Science in Informatics

About this degree

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.




Course summary

  • Location Midrand Campus
  • Study Mode Full-time (FT)
  • Study Duration 3 years
  • Start Date February or July (Selected modules)
  • Entry Requirement NSC with 50% English and Mathematics, Relevant foundation programme, 32 admission points
  • Accreditation HEQC, ITA, IITPSA and SAQA


  • Pearson Institute of Higher Education, 44 Alsatian Road, Glen Austin Extension 3, Midrand, South Africa, 1685
  • +27 11 690 1700