Bachelor Degree in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa

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A bachelor’s degree is a four-year undergraduate degree and is the standard for higher education throughout most of the world. Bachelor’s degrees can be earned at state universities, at private universities, at community colleges and via online universities.

The purpose of Economics is to study how scarce goods are distributed and consumed. It studies markets, businesses, pricing or consumers in its realm of microeconomics. And it covers fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment or monetary policy in macroeconomics. Good economists are increasingly important in order to prevent and improve economical situations of different sectors and industries.

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.

Johannesburg city is the largest source of gold and diamond in southern Africa. It is the base of South Africa’s Constitutional court and is the largest and wealthiest city in the Gauteng Province. It is home to University of Johannesburg.

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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 [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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 [-]

BTech in Quality

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 quality management principles. [+]

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 quality management principles. The student should be able to analyse and explain quality assurance decisions in the context of a QA unit, a company, as well as the regulatory environment, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. The student should also be able to reflect on her/his QA decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of quality assurance and improvement. Students must have experience in the QA function, in order to contextualize their learning to their business environment, and to appreciate improvements andinterventions 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 knowledge to apply different quality management systems used in today’s world. Understand and apply strategic quality control, which is required to maintain a quality management system and continual improvement of quality in the organization. Analyse, prepare and apply the statistical quality techniques associated with industries and the implementation of quality systems. Identify and solve quality related... [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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. Analyse, prepare... [-]

BCom Hons in Treasury Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa 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. The successful student will gain a global corporate treasury management perspective and an in-depth understanding of the global marketplace which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment. Admission requirements: An appropriate Bachelor’s degree with a minimum average of 65%, obtained in the final year modules. Contact details: Mr Niël Oberholzer / 011 559 3483 / dfiminfo@uj.ac.za [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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 Quantitative Finance

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa 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 specialisation within financial engineering field and advanced quantitative finance. The provision of self-reflexive, scientifically trained professionals forthe 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: Mathematics (specifically calculus) and/or Statistics at a New NQF level 5 and 6. Contact details: Ms Erna Zeelie / 011 559 4731 / ejzeelie@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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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... [-]

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 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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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 [-]

BCom Hons in Financial Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 South Africa 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 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 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. The programme is aligned with the competency framework and curriculum requirements of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Students that complete the BCom Hons (Financial Management) will be prepared to write the CIMA professional qualification exams that lead into an Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) designation. The programme is geared towards preparing students for a professional qualification with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce qualification and should have obtained a final mark of at least 65% for both... [-]

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 [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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 with the... [-]

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. A potential student in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with an average of 60-64% for Econometrics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6) and average of 65% for Economics 3 (New NQF level 7/Old NQF level 6), obtain conditional acceptance into the honours programme , and must successfully complete an entrance module in Mathematics before registration. Students that have completed a Bridging Programme in Economics are not allowed to articulate into the honours programme. Contact details: Dr Josine Uwilingiye / 011 559 2531 / juwilingiye@uj.ac.za [-]

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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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... [-]

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. [+]

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 success in terms of its foundational provision, i.e. in providing... [-]

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 in order 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. [+]

Bachelors in Economics in Johannesburg in South Africa. 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 in order 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 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 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. 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 Economics and Econometrics is aimed at access for success in terms of its foundational provision, i.e. in providing alternative access in the field of Economics and Econometrics. Students are given foundational provision covering relevant academic skills together with subject-related themes, required to facilitate learning in the regular modules of the BCom degree programme. The combination of foundational modules enables students to develop a comprehensive perspective and effective... [-]