Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Information Systems | UWC

APS Required



3 year(s)


Bachelor's Degree





  • Minimum 30 UWC APS
  • English: Code 4 (Home or First Additional Language)
  • Any other language: Code 3 (Home or First Additional)
  • Maths Code 4

Career Prospects

  1. Business Analyst: Analyze business processes, requirements, and systems to identify opportunities for improvement, optimization, and automation within organizations. Business analysts work with stakeholders to gather and document business needs, develop functional specifications, and facilitate the design and implementation of IT solutions that align with business objectives and enhance operational efficiency.
  2. Systems Analyst: Design, develop, and implement information systems and technology solutions to meet business requirements and address organizational challenges. Systems analysts analyze user needs, define system requirements, evaluate software and hardware options, and oversee system implementation, testing, and maintenance to ensure system reliability, performance, and usability.
  3. IT Project Manager: Plan, coordinate, and manage IT projects and initiatives within organizations, overseeing project scope, timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project delivery and stakeholder satisfaction. IT project managers lead project teams, communicate project progress, mitigate risks, and resolve issues to achieve project goals and objectives on time and within budget.
  4. Database Administrator: Manage and maintain databases and data repositories within organizations, ensuring data integrity, security, and availability for business operations and decision-making. Database administrators design and optimize database structures, implement data security measures, perform data backups and recovery procedures, and troubleshoot database performance issues to support organizational data management needs.
  5. IT Consultant: Provide advisory services and technology solutions to clients seeking to leverage IT for business innovation, transformation, and competitive advantage. IT consultants assess client needs, develop technology strategies, recommend IT solutions, and provide implementation support and project management services to help clients achieve their business goals and maximize return on investment in technology.
  6. Information Security Analyst: Protect organizational information assets and systems from cyber threats, data breaches, and security vulnerabilities by implementing and maintaining security controls, policies, and procedures. Information security analysts conduct risk assessments, develop security protocols, monitor security incidents, and respond to security breaches to safeguard organizational data and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements.
  7. Data Analyst: Collect, analyze, and interpret data from various sources to derive actionable insights and inform business decision-making and strategy formulation. Data analysts use statistical and analytical tools to manipulate data, generate reports, and visualize trends and patterns, helping organizations optimize processes, identify opportunities, and mitigate risks based on data-driven evidence.
  8. IT Auditor: Assess and evaluate IT systems, controls, and processes within organizations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices. IT auditors conduct risk assessments, perform audit tests, and review IT policies and procedures to identify weaknesses, recommend improvements, and provide assurance on the effectiveness and reliability of IT governance and control frameworks.
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