Bachelor's Degree in Economics 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.

Aside from the distinguishing between microeconomics and macroeconomics, students who are studying economics must also learn the difference between positive economics and normative economics. The former deals with that which is, while the later deals with that which ought to be. Other distinguishing characteristics include economic theory and applied economics.

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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. [+]

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.

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BCom Hons in Econometrics

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 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. [+]

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.... [-]


BCom / BCom Extended in Economics and Econometrics

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

The purpose of the BCom in Economics and Econometrics is to equip students with the necessary theoretical and quantitative economic and econometric knowledge and skills to effectively perform their duties as economists/econometricians in the private and public sectors of the economy. The BCom extended in Economics and Econometrics provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg. [+]

BCom in Economics and Econometrics

The purpose of the programme is to equip students with the necessary theoretical and quantitative economic and econometric knowledge and skills to effectively perform their duties as economists/econometricians in the private and public sectors of the economy.

POSSIBLE CAREERS Economist Econometrician Economic Analyst Forecaster Economic Planner Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 28 English: 4 Mathematics: 4

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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 Economics and Econometrics

The BCom extended in Economics and Econometrics provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg.... [-]