CPUT HC: Information & Communication Technology Course and Fees

CPUT HC: Information & Communication Technology Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

Information & Communication Technology

HC: (Higher Certificate)

The course prepares students for professional careers in Information Technology and specifically in the field of IT Service Management.
Career Information
There is an ongoing need for a wide range of highly skilled information technology per¬sonnel in SA. As the field is subject to rapid technological change, it requires professionals who are well trained in IT Service Management. A career path in this field ranges from an IT Service Desk Trainee to IT Service Manager.

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements

Postgraduates

For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Conditions of registration
• The Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology is a formal, NQF Level 5, CPUT qualification.
• In 2016, this programme will be offered in collaboration with College of Cape Town, False Bay College and Northlink College.
• As a student registered for the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology, you will be a valid CPUT student and will be registered as such.
• You will have the same institutional accesses enjoyed by all other CPUT students, including NSFAS, library, student counselling, etc.
• 60 students will be placed at each of the campuses of the participating colleges. This will be based on your proximity to the campuses and how you prefer to travel.

Selection
• A student cannot be guaranteed acceptance if he/she qualifies with the minimum score of 30, as successful candidates will be chosen on a ranking system from the pool of applicants.

Credits to the Diploma
• 50% of subject credits of the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology can be carried over to the first year of the Diploma in ICT in the following academic year.

Conditions to continue to the Diploma
• Students must obtain a 65% aggregate in the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology in order to apply for the Diploma in ICT in the following academic year.
• The top 20 academically performing students at each of the colleges in the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology), will automatically get accepted to the Diploma in ICT in the following academic year.

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Duration

Specific admission requirements for the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology are as follows:
Applicants with a high school Umalusi Matric:
• Home Language 50%,
• First Additional Language 40%,
• Mathematics 40% or
• Mathematical Literacy 60%.
• In the instance of a high school Umalusi Matric qualification, these afore-mentioned subjects, plus three additional subjects (excluding Life Orientation) should amount to an Academic Point Score of 30.0
• In all instances one language must be English

Applicants with a TVET Ncv
• English Language 50%,
• Mathematics 40% or
• Mathematical Literacy 60%.
• In the instance of a TVET Ncv qualification, these afore-mentioned subjects, plus four additional subjects (excluding Life Orientation) should amount to an Academic Point Score of 30.0
• In all instances one language must be English

Course is offered on various campuses:
• College of Cape Town – Crawford Campus
• False Bay College – Fish Hoek Campus & Khayelitsha Campus
• Northlink College – Tygerberg Campus

Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time /
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms Daphne Pillay
Telephone: +27 21 460 3685
Fax: +27 21 460 3553
Email: pillaydl@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2018 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

Disclaimer

This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

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