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Find Bachelor Programs in Economic Studies in South Africa 2019

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Economics and administration is a fusion of many different disciplines. Professionals are trained in business, macro and micro economics, finance, public policy and other topics to help them analyze and understand the national or global financial picture.

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Top Bachelor Programs in Economic Studies in South Africa 2019

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19 Results in Economic Studies, South Africa

University of Fort Hare

This programme is designed for learners who wish to specialize in the field of Economics, either for the ordinary degree or the honors degree. It is expected that learner ... [+]

This programme is designed for learners who wish to specialize in the field of Economics, either for the ordinary degree or the honors degree. It is expected that learners completing the programme will pursue careers such as in Banking and Finance, Industry, the Public Sector and Development requiring applied economic research.

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South Africa Alice
February 2020
Full-time
Campus
University of Fort Hare

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 ... [+]

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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South Africa Alice
February 2020
Full-time
Campus
University of Fort Hare

This programme is designed for students who wish to become professional accountants. This is a three-year programme designed for learners who meet the normal entrance req ... [+]

This programme is designed for students who wish to become professional accountants. This is a three-year programme designed for learners who meet the normal entrance requirements. All modules are core to the programme.

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South Africa Alice
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Regent Business School

It is is a full-time three-year contact programme designed to provide the student with a wide range of accounting (financial and management), auditing, taxation and manag ... [+]

Course Introduction

It is is a full-time three-year contact programme designed to provide the student with a wide range of accounting (financial and management), auditing, taxation and management skills while at the same time building competence in core focus areas. The coursework in the degree is demanding and requires dedication and diligent work. Students are required to write tests and examinations during the year. The degree provides graduates with a broad-based accounting qualification that is invaluable in forging a career in the world of commerce and industry. The curriculum also includes general coverage of management theory and business mathematics/statistics and intermediate coursework in business law and economics. The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) graduate enters the business world with a solid theoretical knowledge that is supported by strong problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making and strategic skills. Once the student has qualified, the degree provides articulation to postgraduate qualification, amongst others, the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree.... [-]

South Africa Durban Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The Bachelor of Commerce in International Accounting is a professionally-oriented and highly relevant online programme that will provide students with an international pe ... [+]

Overview

The Bachelor of Commerce in International Accounting is a professionally-oriented and highly relevant online programme that will provide students with an international perspective on global principles of finance and accounting. Potential students are individuals who want to pursue a career as professionals in the broad fields of finance and accounting, but who, owing to financial and geographical barriers, are unable to access contact education, or who would prefer the flexibility that is available through distance provision.

This online programme will develop students' intellectual, practical and critical-thinking skills to enable them to apply subject-related knowledge and solve problems, which would be expected of an entry-level accountant in an international practice. Furthermore, the programme provides students with a comprehensive and fundamental knowledge base of the underlying core international principles of accounting, governance, risk management and control, auditing, financial management as well as management accounting. In line with the international focus of the programme, it will not offer a module on national tax, as tax laws differ from country to country. Important global tax principles will be incorporated in the other modules, specifically accounting and financial management.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
July 2019
4 years
Online
University of Johannesburg

This qualification is intended for students specializing in the field of quantity surveying, in the construction and property industries and the quantity su ... [+]

After successful completion of the National Diploma, candidates may, subject to the applicable programme regulations, register for the Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Baccalaureus Technologiae –BTech). The BTech requires a minimum of one year’s further study.

A BTech Degree in the relevant field of study will be conferred on candidates after successful completion of all theoretical requirements.

This qualification is intended for students specializing in the field of quantity surveying, in the construction and property industries and the quantity surveying profession. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to perform services relevant to contract procurement, financial and cost management and property development independently.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The primary purpose of the BCom Hons (Treasury Management) is to develop the student’s knowledge of the discipline of corporate treasury valuation and management. ... [+]

The primary purpose of the BCom Hons (Treasury Management) is to develop the student’s knowledge of the discipline of corporate treasury valuation and management. The programme is comprised of a focused curriculum to prepare the student for a career in corporate treasury management. The curriculum includes eight topic areas ranging from quantitative investment analysis, liquidity management to risk management and financial engineering. Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesize complex treasury management principles and apply financial instruments in a professional manner. Fundamental knowledge of global investment and treasury principles will be gained enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of professional corporate treasury management. The programme emphasizes competence, integrity, and application of ethics in a professional environment. ... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual and practical skills in the analysis, interpretation and application of advanced accounting, governance and c ... [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual and practical skills in the analysis, interpretation and application of advanced accounting, governance and control and taxation principles. This programme will prepare students to identify and solve advanced accounting, governance and control and taxation principles in practice. Lastly, this programme will prepare students for further studies in accounting, auditing and taxation as a science.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a BCom or an Advanced Diploma and should have appropriate knowledge of Accounting, Taxation and Governance and Control on 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 module knowledge in Accounting, Taxation and Governance and Control. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of the programme is to provide students with the required theoretical and practical training needed to understand and implement mathematical financial models. ... [+]

The purpose of the programme is to provide students with the required theoretical and practical training needed to understand and implement mathematical financial models. The programme is a vital qualification needed for entry into professional practice or management positions in the quantitative finance services industry. The curriculum covered in the programme provides an in-depth groundwork for further learning and specialization within financial engineering field and advanced quantitative finance. The provision of self-reflexive, scientifically trained professionals for the South African financial services industry builds our national, intellectual and economic infrastructure.

Admission requirements: An appropriate Bachelor’s degree with a minimum average of 65%, obtained in the final year modules. Students are required to have completed the following as part of their undergraduate degree:... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

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 ... [+]

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 specialties. 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.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual and practical skills in the analysis, interpretation and application of advanced accounting, governance and c ... [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual and practical skills in the analysis, interpretation and application of advanced accounting, governance and control and internal auditing principles. This programme will prepare students to identify and solve advanced accounting governance and control and internal auditing in practice. Lastly, this programme will prepare students for further studies in accounting, and internal auditing as a science.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a BCom or an Advanced Diploma and should have appropriate knowledge of Accounting, Taxation and Internal Auditing (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 module knowledge in Accounting, Taxation and Internal Auditing. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning ... [+]

The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles and research capacity in the economic environment at an advanced level. Learners are also prepared for a career in the practice of financial planning and further learning in researched based postgraduate study in this field by developing research and reporting skills. The students should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of financial planning as a practice at an advanced level.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a BCom and should have appropriate knowledge of Financial Planning (assessed at a New NQF level 7 / Old NQF level 6) or an appropriate advanced diploma. 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 Financial Planning. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of this programme is to provide students with the necessary knowledge to undertake highly-skilled professional work in the disciplines of management accountin ... [+]

The purpose of this programme is to provide students with the necessary knowledge to undertake highly-skilled professional work in the disciplines of management accounting and finance. The programme is comprised of a broad-based curriculum to prepare the postgraduate student for a wide range of finance-related specialities. 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 synthesize complex management, financial, performance and risk principles in order to drive and add value to the entities that employ them. The successful student will gain an overall financial and business perspective which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment. In addition, the student will be prepared for further studies in the field by developing research and reporting skills through the completion of a supervised research project in the field of financial management.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the analysis, interpretation and application of economic pri ... [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the analysis, interpretation and application of economic principles and methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economical applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics as a social science. Lastly, it will prepare them for further study in Economics as a science.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree or an Advanced Diploma in Economics, with an average of 65% for Economics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) and an average of 65% for either Econometrics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) or Statistics 3 (New NQF level 7/ Old NQF level 6), to be considered for entrance into the Honours programme.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the analysis, interpretation and application of economic pri ... [+]

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the analysis, interpretation and application of economic principles and methods.

This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics and Econometrics. Lastly, it will prepare them for further study in Economics and Econometrics as a science.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree, with an average of 65% for Economics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) and an average of 65% for either Econometrics 3 (New NQF level 7/OldNQF level 6) or Mathematics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) or Statistics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6), to be considered for entrance into the Honours programme.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus