Economic Sciences and Information Technology

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Economic Sciences and Information Technology

The Faculty of Economic Sciences and Information Technology represents a powerhouse of academic activities, innovative technologies and groundbreaking research endeavours. The Faculty consists of three academic schools, namely:

 School of Accounting Sciences

School Of Information Technology

School of Economic Sciences

Our Faculty is one of the first Faculties in the world where business and information technology are combined. Both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are focused on preparing students for the dynamic and fast-growing world of  the financial services industries, information technology, business mathematics, informatics, accounting, chartered accountancy, economics, business management, marketing and sports sciences.

By providing high-quality and relevant teaching and learning as well as focused research the Faculty empowers its graduates to make a positive impact in their chosen field of specialisation.

Economic Sciences and Information Technology

School of Accounting Sciences                              

Our Programmes

Programme Admission Requirement 
B Com Chartered Accountacny (CA) APS of 30
Maths Level 5
Accountancy Level 4
B Com Financial Accountancy (SAIPA) APS of 28
Maths Level 4
B Com Managment Accountancy (CIMA) APS of 30
Maths Level 5
B Com Accounting APS of 24
Maths Level 3
Extended Programmes
B Com Chartered Accountancy (CA) APS of 26
Maths Level 3
B Com Financial Accountancy (SAIPA) APS of 24
Maths Level  3 or Maths Literacy Level 7

Economic Sciences and Information Technology

School of Economic Sciences                                  

Our programmes

Programme Admission Requirements
B Com in Economics & Informatics APS of 28
Maths Level 4
B Com in Economics & International Trade APS of 24
Maths Level 4
B Com in Economics & Risk Management APS of 28
Maths Level 4
B Com Economics, Risk &
Investment Management
APS of 28
Maths Level 5
B Com Entrepreneurship &
Business Management
APS of 24
Maths Level 3
B Com Law APS of 30
Maths Level 3
B Com in Marketing Management APS of 24
Maths Level 3
B Com Sport & Recreation Management APS of 24
Maths Level 5 or
Maths Literacy Level 6
Extended porgramme
B Com in Economics & Risk Management APS of 24
Maths Level 6
B Com in Economics & International Trade APS of 24
Maths Level 6
B Com in Marketing Management APS of 24
Maths Level 6
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Economic Sciences and Information Technology

School of Information Technology                         

  • Programmes
Programme Admission Requirements
BSc in Information Technology APS of 24
Maths Level 4
BSc in Computer Science & Economics APS of 24
Maths Level 5
BSc in Computer Sciences & Statistics APS of 24
Maths Level 5
BSc in Quantitative Risk Management APS of 32
Maths Level 6
BSc in Financial Mathematics APS of 32
Maths Level 6
BSc in Business Analytics APS of 32
Maths Level 6
Extended Programmes
BSc in Information Technology APS of 23
Maths Level 3
BSc in Business Analytics APS of 28
Maths Level 4
BSc in Quantitative Risk Management APS of 28
Maths Level 4
BSc in Financial Mathematics APS of 28
Maths Level 4

Economic Sciences and Information Technology

Contact number:
For all admission queries: toelatingsadmissionsvaal@nwu.ac.za
Not sure what to study? Contact
Mr Piet van Wyk or +27 16 910 3153
Me Naledi Hlabahlaba or  +27 016 910 3238
Office of the Dean:
Helei Jooste  or +27 16 910 3498
Faculty Liaison: 
Jani van der Vyver or +27 16 910 3499
Postal address:
Internal box 125
Vaal Triangle Campus
North-West University
PO Box 1174
Vanderbijlpark
1900
Physical address:
Hendrik van Eck Blvd
Building 8