Bachelor of Commerce in Information and Technology Management

Become a Bachelor of Commerce in Information Technology graduate. An accredited IT Management Degree will enable you to offer and manage business solutions through information supported technology.

3 years
NQF Level 7
360 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and Registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support
  • IT Management Degree distance learning

About

The Bachelor of Commerce in Information and Technology Management degree is a popular and much-sought-after undergraduate programme. Information technology presently is one of the fastest growing industries creating significant career opportunities for students.

The aim of the IT Management Degree programme is to create graduates who are able to offer and manage business solutions, demonstrate skills and knowledge in both business and information technology domains and management thereof.

Students are exposed to the design and development of systems and engage in solving real-life problems, implement and continually adapt these systems to changing organisational needs.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Commerce in Information Technology 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.

Programme structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

Semester 1
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Informatics 1A
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Economics 1A
Semester 2
  • Introduction to Functional Areas of Management
  • Informatics 1B
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Economics 1B

Year 2

Semester 1
  • Information Technology Management 2A
  • Informatics 2A
  • Management Accounting
  • Advanced Business Statistics
Semester 2
  • Information Technology Management 2B
  • Informatics 2B
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Information Systems

Year 3

Semester 1
  • Information Technology Management 3A
  • Informatics 3A
  • Auditing
  • Systems Analysis and Design
Semester 2
  • Information and Technology Management 3B
  • Informatics 3B
  • Capstone Project

Admission requirements

  • 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
  • It is possible in some cases, to gain entry into the programme on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Application

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Frequently Asked Questions

Information Technology Management (IT) is a great degree because the skills include technical knowledge that makes the graduate highly employable across a multitude of industry verticals. One could expect to find employment as an IT Project Manager, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer or Information System Manager, IT Technician or even the Chief Technology Officer.

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