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APPLYING TO SCIENCE

Undergraduate


Choosing a Major

Numerical & Computational Science

Careers in numerical & computational science

There is a severe worldwide shortage of well qualified IT people. Both BSc and BSc (Hons) UCT graduates are snapped up each year by local and international business and industry.

In the computing profession graduates will find themselves designing solutions to problems, programming, planning, and in management. A variety of IT careers offers stimulating work and excellent prospects for continued development:

Employers include software development and consulting companies, the insurance, oil, manufacturing and distribution industries, computer hardware and software companies, banks, Government and local authorities, private and state-funded research institutes, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and the Medical Research Council, technikons, universities and private training institutions. No organisation can survive today without a substantial investment in IT.

Mathematicians, Physicists and Statisticians find careers wherever quantification, and the language of mathematics, is required. Graduates with good Bachelors or postgraduate degrees in these fields are all too rare, so their skills are in great demand.

Depending on the field, opportunities include:

Mathematical, Physical & Statistical Sciences (MPSS)

Careers in MPSS

Mathematicians, Physicists and Statisticians find careers wherever quantification, and the language of mathematics, is required. Graduates with good Bachelors or postgraduate degrees in these fields are all too rare, so their skills are in great demand.

Depending on the field, opportunities include:

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