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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 September 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of this qualification 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.

Curriculum

Equity Investment Analysis

Financial Engineering

Financial Risk Management

Quantitative Investment Analysis

Alternative Asset Investment Analysis

Applied Investment Analysis

Portfolio Management

Research Project: Investment Management

Admission Requirements

A potential student must be in possession of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma with a minimum average of 65% obtained in the final year modules and should have appropriate knowledge of Investment Management (assessed at a NQF level 7).

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 attend a compulsory preparatory workshop. Students will also be required to attend compulsory library research training which will be arranged and provided by library services.

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.

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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

 
Mr Emmanuel Phasha
Assistant Lecturer
 
Mr Niel Oberholzer
Head of Department