BCom in Finance

The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with applied competencies in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting principles in preparation for a career in the financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting fields as well as to provide a basis for further learning. The students should be able to reflect on their financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of finance as a practice.

Possible Careers

  • Financial Manager
  • Stockbroker
  • Accountant
  • Financial Consultant
  • Chartered Management Accountant
  • Investment Advisor
  • Securities Trader
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Certified Financial
  • Planner
  • Wealth Manager
  • Private Banker.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS: 28
  • English: 4
  • Mathematics: 4

NOTE:

  • The programmes are presented in English only.
  • The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS).

BCom Extended in Finance

The BCom extended in Finance provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg.

The minimum study period for each of the above-extended programme is four years. The foundation (first) year of study comprises foundational modules (New/ Old NQF level 5), whilst the remaining three years are the same as that of the corresponding regular degree programme.

The BCom Extended Degree in Finance is aimed at access for success in terms of its foundational provision, i.e. in providing alternative access in the field of Finance. Students are given foundational provision covering relevant academic skills together with subject-related themes, required to facilitate learning in the regular modules of the BCom degree programme. The combination of foundational modules enables students to develop a comprehensive perspective and effective strategies for adjusting to and meeting the demands of, the higher education environment with the aim of being successful in the chosen BCom programme.

Possible Careers

  • Financial Manager
  • Stockbroker
  • Accountant
  • Financial Consultant
  • Chartered
  • Management Accountant
  • Investment Advisor
  • Securities
  • Trader
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Wealth Manager
  • Private Banker

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS
    • 25 with Mathematics
    • 28 with Mathematical Literacy
  • English: 4
  • Mathematics: 3
  • Mathematical Literacy: 6

NOTE:

  • The programmes are presented in English only
  • The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS).

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
Duration
3 - 4 
Full-time
Price
5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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