Information Systems Courses

Information Systems Course – Combine ITand Business

IT has become the backbone of virtually every industry, including agriculture, education, business, health, and communications, to name a few. Its pervasiveness is advantageous for those with a passion for technology and a keen interest in an additional field as it opens up exciting possibilities where the two overlap.

Do you have an interest in technology and business? Read on to learn how a course in information systems will give you skills in both, allowing you access to many rewarding and lucrative careers.

The Field Explained

Information systems are sets of linked components (hardware, software, networks, data, people) that allow organisations to collect, store, and process data. Specialists in this field are responsible for managing these components to provide organisations with the information necessary to make more informed decisions.

To effectively perform this role, professionals must become the bridge between the organisation and the technology, which requires an understanding of both worlds. They must possess strong technicalskills and knowledge of computerhardware and software, and have extensive business knowledge, including a firm grasp of various business functions.

Career Possibilities

Effective decision-making is key to the growth and success of every organisation. With this in mind, it is not surprising that having the skills to help organisations achieve this will make you a hot commodity with plenty of exciting career opportunities. Some of these include:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Application Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Penetration Tester
  • Database Administrator

Choosing a Course

With a focus on information systems modules, Belgium Campus iTversity’s Bachelor of IT provides foundational knowledge in software engineering and business intelligence, giving students the tech skills and business mindset to excel in any of the above roles.

By pursuing this 3-year academicprogramme, you will cover an extensive range of topics, from mobile and wireless networks to artificial intelligence and intelligent systems, while specialising in the growing field of software development.

You will also have an opportunity to develop sound business knowledge and skills through subjects including innovation management, project management, innovation and leadership, entrepreneurship, and business management.

Part-Time Option

This course is also available part-time via distancelearning for individuals who cannot attend classesduring the week. It is a five-year programme with classes spanning 30 Saturdays throughout the year from 8am-5pm.

Students with prior IT qualifications and/or relevant work experience can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning to complete the course in a shorter period. It is a fantastic option for working professionals looking to reskill or upskill to stay relevant in the ever-changing job market.

Need Further Details?

Do you have questions about studying for a Bachelor of IT at Belgium Campus iTversity? You are welcome to email us at info@belgiumcampus.ac.za, call us on 010 593 5368, or drop by our campus in Pretoria or Kempton Park, and we will happily give you all the answers you need. Our friendly admissions team is also available to assist you with your application.