CUT Baccalaureus Technologiae: Information Technology

CUT Baccalaureus Technologiae: Information Technology

Qualification & Code


  • Campus


  • Duration of Programme

1 years

  • Enrolment Option(s)

Semester 1

  • SAQA Credits


  • NQF Level


  • Admission Requirements

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification

  • Selection and/ or interview


Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

Appropriate M+3 qualification with an average of 65%.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

National Diploma: Information Technology, with the appropriate instructional offerings and an average of 65%.

Career Opportunities

The world is increasingly becoming a global village, with Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) playing a fundamental role in our day-to-day lives. South Africa, like other countries, realises that ICTs can indeed bring about positive change in its socio-economic development. CUT’s contribution to this national agenda is realised through diploma, BTech and MTech programmes offered in the Department of IT. Through these programmes, the university contributes to the ever-increasing demand for a wide range of highly skilled information technology professionals in fields such as web applications, communication networks and software development. The Department is particularly unique in the country, as it offers courses in mobile programming and games development. The Department has state-of-the-art Cisco equipment through which students get hands-on experience in computer networking, which provides opportunities for various professional certification pathways.

Our graduates will be able to take up jobs in:

Systems analysis: System developers, application designers, business analysts, information analysts, management information analysts, system analysts.

Programming: Application developers, games and mobile application developers, software developers, internet application developers.

Computer networking: Computer network administrators and technical assistants.

Database development and management: Business database analysts, database administrators, database managers.

Project management: Information Systems (IS) project leaders.


Instructional offerings are presented on demand, depending on the number of students enrolling for such offerings. There is a possibility that a particular instructional offering will not be presented during a specific year.

4TH YEAR                                               INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS


CMN41AB                                                           Communication Networks IV

CSY41AB                                                              Computer Security IV

DBS41AB                                                            Database Systems IV

IPE41AB                                                             Internet Programming and e-Commerce IV

NMT11AB                                                             Research Methodology

OPG41AB                                                     Development Software IV

ITM41AB                                                     Information and Technology Management IV


SEMESTER2                                               INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

ACN41AB                                                           Advanced Communication Networks IV

ADS42AB                                                          Advanced Development Software IV

APE42AB                                                        Advanced Internet Programming and e-Commerce IV

BSL42AB                                                         Operating Systems IV

PIO42AB                                                           Software Engineering and Design IV

TPG42AB                                                      Technical Programming IV

USR42AB                                                     User Interfaces Design IV

CRA42AB                                                    Computer Architecture IV

PRJ40AB                                                                       Project IV