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Bachelor of Commerce in Business Information and Technology Management (B Com BITM)

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Information & Technology Management (B Com BITM)

3 Years Full Time (Course Duration) | B Comm Degree Level 7 (Course Level)

 

Botswana

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Accredited By

BQA

Contact our Botswana Campus office for more details and information on our intake dates.

This learning programme is offered to anyone who is interested in the sub-field of Information Technology in the Field of Commerce and Management irrespective of any disability, learning difficulty, record of criminal conviction, age, gender, ethnic background and parental education or contextual data. Enrolment process is fair and equitable and applies equally to all individuals.

Entry requirements

We look for passionate and committed students and encourage applications from students with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Every application to LCIBS is considered very carefully on its individual merits.

Route of entry: Academic Qualifications
  • Five subjects at Cambridge, BGCSE with a minimum of 36 points, or any relevant equivalent qualification at NCQF Level 4.
  • An appropriate Further Education and Training Certificate or equivalent.
  • Any relevant qualification at NCQF Levels 5 or 6 may render the candidate eligible for exemptions or credit transfer in accordance with applicable University policies.
  • In addition to the above admission criteria, relevant experience in the business sector will also be considered. This is recognition of prior learning (RPL).

In addition to the above admission criteria, the following will also be considered:

  • Relevant experience in the business sector
  • Employment experience
  • Prior learning

Need more information? Our Admissions Team are happy to advise on required criteria: admissions@lcibs.ac.bw


English language requirements:

For those whose first language is not English, it may be necessary to complete an English language test, such as IELTS (International English Language Testing System), PTE Academic (Pearson English language test) or our internal ELP Test, in order to demonstrate the language proficiency needed to complete a degree. All our courses are taught in English.

Language Qualification Score Required
IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in any component
PTE Academic A minimum of 56
LCIBS ELP Test 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in any component

English language requirement changes are subject to approval.
Applicants should contact the College directly regarding English language requirements when considering making an application.

If a student requires support achieving the required standard of English language skills, a range of English for University courses is offered free of charge. Find out more

Programme Structure:

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Information Technology Management - YEAR 1
Year
Semester
Modules
Credit Points
1 1 English Language Skills 10
1 1 Fundamentals of Project Management 10
1 1 End User Computing 10
1 1 Business Communication 15
1 1 Principles of Management 10
1 1 Fundamentals of Operations Management 10
1 2 Organisations and Management 15
1 2 Networking Fundamentals 10
1 2 Basic Economics 10
1 2 Business Mathematics 10
1 2 Accounting and Finance 10
1 2 Information Systems 15
1 2 Computer Hardware and Architecture 10
Total year credits 145

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Information Technology Management - YEAR 2
Year
Semester
Modules
Credit Points
2 1 Microeconomics 15
2 1 Financial Accounting 15
2 1 Business Law 15
2 1 Analytical Techniques 15
2 1 Project Management 15
2 2 Systems analysis and Design 15
2 2 Advanced Business Statistics 15
2 2 Management Accounting 15
2 2 E-Commerce & E- Business 15
2 2 Macro Economics 15
2 2 Introduction to Programming (Java) 15
2 1 Information Security 15
2 1 Strategic Management 15
2 1 Financial Management 15
2 1 Operational Risk Management 15
Total year credits 225

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Information Technology Management - YEAR 3
Year
Semester
Modules
Credit Points
3 1 Introduction to Data Structures (Java) 15
3 1 Research Methods 15
3 1 Auditing IT 15
3 1 Organisation-Wide Information 15
3 1 Software Engineering 1 15
3 2 Database Design 15
3 2 Software Engineering 2 15
3 2 IT Governance 15
3 2 IT Management 15
3 2 Research Capstone Project 15
3 Vacation Internship - Work Integrated Learning (WIL) 40
Total year credits 190

Total programme credits

515

Personal development planning

We are here to support you every step of the way, which is why all our programmes incorporate modules focused on your own personal and professional development. We work with you to understand your career aspirations, shape your future and ensure your long term professional success.

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