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Tuition Fees:$543 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Informatics
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education
Campus:Solomon Mahlangu Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The main aim of the program is to produce a graduate with educational experiences information technology/ informatics and allied fields that will enable them to cope with the rapidly changing field of Computing and Information Management by providing  them with up-to-date training in the discipline and employ a range of assessment methods to enable them to demonstrate the depth of their understanding and their capacity for independent thought.

Expected Learning Outcomes
Successful students should be able to:
– Demonstrate systematic and critical understanding of mathematics, hardware, software, the Internet, information systems, databases and algorithms.
– Possess a detailed knowledge to design, implement and administer computer networks and computing systems of varying size appropriate to a given context
– Possess detailed knowledge and skills in the field of Computer science and Information Technology for eliciting requirements, analysing, designing and implementing complex problems of computer Science and Information Technology.
– Demonstrate an attitude and aptitude for research, project management, entrepreneurship and ability to pursue higher studies in the field of Computer Science and Information Technology.
– Possess better communication, presentation, time management, team work skills and soft skills leading to responsible & competent professionals that will be able to agree challenges in the field of IT at global level.
– Discuss ethical practices, societal contributions and legal issues pertaining to contemporary and future computing systems through communities and lifelong learning.

Curriculum

SEMESTER 1
CORE COURSES
INF 110    Introduction to Micro Computers and Applications
INF 107    Basics in Digital Circuitry
INF 100    Fundamentals of Computer Programming
MTH 103    Numerical Analysis I
MTH 101    Linear Algebra I
MTH 100    Foundation of Analysis

ELECTIVE COURSES
INF 102    Organization of Information
INF 103    Communication Theory and Practice
DS 100    Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues of Development
*SC 100    Communication Skills I
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 2
CORE COURSES
INF 119    Data Structures and Algorithm
MTH 112    Discrete Mathematics
MTH 106    Introductory Statistics
INF 105    Fundamentals of Computer Networks
INF 106    Introduction to Computer Architecture and Operating Systems
INF 101    Organizational Behaviour
SC 101    Communication Skills II

ELECTIVE COURSES
INF 108    Information Technology for Development
INF 104    Social-Cultural Implications of ICT
INF 111    Managing Information and Communication Systems
MTH 105    Linear Programming

SEMESTER 3
CORE COURSES
INF 200    Database Concepts and Design
INF 201    Human Computer Interaction
INF 208    Object Oriented Concepts
INF203    Geo-Informatics
MTH 210    Mathematical Logic and Formal Semantics
INF 209    Knowledge Management

ELECTIVE COURSES
SC 100*    Communication Skills I
INF 205    Introduction to Computer Graphics and Image Processing
MTH 211    Mathematical Statistics
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 4
CORE COURSES
INF 206    Internet Programming and Web Server Management
INF 207    Information Storage and Retrieval
INF 202    Programming in Java
INF 204    Operations Research
INF 210    Research Methods in Computing and Information Management

ELECTIVE COURSES
INF 211    Introduction to Computer Simulation and Modeling
INF 212    Introduction to XML and Related Technologies
INF 213    Web Content Design and Management

SEMESTER 5
CORE COURSES
INF 300    Information Systems Analysis and Design
INF 301    Software Engineering and Project Management
INF 302    Database Implementation and Management
INF 317    Research Project I
INF 305    Network Design and Administration

ELECTIVE COURSES
*SC 100    Communication Skills
INF 307    Knowledge Based Systems
INF 308    Expert Systems
MTH 303    Numerical Analysis II
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 6
CORE COURSES
INF 310    Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
INF 311    Distributed Systems
INF 312    Records and Archives Management
INF 318    Research Project II
INF 313    Management of Telecommunications and Computer Networks
INF 316    Policy, Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Management

ELECTIVE COURSES
INF 314    Decision Support Systems
INF 315    Information Architecture
INF 309    IT Security

Admission Requirements

Two principal passes (4 points) in Mathematics and any other science subject OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Informatics Technology, Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering,

Electronics, or Telecommunications Engineering and O-level certificate or its equivalent with THREE credits or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level of which Mathematics must have been passed at credit level.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian Students: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $30

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Science in Informatics include:
– Analyst programmer.
– Business analyst.
– Computer games developer.
– E-commerce developer.
– Information architect.
– Interaction developer.
– IT manager.
– Management consultant.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $543
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,087

Tuition Fees per year for Tanzanian Students = 1,263,000 TZS
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 7,174,950 TZS

International Students pay more than the local students. Their fees are displayed in US Dollars (3,100 USD)

Relevant Contact

 
Dr Alex X. Matofali
Head, Department of Mathemematics, Informatics and Computational Sciences
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries