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Information Systems, BCom

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Information Systems from North-West University (NWU) blends core concepts of management, operations and information systems theory with computer science and engineering methods and technologies to manage an organisation’s data.


  • Business Analyst
  • ERP Specialist
  • Web Content Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Database Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Application Developer
  • IS Security Manager
  • E-Business Manager
  • Application Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • IT technical support officer
  •  IS/IT Auditor
  • Systems Analyst 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Object-oriented Programming

  • Computer Organisation and Architecture

  • Systems Analysis

  • Introduction to Networks

  • Electronic Business

  • Introduction to Databases

  • Systems Design

  • Web Programming

  • Project Management for Information Systems

  • Information System Security

  • Emerging Business Technologies

  • Management of Information Systems

  • Business Intelligence

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • APS: 24
  • Mathematics: Level 4 (50%) or Mathematics Literacy: Level 5 (60%)
  • English:  Level 4(50%)
  • South Africans must first successfully complete the SANSC (South African National Senior Certificate) examinations. 
  • All students who are either completing or have completed their schooling outside of South Africa and / or through an alternate educational system must ascertain whether they have also earned “matriculation exemption”. In this regard, the SAMB regulates admission to first degree studies by ensuring all students who did not complete a SANSC but who have an equivalent university entrance qualification, comply with the requisite criteria. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Off-Campus Students - 7740 R

Living costs for Mankoeng

  • 7630 - 10640 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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