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Tuition Fees:$2,670 /year
Applications Begin:March 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Campus:Stellenbosch
Application Deadline: 30 June 2021
Programme Overview

Agricultural Economics is an interdisciplinary field where you can study the application of economic and management sciences to the production and marketing of agricultural and food products.

A BCom qualification in Agricultural Economics gives you access to professional occupations in the growing domestic and international agricultural and food industries.

Professional occupations include general management, financial management and logistical management in the entire food value chain, from agricultural input delivery, financial services, agribusinesses involved in production, distribution and marketing to food processing and production businesses

Curriculum

First year

Business Management 113(12), 142(6)
Economics 114(12), 144(12)
Financial Accounting 188(24)
Information Systems 112(6)
Statistics 186(18) or
Statistical Methods 176(18)
Theory of Interest 152(6)

Recommended elective modules
Choose 24 credits.
Academic Discourse for EMS 114(12) #
Business Communication 142(12) #
Geo-Environmental Science 124(16), 154(16)
Industrial Psychology 114(12), 144(12)
Introduction to Transport and Logistics Systems 144(12)
Philosophy 114(12), 144(12)
Political Science 114(12), 144(12)
Public and Development Management 114(12), 144(12)
Sociology 114(12), 144(12)

Second Year

Agricultural Economics 234(16), 242(8), 262(8)
Financial Management 214(16)
Investment Management 254(16)

Recommended elective modules
Choose 2 subjects.
Economics 214(16), 244(16)
Financial Accounting 288(32)
Logistics Management 214(16), 244(16)
Marketing Management 214(16), 244(16)

Third Year

Agricultural Economics 314(16), 334(16), 354(16), 364(16)
Marketing Management 314(12), 324(12), 344(12), 354(12)
Economics 318(24), 348(24)
Financial Management 314(12), 332(12), 352(12), 354(12)
Logistics Management 314(12), 324(12), 344(12), 354(12)

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements

– Overall National Senior Certificate average of at least 65%, excluding Life Orientation

– Mathematics 60%

– One of the following:

– Afrikaans Home Language 50% or

– English Home Language 50% or

– Afrikaans First Additional Language 60% or

– English First Additional Language 60%

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $0

All the undergraduate programmes in the Faculty have the same application procedure and closing date, unless otherwise specified (see the relevant programme entries for more information):

– Apply electronically at www.maties.com in the year before your intended studies. Applications open in March. Please note that for the Diploma in Sustainable Development, you must also complete a departmental application form.

– All applications close on 30 June, except for the Diploma and the Advanced Diploma in Public Accountability, which close 15 December.

– The closing dates mean that your application must be finalised and all documentation handed in by these dates. No applications that reach the University after the closing date will be accepted. In the case of the Diploma and the Advanced Diploma in Public Accountability, however, you may contact the programme coordinator to find out about late application.

International Students do not pay application fees.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,670
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,035

*South African students pay R44273 per year as tuition fees.
*Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries, as well as Rwanda and Namibia, pay R60000 without an international tuition fee

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

*Students from Africa (Non-SADC) pay R60000 plus international tuition fees of R23940
*Students from the rest of the World (outside of Africa) pay R60000 plus international tuition fees of R50700

MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (SADC) – R60000
MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (Africa) – R83940
MINIMUM COMPULSORY INITIAL FEE PAYABLE BEFORE REGISTRATION (Rest of the World) – R110700

Relevant Contact

 
Miss Ilze Gelderblom
Student Affairs Coordinator
 
Miss Tanja Malan
Personal Assistant to the Dean