The purpose of the BCom Hons in Investment Management is to strengthen the student’s knowledge of the discipline of investment valuation and portfolio management. The program is comprised of a broad-based curriculum to prepare the student for a wide range of investment-related specialties. The curriculum includes eight topic areas ranging from equity investment, financial engineering, and risk management to portfolio management and alternative investments. Mastering the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesize complex investment principles and apply these to the analysis of financial instruments and portfolio construction in a professional manner. Fundamental knowledge of global investment principles will also be gained, enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of professional investing. The program emphasizes competence, integrity, and the application of ethics in a professional environment. The successful student will gain a global investment perspective and an in-depth understanding of the global and local marketplace which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment.
Reasons for studying at UJ
UJ offers not only a special program called the First Year Experience to help orientate students throughout the first year but we also offer a Senior Student Experience that gears students toward the workplace!
Grab the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and train alongside Olympians and Paralympians on state-of-the-art pitches, tracks, and fields, or just keep fit by joining one of the gyms on each of our 4 campuses.
Be part of a young, vibrant, and agile university that reflects and adapts easily to our country’s aspirations, while maintaining global relevance through numerous international partnerships.
178 Internationally respected and accepted qualifications.
Join a university that cares enough to have raised over R300 million since the start of 2016 in order to support the Missing Middle Campaign. UJ also ensures that more than 6 000 needy students have two healthy meals per day.
Study in the vibrant City of Gold – the economic hub of South Africa. Join a vibrant, cosmopolitan, progressive group of students and academics on their way to re-imagining the future!
UJ offers an amazing on-campus experience whether you live in one of UJ’s residences, belong to a day house, or whether you just want to socialize at the Student Centres on all campuses.
We ensure the health, safety, and security of all our students through our own on-campus health services and UJ Protection Services.
Did you know that during the first five years of UJ’s existence it doubled its targeted research output and to this day, continues to break records!