Faculty of Economics & Information Technology Systems

About Faculty of Economics & Information Systems

Departments of the Faculty of Economics and Information Technology Systems

 

ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE

Applications received by the published due date (dates on the application form) will be ranked according to the APS scores achieved.

The highest ranked applicants will be accepted to fill the approved spaces/quota. The remainder of the successful applicants will be kept on the waiting list and will be used to fill vacancies created by students who fail to register on the published registration dates or when space is still available.

Please note

Although information in this brochure has been compiled as accurately as possible, the Council and Senate of Walter Sisulu University accepts no responsibility for errors and omissions. WSU reserves the right to make any necessary alterations to this brochure as and when the need arises.

National Diploma: Public Management

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 3 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption/School leaving)

English HG-E or SG-D, Any other four subjects: Economics HG- E, Business Economics HG- E, Accounting HG – E, Physical Science HG – E, Geography HG – E

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor/Diploma pass)

3(40-49%) English and 3 (40-49%) in other FOUR subjects: Physical Science, Life Science, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, History

  • NCV(4) (Diploma’s pass)

Pass all 3 Fundamental subjects with 50% and above (English, Life Orientation and Mathematics). Pass with 60% and above in 3 of the Vocational subjects: Business Practice, Office Data Processing, Office Practice, Financial Management, Management Practice, Operations Management, Project Management.

Diploma: Local Government Finance (ECP)

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 3 years

Diploma: Local Government Finance (Main)

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 3 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption/School leaving)

English HG-E or SG-D, Mathematics HG-E or SG-D or Accounting HG-E

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor/Diploma pass)

Achievement rating of at least:

1st Option - 3(40-49%) English, Accounting OR Mathematics AND 3(40- 49) in other two subjects: Physical Science, Life science, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, History

2nd Option - 3 (40- 49%) English, 4(50-59%) Mathematics Literacy, 3(40- 49%) Accounting AND 3(40- 49) in other two subjects: Physical Science, Life science, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, History

  • NCV(4) (Diploma’s pass)

Pass all 3 Fundamental subjects with 50% and above (English, Life Orientation and Mathematics). Pass with 60% and above in 3 of the Vocational subjects: Business Practice, Office Data Processing, Office Practice, Financial Management, Management Practice, Operations Management, Project Management

Diploma: Human Resources Management (Main)

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 3 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption/School leaving)

English HG- E, Mathematics pass SG- E OR Accounting SG- E, AND SG-E in any THREE of the following: Agricultural Science, Biblical Studies, Biology, Business Economics, Economics, Geography, History, Home Language, Mercantile Law, Physical Science

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor/Diploma pass)

Achievement rating of at least: 4 (50 - 59%) in English, 3 (40 - 49%) in Mathematics OR 4 (50 - 59%) in Mathematical Literacy OR 3 (40 - 49%) in Accounting, AND 3 (40 - 49%) in any THREE of the following recommended subjects:

Agricultural Science, Business Studies, Computer Applications Technology (CAT), Consumer Studies, Economics, Home Language, Geography, History, Life science, Physical Science

  • NCV(4) (Diploma’s pass)

Pass all 3 Fundamental subjects with 50% and above (English, Life Orientation and Mathematics). Pass with 60% and above in 3 of the Vocational subjects: Achievement of 60% in THREE compulsory vocational subjects from either of the following streams: Management Stream: Financial Management, Management Practice, Operations Management, Project Management Administration Stream: Business Practice, Office Data Processing, Office Practice Finance, Economics & Accounting Stream: Applied Accounting, Economic Environment, Financial Management, New Venture Creation

National Higher Certificate: Accountancy (ECP)

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 3 years

National Higher Certificate: Accountancy (Main)

Delivery site: Mthatha

Duration of study: 2 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption/School leaving)

Pass with HG-E or SG-D in English and Accounting OR Mathematics

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor/Diploma pass)

English (Home or Additional Language) 3 (40-49) and Accounting 3 (40-49) OR Mathematics 3 (40-49) OR Mathematical Literacy 5 (60-69)

  • NCV (4) (Diploma pass)

Pass all 3 Fundamental subjects with 50% and above (English, Life Orientation and Mathematics or 70% Mathematical Literacy). Pass with 60% and above in 3 of the Vocational subjects: Applied Accounting, Economic Environment and Financial Management

National Higher Certificate: Financial Information Systems

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 2 years

  • SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption/School leaving)

Pass with HG-E or SG-D in English and Accounting OR Mathematics

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor/Diploma pass)

English (Home or Additional Language) 3 (40-49) and Accounting 3 (40-49) OR Mathematics 3 (40-49) OR Mathematical Literacy 5 (60-69)

  • NCV (4) (Diploma pass)

Pass all 3 Fundamental subjects with 50% and above (English, Life Orientation and Mathematics or 70% Mathematical Literacy). Pass with 60% and above in 3 of the Vocational subjects: Applied Accounting, Economic Environment and Financial Management.

National Diploma in Information Technology (ECP)

Delivery site: Komani

Duration of study: 4 years

National Diploma in Information Technology (Main)

Specialisations: Applications Development, Business Analysis, Communication Networks, Support Services

Delivery site: Butterworth

Duration of study: 3 years

SC = (OLD) SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Exemption/School leaving)

National Diploma in Information Technology (Main) Specialisations: Applications Development, Business Analysis, Communication Networks, Support Services

  • NSC = NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (Bachelor/Diploma pass)

English First language HG-E or SG-D OR English second language HG-D or SG-C, Mathematics HG-E or SG-D

  • N3 Certificate (School leaving)

English (Home or Additional Language) 4 (50-59), Mathematics 3 (40-49) or Mathematical Literacy 5(60-69)

  • NCV (4) (Bachelor/Diploma pass)

Pass all 3 Fundamental subjects with 50% and above for English, and Life Orientation and 50% for Mathematics OR 60% for Mathematical Literacy). Pass with 60% and above in any 3 of the Vocational subjects: Systems Analysis and Design, Data Communication and networking, Computer programming, Physical Science

Applicants are required to produce NBT results or may be required to participate and perform satisfactorily in the placement tests.

Acting Dean 

Dr Patrick Bwowe pbwowe@wsu.ac.za

Tel: 0408426815/6839

Acting Heads of Departments 

Economics and Finance Mr Taruvinga Mavenyengwa tmavenyengwa@wsu.ac.za

Tel: 0408426814

Management Studies Ms Alice Nomzawe Mini amini@wsu.ac.za

Tel: 0408426870

Information Technology Systems 

Dr Martin Adane madane@wsu.ac.za

Tel: 0408426802

 

Faculty Contacts

 

Faculty Academic Secretaries Mrs Patiswa Maseti pmaseti@wsu.ac.za

Tel: 0408426815/6839

Ms Tobeka Nyathela tnyathela@wsu.ac.za

Tel: 0408426839

Mr Lukhanyo Sixhoka lsixhoka@wsu.ac.za

Tel: 0408426839