BSc Degree in Technology Studies in South Africa

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Students enrolled in a university can pursue a BSc or Bachelor of Science degree.  This is a popular undergraduate study program that can help students gain valuable skills for the workplace or additional educational pursuits.

 

The incorporation of technology into modern society has often been the cause of political and philosophical debate. The main concern is whether technology truly helps or harms humanity. Some argue that overuse of technology is harmful to the environment, while others believe it is a necessary facet of human development.

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Top Bachelors of Science in Technology Studies in South Africa 2018

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BSc Hons in Informatics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Informatics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Technology Studies in South Africa 2018. The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Informatics, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence, and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialization qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study. The Honours Degree in INFORMATICS consists of SEVEN semester modules and a practical year project IT00287 Project (2 modules). The following core semester module is compulsory: IT00247 Ethical and legal aspects of IT. The scope of the practical year project is a minimum of 200 hours. The year project spans two consecutive semester modules. The continuation of the project in the second semester is dependent on satisfactory progress during the first semester. The project must be developed strictly according to the project development methodology as prescribed by the Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering. A research component contributing at least 25% to the final mark will form part of all of the following courses with the exception of the Project (2 modules), where applicable, which will have a research component of 100%. Elective semester modules: IT00027 Computer Forensics IT00037 Systems Programming IT00047 Information Security... [-]

BSc / BSc Hons in Information Technology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is primarily designed to provide a well-rounded, broad education that equips graduates with the knowledge base, theory and methodology of information technology. The purpose of the BSc Information Technology programme is to develop qualified scientists who can identify, evaluate and solve problems associated with information technology and be able to assume and demonstrate initiative and responsibility in related academic and professional contexts in South Africa as well as in the international world. [+]

BSc in Information Technology AUCKLAND PARK KINGSWAY CAMPUS This qualification is primarily designed to provide a well-rounded, broad education that equips graduates with the knowledge base, theory and methodology of information technology. The purpose of the BSc Information Technology programme is to develop qualified scientists who can identify, evaluate and solve problems associated with information technology and be able to assume and demonstrate initiative and responsibility in related academic and professional contexts in South Africa as well as in the international world. With the focus of the programme being on the principles, theory and practice of information technology, the students acquire the appropriate competence and research ability that serves as a basis for entry into the labour market and a range of professional training, practice as well as postgraduate studies opportunities associated with information technology. Exit-level outcomes Students should be able to: Identify, interpret, analyse and solve routine as well as unfamiliar problems and issues using enquiry and theory-driven arguments Demonstrate effectiveness in working with others in a team by taking responsibility for their own work and showing regard for the work of others Identify, evaluate and address their own task-specific learning needs Develop good information retrieval as well as quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills, including the appropriate use of ICT Demonstrate a well-grounded, systematic and integrated knowledge, theory and practice of information technology Monitor and evaluate their own academic development and progress based on commonly applied information technology applicable criteria Present and communicate information and... [-]

BSc Hons in Computer Science

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Computer Science, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Technology Studies in South Africa 2018. The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Computer Science, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence, and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialization qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study. The Honours Degree in Computer Science consists of SEVEN semester modules and a practical year project IT00287 Project(2 modules): The following core semester module is compulsory: IT00247 Ethical and legal aspects of IT The scope of the practical year project is a minimum of 200 hours. The year project spans two consecutive semester modules. The continuation of the project in the second semester is dependent on satisfactory progress during the first semester. The project must be developed strictly according to the project development methodology as prescribed by the Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering(ACSSE). A research component contributing at least 25% to the final mark will form part of all of the following courses with the exception of the Project (2 modules),where applicable, which will have a research component of 100%. Elective semester modules: IT00027 Computer Forensics IT00037 Systems Programming IT00047 Information Security... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Internet Communication

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand

In this BSc degree you will develop in-depth theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in the core areas of traditional technical writing as well as modern web-based information technology communication. You will cover subjects such as Communication Science, Journalism Writing, Advertising and Sales Promotion, Marketing, Media Law and Ethics. [+]

In this BSc degree you will develop in-depth theoretical knowledge as well as practical experience in the core areas of traditional technical writing as well as modern web-based information technology communication. You will cover subjects such as Communication Science, Journalism Writing, Advertising and Sales Promotion, Marketing, Media Law and Ethics. The focus of the IT subject areas is Software Development, Information Systems, Computer Science, Generic Algorithm Design and Operating Systems in Practice. Within these subject areas, you will also gain insights into networking and internet technologies, development communication, corporate communication, e-commerce and the ethical and security considerations in IT. Much of the success of this degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching, which consists of interactive lecture-led learning, smaller classes, experiential learning and the use of technology. We have dedicated teaching staff with professional accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. Most importantly, our focus is on real world application, practicing your writing skills, completing projects, attending workshops and on developing essential information technology skills. In addition to the subject specific knowledge you gain, our approach ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as analytical and abstract thinking, effective decision-making, self-discipline, being innovative, working in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allow for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics... [-]

Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Midrand

The BScHons (Information Technology) is a highly challenging postgraduate degree that prepares you for senior positions in the computer industry, for entrepreneurship and for academia. [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Technology Studies in South Africa 2018. The BScHons (Information Technology) is a highly challenging postgraduate degree that prepares you for senior positions in the computer industry, for entrepreneurship and for academia. Our qualification provides you with advanced knowledge and practical skills in seven compulsory modules with a strong emphasis on database administration, project management, business analysis, programming and information systems’ design. You will cover modules such as Soft Skills Development for IT Professionals, Information Systems, Computer Science and Databases. Within the structure of two research modules, you will direct and drive your own independent research project that will culminate in a dissertation. In addition, you will learn how to plan, organize and manage projects with an emphasis on finding new and innovative ways of doing so. You will develop skills that are crucial for the workplace and for management such as critical, analytical and independent thinking, meeting deadlines, perseverance and adaptability, working in groups and communicating effectively. We attribute the success of this honours degree to its unique blend of academic rigour and real-world application as well as a curriculum that is relevant, current and industry driven. For all these reasons, our graduates have excellent management and entrepreneurial abilities, which make them highly sought after in commerce and in IT. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Informatics

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand

This BSc degree covers the core areas of information technology and computer science as well as elective modules that relate to specialised areas of business, human resources, financial and marketing management. [+]

This BSc degree covers the core areas of information technology and computer science as well as elective modules that relate to specialised areas of business, human resources, financial and marketing management. You will gain in-depth knowledge and experience in information systems, operating systems, programming, databases, network and internet technologies, and the use of a variety of computer applications. You also cover modules such as Generic Algorithm Design, Quantitative Techniques and Business English, to ensure that you develop a balance of theoretical, technical and practical skills. This qualification offers specialisation in one of the following: Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Business Management. We believe the success of this degree is due to our unique blended teaching methodologies, which consist of interactive lectures with smaller classes, experiential learning and the use of technology. We have teaching staff with professional and international accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant. In addition, our curriculum review system allows us to update our programmes very quickly to keep ahead of technological innovations. Most importantly, our focus is on real world application, practising your computer skills, completing projects, and on developing essential management abilities within the context of IT. Over and above the subject specific knowledge you gain, our approach gives you the opportunity to gain essential work skills such as analytical, innovative and abstract thinking, effective decision-making, problem solving, working in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Midrand

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). [+]

Best BSc Degrees in Technology Studies in South Africa 2018. 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. Much of the success of this degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching, which consists of interactive lecture based learning, smaller classes and the use of technology. We also have highly dedicated teaching staff with professional accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. Most importantly, our focus is on real-world application, completing projects, attending workshops and on practising essential information technology skills. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs.You are issued with a tablet for learning... [-]