Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies in South Africa

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Business Studies

A Bachelor's degree can lead educational doors, provide opportunity for career advancement, or lay the groundwork for the pursuit of an advanced degree. Our goal is to help prospective students navigate the program selection process successfully. We do things easy by streamlining the search.

Business studies provide foundational learning for students who want to work in some capacity of business. Available at universities and business schools all over the world, students will learn business basics such as finance and management. 

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Bachelor of Commerce in Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship

AFDA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth + 3 more

At AFDA, we recognise the need for a unique education for careers in the creative economy. In 2015 we announced the AFDA School of Business Innovation & Technology; a new stream addressing the rapid changes in business and technology and that will better prepare graduates for opportunities of the future. [+]

Overview

At AFDA, we recognise the need for a unique education for careers in the creative economy. In 2015 we announced the AFDA School of Business Innovation & Technology; a new stream addressing the rapid changes in business and technology and that will better prepare graduates for opportunities of the future.

The School of Business Innovation & Technology is designed to train young creatives, entrepreneurs and technology-savvy graduates to deal with disruptive opportunities that will continue to change the way we do business and perceive opportunity in the world today.

In the BCom degree, students will learn to:

Understand the marketplace for new technology based start-up businesses in the creative, media and other industries. Understand how businesses in the field of new technologies function. Understand how to employ new technologies in disruptive ways to gain a foothold in the marketplace and to compete at new levels in the creative industries in the sectors of media, sport and entertainment. Understand how to manage money to ensure the financial stability of their start-up business Understand marketing to ensure that their business idea reaches the required markets. All of AFDA’s programmes integrate with each other at various points in the curriculum. Please contact your nearest campus to book a consultation with the Head of School, BCom lecturer or a member of the recruitment team to discuss the details of the curriculum. Requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Alice

The Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems) is designed for learners who wish to specialise in one of the computing related disciplines, namely, Information Systems. [+]

The Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems) is designed for learners who wish to specialise in one of the computing related disciplines, namely, Information Systems.

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Bachelor of Commerce

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Alice

Learners exiting from this programme will be able to demonstrate management knowledge, skills and applied competency in a large number of fields of the Economic and Management Sciences specifically directed to the private sector. [+]

Learners exiting from this programme will be able to demonstrate management knowledge, skills and applied competency in a large number of fields of the Economic and Management Sciences specifically directed to the private sector. Learners could enter various employment opportunities as business managers as well as self-employed entrepreneurs in highly competitive multi-cultural business environments.

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Bachelor of Commerce in General Accounting

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Alice

This programme is aimed at students who may wish to become a member of an accounting professional institute (other than SAICA), or who do not wish to become professional accountants yet wish to major in accounting. [+]

This programme is aimed at students who may wish to become a member of an accounting professional institute (other than SAICA), or who do not wish to become professional accountants yet wish to major in accounting.

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BCom Hons in Strategic Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Students should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the organisation, analysis, interpretation and application of basic and advanced strategic management principles. The student should be able to reflect on strategic managerial decisions and be able to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of management as a practice. [+]

Students should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the organisation, analysis, interpretation and application of basic and advanced strategic management principles. The student should be able to reflect on strategic managerial decisions and be able to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of management as a practice.

Admission requirements

A potential student should be in possession of a BCom or equivalent qualification on NQF Level 7 with Business Management as one of the core modules on NQF Level 7, with 65% average for majoy modules. The qualification of a potential student should also include at least 16 credits of Strategic Management on NQF Level 7.... [-]


BCom in Intrapreneurial Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

With a BCom in Intrapreneurial Management a graduate can work in his own Business, Marketing Management, Management Consultant, Business Management,Financial Management [+]

With a BCom in Intrapreneurial Management a graduate can work in his own Business, Marketing Management, Management Consultant, Business Management,Financial Management

Admission requirements Minimum APS: 26 English: 4 (50%+) Mathematics: 4 (50%+) Mathematical Literacy: Not Accepted

Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme as specific selection criteria may be applied and due to space constraints.

With a BCom in Intrapreneurial Management you can have a career in Own Business, Marketing Management, Management Consultant, Business Management,Financial Management

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Bachelor of Commerce (General)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

With a General Bachelor of Commerce you can have a career as a Training Manager, HRD Manager, Employment Relations Manager, Product Development Manager, Branch Manager, General Manager, Change Facilitator, Management Consultant, Entrepreneur, Business Innovator [+]

With a General Bachelor of Commerce you can have a career as a Training Manager, HRD Manager, Employment Relations Manager, Product Development Manager, Branch Manager, General Manager, Change Facilitator, Management Consultant, Entrepreneur, Business Innovator.

Admission requirements Minimum APS: 26 English: 4 (50%+) Mathematics: 4 (50%+) Mathematical Literacy: Not Accepted

Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme as specific selection criteria may be applied and due to space constraints.

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BTech in Business Administration

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and practical competencies in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation, understanding and application of administrative, management and strategic management principles. [+]

The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and practical competencies in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation, understanding and application of administrative, management and strategic management principles. The student should be able to analyze and explain strategic decisions in the context of business operations, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions, given the holistic context of management as a practice.

Students must demonstrate that they can contextualize their learning to their business environment, and describe appropriate improvements and interventions they can affect in their working environments.

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BCom Hons in Property Evaluation and Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of this programme is to strengthen students’ knowledge and comprehension in the disciplines of property valuation and management. The programme comprises a broad-based curriculum to prepare the postgraduate student for a wide range of property-related specialities. The curriculum includes topic areas ranging from property valuation and property law, to property finance and property management. [+]

The purpose of this programme is to strengthen students’ knowledge and comprehension in the disciplines of property valuation and management. The programme comprises a broad-based curriculum to prepare the postgraduate student for a wide range of property-related specialities. The curriculum includes topic areas ranging from property valuation and property law, to property finance and property management.

The programme emphasises application, analysis and evaluation within each topic area as well as the application of integrity and ethics in a professional environment. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the skills to combine complex valuation, management, financial and legal principles in order to add value to the entities that employ them. The successful student will gain an overall property valuation and property management perspective which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment and prepare them for further studies in this field.... [-]


BCom Hons in Investment Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of this programme is to strengthen the student’s knowledge of the discipline of investment valuation and portfolio management. The programme is comprised of a broad-based curriculum to prepare the student for a wide range of investment-related specialities. [+]

The purpose of this programme is to strengthen the student’s knowledge of the discipline of investment valuation and portfolio management. The programme is comprised of a broad-based curriculum to prepare the student for a wide range of investment-related specialities. The curriculum includes eight topic areas ranging from equity investment, interest-bearing investment to portfolio management and retirement finance. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesize complex investment principles and apply financial instruments in a professional manner. Fundamental knowledge of global investment principles will be gained enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of professional investing. The programme emphasizes competence, integrity, and application of ethics in a professional environment. ... [-]


BCom Business Management

The Da Vinci Institute
Distance learning February 2018 South Africa Lethabong

The Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management) degree is aimed at the development of managers who need to understand the importance of socio-economic transformation for South Africa. [+]

DEMAND

The BCom Degree is specifically designed to afford prospective candidates an opportunity to realise their true potential by:

Preparing them to perform their work effectively within a modern organisational environment Providing them with personal development opportunities while they meet requirements within the business management domain Emphasising the integration of systems, technology, innovation and people development concepts into individual performance within an organisation Developing them to better understand their role in the organisational environment and improve their capacity to contribute towards managing a system PURPOSE

People who achieve this qualification will be able to:... [-]


BCom Strategic Brand Management Degree

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Durban Cape Town Pretoria + 3 more

The BCom in Strategic Brand Management aims to develop graduates for positions in brand management and business in a range of industries, in both developed and developing markets. The programme is focused on the development of cohesive and innovative brand, business and management strategies. It explores the components of brand strategy and the systemic nature of logistics and multi-media channel strategy. Insight and skills are developed in financial analysis, evaluation of strategic brand building and management performance through appropriate metrics. [+]

BCom Strategic Brand Management Degree

The BCom in Strategic Brand Management aims to develop graduates for positions in brand management and business in a range of industries, in both developed and developing markets. The programme is focused on the development of cohesive and innovative brand, business and management strategies. It explores the components of brand strategy and the systemic nature of logistics and multi-media channel strategy. Insight and skills are developed in financial analysis, evaluation of strategic brand building and management performance through appropriate metrics. As part of the experiential component of the qualification, students work in multidisciplinary teams engaging in real-world brand challenges and undertake an internship in their final year. ... [-]


BCom Honours in Strategic Brand Management

Vega School of Brand Leadership
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg Durban Cape Town Pretoria + 3 more

​​This honours programme investigates and applies strategic models and tools to the practice of innovative and cost-effective brand management, founded on robust financial and economic principles. Students are exposed to core components such as the financial management of a brand within prevailing economic conditions; brand and market analysis from a commercial perspective; the application of sustainable and ethical business and brand practice; the development of communication strategies in context of the competitive environment and internal realities; and the utilisation of metrics and models to assess brand performance and equity. [+]

BCom Honours in Strategic Brand Management

​​This honours programme investigates and applies strategic models and tools to the practice of innovative and cost-effective brand management, founded on robust financial and economic principles. Students are exposed to core components such as the financial management of a brand within prevailing economic conditions; brand and market analysis from a commercial perspective; the application of sustainable and ethical business and brand practice; the development of communication strategies in context of the competitive environment and internal realities; and the utilisation of metrics and models to assess brand performance and equity.

Modules Brand and Brand Building Research Methodology Financial, Economic & Legal Aspects for Strategic Brand Management Practice of Strategic Brand Management Strategic Brand Management & Leadership Career Opportunities ... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Midrand

The BComHons (Business Management) is a highly demanding postgraduate degree. The main objective is to extend your knowledge of business, commerce and management theory, through academic research and practical application. [+]

The BComHons (Business Management) is a highly demanding postgraduate degree. The main objective is to extend your knowledge of business, commerce and management theory, through academic research and practical application.

Our qualification provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in six compulsory modules. These modules are Strategic Management, Project Management, Organisational Behaviour, Finance for Non-specialists, Research Methodology and Research Dissertation. Within the structure of the two research subject areas, you will direct and drive your own independent research project that will culminate in a dissertation, under the guidance of a supervisor.

In Strategic Management, you will cover the strategic and change issues facing modern organisations. In Project Management, you will learn how to plan, organise and manage projects with an emphasis on finding new and innovative ways of doing so. In Organisational Behaviour, the focus is on what affects organisational effectiveness and behaviour. In Finance for Non- Specialists, you will learn how to use accounting statements and financial information to improve business decision-making.... [-]


Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Bedfordview Durban Durbanville Midrand Pretoria + 4 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]