Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Software Development) - Online Part Time

Programme overview:

Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Software Development) - Online Part Time next start date Next start date: 26 August 2024
Next New Students Orientation Date:
19 August 2024
Returning Students Start Date:
19 August 2024
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Software Development) - Online Part Time study mode Campuses:
Bedfordview
Bloemfontein
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay
Potchefstroom
Pretoria
Vanderbijlpark

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Software Development) - Online Part Time duration Duration:
Part-Time
Minimum: 2.5 years
Maximum:   5 years
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Software Development) - Online Part Time support Support: Fully supported


Programme details:

NQF Level 5 | Technology | Part Time Study | Degree: Higher Certificate in Information Systems | Saqa Id: 120688
Develop 21st century skills that go beyond the lecture hall. The Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Software Development) is a career-focused qualification that is intensive but also broad. It will develop your programming ability and mobile development skills so that you can work in a range of areas in the IT industry.

The Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Software Development) provides you with solid theoretical and intensive practical foundation programming and databases, where the emphasis is on application development. The core subject areas are one Database Language and two Programming Languages of your choice. Other topics covered include Computer Literacy, Program Design, Processing and Logic Concepts.

Throughout the qualification you will complete technical projects so that you are able to troubleshoot problems. We attribute much of the success of our Higher Certificate programmes in Information Systems (IS), to our unique Mastery Learning Methodology (MLM). This modular self-directed learning approach gives you the flexibility to start and progress through the programme at a pace that best suits you.

This learning methodology, together with our cutting-edge facilities such as computer labs, IS open learning areas, hardware pods and smart pods, will prepare you for the real IT work environment of the future. In addition, you also have the opportunity to study through the Lecture-Based Learning (LBL) approach using the Block model.

Over and above this, you will develop essential skills for the world of work, especially for the IT industry, such as analysing and solving real problems, logical thinking, being innovative and adaptable, working in teams and communicating effectively.


More information:

Entry requirements
•     South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor’s degree, Diploma or Higher Certificate endorsement.

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

Or
 
•     A Certificate of evaluation on a minimum NQF level 4 for foreign qualification confirmed by SAQA.

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, Diploma, Higher Certificate or equivalent.
Pricing
Price:
From R42 600 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
The career choices for you, as a Higher Certificate in  Information Systems (Software Development) graduate, include junior positions in:
 
•     Programming
•     Database Administration
•     Mobile Application Development
This qualification is offered at the following campuses


Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark



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: 26 August 2024