Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Programme overview:

Second Intake for 2024 is accepting late applications until 20th of May.
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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science next start date Next start date: 22 July 2024
30 September 2024
21 February 2025
15 May 2025
Next New Students Orientation Date:
16 July 2024
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science study mode Study Mode:
Campus Full Time
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science study mode Campuses:
Midrand

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science duration Duration:
Minimum: 3 years
Maximum: 5 years
Full-time
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science support Support: Fully supported


Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Technology | Degree | Degree: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science | Saqa Id: 120721

The BSc (Computer Science) is a broad and intensive qualification that prepares you for work in a range of IT jobs in the rapidly changing industries of computer science, software and Information Systems (IS).

You will gain in-depth theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in the core areas of computer science such as information systems, database design, software development, programming, mathematics, algorithm design and project management. You will also develop practical skills with an emphasis on using, designing and managing operating systems, creating and maintain databases, and software programming and development. Within these subject areas, you will also cover topics such as human-computer interaction, internet technology, e-commerce and the ethical and security considerations needed by IT professionals.


More information:

Entry requirements
• You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAF).
Or
• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
Or
• You should have successfully completed the relevant Eduvos foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
Or
• You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.

And

• You need 32 or more Eduvos points.
• You need 50% or above for Grade 12 English.
• You need 50% or above for Grade 12 Mathematics.
• The points attained for the best two of the subjects of English, Mathematics and Computer Science must be doubled.
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
Passionate about twenty-first century technology? The careers for you, as a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science graduate, are varied and include: Database administration IT management Network administration
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: 22 July 2024

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Year 1
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission
    Mathematics for Computing (ITMCA0-B33) - EL
    Computer Network and Security (ITCNA1-B34) - Fundamental
    Mathematics 1B (ITMTB1-B11) - Fundamental
    Linux-based Operating Systems (ITLSA1-B22) - Fundamental
    Object-Oriented Programming using C++ (ITCPB1-B22) - Fundamental
    Non-Technical Skills for IT Professionals (ITPFA1-B22) - Fundamental
    Cloud Based Technologies (ITCFA1-B33) - Fundamental
    AI Ethics and Privacy (ITAIA1-B33) - Fundamental
    Generic Algorithm Design (ITGAA1-B33) - Fundamental
    Introduction to Programming using C++ (ITCPA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Mathematics 1A (ITMTA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Computer Skills (Microsoft) (ITSMA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Computer Network Technologies (ITCTA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Network+ (CompTIA Certification Voucher) (ITVNA0-EXT) - Optional External Certification
    A+ (CompTIA Certification Voucher) (ITVAA0-EXT) - Optional External Certification


    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Year 2
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission
    Database Systems (ITDSA2-B34) - Core
    Advanced Networking (ITNAA2-B34) - Core
    Computer Architecture Essentials (ITCAA2-B33) - Core
    Artificial Intelligence Techniques (ITAIA2-B33) - Core
    Object-Oriented Programming in C# (ITCPA2-B44) - Core
    Digital Electronics and Microcontrollers (ITCMA2-B44) - Core
    IT Project Management (ITPMA2-B11) - Core
    Network Security (ITNSA2-B11) - Core
    Software Design (ITSDA2-B22) - Core
    Data Structures and Algorithms in C# (ITDCA2-B22) - Core


    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Year 3
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission
    Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design (ITOOA3-B11) - Core
    Project (ITPJA3-B12) - Core
    Business Management and Entrepreneurship (ITBEA3-B22) - Core
    Web Development and e-Commerce (ITECA3-B34) - Core
    Object Oriented and Distributed Programming in Java (ITJVA3-B34) - Core
    Social Practices and Security (ITSCA3-B44) - Core
    4IR Technologies (ITTNA3-B11) - Fundamental
    Operating Systems (ITOPA3-B33) - Fundamental