UNISA Diploma in Information Technology Information Technology COURSE, Modules and Curriculum
|Qualification stream:||Information Technology|
|Qualification code:||98806 – ITE|
|This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.|
Who can register?
Successful applicants and re-registering students must register to study through Unisa in 2016. Applicants can only begin the registration process if they have received an official approval of their application from Unisa. Re-registering students can begin the registration process after receiving their registration details from Unisa. Should you wish to change to an alternative qualification, please apply for the alternative qualification during the next application period.
How to choose your modules
Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of modules within a certain amount of time in order to graduate. You must pass a minimum number of credits / modules annually so that you are able to re-register and continue with your qualification:
- At least 36 NQF credits (3 modules of 12 credits each) in your first year of study;
- At least 48 NQF credits (4 modules of 12 credits each) in your second or further years of study.
You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits / modules per semester:
- At least 60 NQF credits (5 modules of 12 credits each) in a semester;
- At least 120 NQF credits (10 modules of 12 credits each) per year for year modules.
The maximum number of credits do not include supplementary and/or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree/non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.
You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately:
- 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules;
- 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.
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Curriculum for this qualification
As you are deciding on the modules you will be registering for, remember to write down the module names and codes so that you have something that you can refer to when completing your registration.
|Group A. Compulsory|
|BSM1501 – Business Management IA|
|ENN1504 – Practising Workplace English|
|EUP1501 – Ethical Information and Communication Technologies for Development Solutions|
|ICT1511 – Introduction to Programming|
|ICT1512 – Introduction to Interactive Programming||Co-requisite:ICT1513|
|ICT1513 – Introduction to Web Design||Co-requisite:EUP1501 (or XUP1501) & ICT1512|
|ICT1521 – Introduction to Databases||Co-requisite:EUP1501 (or XUP1501)|
|ICT1531 – Workstation Technical Skills|
|ICT1532 – Network Technical Skills||Co-requisite:ICT1531 (or XCT1531)|
|ICT1541 – Business Informatics I|
|Group A. Compulsory|
|FAC1501 – Introductory Financial Accounting|
|ICT2611 – Graphical user Interface Programming||Pre-requisite:COS1511 (or XOS1511) or ICT1511 (or XCT1511) & ICT1513 (or XCT1513)|
|ICT2612 – Interactive Programming||Pre-requisite:COS1511 (or XOS1511) or ICT1511 (or XCT1511) & ICT1513 (or XCT1513)|
|ICT2613 – Internet Programming||Pre-requisite:COS1511 (or XOS1511) or ICT1511 (or XCT1511), ICT1512 (or XCT1512) & ICT1513 (or XCT1513)|
|ICT2621 – Structured Systems Analysis and Design||Pre-requisite:ICT1521 (or XCT1521) & ICT1541 (or XCT1541) or INF1505 (or XNF1505) or COS1521 (or XOS1521)|
|ICT2622 – Object-Oriented Analysis||Pre-requisite:ICT1521 (or XCT1521) & ICT1541 (or XCT1541) or INF1505 (or XNF1505) or COS1521 (or XOS1521)|
|ICT2631 – Operating Systems Practice||Pre-requisite:ICT1531 (or XCT1531) & ICT1532 (or XCT1532)|
|ICT2632 – Digital Logic||Pre-requisite:ICT1531 (or XCT1531) & ICT1532 (or XCT1532)|
|ICT2641 – Business Informatics IIA||Pre-requisite:ICT1541 (or XCT1541)
|ICT2642 – Business Informatics IIB||Pre-requisite:ICT1541 (or XCT1541)
Co-requisite:FAC1501 & ICT2641
|Group A. Compulsory|
|ICT3611 – Advanced Graphical user Interface Programming||Pre-requisite:ICT2611|
|ICT3612 – Advanced Internet Programming||Pre-requisite:ICT2612 & ICT2613|
|ICT3621 – Database Design||Pre-requisite:ICT2621 & ICT2622
|ICT3631 – Advanced Operating System Practice||Pre-requisite:ICT2631 (not applicable to BTELN COS)|
|ICT3641 – Business Informatics IIIA||Pre-requisite:ICT2641 & ICT2642|
|ICT3642 – Business Informatics IIIB||Pre-requisite:ICT2641 & ICT2642
|ICT3713 – Information and Communication Technology Project Proposal||Pre-requisite:ICT2621, ICT2622, ICT2641 & ICT2642
Co-requisite:ICT3722, ICT3621 & INF3708
|ICT3714 – Information and Communication Technology Project Implementation||Pre-requisite:ICT2611, ICT2612, ICT2613, ICT2621, ICT2622, ICT2631 & ICT3713
Co-requisite:ICT3611, ICT3722, ICT3621 & INF3708
|ICT3722 – Database Practice||Pre-requisite:ICT2621 & ICT2622
|INF3708 – Software Project Management|