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University of Zimbabwe

Graduates from the programme will be able to design, implement, and evaluate computer-based systems, processes, or components to meet desired user requirements. <mark>They will have skills to plan, implement, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot converged enterprise networks.</mark> Confronted with a computer science problem, graduates can identify concepts, algorithms, and applicable data structures to find a solution and can break the problem down into its component parts to formulate computer-based problem-solving methods. They will also be capable of creating software development or networking companies for the benefit of themselves and the country

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Midlands State University

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science which is under the Faculty of Science and Technology. The Department seeks to produce the best quality professionals by imparting hands-on experience and quality training. The needs of the society, industry and the nation are at the heart of the Department, and this is made possible by pursuing creative research and new technologies. <mark>In order to be a leading Department that produces competent professionals with technopreneural, research and innovation skills, two programmes namely Computer Science and Computer Systems Engineering are offered.</mark> The two programmes combine creativity with rigour: students apply underlying principles to understand real-world systems, and to create purposeful and usable artefacts.

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Bindura University of Science Education

The Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Computer Science equips graduates with a strong foundation of study in Computer Science that includes Networking, Software engineering and Programming all concerned with the practicalities and technicalities of developing and delivering software. <p></p> The four year course aims to <mark>prepare graduates to be scientific "Self Reliant" and "Scientific Competitive" which is a hybrid of inward looking and global approach.</mark> Graduates are well trained to have the requisite theoretical, technical and practical knowledge and enjoy a highly versatile course of study that prepares them ultimately for a number of high technology and entrepreneurship careers in the field of Computer Science. Their <mark>skills include Networking, Software Engineering and Project Management, Object-Oriented Programming, Data Structures, Databases, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Computer Security and Management of Information systems.</mark> <p></p>The programme is accredited with the Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (ZIMCHE).

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Chinhoyi University of Technology

The BSc (Honours) Information Technology degree is a practical-oriented programme with a strong emphasis on the ability to critically analyse, design, develop and maintain computer software and hardware. The degree programme is <mark>designed to meet the challenges of modern computing practice as well as maintaining international standards of professionalism.</mark> Information Technology is a discipline that seeks to establish and apply mathematical, computing, scientific and engineering disciplines to meet the computing needs of business, government, healthcare, academic and other organizations. <p></p> Our Vision <br> To achieve a nationally leading and internationally competitive position in niche Engineering Sciences and Technology Education and Research fields which are globally visible and widely recognized. <p></p>Our Mission <br> <mark>To provide excellent science and technology education and cutting edge research at all levels with the aim of producing innovative graduates through the enhancement of entrepreneurship and provision of engineering solutions to community problems.</mark>

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Great Zimbabwe University

Computer Science BSc (Hons) enables students to acquire a range of theoretical principles. This is done through engaging with concepts and theories, developing practical skills across the broad range of fields within the subject, and applying these in the creation of tools and systems to solve real world problems. <p></p> <mark>Our course is carefully designed to strike an all-around balance among key aspects of computer science. The course covers essential theories in the field with an emphasis on practical skills for implementation of a variety of applications.</mark> We are very confident that our graduates will be equipped with all the key skills needed for their future career in the computing industry.

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Lupane State University

he Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Information Technology is a four-year full time degree programme. The programme aims at producing IT specialists with knowledge and technical skills in computing who can competently work in the software development, hardware support, computer networking, website development, IT consultancy and other computer-related disciplines. The programme is designed to produce <mark>highly skilled IT experts to serve in the dynamic and multi-faceted computing field.</mark> <p></p> The BSc (Honours) Information Technology degree is practical-oriented programme with a strong emphasis on the ability to critically analyses, design, develop and maintain computer software and hardware. The degree programme is <mark>designed to meet the challenges of modern computing practice as well as maintaining international standards of professionalism</mark>. Information Technology is a discipline that seeks to establish and apply mathematical, computing, scientific and engineering disciplines to meet the computing needs of business, government, healthcare, academic and other kinds of organizations.

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Africa University

The mission of the Department is to provide programmes at undergraduate levels, which produce and develop IT experts and other IT professionals capable of utilizing human and other resources to meet development needs and take advantage of the opportunities of Africa within the global context. <p></p> The Department aims at programmes which develop both the intellectual and the managerial potentials of its students. Specifically, the objectives of the Faculty programmes are to: <br> - Provide knowledge which develops the students. intellectual and critical thinking ability as well as their managerial and entrepreneurial skills <br> - <mark>Foster the ability to organise, analyse and interpret information for decision making; instil and inculcate high moral standards of personal and professional behaviour which are consistent with positions of trust and leadership in society’s) imbue in students sensitivity and commitment to efficiency in the use of resources as well as integrity, accountability and transparency</mark> <br> - Encourage and develop a sense of curiosity and inquiry needed for innovative thinking and the development of new knowledge

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Harare Institute Technology

The BTech (Hons) Computer Science programme provides suitable multi-disciplinary training for a career in this important field. Computer science is a rapidly expanding feature of most engineering and scientific enterprises. This field is primarily concerned with information processes, the structure and procedures needed to represent them, and the systems needed to implement them. It spans a broad spectrum of basic and applied sub disciplines which range from foundations in logic and the computational complexity of algorithms through compilers, operating systems, and databases. <p></p> Programme Aims <mark><br> - To provide a suitable, multi-disciplinary training for a career in the important and expanding field of computing. <br> - To satisfy the needs of both of the students who intend to pursue a career in the computing industry and of those who might like to pursue further research.</mark> <p></p> What do Software Engineers do? Skills to be gained from the program (Graduate competencies) <p></p> The programme is designed such that on completion of its courses, the graduates should be able to: <br> - Become Technopreneurs in the field of Software Engineering. <br> - Analyze, identify and define the Software Engineering requirements appropriate to various problems <br> - Design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs. <br> - Analyze the local and global impact of software engineering on individuals, organizations and society. <br> - Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for software engineering practice. <br> - Evolve and re-engineer legacy software . <br> - Manage the Software Project from initiation through to closure. <p></p> Graduate Attributes <br> - Technopreneurship Skills <br> - Critical thinking & Problem Solving Skills <br> - Analytical Skills <br> - Leadership skills and Proactiveness <br> - Teamwork Skills <br> - Communication Skills <br> - Information Management & Lifelong learning Skills <br> - Learning Skills <br> - Ethics & Integrity <br> - Project Management Skills <br> - Software Quality Management Skills

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Zimbabwe Open University

Zimbabwe has a growing Information and Communications industry. The sustained growth of that sector is among other issues reliant on human capital development. Currently this industry is serviced by graduates from conventional universities, technical colleges and polytechnics. The Faculty of Technology exists to <mark>empower students with relevant skills to meet these industrial challenges and needs through open distance learning pedagogies.</mark> <p></p> Today, the computing field has grown into a number of distinct bodies of knowledge. These include Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and many other variations. <p></p> Information Technology (IT) as a body of knowledge requires specialised training and orientation. Today there is a glaring training gap in the information and communication technologies industry. Most universities are offering Computer Science. <p></p> The Bachelor of Software Engineering is designed to provide an in-depth coverage of topics in software engineering. Throughout the program, <mark>students will develop skills to confidently perform and manage activities at every stage of the life cycle of large-scale software systems.</mark> <p></p> The Software Engineering programme is aimed at: Producing graduates who will utilize state-of-the-art knowledge, techniques, and technologies in requirements analysis, design, construction, testing, implementation, and evolution of software systems. Producing graduates who are capable of undertaking research and development in the field of software engineering and software-related technology. Producing graduates who will assume professional and managerial roles guided by knowledge of technopreneurship and ethical, legal, and social issues. <p></p> SE Professional Career Prospects <p></p> Today, information technology is such an integral part of most businesses that the profession of being a computer expert has broadened into a multitude of specialised occupations, involving networking, software development, computer security, and designing graphics or interfaces. The following are some of the possible professional options for a graduate of this programme: <p></p> Maintenance Technician-Hotline technician (Hot Liner), Network technician, Network Administrator, Databases Administrator, System engineer, Network engineer. <p></p> Conception / Realisation- Analyst-programmer (developer), Information systems architect, Website administrator (webmaster), Web designer, Interface designer <p></p> Marketing/ Commercial/ Management -Product manager, Consultant, Project engineer, IT project manager, Information security officer (ISO), Information systems Director (ISD) <p></p> Academic-Postgraduate work, Lecturer/ Teaching, Research and development

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Women's University in Africa

The objectives of the programme are to: Produce highly qualified graduates who are able to understand and operate effectively in the world of challenging and changing information and computing technology. <p></p> Gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in both computing and management. <p></p> Strikes a balance between <mark>learning current techniques, which are important in the marketplace, and learning the underlying fundamentals and theories, which will be longer lasting</mark> and which will provide a sound basis for understanding and evaluating new approaches, techniques and technologies, and even new theories. <p></p> Produce graduates who, with appropriate experience, will become hybrid managers i.e. managers/information systems analysts/computer scientists, well versed in the tools, techniques, approaches and philosophies necessary for the successful introduction of complex information and communication technologies in today's fast-changing world.

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Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University

We are in the digital era in which information acquiring, processing and storage is done digitally or remotely. The degree aims at transforming computer systems by producing graduates who develop systems that enable the generation, storage, retrieval and transmission of digital information for public and private corporates. The gained knowledge can be applied to high performance computing, data science among other domains. <p></p> <mark>Digital Technologies are now driving rather than enabling business enterprises. Thus, a new genre of manpower is required to harness the awesome capabilities of Digital Technologies and to tap the potential of this tool to its maximum.</mark> The university has partnered with a local Networking Academy to training our students in IT Professional courses like CISCO, CEH among other professional areas they desire to pursue. Course highlights includes Emerging Technologies in Practice, Computer Ethics, Systems Analysis and Design, Integrated Business with ERP Systems with ERP Systems, Electronics, Mobile Application Development, Technoprenuership, Cloud Infrastructure and Services; Information Systems Security and Wireless communications. In addition, the students will do a compulsory Entrepreneurship Course to equip them with knowledge on how to start and manage their technology businesses.

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Arrupe Jesuit University

The program focuses on building the students’ mathematical, analytical and programming skills relevant to the Information Age. It is an interdisciplinary major for students who wish to combine information technology with management, leadership and entrepreneurship. The students will learn cutting edge technology, web design, systems programming, software development, computer and mobile networking, and communication technologies. <p></p> <mark>They will also learn social and business skills for delivering information using creative, intelligent and innovative methods. It is a practice-oriented, critical analysis based, development and maintenance of computer infrastructure in a highly professional and ethical manner.</mark> <p></p> The programme seeks innovation and creativity from the students to solve business, government, medical, academic and every day problems using sustainable ICT. <p></p> Career Opportunities/Matophonic Journey <br> - Systems Administrator <br> - Computer Programmer <br> - Software Developer <br> - Cisco Certified Technician <br> - Web Designer and Developer <br> - Systems Analyst <br> - Software Support Specialist/Engineer <br> - Networking Solutions Consultant <br> - High School ICT Tutor <br> - Network Administrator

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Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences

Computer Science is the systematic study of the feasibility, structure, expression and mechanization of the methodical processes (or algorithms) that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication of and access of information whether such information is encoded in bits or bytes in a computer or transcribed in genes and protein structures in a human cell. <mark>It focuses on preparing graduates who are concerned with issues related to advocating for users and meeting their needs within an organizational and societal context through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies.</mark> It seeks to establish and apply mathematical, computing, scientific and engineering disciplines to meet the computer technology needs of business, government, healthcare, schools, and other kinds of organizations.