The BSc (Informatics) is a unique qualification that brings together computing, Information Technology (IT) and management. It prepares you for careers in many areas of the computer and communications industry and gives you a solid foundation in the management sciences.

This 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 either 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, practicing your computer skills, completing projects, and on developing essential management abilities within the context of IT.

In addition to the subject-specific knowledge you gain, our approach gives you the opportunity to gain essential work skills such as critical, analytical, innovative and abstract thinking, effective decision-making, problem solving, adapting to change, working in teams and communicating effectively.

If investigating business problems and designing information systems to solve them intrigues you, studying a BSc (Informatics) is a unique degree that combines all the disciplines of IT, commerce, management and human-computer interactions.

Do you love solving complex business problems and are you tech savvy?

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Course summary

  • Location Midrand Campus
  • SAQA ID Number 62754
  • NQF Level Level 7
  • Faculty Faculty of Applied Science
  • Study Mode Full-time (FT)
  • Study Duration Minimum 3 years, Maximum 5 years
  • Start Date Semester 1: February, Semester 2: July
  • Accredited / Registered / Recognised by Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Information Technology Association (ITA). Pearson Institute’s membership of the Institution of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), as students you become members without paying membership fees.
 

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  • Pearson Institute of Higher Education, 44 Alsatian Road, Glen Austin Extension 3, Midrand, South Africa, 1685
  • +27 11 690 1700
  • info.pihe@pearson.com