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Bachelor of Computer Science Honours in Information Security
Modes of Study  Part-time
Duration 1 Year
Level Postgraduate
Course Code 08BHIF


The Bachelor of Computer Science Honours is a postgraduate specialisation degree that aims at consolidating and deepening the 
knowledge and skills of students in the main cognate area of learning, as well as developing their capacity to conduct supervised 
research of  an  applied  nature.  The  programme  is  purposefully  designed  to  expose  students  to  advanced  concepts,  theories, 
tools, and methods of Computer Science. In this context, specific emphasis is placed on internationally accepted general standards 
and  practices, as well as key attributes  that would enable graduates  to assume  supervisory/middle management and applied 
research positions in the Computing industry, academia, and in the public sector in general.

The  curriculum  is  structured  to  facilitate  specialisation  in  the  areas  of  Communication  Networks,  Software  Development, 
Information Security and Digital Forensics.


Admission Requirements 

Applicants may be considered for admission to this programme if they have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, preferably in 
Communication Networks or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 from a recognised institution, worth at least 360 credits. 
Additional admission criteria may apply as set at the discretion of the Department. Applicants are required to submit the following 
documents with their applications:

o A professional resume, highlighting practical and professional Computing and IT experience, if applicable;
o A written proposal/motivation for undertaking further studies;
o A transcript of the undergraduate study.

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