Bachelor of Science in Informatics

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.

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Programme Availability
Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education
Host Department
Department of Mathematics, Informatics & Computational Sciences
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

TEACHING

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
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
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
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
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
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                
SUB TOTAL                
ELECTIVE COURSES
SC 100*    Communication Skills I                
INF 205    Introduction to Computer Graphics and Image Processing                
MTH 211    Mathematical Statistics                
* Audit Course
SEMESTER 4
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
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
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
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
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
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 for the Bachelor of Science in Informatics requires Two principal passes (4 points) in Mathematics and any other Science subject at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in ICT and related fields.  Pass in Mathematics at O-level certificate or Diploma is mandatory. 

Tshs 1,263,000 per year 

  1. Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system “Application for Admission” button at www.suanet.ac.tz. (See guide for online application below) or physically submit the forms to the admission office (Room No. 223 and 224 in the Administration Block). 
     
  2. Applications to all programs must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of ten thousand Tanzania shillings (10,000/=) only.
     
  3. Payment can be made through M-pesa, Tigo pesa, Airtel money, Halopesa, Master card, Visa card. Instructions on these modes of payment are contained in the application form during the application process.
     
  4. Application fee cqan also be paid at CRDB bank, Sim-banking, Fahari Huduma, using the invoice number generated at preliminary registration during online application. Detailed instructions on how to effect payment are provided on the application panel.
     
  5. Some instructions, including the Invoice number are sent to your e-mail after filling the first application page.
     
  6. Applications must be accompanied (uploaded at application) by genuine copies of relevant certificates and a passport size photograph. Applications without photocopies of certificates will not be considered
     
  7. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) for equivalence translation before lodging their applications.
     
  8. Applicants should meet the minimum stated qualifications; otherwise such application will not be processed.
     
  9. Application Deadline for 2017/2018 Application = 30th August, 2017

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The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics),
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.


Inquiries should be sent to:-
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro

Telephone No: 0765997885 OR 0692762372

Email: admission@suanet.ac.tz

 

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