COURSE: BSC IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMP...

University of South Africa, UNISA
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Duration:
3 Years Full Time / Full Time / Part Time
This programme offers students the theoretical and practical competence to use operations research and computer science in a decision-making environment. The focus is on using modelling skills and numerical and programming techniques to make real-life decision and solve management problems.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • Introduction to the business world

  • Modelling in a financial environment

  • Descriptive statistics and probability

  • Data analysis and inference

  • Pre-calculus Mathematics

  • Calculus

  • Linear algebra

  • Introduction to programming

  • Computer systems: fundamental concepts

  • Theoretical computer science

  • End-user Computing

  • Introduction to programming


Second year subjects:


  • Mathematical programming

  • Rational decision making

  • Financial modelling

  • Distribution theory

  • Programming: data structures

  • Programming: contemporary concepts

  • Numerical methods

  • Computer organisation

  • Formal logic


Third year subjects:


  • Advanced programming

  • Operating systems and architecture

  • Numerical methods

  • Techniques of artificial intelligence

  • Production modelling

  • Optimisation of resources

  • Simulation

  • Financial risk modelling


Careers: operations researcher, decision modeller.

Source: www.unisa.ac.za‚Äč

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