Why study Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours)?
The IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences Honours will provide candidates with advanced theories and knowledge in key disciplines of Computer and Information Systems. These key disciplines inform the professional practice of Information Technology (IT). Graduates will be equipped with research skills which will form the foundation of further post-graduate studies. The design for this honours degree has been informed by issues affecting enterprises and future technologies. This computer science honours degree will also develop graduates’ abilities to understand the role IT plays in the information systems and applications in a business environment. Graduates will be able to engage appropriately with management executives and stakeholders in planning and designing corporate solutions.
IT professionals are found across organisations and enterprises with the current move to online business, connected offices, cloud computing and global trends in the economy. The success of organisations is dependent on information and communications technology meeting the needs of the business in ways that align with corporate strategy.
As a result of the knowledge driven economy, we bring competitive knowledge to industry, education and society. Our Computer Sciences Honours degree focuses on contributing to research on information technology and systems in organisations and management, human-computer interaction and data science management by bringing context to information and knowledge.
Due to the rapid development of technology and technology management, it is essential to maintain, expand and enhance the knowledge in which you invest during your undergraduate degree. We would like to invite you to continue your studies at our Faculty and to enrol for our postgraduate course.
Successful completion of this computer science honours programme leads to an IIE qualification.
For more information about studying Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours) at IIE MSA, get in touch with us today.
What are the subjects offered as Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours) modules?
The Honours degree offers two modules in the first semester, one module in the second semester with three 3 elective modules. Students need to select one of the three electives.
The research module spans both semesters and is a year-long module.
- Advanced Topics in IT
- Social Informatics
Electives Second Semester (Select ONE of the available elective modules)
- Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
- Network Infrastructure
- User Interface Design and Usability
This degree will open up an attractive range of career options based on the specialisation that students previously acquired through their bachelor’s degree and the research area chosen for this study.
1 year full-time
Accredited by the CHE. Registration: NQF Level 8, SAQA ID 88606
Fees for 2022
Students are advised to pay their deposit on/before registration and the balance by the published payment due date. Alternatively a payment arrangement can be applied for upon Registration.
International students registering for the first time at IIE MSA will be subject to an International Student Levy of R6,500 (440.70 USD) payable upon registration.
Returning International students continuing their studies at IIE MSA will be subject to an International Student Levy of R5,500 (372.90 USD) payable upon registration.
2022 Annual Fee:
R79,700 (5,403.72 USD)
* Note that fees are subject to an annual increase.
For more information regarding fees please visit the Fee structure.
Students are responsible for the payment of their own transport and accommodation during the various intakes, as well as for textbooks, computers or other devices to use the Internet.
For more information on our payment methods visit https://www.iiemsa.co.za/pay-fees/
First Semester (February)
At IIE MSA campus, Ruimsig, South Africa: full-time