Bachelor of Science in Internet Communication

The BSc (Internet Communication) is a unique qualification grounded in information technology and communication. It prepares you for many careers in the fast-moving internet, computer and media industries.

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, Media Theory, 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 critical, analytical and abstract thinking, effective decision-making, self-discipline, being innovative, adapting to change, working in teams and communicating effectively.

Are you looking for a degree that combines your passion for computers, the web, as well as writing? Our unique BSc (Internet Communication) is the perfect fit for you, as it is a blend of web-based IT communications, and technical writing.

Do you want to be part of developing the world wide web?

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Course summary

  • Location Midrand Campus
  • SAQA ID Number 85986
  • NQF Level Level 7
  • Faculty Faculty of Applied Science
  • Study Mode Full-time
  • 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.
 

Contact

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