Interested in both business and IT? The Diploma in Business Information Systems bridges the gap between the two fields, allowing you to gain the edge in business through the effective use of IT.
We bring together core business fundamentals and data analysis so you can translate business information into insights. You will master the use of world-class business software to boost sales and marketing by gaining business intelligence. You can also look forward to an internship with top-notch companies like Sage, SAS Institute and Oracle, where you will get your hands on the latest systems and increase your IT know-how.
Business information systems lie at the heart of many organisations, which rely on them to manage operations and provide key business insights. In an increasingly knowledge-based economy, the ability to analyse and interpret data is crucial for business success.
The Diploma in Business Information Systems bridges the gap between business and IT. Combining core business fundamentals with data analysis, this programme will enable you to transform business information into insights and intelligence. In addition to understanding core business processes, you will also learn how to use world-class business software in the fields of sales and marketing, business intelligence, and human resource management.
From the foundational blocks you have in both IT and business, you will be skilled to manage businesses and improve productivity and profitability from the IT perspective.
Partnerships with world-class companies such as Sage, SAS Institute, SalesForce, and Oracle are a key feature of the programme. Through these work experiences, you will gain the skills and knowledge to manage the latest IT systems.
RP’s business information systems graduates are highly sought after in leading outfits and high-value roles, especially as project managers, analysts and consultants in the business and IT sectors. Join other graduates in these positions:
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
8 compulsory modules:
B102 Organisational Behaviour
C105 Introduction to Programming
C111 New Media Communications
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
8 compulsory modules:
C202 Systems Analysis and Design
C203 Web Application Development
C207 Database Systems
C208 Object-Oriented Programming
C225 Data Communications and Networking
C226 Operating System Concepts
C235 IT Security and Management
C352 Management Information Systems
Select 5 out of the following:
C303 IT Project Management
C355 Business Intelligence
C356 Business Process Modelling
C357 Human Resource Information Systems
C358 Sales and Marketing Information Systems
C359 Finance and Accounting Information Systems
3 compulsory modules:
/ G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationC931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 1 module from the following list:
B215 Financial Accounting
B221 Human Resource Management
B320 Business Finance
C306 Data Structures and Algorithms
C335 Network Security
C361 Manufacturing and Logistics Systems
C363 Financial and Banking Applications
C365 Hospitality and Retail Systems I
C367 Healthcare Applications
C381 IT Service Operations
C382 IT Service Delivery
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Any two other subjects
Note: To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one subject listed in the 2nd group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-C Aggregate Type.
Table 2: Aggregate Type
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To graduate with a Diploma in Business Information Systems, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete a minimum of 20 modular credits, or its equivalent, per semester.