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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$2,865 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Commerce in Economics & Econometrics (BCom)
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:College of Business and Economics
Campus:Kingsway Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of this qualification 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.

Curriculum

First Year
Introductory Mathematical Analysis A
Commercial Law 1A
Economics 1A Electives
Accounting 1A
Mathematical Analysis B
Financial Management 1B
Economics 1B Electives
Accounting 1B

Second Year

Econometrics 2A
Economics 2A
Economics 2C
Economics 2F
Econometrics 2B
Economics 2B
Economics 2D
Economics 2E

Third Year

Econometrics 3A
Economics 3A
Economics 3C

Electives – choose
Business Management 3A
Investment Management 3A
Marketing Management 3A
Quantitative Economics 3A

Econometrics 3B
Economics 3B

Economics 3D Electives – choose
Business Management 3B
Investment Management 3B
Marketing Management 3B
Quantitative Economics 3B

Admission Requirements

– All programmes are presented in English only.

– All the programmes require English as a grade 12 subject.

– There are some programmes that accept Mathematics as a grade 12 subject.

– There are some programmes were either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy are accepted as a grade 12 subject;

– Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS);

– Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place as the University has a specific number of places, as approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training, for new undergraduate first years;

NSC Suitable for Degree Studies

Minimum APS – 28

English – 4 (50%)

Mathematics – 4 (50%)

International

An Admission Point Score of at least 3

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

Economist.

Financial risk analyst.

Data analyst.

Financial planner.

Accountant.

Economic researcher.

Financial consultant.

Investment analyst.

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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,865
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $3,049

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R47,514

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 (R47,514) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R‭50,554‬
-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

 
Miss Z Yende
Faculty Officer
 
Prof. Hardus van Zyl
Head of Department