BCom (Management Sciences): Information Systems Management

Background

The BCom (Management Science) is a broad degree programme offered by the Faculty of Economic and Management Science. Students do a general first year which includes a variety of subjects at the heart of the management sciences. At the outset of the second year students choose a focal area in which they specialise during years two and three of the programme. Information Systems Management is one of the focal areas which is offered.

Entry Requirements

  • Overall NSC average of at least 5 (60%) excluding Life Orientation
  • Mathematics 5 (60%)
  • Afrikaans Home Language 4 (50%)
    • or Afrikaans First Additional Language 4 (50%)
    • or English Home Language 4 (50%)
    • or English First Additional Language 4 (50%)

Programme Structure

First Year

Compulsory Modules
Business Management, Economics, Financial Accounting, Information Systems, Statistical Methods or Statistics, Theory of Interest

Elective Modules
Business Communication, Industrial Psychology, Language and thinking skills for EMS, Supply Chain Management

Second Year

Compulsory Modules
Information System Management

Elective Modules
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Financial Management, Logistics Management, Marketing Management, Quantitative Management

Third Year

Compulsory Modules
Information System Management

Elective Modules
Project Management, Business Ethics, Management of Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Management, Financial Management, Logistics Management, Marketing Management

 

Post-Graduate Options

Students who graduate from this programme (with the relevant focal area) are eligible for the BCom Honours Programme in Information Systems Management. This programme deepens their knowledge of Informatics and devotes significant time to projects, research and practical training. Completion of the honours degree can also gain students entry to masters and PhD programmes in the field of Informatics.

How to Apply

This programme follows the normal application process outlined by Stellenbosch University. Both paper and electronic application forms are available from the Admissions Office.
Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible to ensure timeous consideration of their applications.