UNISA Short Course in Introduction to Visual C#.Net

UNISA Short Course in Introduction to Visual C#.Net

Short Course in Introduction to Visual C#.Net (76804)Purpose

This module gives to both experienced programmers and beginners, insight to the relatively new programming language C#. On completion of this module, the student is expected to be familiar with the .Net environment and various object-oriented and event-driven programming techniques. The learner is exposed to the design of real life application in a short period of time (rapid application development)

Target group

Individuals with or without programming background
Junior developer and professionals not familiar with C#.
 
 Admission requirements

NQF Level 4 – Matric Certificate
 Duration

Semester Module
 Language medium

English

Registration periods

Semester
 Tuition method

  • The course is offered using the ODL model of UNISA:
  • Text book and additional material: Learners will be expected to work through the prescribed textbook as well as additional study material that may be required.
  • Tutorial Letters: Learner will be provided with tutorial matters necessary for the understanding of the course contents as well as the completion of required assignments
  • Software: Learners will be supplied with software for the completion of practical works.
  • Online-material: Additional support material will be made available to students on the course website.
  • Workshops: In certain circumstances practical workshops will be organized whenever necessary.
  • Telephone and e-mail support: This will be the preferred means of communication.
  • The Internet: It will be used as an additional communication tool between the learner (feedbacks and assignments memos) and the students (Assignment Submission).
  • Study material will be in English only

Kind of assessment

  • Formative Assessment: Learners will be required to complete assignments which will form an inherent part of their preparation for the examination.
  • Summative Assessment: Final assessment by means of a 2-hour written examination.

Introduction to Visual C#.Net (CSCN01D)Syllabus/Content Topics

The syllabus is a combination of different types of knowledge, (concepts, processes, contexts) skills and values, and includes the following:
 

  • Using GUI objects and the Visual Studio IDE
  • Programming Fundamentals : Variables, Procedures and Functions
  • Decision Making : If then and Case statements
  • Looping: For Loop and While Loops
  • Data Structures : Arrays and Strings
  • Using Classes and Objects : Inheritance and Polymorphism
  • Exception Handling

Course leader

Mr L Aron BSc Honours – UNISA
School of Computing
Office: Block C 4-82, Cnr Christiaan de Wet and Pioneer Avenue, Florida Campus, UNISA
Tel: 011 670 9102
E-mail: Aronl@unisa.ac.za
 
 Programme administrator(s)

Centre for Software Engineering
Office: Block C 3-06, Cnr Christiaan de Wet and Pioneer Avenue, Florida Campus, UNISA
Tel: 011 670 9131 / 9139
E-mail: cense@unisa.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.