COURSE: BSC IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COMP...

University of South Africa, UNISA
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3 Years Full Time / Full Time / Part Time
This degree prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of geographical information systems. It focuses on information technology and geographical applications, along with decision-support methodologies.

Type: undergraduate degree

Duration: 3 years part time

Compulsory Subjects


First year subjects:


  • End-user Computing

  • Introduction to Business Information Systems

  • Human-computer interaction

  • Computer systems: fundamental concepts

  • Introduction to visual programming

  • Basic statistics

  • Introduction to archaeology

  • Know your world: introduction to geography

  • World issues: a geographical perspective

  • Comprehension skills for science


Second year subjects:


  • Systems analysis and design methods

  • Object-oriented concepts

  • The African challenge: people and environment

  • The geography of basic services provision

  • Map and aerial photo interpretation

  • People and the natural environment: use and impact

  • Mathematical programming

  • Rational decision-making


Third year subjects:


  • Principles of databases

  • Advanced systems development

  • Database design and implementation

  • Human-computer interaction

  • State of the people and environment in Southern Africa

  • Spatial economic development

  • Introduction to geographical information systems

  • Development of urban space


Careers: geographic information systems specialist, geographic researcher, data capturer.

Source: www.unisa.ac.za

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