration:
Full-Time (Online)
• Minimum: 1 years
• Maximum: 2 years
Classes are mainly offered on Saturdays and some consultations may run during the week.
Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Security and Network Engineering) - 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
Future-proof your skills with Eduvos. The specialised nature of this degree prepares you for work in many areas in the Information Technology industry that are related to Computer Networking, Network Analysis, Cybersecurity and IP Network Engineering.

Security and Network Engineering is a branch of Information Technology that is inclined towards the application of principles used in the field of engineering and computing, for the design and implementation of computer networks which focuses on high-level design and planning.

This qualification is specially designed for students interested in the selection and configuration of appropriate data communication components to meet users and corporate needs. It will also help students in gaining the expertise required for the construction of a reliable and high-performing network integrating LAN, WAN, Internet, and intranet components which entail network modelling and analysis.

Furthermore, students will be equipped with the knowledge required to secure a network by adopting relevant policies and practices to prevent and monitor unauthorised access, misuse, modification, or denial of computer network and network-accessible resources. Substantial knowledge required to defend computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks will also be gained.

You will also develop essential skills for the world of work, such as analytical and abstract thinking, effective decision-making self-discipline, being innovative, adapting to change, working in teams and communicating effectively.


More information:

Entry requirements
South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor’s degree endorsement.

Or
 
A National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 issued by the Council of General and Further Education and Training with Bachelor’s degree endorsement.

Or

A letter or certificate confirming an exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf ) for any other 
school-leaving results.

Or  

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree.

Or

Completion of a relevant Foundation Programme along  with a letter or certificate of exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf).

Or  

Completion of a relevant Higher Certificate. A student with Mathematics Literacy (50% or 
more) must enrol for, and complete, Introduction to Mathematics and Mathematics for Degree Studies B 
(IT) before attempting Mathematics 1A.

A student with Mathematics (less than 50%, but greater than or equal to 30%) must enrol for, and complete Mathematics for Degree Studies B 
(FPMIA0) before attempting Mathematics 1A 
(ITMTA1).
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
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE)
• Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
Possible career options
Career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Security and Network Engineering) graduate, are varied and employment
 
•    Database Administration
•    Database Management
•    IT Project Management 
•    IP Network Engineering
•    Systems Analysis and Design
•    Hardware, Network and Cybersecurity
•    Cloud Computing
 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses


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: 27 July 2024

    Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology (Security and Network Engineering)
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission
    Offensive and Defensive Technologies (ITDTA4-B14) - Core
    Network Design, Implementation, and Management (ITNMA4-B14) - Core
    Cloud Computing Architecture (ITCCA4-B34) - Core
    Research Project (ITRPA4-B34) - Core
    Security of Systems and Networks (ITSNA4-B34) - Core
    Data Mining and Data Administration (ITDAA4-B34) - Fundamental
    Research Methodologies in IT Research (ITRMA4-B34) - Fundamental
    Service-oriented and Microservices Architectures (ITSMA4-B14) - Fundamental