The Honours degrees in Information Systems and Computer Science aim to deepen students' understanding of the complexities of these disciplines by providing a range of experiences within industry and the academic setting.
The Department of Information Systems offers well established and intellectually challenging postgraduate programmes in Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT) at all levels for full-time and part-time students.
One of the School of IT’s Information Systems Masters students, Lina Lukusa, has had her essay selected for the St. Gallen Global Essay Competition and been chosen as a Leader of Tomorrow. The 2021 theme is: “A Matter of Trust: How can Trust be Rebuild When It’s Lost?”
Small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) in sub-Saharan Africa have faced a range of cybersecurity issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with scaling digital capacity exposing SMMEs to threats like ransomware, phishing and supply chain attacks. A recent cybersecurity webinar hosted by the Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa (C3SA) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) shared some insights.
In 2018, UCT launched the new School of Information Technology in response to the growing needs of the South African and global tech industry, and the increasing demand for university qualifications in the sector.
The 4th revolution is on the horizon and developments such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analysis and Cloud Computing are resulting in technologies becoming part of our daily lives. The Internet is around us all the time with the watches we wear, the phones we use and the way we communicate.
The School of Information Technology at UCT leverages the excellent research and teaching of the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Information Systems to create a new pool of talent, transforming the IT sector and responding to the national agenda for ICT.
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