BSc (Hons) in Computer Applications (Top Up)

The sworn course for avid software developers who want to change the world!

Programme Information This Top-up degree has been designed for students already possessing a Diploma in Information Technology or any IT-related discipline to upgrade their diploma to a degree level. The course content is market-driven and particularly aims to produce high-calibre graduates to be readily employed in a variety of computing disciplines. This programme will give students an excellent grounding in both theoretical and practical use of computerised systems in organisations. Programme Aim and objectives  The program aims to equip students with the skills required to become competent practitioners in developing, and managing modern computerized / information systems. The course consists of a combination of core modules and a project. There are two categories for the final year project namely Network & Communication or System Development project. Students will have the possibility to opt for any one of those two categories for their final year project. Graduates of this course will possess the skills necessary to analyse, design and implement computerized systems.

Career Prospects

  • Possible careers include: systems administrator, network administrator, programmer or web application developer amongst others.


Excellent move for someone currently working in the technology field as this will improve his professional skills and also make them more marketable for senior-level positions.


  • A Diploma in Information Technology or a Diploma in any relevant IT discipline from a recognized institution
  • and as approved by the Selection Committee. The Diploma be pitched at Level 6 as per the National
  • Qualifications Framework (NQF) of Mauritius.


9 Lessons1 year (FT) / 1.5 years (PT)

Level 3

Agile Project Management
Advanced Database Management Systems
Web-Based Application Development
Security Concepts
Data-Driven Application Framework
Communication & Networking
Cross-Platform Mobile Application
Blockchain Systems
System Development Project