Bachelor of Science in Internet Communication

About this degree

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.




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% in 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