Short Learning Programme in Basics of Data, Programming and Application in Business

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Applied Information Systems
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Short Learning Programme in Basics of Data, Programming and Application in Business
Programme Code: S34C1Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Online
NQF Level: 5
NQF Credits: 0

Senate Approval: S198/2019(2)

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 10 July 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Bunting Road

Contacts: 011 559 3200

Duration of Study: 8-16 Weeks

Programme Fees


The purpose of this SLP is to introduce student to the foundations of data analysis, programming and their application in addressing business challenges. In today’s era, there is growing demand for digital skills across all disciplines of study and fields of work including in the fields of Marketing as well as in Information and Knowledge Management. With developments in the 4IR digital know-how is going to become a vital basic skill set demanded of everyone. Employees and entrepreneurs will need to understand how they can innovate, enhance the customer journeys and improve return on investment using digital technology. This SLP will serve the need in the market for a freestanding course from accredited Higher Education Institution that helps equip individuals in industry, the public sector as well as academia with the basics of data, programming and applications. The programme will form part of a series of SLPs on digital-know-how offered by the School of Consumer Intelligence and Information systems (SCiiS0). The SCiiS digital-know-how SLP series are aimed at capacitating individuals including business professionals who are not experts in IT and/or in specific areas of applied information systems with knowledge and skills needed to become innovators and effective users of information technologies in their respective areas of information technology application. The offering of the digital-know-how SLP series by UJ will help distinguish the University as a hub of learning 4IR relevant digital technology skills in South Africa and on the continent.


Admission Requirements

None, a matric or grade 12 would be preferable.

More Information

Please use the following application Specific Token when applying:  CBESCI

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