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University Of The Witwatersrand

Information Engineering

The Information Engineering degree focuses on Software Engineering, Telecommunications, and Computer Networking.

In the first two years, you will focus on enhancing your capabilities in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. At the beginning of the third year, you can choose to continue with the Electrical Engineering degree or register for the Information Engineering degree.

In the final year, you will study five complementary courses, including Engineering Design, Engineering Laboratory, and Systems Management.

You will also choose three elective courses, to specialise in either Electrical or Information Engineering. Engineering Design and Engineering Laboratory are project-based subjects in which you are required to submit a report for examination.

Career Opportunities:
- Computer Engineer
- Information Engineer
- Software Developer
- Software Engineer
- Software Project Manager
- Software Systems Architect
- Network Engineer
- Telecommunications Engineer
- Information Technology Consultant