REGULATIONS FOR THE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTING (2010)
1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Diploma in Computing if that applicant has completed the requirements for a Foundation Certificate (Science) or Certificate in Computer Studies or equivalent.
2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time.
Not less than four semesters.
4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute this programme consists of eleven courses selected from the following compulsory and elective courses.
a) Compulsory: HCS181, HCS183, HCS184; HCS281, HCS283, HCS286; HCS383 or HCS388; plus any HSA course; plus
b) Electives: either
i. four of HCS284; HCS381, HCS385, HCS386, HCS387, or
ii. one of HMA111, HMA121, HST151; plus three of HCS284; HCS381, HCS385, HCS386, HCS387 or
iii. HCS187, HCS188, HCS287 and HCS288
5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students three or four courses per semester, for part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.
6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Diploma in Computing a student must pass twelve courses (eight compulsory courses and four elective courses) from those specified in 4 above.
7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2010.