Programme Code: SAQA-71889 – NQF level 7 – Credits 360

The Bachelor of Commerce in Information and Technology Management [BCom (Information and Technology Management)] is a popular and much-sought-after undergraduate programme. Information Technology is presently one of the fastest growing industries creating significant career opportunities for students. Employers value graduates who demonstrate skills and knowledge in both business and information technology domains and the management thereof. The aim of the programme is to create graduates who are able to offer and manage business solutions through information supported technology.

Students are exposed to the design and development of systems and engage in solving real-life problems and implement and continually adapt these systems to changing organisational needs. This programme enables students to become professionals in their fields providing them the perfect opportunity to pursue and succeed in their postgraduate studies.

Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • Structure data, information and knowledge in an organisational setting.
  • Apply information and knowledge management principles and theories in a variety of organisational settings.
  • Apply information and knowledge management principles in the different functional units of an enterprise.
  • Understand the architecture, platforms and configuration of systems to generate information and knowledge for decision making.
  • Utilise information and knowledge management as a strategic tool for competitive advantage.
  • Analyse, evaluate and present financial, quantitative and functional information and knowledge for meaningful interpretation.
  • Propose business solutions through information and knowledge management techniques.

Duration: 3 years

Year Semester Description
1 1 Business Management 1A
Economics 1A
Informatics 1A
Analytical Techniques
2 Business Management 1B
Economics 1B
Informatics 1B
Financial Accounting
2 1 Informatics 2A
Information Technology Management 2A
Management Accounting
Project Management
2 Informatics 2B
Information Technology Management 2B
Advanced Business Statistics
Information Systems
3 1 Informatics 3A
Information Technology Management 3A
Systems Analysis and Design
2 Informatics 3B
Information Technology Management 3B
Capstone Project

  • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or
  • A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma.