Bachelor Degree in Commerce in Cape Town in South Africa

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

The component of a business that includes all of the activities and functions that take place during the transfer of goods from the producers to the consumers is called commerce. This also takes place on a larger scale between nations.

 

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is divided into nine provinces. South Africa is not only a jumping off point, it is itself a fantastic destination rich in culture, fauna & flora and history.

Cape Town city is South Africa’s primate city, and the legislative capital that seats the national parliament. It has a renowned port, and landmarks like the Cape Point and the Table Mountain which are tourist attractions. Cape Town has a well established system of public universities.

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Bachelor of Commerce in Law

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Bedfordview

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. [+]

Bachelors in Commerce in Cape Town in South Africa. 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 teams and communicating effectively as well as legal abilities like logical reasoning and making ethical judgements. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) and in your third year, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry specific inputs. You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. You attend lectures, small group sessions and workshops. You may volunteer at the Pearson Institute Legal Advice and Training Centre. You may participate in moot court competitions. Throughout the programme, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding via application-based assessments such as examinations, presentations, case studies, research projects and analysis of commercial issues. YEAR 1 Business English Business Management 1A Business Management 1B Computer Skills Employment Relations 1 Family Law Financial Accounting 1A Financial Accounting 1B Human Resource Management 1 Introduction to Law 1A Introduction to Law 1B Law of Persons Quantitative Techniques YEAR 2 Economics 1A Economics 1B Entrepreneurial Law Human Resource Information Systems Individual Labour Law Insolvency Law Law of Negotiable Instruments Law of Succession Research Methodology And a choice of two of the following elective groups, which will be majors in your third year: Group 1 Business Management 2A Business Management 2B Group 2 Human Resource Management 2A Human Resource Management 2B Group 3 Management Accounting 2A Management Accounting 2B YEAR 3 Collective Labour Law Law of Contract Law of Delict Law of Property Law of Sale and Lease Research Project Work Integrated Learning (WIL) And a choice of two of the following elective groups, based on selection of majors from year 1 and 2: Group 1 Business Management 3A Business Management 3B Group 2 Human Resource Management 3A Human Resource Management 3B Group 3 Financial Management 3 Entry Requirements You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes. Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. Pearson Institute will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation. Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme. And you need at least 25 Pearson Institute admission points. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Career Options The careers for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Law graduate, are varied and include: Business administration Management Entrepreneurship Politics Banking Start Date February or July (Selected modules) [-]

Bachelor of Commerce

Milpark Education
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 years July 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree is to provide a broad but solid educational foundation to students in the field of commerce, including various key discipline areas such as business management, accounting and law. The qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge base, practical competence and application skills that would enable students either to enter the labour market or [+]

The purpose of the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree is to provide a broad but solid educational foundation to students in the field of commerce, including various key discipline areas such as business management, accounting and law. The qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge base, practical competence and application skills that would enable students either to enter the labour market or to pursue further studies in this field. As an alternative to a general commerce major, students are able to select from six areas of specialisation, namely Financial Planning, Banking, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management, Investment Management and Credit. The Bachelor of Commerce degree appears on the Financial Services Board’s (FSB) list of recognised qualifications for FAIS Fit and Proper purposes. In terms of this rating, the qualification is considered to be relevant to all product categories as a generic (G) qualification ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF level 4 (Grade 12 or equivalent level) is required. For entry into the degree, candidates who matriculated in 2007 or earlier: 1. A National Senior Certificate AND a minimum of 24 points on the Milpark points system. 2. A symbol of E or higher for Mathematics on HG, or a symbol of D or higher for Mathematics on SG. Candidates who do not meet this requirement but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration: - Economics - Business Economics - Accounting - Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry - Natural science or Biology. For entry into the Degree, candidates who matriculated in 2008 or later require: 1. A National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50‐59%) or better in four subjects from the recognised 20 credit list, one of which must be the language of instruction, namely English. 2. An achievement rating of 4 for Mathematics or 6 for Mathematic Literacy. Candidates who do not meet this requirement but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration: - Economics - Business Economics - Accounting - Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry - Natural Science or Biology Foreign applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the qualification. Foreign students who do not hold a South African matric certificate must present a matric verification from the South African Matriculation Board on application. Milpark admits a small number of students onto its programme via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants interested in applying via RPL will be considered individually by the relevant Dean. ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY Milpark provides students with materials, resources, formative assessments (including online tests and quizzes), discussion opportunities and a number of administrative services as part of the myMilpark and myCourses online tuition and support environments. Course materials contain links to additional external resources in the form of links to downloadable documents, websites and videos. Having access to the above online facilities is essential for efficient communication, learning and success. You will need continuous (daily) access to study, using the resources mentioned above, and to submit and receive your assignments. ASSESSMENT Formative assessment contributes 30% to the final mark and consists of a combination of assignments and tests. The exact formative structure per module will be communicated to you at the start of the semester. Students will write a final, summative assessment per module at the end of each semester, which contributes 70% towards the final mark. Students need to obtain a sub‐minimum mark of 40% in the final, summative assessment and an overall mark of 50% in order to pass the module. DURATION Full‐time contact‐learning students have a minimum of three years and a maximum of four years to complete the qualification. Part‐time distance‐learning students have a minimum of three years and a maximum of nine years to complete the qualification. CERTIFICATION On successful completion of the qualification, the student will receive a Bachelor of Commerce, NQF Level 7 (minimum credits: 360). The Bachelor in Commerce degree is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee of the Council for Higher Education (CHE). [-]