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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Information Technology component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Campus(es)South Africa
CoordinatorMr Neil Manson

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This major is ideal for technically-minded problem solvers who like to get behind the scenes and work within and across networks and web technologies and the applications that drive them. It provides essential IT knowledge and skills to prepare graduates for careers in fields such as e-commerce, application software development, systems analysis and design, network management and database design. The major offers specialist units in networks, data communications and web programming.

Units

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences with a major or minor in applications development and networks, students must complete the requirements outlined below.

Major in applications development and networks

Students complete:

  • FIT2005 Software analysis, design and architecture
  • FIT2009 Data structures and algorithms
  • FIT2020 Network architecture
  • FIT2081 Mobile application development
  • FIT2034 Computer programming 2
  • FIT3031 Information and network security
  • FIT3037 Software engineering
  • FIT3046 Operating environments

Minor in applications development and networks

Students complete:

  • FIT2005 Software analysis, design and architecture
  • FIT2020 Network architecture
  • FIT2081 Mobile application development
  • FIT3046 Operating environments

Contact details

Relevant courses

4307 Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences