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Middlesex University Mauritius

The ICT industry is a very important one in Mauritius and the region, involving hundreds of companies and thousands of employees. The programme offered is in line with the Vision 2030 to transform Mauritius into a Cyber Island and make ICT an important engine of economic growth. Some 600 ICT companies presently operate in Mauritius, in a wide range of activities including software development, call centre operations, business process outsourcing (BPO), IT-enabled services (ITES), web-enabled services, training, hardware assembly and sales, artificial Intelligence (AI), asset management, networking, consultancy, multimedia development, disaster recovery (DR) and other support services. By combining two key subject areas, Computer Science and Systems Engineering <mark>the programme has been designed to meet the requirements of a range of ICT companies by preparing students with knowledge and skills acquired from the combination of both fields of study so that they can build on their technical and critical thinking abilities, within a technology rich environment.</mark> <p></p> Graduates of the programme will be equipped with professional and employable skills and attributes such as: <br> - Multidisciplinary skills; <br> - Business-oriented knowledge and awareness; <br> - Ability to communicate effectively through a range of scenarios to different stakeholders; <br> - <br> - Ability to participate in and manage projects; Easily access professional qualifications suited to the industry needs (CEng, BCS, CCNA, MCSE, RHCE, HCNA etc.)

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Open University of Mauritius

The programme aims to provide you with a thorough and systematic understanding of the field of Computer Science. The programme is designed to give you experience of core technologies and techniques, while making it possible for you to design and build software programs and systems. <mark>The applied dissertation project will enable you to acquire valuable skills in teamwork, project planning, time management and presentation, applying your learning to design and implementation of your project.</mark> <p></p> The programme consists of a combination of skills that enable our graduates to keep pace with this fast moving subject, and achieve rewarding careers around the world. Graduates mainly go on to work in the ICT industry as software developers, system analysts, software engineers or consultants among others. Academic possibilities include further study towards a Master’s degree programme or MPhil/PhD qualification

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University of Technology Mauritius

The School of Innovative Technologies and Engineering (SITE) aims at helping the country create the necessary IT professionals to work in our Cyber Island and the region.The programmes are updated regularly so as to reflect latest technological trends.<p></p> The BSc (Hons) Software Engineering is designed to satisfy the increasing demand for well-trained graduates to work in the export-oriented software development industry. The curriculum provides a balanced and intellectually stimulating programme which combines together state-of-art techniques and emerging trends to produce skilled software engineers. <p></P>The programme introduces students to the necessary foundations in computing and mathematical techniques. Following which, software engineering knowledge and skills are developed with modules focusing on programming, databases, web development, security and systems analysis and design. More specific technical skills and emerging techniques are further introduced with Web Services, Mobile computing, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. <mark>The programme also prepares the students for research, communication and entrepreneurship. Work placement attached with the software development industry is an integral part of this course and allows students to gain practical work experience during between year 2 and year 3 of the programme.</mark>

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University of Mauritius

Faculty of Information, Communication and Digital Technologies (FoICDT) has been set-up to essentially respond to the significant human resource needs, in terms of quantity and quality, of the country to make Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector the main pillar of the economy. One of the core tasks of the FoICDT is to <mark>provide high quality ICT education and training of international standards so as to increase the global competitiveness of Mauritius. A larger pool of highly qualified IT manpower in different field of specialization will help to promote new national and multinational IT companies in Mauritius.</mark> <p></p> The Faculty is expected to boost up opportunities for collaboration with stakeholders at both national and international levels. Moreover, the Faculty aims to adapt to the rapidly changing needs of the ICT sector in a timely manner. Several areas for research and consultancy have been identified for each department based on current and expected future development. The Faculty is additionally fostering multi-disciplinary and cross-departmental research in a range of IT disciplines. While the activities of the Faculty will adhere to international standards, special attention will be given to problems of national interests.