BA/BA with specialization in Politics, Economics and Technology/BA Extended

General

Program Description

With a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree you will learn to communicate, to solve problems, and to think critically and analytically. BA graduates are highly skilled and able to work in almost any ​field.

The private sector is constantly on the look-out for successful graduates to take up positions in middle management because it values the proficiency in problem-solving and communications that a student develops while studying for a BA. The ability to think critically and imaginatively and to convey ideas clearly is valued in any profession. 

Admission Requirements

BA (3 years)

  • Minimum APS: 27
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: Not applicable

BA with specialization in Politics, Economics and Technology (3 years)

  • Minimum APS: 27 with mathematics
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 4 (50%+)
  • Physical Sciences: 5 (60%+)

BA Extended (4 years)

  • Minimum APS: 24
  • English: 4 (50%+)

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BA (3 years)

  • Anthropologist
  • Ethicist
  • Social Responsibility Officer
  • Manager of Multicultural and Gender Affairs
  • General Manager
  • Teacher
  • Human Resources Development
  • Public Governance
  • Civil Service,
  • Politics
  • Financial Sector
  • Journalist
  • Development Planner
  • Development Administrator
  • Researcher
  • work for NGOs, Government or Private Sector
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Script Writer
  • Production Crew
  • Journalism
  • Copywriting
  • Corporate Journalism
  • Translators
  • Interpreters
  • Language Planners
  • Copywriters
  • Copy Editors
  • Literary Reviewers
  • Visual/Literary Specialists
  • Language Teachers/Trainers
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Account Manager
  • Strategic Planner
  • Media Planner
  • Brand Manager
  • Marketing Communication Practitioner
  • Communication Researcher
  • Communication Consultant
  • Psychologist (postgraduate studies required) 

BA with specialization in Politics, Economics and Technology (3 years)

  • Apprentice data analyst
  • Researcher
  • Account manager
  • Sales data management and development
  • Business development
  • Trainee analyst
  • Import/export administrator
  • Financial operations
  • Information management
  • Economic analysis
  • Postgraduate study 

BA Extended (4 years)

  • Anthropologist
  • Journalist
  • Ethicist
  • Social Responsibility Officer
  • Manager of Multicultural and Gender Affairs
  • General Manager
  • Teacher
  • Human Resources Development
  • Public Governance
  • Civil Service

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less