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A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

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Bachelor of Public Administration Honours

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Public Administration Honours (BPAHons) is a one-year postgraduate programme aimed at students who have completed the relevant first degree and who intend to consolidate and expand their knowledge in the field of public administration. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. Bachelor of Public Administration Honours Programme Code: SAQA-86346 – NQF level 8 – Credits 120 The Bachelor of Public Administration Honours (BPAHons) is a one-year postgraduate programme aimed at students who have completed the relevant first degree and who intend to consolidate and expand their knowledge in the field of public administration. This programme is pivotal to the development of research capacity in the methodology and techniques of public administration. Students will obtain advanced skills relevant to the public sector. The programme also focuses on equipping students with a sound understanding of organisational strategy, structure, systems and organisational culture. The programme demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence and is suitably designed for articulation into higher qualifications. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Identify, analyse, formulate, and solve convergent and divergent problems in public and non-governmental spheres through critical thinking. Work effectively with others as a leader of a team, group, organisation, community, and provide leadership to the group output in public and non-governmental spheres. Manage and organise his or hers activities and life responsibly and effectively, including his or hers studies and career. Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation, in sustained discourse. Where appropriate, use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health and well-being of others, in community, national and global contexts. Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation, and by acknowledging their responsibilities to those in the local and broader community. Programme Structure Duration: 1 year Year 1 Semester 1 Theory and Science of Public Administration Planning and Policy Analysis in the Public Sector Politics in the Public Sector Management of Public and Municipal Finance Semester 2 Elective One: Choose 1: Ethics in the Public Sector Strategy in the Public Sector Leadership in the Public Sector Elective Two: Choose 1: Local Government Management Research in the Public Sector Labour Relations in the Public Sector Research Report Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is an appropriate Bachelor's Degree or appropriate Advanced Diploma. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management [BComHons (Human Resource Management)] is a one-year postgraduate degree that equips students with skills and knowledge to occupy middle to senior management positions. [+]

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management Programme Code: SAQA-71909 – NQF level 8 – Credits 120 The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management [BComHons (Human Resource Management)] is a one-year postgraduate degree that equips students with skills and knowledge to occupy middle to senior management positions. The primary objective of the programme is to link human resources to the business imperatives within an organisation. The programme is also aimed at providing the student with an understanding and working application of the principles essential to the effective management of organisations, with specialisation in the human resource function. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Identify, analyse, formulate, and solve convergent and divergent problems in public and non-governmental spheres through critical thinking. Work effectively with others as a leader of a team, group, organisation, community, and provide leadership to the group output in public and non-governmental spheres. Manage and organise his or hers activities and life responsibly and effectively, including his or hers studies and career. Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information. Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation, in sustained discourse. Where appropriate, use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health and well-being of others, in community, national and global contexts. Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation, and by acknowledging their responsibilities to those in the local and broader community. Programme Structure Duration: 1 year Year 1 Semester 1 Strategic Human Resource Management Organisational Behaviour Labour Relations Research Methodology Semester 2 Elective One: Choose 1: Diversity Management Performance Management Employee Relationship Management Elective Two: Choose 1: Labour Law Industrial Counselling and Group Dynamics Human Resource and Business Ethics Research Report Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is an appropriate Bachelor's Degree or appropriate Advanced Diploma. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management is a specialised undergraduate degree that prepares students for the management of monetary resources in an organisation. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management Programme Code: SAQA-94677 - NQF level 7 - Credits 360 The Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management is a specialised undergraduate degree that prepares students for the management of monetary resources in an organisation. This programme is primarily aimed at developing financial and managerial skills, to equip students to meet the demand for specialists and leaders in the financial sector. The programme examines financial concepts such as capital, cash budgets, analysis of financial statements, taxation, commercial law and provides a comprehensive overview of financial management. In this way, while primarily gaining specialised financial skills, students consider and evaluate different factors in making informed decisions for continued financial growth in an organisation. Outcomes A student attaining the Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management [BCom (Financial Management)] degree will be able to: Obtain and assimilate knowledge appropriate to the practice of financial management in any organisation. Obtain professional and technical skills required in financial management. Evaluate financial and accounting concepts and principles and their application in solutions to practical finance problems. Prepare financial statements of entities, including groups of companies, using relevant financial information, accounting techniques and standards; and to analyse and interpret such financial statements. Use relevant financial techniques with cost information, for planning, decision-making, performance evaluation and control, within different business settings. Apply financial management techniques to issues affecting investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions of an organisation. Understand the general legal framework, and apply specific legal principles relating to business, including taxation legislation as applicable to individuals, single companies and groups of companies. Explain the process of carrying out the assurance (audit) engagement and its application in the context of the professional (audit) regulatory framework. Describe the organisational context of the financial manager and of the development of financial systems; to understand the need for the efficient use of resources within an organisation. Programme Structure Year 1 Semester 1 Business Management 1A Economics 1A Financial Management 1A Financial Mathematics Semester 2 Business Management 1B Economics 1B Financial Management 1B Business Information Systems Year 2 Semester 1 Business Management 2A Financial Management 2A Taxation 2A Commercial Law 2A Semester 2 Business Management 2B Financial Management 2B Taxation 2B Commercial Law 2B Year 3 Semester 1 Business Management 3A Financial Management 3A Business Management 3B Financial Management 3B Semester 2 Financial Management 3C Financial Management 3D Financial Management 3E Financial Management 3F Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management [BCom (Human Resource Management)] is an undergraduate programme that prepares students for managerial roles that contribute to their organisations' performance. [+]

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management Programme Code: SAQA-62129 - NQF level 7 - Credits 360 The Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management [BCom (Human Resource Management)] is an undergraduate programme that prepares students for managerial roles that contribute to their organisations' performance. The goal of the human resources management degree is to prepare human resource professionals to deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce. The BCom (Human Resource Management) programme content is designed to provide a comprehensive coverage of the major human resource responsibilities, addressing strategic and operational aspects. The modules involve both practical and theoretical considerations in the professional development of men and women in the field of human resources in such settings as business, industry, government and non-profit organisations and institutions. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Contribute to improving organisational culture and climate. Contribute to improving organisational structures, systems, and work processes. Manage human resourcing strategies and plans. Manage plans and processes for all human resource functions (recruitment, selection, appointment, performance management, planning, compensation, benefits, remuneration, health, safety, training and development). Manage industrial relations strategies and plans. Manage policies and processes for handling discipline, disputes, and grievances. Manage human behaviour in the industrial situation. Behave professionally and ethically in all aspects of human resources management. Programme Structure Year 1 Semester 1 Business Management 1A End User Computing Business Mathematics Economics 1A Semester 2 Business Management 1B Business Communication Financial Accounting Economics 1B Year 2 Semester 1 Business Management 2A Human Resource Management 2A Management Accounting Business Law Semester 2 Business Management 2B Human Resource Management 2B Business Statistics Information Systems Year 3 Semester 1 Business Management 3A Business Management 3B Human Resource Management 3A Human Resource Management 3B Semester 2 Business Management 3C Business Management 3D Human Resource Management 3C Human Resource Management 3D Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Midrand

Human Resource Management (HRM) is a dynamic field that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of modern business. Human resource managers perform a range of valuable functions in the workplace such as attracting, retaining and motivating employees, skills development, managing diversity and developing labour policies. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. Human Resource Management (HRM) is a dynamic field that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of modern business. Human resource managers perform a range of valuable functions in the workplace such as attracting, retaining and motivating employees, skills development, managing diversity and developing labour policies. Although our HR degree concentrates on the core areas of human resource management, it has a strong foundation in commerce. It provides you with both theoretical understanding and practical skills in, subjects such as Business Management, Human Resource Management, Economics, Employment Relations and Management of Training. You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, an Introduction to Financial Accounting and Labour Law. Because of our degree’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programme in your final year. The success of our BCom (Human Resource Management) is due largely to our unique blend of lecture-led learning, the use of technology, Work Integrated Learning (WIL), as well as practical application. We have highly dedicated teaching staff with professional accreditations, and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. Our approach ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, self-discipline, working in teams and communicating effectively. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. Throughout the programme, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding via examinations, presentations, case studies, research projects and analysis of commercial issues. These application-based assessments ensure relevant industry experience and further prepare you for the world of work. YEAR 1 Business English Business Management 1A Business Management 1B Computer Skills Economics 1A Economics 1B Human Resource Management 1 Employment Relations 1 Introduction to Financial Accounting Labour Law Management of Training 1 Quantitative Techniques YEAR 2 Business Management 2A Business Management 2B Economics 2A Human Resource Information Systems Human Resource Management 2A Human Resource Management 2B Employment Relations 2 Management of Training 2 Research Methodology YEAR 3 Advanced Employment Relations Business Management 3A Human Resource Management 3A Business Ethics Business Management 3B Human Resource Management 3B Human Resource Planning and Development Research Project Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programme Entry Requirements You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes. Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. Pearson Institute will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation. Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme. And you need at least 25 Pearson Institute admission points. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Career Options The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Business Administration graduate, are varied and employment options include: Human resource management Personnel consulting Recruitment Training and development Employment relations management Start Date February or July (Selected modules) [-]

Bachelor of Public Administration

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA) programme is an undergraduate programme which focuses on principles and practices of public administration and management in the public sector. [+]

Bachelor of Public Administration Programme Code: SAQA-62151 - NQF level 7 - Credits 360 The Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA) programme is an undergraduate programme which focuses on principles and practices of public administration and management in the public sector. The BPA programme equips the student to function effectively and efficiently in public service organisations. It also examines local systems of governments. This includes an understanding of the types of local government and their constitutional relations with intermediate and central government. It also examines public policy issues and priorities. The programme has the primary purpose of providing a well-rounded, broad education that equips students with the knowledge base and methodology principles that enable them to enter the labour market. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Demonstrate the ability to identify and solve more complex public and development management problems in a critical and creative way. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others as a member of a senior management team in the developmental and public sectors. Demonstrate the ability to organise and manage oneself and one's personal activities responsibly and effectively. Demonstrate the ability to collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate more advanced and technically more complex public management related information. Demonstrate the ability to communicate more advanced and technically more complex public management related issues effectively, using more advanced visual, mathematical and or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion. Demonstrate the ability to use advanced technical public management related science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and interests of others. Demonstrate advanced and technical understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that public management related problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation. Demonstrate the ability to understand and apply a range of advanced, technical public management-related techniques, procedures and experimental approaches required in the different specific programmes leading up to this qualification. Demonstrate the ability to apply these advanced and technical complex public management related knowledge and practical skills to address theoretical and practical management problems. Demonstrate refined and advanced ability to learn and apply appropriate lessons from these complex experiences in order to solve technical public management related problems in such a way that sustainable developmental outcomes are ensured. Programme Structure Year 1 Semester 1 Public Administration 1A Economics 1A End User Computing Business Mathematics Semester 2 Public Administration 1B Economics 1B Business Communication Financial Accounting Year 2 Semester 1 Public Administration 2A Local Government 1A Public Law Public Sector Economics Semester 2 Public Administration 2B Local Government 1B Introduction to Politics Ethics in the Public Sector Year 3 Semester 1 Public Administration 3A Local Government 2A Research in the Public Sector Public Administration 3B Semester 2 Local Government 2B Public Sector Budgeting Public Administration 3C Public Administration 3D Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Bedfordview

Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. Our qualification is broad and comprehensive. It provides you with a sound understanding of, and skills in, the core areas of accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management, from both a local and an international perspective. You will cover specialised modules such as Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing, Taxation and Corporate Governance. Within these subject areas, you will develop analytical and practical skills in accounting and management control systems. You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, Accounting on Computers, Economics and Corporate Law. The emphasis throughout is on application and developing practical quantitative and financial skills. Much of the success of our commerce degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching and learning. We have smaller class sizes, interactive lectures by highly dedicated staff and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. In addition to the subject-specific knowledge you gain, our methods ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as critical and analytical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, selfdiscipline, working in teams and communicating effectively. This degree paves the way to further training as a professional accountant. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. Throughout the degree, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding of accounting practices and methodologies via written examinations, presentations, case studies and projects. These application-based projects and assessments ensure relevant industry experience and further prepare you for the world of work. YEAR 1 Business English Business Law Business Management 1A Business Management 1B Computer Skills Economics 1A Economics 1B Financial Accounting 1A Financial Accounting 1B Quantitative Techniques YEAR 2 Accounting on Computers Auditing 2A Auditing 2B Corporate Law Financial Accounting 2A Financial Accounting 2B Management Accounting 2A Management Accounting 2B Taxation 2A Taxation 2B YEAR 3 Auditing 3 Corporate Governance Financial Accounting 3 Financial Management 3 Taxation 3 Entry Requirements You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes, with Mathematics in Grade 12 with at least 50%. Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. Pearson Institute will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation. Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme. And you need at least 25 Pearson Institute admission points. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK). As a graduate of this degree, you may apply for exemption for all ACCA fundamental-level modules (F1 - F9), you may proceed to the ACCA postgraduate degree and become a Chartered Certified Accountant. Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). As a graduate of this degree, you will be exempted from seven CIMA module exams as from 2016. Career Options The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduate, are varied and employment options include: Accounting: Chartered, financial, cost and management Auditing Budgeting Financial management Tax consulting Start Date February or July (Selected modules) [-]

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (BCOMACT)

Regent Business School
Campus Full time February 2017 South Africa Durban

It is is a full-time three-year contact programme designed to provide the student with a wide range of accounting (financial and management), auditing, taxation and management skills while at the same time building competence in core focus areas. [+]

Course Introduction It is is a full-time three-year contact programme designed to provide the student with a wide range of accounting (financial and management), auditing, taxation and management skills while at the same time building competence in core focus areas. The coursework in the degree is demanding and requires dedication and diligent work. Students are required to write tests and examinations during the year. The degree provides graduates with a broad-based accounting qualification that is invaluable in forging a career in the world of commerce and industry. The curriculum also includes general coverage of management theory and business mathematics/statistics, and intermediate coursework in business law and economics. The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) graduate enters the business world with solid theoretical knowledge that is supported by strong problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making and strategic skills. Once the student has qualified, the degree provides articulation to postgraduate qualification, amongst others, the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree. Prerequisite(s): Matric + E symbol in Mathematics, together with Bachelor’s Degree endorsement Outcomes On completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to: Demonstrate foundational knowledge in a range of core disciplines, including business ethics, mathematics, statistics, accounting, taxation and commercial law. Demonstrate forefront knowledge and expertise in information systems. Provide accurate financial information vital in the organisational structures to management for decision making. Apply competence and skills related to general management principles of planning, organising, leading and control. Demonstrate an understanding of theories and practices pertaining to Auditing in the field of commerce and management studies. Programme Structure The minimum duration of this programme is three years. Year 1 Semester Modules Business Management 101 Business Statistics 102 Annual Modules Accounting 1 Economics 1 Commercial Law 1 Year 2 Semester modules Taxation 201 Accounting Information Systems 202 Annual modules Management Accounting and Finance 2 Auditing 2 Financial Accounting 2 Year 3 Semester modules Taxation 301 Ethics 302 Annual Modules Management Accounting and Finance 3 Auditing 3 Financial Accounting 3 Career Opportunities This degree provides an attractive range of career options and is the ideal stepping stone to an exciting range of accounting and business related career opportunities. These careers may include but not be limited to financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, and taxation. Students completing this qualification will: Possess the necessary knowledge and skills and applied competence to enable them to demonstrate financial proficiency. Be able to exercise the necessary rational judgment and decision making skills that will assist in investment planning decisions. Understand and appreciate change and managing change within organisations. Be able to analyse and solve finance related problems. Display the skills required for the recording and processing of financial information. Be well versed on issues in respect of ethical behaviour. Develop the functional competence required of a graduate to proceed to middle management level within an organisation [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management (BCOMHRM)

Regent Business School
Online Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management is an undergraduate qualification that provides an overview of management practice in a national and international context. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. Course Introduction The Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management is an undergraduate qualification that provides an overview of management practice in a national and international context. The programme aims to develop conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of management and management theory for students wishing to progress in management careers. Furthermore, it aims to equip qualifying students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in a Human Resource Management role as well as with an appropriate knowledge base as preparation for further learning. A qualification in Human Resource Management prepares the successful student to enter a wide range of careers, including Human Resource Manager, Human Resource Consultant, Industrial Relations Manager and Industrial Relations Consultant. Prerequisite(s): National senior certificate with minimum Bachelor's Degree admission or relevant NQF4 qualification or equivalent; 'A' or 'O' level certificates. Outcomes On completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to: Apply fundamental HR management principles in a work-based context. Utilise technology to communicate effectively. Conduct basic research. Manage information in a business management context. Display skills in written communication, planning, decision-making, and collaboration. Display in-depth knowledge of human resource management. Programme Structure The minimum duration of this programme is three years. Year 1 Business Management 101 Economics Business Communication Business Management 102 Statistics Financial Accounting Year 2 Commercial Law Recruitment, Selection and Talent Management Performance and Compensation Management Human Resource Information Systems Labour Relations Training and Development Year 3 Organisational Development Change Management Contemporary Human Resource Management Strategic Human Resource Management International Human Resource Management Organisational Psychology [-]