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|Tuition Fees:||$2,255 /year|
|Part-time Study:||2 Years|
|Applications Begin:||April 2021|
|Final Award:||Master of Commerce (MCom)|
|Start Date:||February 2022|
|Academic Unit:||College of Business and Economics|
|Course Type:||Master by Coursework|
|Application Deadline:||30 October 2021|
The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding of developmental 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 as social science. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work.
• Macroeconomic Issues in Development
• Microeconomic Issues in Development
• Applied Econometric Techniques
• Research Methodology: Economics
• Minor Dissertation: Economics
A potential student should possess an honours qualification in Economics or Econometrics on NQF LEVEL 8 with an average mark as determined by the School of Economics.
Alternatively, any other four-year qualification with honours status on New NQF LEVEL 8 with an average mark obtained determined by the School of Economics and related Micro- and Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the School of Economics will be considered.
Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the School of Economics.
ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS
Please note the following:
— No application fee will be charged for online applications.
— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.
An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.
Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.
NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.
• International development
• Non-governmental organisations
• Central and local government
• Project implementation
• Urban and regional development policy
• Human resources
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*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R41,950
35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.
All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.
*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.
*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000
International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000
ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610
The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
For International Students:
**International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R41,950) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R44,990
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.