Faculty of Economics & Information Technology Systems

Message from the Dean

Patrick Bwowe 2 

Dr Patrick Bwowe, PhD Bus Man (North-West University), MBA (NMU), BA (Hons) (Unisa), BTech Admin (NMU), BA/Ed (Makerere University)

I take pleasure in welcoming you to this newly-formed Faculty of Economics and Information Technology Systems.

  • Our faculty derives its strength from its vision, of aspiring to be an intellectual technological and research hub for generating knowledge necessary for participation in the local and global environment.
  • We take pride in being one of the faculties at Walter Sisulu University producing a new generation of highly-skilled and well-rounded graduates who are groomed to address complex societal challenges through the use of innovative learning and teaching, technology and research-based solutions.
  • The Faculty consists of three departments:
    • Economics and Finance
    • Management Studies
    • Information Technology Systems.
  • Our programmes are tailored to focusing on a responsive curriculum, pedagogy, and context that reflect inclusivity and are cognisant of African solutions.
  • I look forward to welcoming into our midst entrepreneurial and inquisitive young minds that will contribute to knowledge generation, creating solutions for the problems and ills that confront our communities today.
  • I am fully committed to assisting your smooth transition from school to university life.
  • Once again, I welcome you and I feel proud of starting this journey together with you.