Bachelor's Degree in Business in South Africa

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A bachelor’s degree is a post-secondary degree awarded after completed 120 credits. It usually takes eight semesters to complete a Bachelor’s degree. While completing an undergraduate course, candidates have to study general courses and chose a major specific subject. A Bachelor’s degree can also be called a baccalaureate in certain countries.

Business classes may be taken to help enhance another area of study, or they may prepare students for a career in a large corporation, small organization, or in a start-up business. Courses are offered at institutions all over the world.

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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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business in South Africa 2017. 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. What makes our honours degree unique is not only its academic rigour but its emphasis on real world application. As a BComHons (Business Management) graduate you will be very competitive in the job market because you will have gained advanced skills like critical, analytical and independent thinking, self-discipline, perseverance, finding innovative solutions to business issues, working in groups and communicating effectively. This programme is an excellent route to further Master’s degree studies in commerce and to academic and professional... [-]

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. 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.... [-]

BCom Hons in Transport Economics

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

The programme has two core subjects: transport planning and transport policy. These subjects, together with a range of module choices, as well as logistics management are aimed at equipping students with the necessary knowledge and skills to make a meaningful contribution in the field of transportation management. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business in South Africa 2017. The programme has two core subjects: transport planning and transport policy. These subjects, together with a range of module choices, as well as logistics management are aimed at equipping students with the necessary knowledge and skills to make a meaningful contribution in the field of transportation management. Students are required to take Research Methodology to assist them in conducting research for the assignments in each subject. Industry advisory boards ensure the relevance of the subject matter. Students that have completed this course are often employed in government, parastatals, the private and public sector operators of transport services as well as beginning their own businesses. Admission requirements Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of a baccalaureus qualification on NQF Level 7 that included a relevant subject as a major. BTech students should have a final year average of 65% and BCom students a final average of 60%, and with Logistics as a major. Please be advised that all Honours applications are subject to a screening process. Applicants will be advised if they have been accepted. Contact details Name: Ms A Kasoojee Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2464 / adeelak@uj.ac.za [-]

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. Admission requirements Any business related Diploma or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 6 as determined by a Status Committee with an average of 60%. 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. [-]

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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business in South Africa 2017. 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. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) OR another relevant qualification assessed at New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific subject knowledge in Property Valuation and Management. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Contact details: Mr André Kruger / 011 559 2260 / akruger@uj.ac.za [-]

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. The successful student will gain a global investment perspective and an in-depth understanding of the global marketplace which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree and should have appropriate knowledge of Investment Management (New NQF level 7 / Old NQF level 6). The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific subject knowledge in Investment Management. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Prior to commencement of the honours programme, students will be required to complete a statistics and mathematics workshop. Attendance is deemed compulsory but is not a requisite or prerequisite to acceptance and or completion of the honours programme. Students... [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Law

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Bedfordview Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Durbanville East London Midrand Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Potchefstroom Pretoria Vanderbijlpark + 11 more

The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law. [+]

Best Bachelors in Business in South Africa 2017. The multidisciplinary nature of this qualification prepares you for work in many areas of business and is an excellent foundation for careers in commerce, marketing, human resources and financial management. It is also a pathway to a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) for those of you that want to practise law. Our degree is broad and intensive. You will cover the general principles and techniques of commerce and law within the context of specialist commerce elective groups, which you choose in your second year. The core commerce majors are Business Management, Human Resource Management and Financial Management. You also gain invaluable understanding and skills in Business English, Computer Skills, Industrial Relations and Economics. You will also study a range of law modules in the field of Private and Mercantile Law. Because of our qualification’s unique emphasis on application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete an internship in your third year of study. We believe the success of our BCom (Law) degree lies in a flexibility of subject choice, a curriculum that is relevant and highly qualified teaching staff. Our Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) environment, and your exposure to real legal cases, further prepares you for the world of work. By introducing you to research, we are also preparing you for honours studies, a unique offering in undergraduate degrees. This blended approach ensures that you graduate with essential work skills such as critical thinking, effective problem solving, collaborating in... [-]

BCom Digital Marketing Degree | Digital Marketing

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

​The programme prepares students for a career in Digital Marketing; to use technology to communicate brand, product and service messages to a target audience; and to grow business. Graduates will be able to apply search engine, mobile and online marketing insight in guiding technology specialists and developers in the planning and implementation of digital marketing strategies. In addition, the qualification ensures that students understand the brand and business environment with regard to digital marketing, management, financial and project management. [+]

BCom Digital Marketing Degree | Digital Marketing ​The programme prepares students for a career in Digital Marketing; to use technology to communicate brand, product and service messages to a target audience; and to grow business. Graduates will be able to apply search engine, mobile and online marketing insight in guiding technology specialists and developers in the planning and implementation of digital marketing strategies. In addition, the qualification ensures that students understand the brand and business environment with regard to digital marketing, management, financial and project management. 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. Modules Year 1 Digital Marketing 1 Digital Citizenship Marketing 1 Business Management 1 Economics 1 Accounting 1 Applied Communication Techniques Year 2 Digital Marketing 2 Online Marketing 2 Business Management 2A: Entrepreneurship​ Business Management 2B Project Management Economics 1 Year 3 Digital Marketing 3 Business Management 3 Information and Knowledge Management Information Systems Strategy Introduction to Research Business Project Research Practice Career Opportunities Digital Marketer | Digital Marketing Developer | Digital Marketing Strategist | SEM/SEO Specialist | Social Media Strategist | Digital Media Strategist | Media Planner | Advertising Account Executive | Electronic Marketing Specialist | Content Coordinator | Online Campaign Manager | Digital Communication Manager | Communication Strategist | Marketing Manager | Marketing Director | Digital Entrepreneur Entry requirements A NSC with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of... [-]