The purpose of this programme 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 specialties. 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.

Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree and should have appropriate knowledge of Investment Management (New NQF level 7 / Old NQF level 6). 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 honors programme, students will be required to complete a statistics and mathematics workshop. Attendance is deemed compulsory but is not a requirement or prerequisite to acceptance and or completion of the honors programme. Students will also be required to attend compulsory library research training which will be arranged and provided by library services.

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.

Contact details: Mr Niël Oberholzer / 011 559 3483 /

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
1 - 2 
5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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