IUM | Faculty of Information Technology & Systems Development

IUM | Faculty of Information Technology & Systems Development

Faculty of Information Technology and Systems Development is dedicated to providing a range of programmes that equips graduates with innovative skills to operate at international standards in business. The faculty delivers honours degrees and Stand-alone programmes through its three departments: Information Technology, Software Development and Networking.

The faculty also offers PhD and Master’s degree programme in collaboration with School of Postgraduate Studies (SPGS). The PhD, Masters and Honours degree programmes that the Faculty offer are PhD in Information Communication Technology, Master of Science in Information Communication Technology, Bachelor Honours Degree in Digital Communication Technology (DCT) and Bachelor Honours Degree in Business Information Systems (BIS). For the Stand Alone programmes, the faculty delivers Certificate of Administration in Business Information Systems, Higher Certificate in Business Information Systems and Higher Diploma in Business Information Systems.

These qualifications are designed to make a positive and practical contribution to hardware and software designed to improve the management of performance and problem solving. It is also concerned with the education and training of young Information/Digital Communication Technology managers who can help to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of management in the public and private sectors.

In general, the African continent still finds it difficult to narrow the digital divide compared to developed nations. Namibia is not an exception with regards to the digital divide. To bridge this gap, the faculty’s qualifications are designed to make a strong, relevant and practical contribution to Information/Digital Communication Technology and also provide a very strong Science/Technology foundation for the people of Namibia in line with Vision 2030.

Graduates of the Faculty are equipped with skills in Information Communication Technology that enables them to improve and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of small, medium and large organisations.