BCom / BCom Extended in Economics and Econometrics

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

BCom / BCom Extended in Economics and Econometrics

University of Johannesburg

BCom in Economics and Econometrics

The purpose of the programme is to equip students with the necessary theoretical and quantitative economic and econometric knowledge and skills to effectively perform their duties as economists/econometricians in the private and public sectors of the economy.

POSSIBLE CAREERS

  • Economist
  • Econometrician
  • Economic
  • Analyst
  • Forecaster
  • Economic Planner

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS: 28
  • English: 4
  • Mathematics: 4

NOTE:

  • The programmes are presented in English only.
  • The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS).

BCom Extended in Economics and Econometrics

The BCom extended in Economics and Econometrics provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg.

The minimum study period for each of the above-extended programme is four years. The foundation (first) year of study comprises foundational modules (New/ Old NQF level 5), while the remaining three years are the same as that of the corresponding regular degree programme.

The BCom Extended Degree in Economics and Econometrics is aimed at access for success regarding its foundational provision, i.e. in providing alternative access in the field of Economics and Econometrics. Students are given foundational provision covering relevant academic skills together with subject-related themes, required to facilitate learning in the regular modules of the BCom degree programme. The combination of foundational modules enables students to develop a comprehensive perspective and effective strategies for adjusting to and meeting the demands of, the higher education environment with the aim of being successful in the chosen BCom programme.

POSSIBLE CAREERS

  • Economist
  • Econometrician
  • Economic Analyst
  • Forecaster
  • Economic Planner

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS
    • 25 with Mathematics
    • 28 with Mathematical Literacy
  • English: 4
  • Mathematics: 3
  • Mathematical Literacy: 6

NOTE:

  • The programmes are presented in English only
  • The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS).
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 20, 2018
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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2019
Duration
Duration
3 - 4 years
Full time
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Locations
South Africa - Johannesburg, Gauteng
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Feb. 2019
South Africa - Johannesburg, Gauteng
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