Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Administration in South Africa

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A bachelor's degree is an undergraduate degree that is offered by universities and colleges when students complete a program of study. Most bachelor courses last three or four years with some lasting up to seven years.

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BTech in Logistics

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 cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of logistics principles. The student should be able to analyze and explain strategic decisions in the context of a logistics operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of logistics principles. The student should be able to analyze and explain strategic decisions in the context of a logistics operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. The student should also be able to reflect on her/his managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of logistics operations and management. Students must have experience in the logistics industry, in order to contextualize their learning to their business environment, and the appreciate improvements and interventions they can effect in their working environments. Admission requirements A National Diploma (Logistics) or a National Diploma (Purchasing Management) or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 6 with Logistics and Purchasing as major modules as determined by a Status Committee with an average of 60% for all third year modules, and a minimum average of 65% in each of the majors Logistics and Purchasing. 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. [-]

BTech / BCom / BCom Hons in Human Resource Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The BTech / BCom Degree is designed to expose students to strategic issues within the organization by focusing on Advanced Strategic Management, Advanced Industrial Relations, Advanced Management of Training, Advanced Personnel Management, Organizational Behavior and Research Methodology. The Honours programme design and content ensure a combination of theoretical depth and advanced practical application, as well as honing specific performance enhancement skills. [+]

BTech in Human Resource Management The BTech Degree is designed to expose students to strategic issues within the organization by focusing on Advanced Strategic Management, Advanced Industrial Relations, Advanced Management of Training, Advanced Personnel Management, Organizational Behavior and Research Methodology. Admission requirements A National Diploma in Human Resource Management or an equivalent qualification at NQF level 6, with Human Resource Management as a major subject as determined by the Status Committee with an average of 65%. BCom in Human Resource Management Career Human Resource Practitioners dealing with employee-related issues in organisations 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. BCom Hons in Human Resource Management The programme design and content ensure a combination of theoretical depth and advanced practical application, as well as honing specific performance enhancement skills. The first study year is generic while students in their second study year can specialise in one of the following fields of study: Human Resource Management, Employment Relations or Human Resource Development. Admission requirements A potential student should be in possession of a BCom qualification on NQF Level 6 or NQF Level 7 with Industrial Psychology or Human Resource Management as major modules on NQF Level 6 or NQF Level 7. A module in analytical techniques or statistical methods on NQF Level 6 or NQF Level... [-]

BTech in Operations Management

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

The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of operations management. The student should be able to analyse and explain operations management decisions in the context of an operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. 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. The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of operations management. The student should be able to analyse and explain operations management decisions in the context of an operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. The student should also be able to reflect on her/his managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of operations management. Students must have experience in production, operations, engineering management or quality, in order to contextualize their learning to their business environment, and to appreciate improvements and interventions they can affect in their working environments. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will be able to: Demonstrate detailed understanding and acquired the necessary knowledgeto apply different manufacturing/service and control systems operations management strategies used in today’s world and at the same time recognize “specific needs” required for operations process/system to function optimally. Understand and apply strategic operations management strategies required to organize, plan, lead and control a system and operational processes to function optimal.... [-]

BCom Hons in Internal Auditing

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

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. [+]

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. Contact details: Ms Nicolene du Plooy / 011 559 3059 / nicolenedp@uj.ac.za [-]

BCom Hons in Economics

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

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 [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. 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. A potential student in possession of a Bachelor’s degree or an Advanced Diploma in Economics, with an average of 60-64% for Economics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) and / or without Econometrics 3 (New NQF level 7/ Old NQF level 6) or Mathematics 3 (New NQF level 7/ Old NQF level 6) or Statistics 3 (New NQF level 7/ Old NQF level 6), obtain conditional acceptance into the Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics, and must successfully complete an entrance module in Mathematics before registration. The department requires the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply... [-]

BAcc Hons / BCom Hons in Accounting

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 week February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of these qualifications is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles in accounting and business contexts on a postgraduate level, as well as being prepared for a career in the accounting profession or further learning in this field. [+]

BAccHons The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles in accounting and business contexts on a postgraduate level, as well as being prepared for a career in the accounting profession or further learning in this field. The student should be able to reflect on their managerial decision-making processes and applications based on their professional values and foundational knowledge and understanding of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles, to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of the accounting profession. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor of Accounting degree or a BCom (Accounting) degree accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) (New NQF level 7/ Old NQF level 6) with an overall average of 55% for the third year modules and a sub-minimum of 55% in Accounting 300. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific module. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Students are allowed to repeat the Honours programme once, provided that they obtained a minimum average for the first attempt which is set by the Department. BComHons in Accounting 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. This... [-]

BCom / BCom Extended in Finance

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the BCom in Finance is to provide students with applied competencies in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting principles in preparation for a career in the financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting fields as well as to provide a basis for further learning. The BCom extended in Finance provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. BCom in Finance The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with applied competencies in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting principles in preparation for a career in the financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting fields as well as to provide a basis for further learning. The students should be able to reflect on their financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of finance as a practice. POSSIBLE CAREERS Financial Manager Stockbroker Accountant Financial Consultant Chartered Management Accountant Investment Advisor Securities Trader Portfolio Manager Certified Financial Planner Wealth Manager Private Banker. Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 28 English: 4 Mathematics: 4 NOTE: The programmes are presented in English only. The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS). BCom Extended in Finance The BCom extended in Finance provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg. The minimum study period for each of the above extended programme is four years. The foundation (first) year of study comprises foundational modules (New/ Old NQF level 5), whilst the remaining three years are the same as that of the corresponding regular degree programme. The BCom Extended Degree in Finance is aimed at access for... [-]

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. [-]

Bachelor of Economics

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

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

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. This programme is designed for learners who wish to specialize in the field of Economics, either for the ordinary degree or the honours 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. [-]

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. [-]

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 [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. 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 [-]

BCom / BCom Hons in Industrial Psychology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

With a BCom in Industrial Psychology you can have a career as a Specialist HR Practitioners Dealing with the problems or challenges arising from employees’ relationship with work environment. The aim of the Honours qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student in analysing, interpreting and understanding industrial psychology principles and methods. [+]

BCom in Industrial Psychology *Refer to the Faculty Rules and Regulations for Rules of Access pertaining this programme http://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/management/ With a BCom in Industrial Psychology you can have a career as a Specialist HR Practitioners Dealing with the problems or challenges arising from employees’ relationship with work environment 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. BCom Hons in Industrial Psychology The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student in analysing, interpreting and understanding industrial psychology principles and methods. It further develops the intellectual, research and professional skills of the student. The qualification prepares students to meaningfully contribute to organisations’ human resource acquisition, utilisation and development interventions. An industrial psychology Honours graduate will be able to apply for post-Honours training and internship programmes in psychometrics. Completion of such an internship will enable them to register as psychometrics with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Admission requirements A potential student should be in possession of an acceptable Baccalaureus Degree qualification on NQF level 6 with Industrial Psychology as a major subject (i.e. Industrial Psychology 1, 2 and 3), or the equivalent thereof. An average of 65% will allow a potential student to apply for the Honours course. Exposure to a formal... [-]

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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. 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 Taxation

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

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. [+]

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. Contact details: Ms Nicolene du Plooy / 011 559 3059 / nicolenedp@uj.ac.za [-]

BCom Hons in Financial Planning

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

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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Economics and Administration in South Africa 2017. 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 an 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. Contact details: Ms Roxanne Andrew / 011 559 4926 / randrew@uj.ac.za [-]