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BACHELOR OF COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES IN APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Application Development for 2024

Why study Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Application Development?

The IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Application Development provides candidates with a thorough theoretical grounding and knowledge base in the key principles of information technology (IT), programming, mobile application development across platforms, web development, database design, troubleshooting, testing, connectivity, customisation and project management. Graduates will develop meaningful software development acumen grounded in a deep understanding of holistic application programming and development. This qualification has been designed to develop graduates’ abilities to design, code, implement and manage solution-focused by producing systemic thinkers who can develop software solutions for any device or platform.

The outcomes for this qualification were identified as critical to drive a successful career in software development providing competent desktop and mobile application developers in the private and the public sectors. By understanding business processes in the context of business rules, graduates will be able to solve business problems and meet business needs through software application development. Graduates will be suitably prepared to demonstrate competencies in application development, and to contribute to the economic well-being of their organisation in a responsible manner.

Students who continue on to the IIE Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences honours programme will polish their knowledge, preparing them for a more specialised career in the IT industry, further study or research.

Successful completion of this Information Technology programme leads to an IIE qualification.

Career Opportunities

This degree will open up an attractive range of career options; this degree is a perfect stepping stone to a diverse and exciting range of career opportunities:

  • Application Developer for non-mobile and mobile platforms
  • Cloud Computing Developer
  • Cloud Computing Consultant
  • Cloud Integrator
  • Dynamic Web Developer
  • Database Developer
  • Data Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Software Development Project Manager
  • Software Development Program Manager
  • Software Engineer
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Computer Science Degree Duration

3 years full-time

Computer Science Degree Accreditation

Accredited by the CHE. Registration: NQF Level 7, SAQA ID 97600

Discuss your study options with a Student Advisor
Intake

First Semester (February)

Attendances

On-campus at IIE MSA : full-time

Programme code

BCAD0701

Computer Science Entry requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements

National Senior Certificate (NSC)
Bachelor pass with English (30%) and Mathematics (40%) or Mathematical Literacy (60%)

National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V))
Bachelor pass with English (50%) and Mathematics (50%) or Mathematical Literacy (60%)

Senior Certificate (SC)
Endorsement with English (33.3%) and Mathematics HG (40%) or Mathematics SG (50%)

Senior Certificate (Amended) (SC(a))
Bachelor pass with Mathematics HG (40%) or Mathematics SG (50%)

A minimum of 30% in LoLT on NSC/ SC(a) OR with a min. of 33.3% on SC

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication, however, these may change.

Applications

More information can be found by visiting How to apply

Computer Science Entry requirements

International entry requirements

International Students

An USAf Exemption Certificate is required and meeting the relevant Maths and English requirements or requisite English test e.g. TOEFL, IELS.

A cognate Higher Certificate OR cognate 240 credit Diploma OR an Advanced Certificate OR 360 credit Diploma or Degree may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies.

If discipline not cognate at least 20% of credits must be academic literacy or numeracy related.

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication, however, these may change.

Applications

More information can be found by visiting How to apply

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