NHC: Financial Information Systems

NHC: Financial Information Systems 

Course Information and Fees

The development of technology has brought a variety of changes to the accounting environment. This has created a need for the services of an accounting person with specialist knowledge of high-technology commercial data processing. The course contains large components of accounting and programming, which leaves open the possibility of specialisation in either field.The National Higher Certificate in Financial Information Systems is the entry-level qualification for candidates who wish to proceed in their third year to the National Diploma in Financial Information Systems.


Career Opportunities
The first world and with it South Africa are moving into an information technology era which means that more and more data will have to be processed and made available for decisions. This data is made available through well-designed, reliable financial and database systems. Well-qualified accountants with computer skills are in demand in a variety of industrial and commercial institutions. Posts offer attractive salaries, fringe benefits and promotional opportunities.


Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Business Applications (Cape Town Campus):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Offered in year two:
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Offered in year two:
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Two years


Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Three years
Course is offered on District Six Campus.


For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms L. Kleinbooi
Telephone: +27 21 460 3394
Email: kleinbooil@cput.ac.za

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