The Bachelor of Informatics Honours is a postgraduate specialisation degree that aims at providing educational opportunities for
students who are interested in and motivated to work as Web and Business Informatics Specialists or related practices. This
programme is purposefully designed to develop students’ ability to conduct supervised research by applying advanced concepts,
theories, tools, and methods of Informatics. 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.
Graduates of this programme will be able to find employment or entrepreneurship in the public and private sectors as Informatics
specialists (e.g. Research Assistants, Web and Data Analyst etc.). The programme is revised in consultation with stakeholders in
the Computing and Informatics both in Namibia and abroad and has been endorsed by members of the Programme Advisory
This programme is fully aligned with the requirements of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and the NUST Curriculum
Applicants may be considered for admission to this programme if they have a Bachelor’s degree in Informatics from the Namibia
University of Science and Technology (NUST), 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