UFH Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems Course

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UFH Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems Course

UFH Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems Course – see details below:

The degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems) is designed for students who wish to specialise in Information Systems (IS).  Information systems specialists focus on integrating information technology solutions and business processes to meet the information needs of businesses, the community and government.  The goal is to enable them to achieve their objectives in an effective and efficient manner.  This discipline’s perspective of “Information Technology” emphasises information and sees technology as an instrument to enable the generation, processing and distribution of needed information.

This degree is offered at the East London campus on a full-time basis only at undergraduate level.

Students who have been previously registered for IS modules under the B.Com (IS) curriculum prior to 2017 or any IS module under another degree must ensure that they register for the correct modules each year.  Students should seek the assistance of the Department of Information Systems’ HOD/Undergraduate Coordinator if they are unsure of the modules applicable to their course.

The Degree of Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Information Systems) introduces learners to research and advances learners in the study and development of Information Systems within a banking context, providing a controlled maturing ground for learners in preparation for the Information Systems profession. Aspects of Information Systems that are relevant to the Banking sector are the key focus.

The degree serves to address the following objectives:

  • Introduce students to research in the field of Information Systems within a banking context
  • Advance study in Information Systems
  • Advance progressive application of Information Systems knowledge
  • Prepare students for future positions of leadership in Information Systems
  • Facilitate the development of professional communications

The degree comprises of 128 credits.  Students must complete 5 modules (96 credits) and also submit a mini-dissertation (32 credits).  The degree is offered at the East London campus on a full-time and part-time basis over a one year and two-year period, respectively.

Learners complete the following modules:

Information Systems Research Treatise – banking related theme (IFS503E) 32 credits
Information Systems Research Methods (IFS516E) 16 credits
Requirements Management and Development (IFS513E) 16 credits
Information Systems Management (IFS527E) 16 credits
Introduction to Digital Banking (BIS521E) 16 credits
Information Security, Risks and Controls (BIS522E) 32 credits
* Information Systems Trends (IFS529E) 16 credits
* Human-Computer Interaction (IFS518E) 16 credits
* Information Security (IFS525E) 16 credits

Courses marked above with an asterisk (*) are not currently offered.

See Also:

1. Postgraduate Diploma in Economics: (PGDEcon) 1
2. Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy: (Preliminary)
3. Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy: (PGDipAcc)
4. Master of Commerce: M Com
5. Doctor of Public Administration
6. Bachelor of Commerce Generic (Industrial Psychology Stream)
7. Bachelor of Commerce Generic (Economics Stream)
8. Bachelor of Commerce Generic (Business Management Stream)
9. Bachelor of Commerce Accounting: B Com Acc
10. Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems): B Com (IS) East London Campus
11. Bachelor of Commerce (Honours): B Com (Hons)
12. Bachelor of Administration in Public Administration
13. Bachelor of Administration (Honours): B Admin (Hons) 1
15. Master of Public Administration: MPA
16. Master of Policy Studies: MPS 3
17. Master of Commerce in Development Studies
20. Master of Administration: M Admin
21. Doctor of Philosophy (Social Science Dev): PhD (Social Science Dev)
22. Doctor of Philosophy (in Information Systems)
23. Doctor of Philosophy (in Economics) 3
25. Doctor of Philosophy (in Industrial Psychology) 3
26. Bachelor of Administration Honours: B Admin Hons 3
27. Bachelor of Commerce Honours: Development Studies
28. Advanced Diploma in Accounting bridging (ADA) (bridging programme)
29. Doctor of Commerce – Economics (61500)
30. Bachelor of Social Work
31. Bachelor of Library Studies
32. Master of Commerce in Information Systems
33. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Monitoring

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