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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,101 /year
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Commerce Honours (BCom Honours)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:College of Business and Economics
Campus:Kingsway Campus
Application Deadline: 30 October 2021
Programme Overview

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.

Curriculum

Applied Econometrics

Mathematical Economics

Microeconomics

Financial Economics

Monetary Theory

Research project: Economics

Admission Requirements

A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics or an Advanced Diploma in Economics, with an average of 65% for Economics 3 (NQF level 7) and an average of 65% for either Econometrics 3 (NQF level 7) or Statistics 3 (NQF level 7), to be considered for entrance into the honours programme.

A potential student in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics or an Advanced Diploma in Economics, with an average of 60-64% for Economics 3 (NQF level 7) and / or without Econometrics 3 (NQF level 7) or Mathematics 3 (NQF level 7) or Statistics 3 (NQF level 7), may be considered for entrance into Economics depending on the number of places available for the qualification.

Only the applicants who successfully completed the compulsory entrance module in mathematics will be considered for final admission to the honours programme depending on space availability.

The department requires the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific subject knowledge. The School of Economics reserves the right to alter the entrance requirements.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

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 APPLICATIONS

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.

Career Opportunities

Market Research Analyst.

Economic Consultant.

Compensation and Benefits Manager.

Actuary.

Credit Analyst.

Financial Analyst.

Policy Analyst.

Lawyer.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,101
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,285

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R34,845

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 (R34,845) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R37,885‬
-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.

Relevant Contact

 
Dr Josine Uwilingiye
Programme Coordinator
 
Miss ​Yolandi Brough
Departmental Secretary