I will hopefully be registering in November to study towards a programming degree. I am struggling to determine the best one for me.
I have compiled a list of the following on offer from UNISA for 2013:
1. Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Stream) 98801 - AMC
2. Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Information Systems Stream) 98801 - MIS
3. Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Computer Science Stream) 98801 - MCS
4. Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Information Systems Stream) 98801 - CIS
5. Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Computer Science Stream) 98801 - CCS
6. Bachelor of Science in Computing 98906
7. Bachelor of Science in Informatics 98907
Background information about myself and situation.
I'm 23 right now.
I'm in the process of applying for a Certificate of full or conditional exemption issued by the Matriculation Board of Higher Education South African (HESA)
"I wrote matric before 2009 in 2007. "
"I do do NOT hold a Senior Certificate with an endorsement indicating that I have been exempted from the matriculation requirement. I'm trying to ascertain whether or not I am eligible to apply for admission to undergraduate degree studies.
I hold Senior Certificate with out matriculation exemption, but I will try to qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board. The certificate of full or conditional exemption is issued by the Matriculation Board of Higher Education South Africa (HESA). Link Here I'll be applying with option A.
I must have at least an equivalent of 50%* in terms of the NSC, in the language of learning and teaching; and Mathematics with at least an equivalent of 50%*, as in the NSC, and to determine if I need to register for Chemistry and/ or Physical Science modules, then I need at least 50%* for Mathematics and Physical Science.
A student who has not obtained at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning; 50% in Mathematics and 50% in Physical Science will be limited to 48 credits at NQF level 5 in their first period of study and must register for – This is where I am at a stumble block at the moment. I obtained 50%+ for English higher grade in 2007 (Gr12), but I left math & science the start of Gr11.
To meet the language requirement:
/Students whose Language of Learning and Teaching is English: Students whose Language of Learning and Teaching is English: ENG1511 (English proficiency for university studies) and ENN103F (English for academic purposes).
These are the access programs that I need for the degrees.
To meet the Mathematics requirement: a Mathematics module (MAT0511).
To meet the Physical Science requirement: a Science module (SMI181Q).
Two or three modules from their chosen program.
Link of access programs here:
All 48 credits will have to be passed before the student can continue with the Degree curriculum. A student who does not meet the admission requirements may apply for admission into a diploma, but I prefer any other alternatives available even as a last resort redoing high school by applying for the Cambridge International AS and A Level qualifications.
I'm trying to ascertain whether or not I am eligible for the access programs, HESA and then finally a degree for 2013, and if I missed any thing?
PS: Studying full time and being dedicated will not be a problem... but I feel I'm an arm's reach away from my dream...
What to do?
Any help will be highly appreciated,
& Thank you for taking the time to read this.