CAREER AREA: 3
COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Subject advice

 

Maths or Maths Literacy is compulsory with complementary subjects such as Physical Science, Information Technology and Computer Application Technology (CAT) are important for this area. For computer animation, Visual Arts and Design are highly recommended.

 

University Courses

 

For B Engineering, Maths and Science are compulsory. For a B Sc degree, Maths and in some cases Physical Sciences or Information Technology is compulsory. For B Com degrees, Maths is a compulsory subject.

 

University of Technology

 

Maths or Maths Literacy and English are compulsory. Highly recommended subjects are Computer Application Technology (CAT), Information Technology and Design, Visual Arts, Business Studies or Economics.

 

TVET Colleges

 

You must have completed and passed Grade 9 or be 16 years of age.

 

Private Institutions

 

Maths or Math Literacy are compulsory. Highly recommended subjects are Computer Application Technology (CAT), Information Technology, Business Studies, and for certain courses, Design or Visual Arts.

 

Career Fields

 

  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Hardware and Operations
  • Software and Networks
  • Multimedia and Design
Bill Gates

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.