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Faculty of ICT Develops New Qualifications

13/02/2018

IUM Faculty of Information Communication Technology and Systems Development students during a lecture in the Computer Laboratory

The IUM Faculty of Information Communication Technology and Systems Development is dedicated to providing a range of programmes that equip graduates with innovative skills to operate at international standards in business. The Faculty integrates its education and research programmes into a cohesive system thus providing students with modern technology platforms for relevant and industry-responsive education with a high degree of work-integrated learning.

As of 2018, the Faculty introduced new qualifications, namely the Bachelor of Science Honours degree (with specialisations) and Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Software Development:

    Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Electronics (with the following specializations):

  • Instrumentation
  • Control Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Electrical
  • Computer Science
  • Computing Systems

The main objective of the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Honours degree qualification is to train students as electronics professionals for a successful career in the industry. The qualification aims at moulding electronic systems professionals with a strong background in, among others, electrical and electronic circuit analysis and design, computational platforms and software applications, analogue and digital communication techniques as well as digital signal processing and embedded systems.

Applicants for the Bachelor of Science in Electronics Honours must have a minimum of 25 points in the best five (5) subjects at Grade 12 level with a minimum of D grade in English, a D grade in Mathematics, and a D grade in any three other subjects (should include Physics, Chemistry and/or Technical Drawing).

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours Degree in Software Development:

The Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Software Development is aimed at equipping graduates with the knowledge of computer systems, programming, and management. Graduates will become software developers and be able to analyse, design and implement information systems solutions in a wide range of real world problems. As software developers, they will perform analysis, design and implementation using principles of computer science, engineering, and mathematics.

Applicants for the Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Software Development must have a minimum of 25 points in the best five (5) subjects at Grade 12 level with a minimum of D symbol in English and a D grade in Mathematics.

Applications for these qualifications are still open until 28 February 2018.