Welcome to the CBE

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The College of Business and Economics, in short, the CBE, is the largest faculty in the University of Johannesburg. The CBE houses six schools, twelve departments, six centers, one institute, one research lab and three SARChI Chairs. The CBE qualifications range from diplomas to postgraduate diplomas as well undergraduate degrees to postgraduate degrees. Our continuous education programmes include short learning programmes, bridging programmes and whole programme.

  • We develop critical thinkers and problem solvers that address business, economic and societal challenges.
  • The CBE has evolved into a preferred commerce education provider who, within three years, has achieved global recognition for:
  • Tourism & Hospitality: First in Africa (2019) / (2020), Eighteenth globally (2019)
  • Marketing Management: First in Africa (2019)
  • Organisational Psychology: First in South Africa (2019)
  • Business & Management Studies: Third in Africa (2019)
  • Economics & Econometrics: Fourth in Africa (2019)
  • Accounting & Finance: Fourth in Africa (2019)
  • 2021 results Times Higher education QS rankings

The CBE Schools and their specialisations are:

SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING
Department of Accountancy
Department of Commercial Accounting

SCHOOL OF CONSUMER INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

The Department of Applied Information Systems
The Department of Information and Knowledge Management
The Department of Marketing Management

SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

The Department of Economics and Econometrics

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Department of Business Management
Department of Financial and Investment Management
Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Department of Transport and Supply Chain Management

School of Public Management, Governance and Public Policy

Department of Public Management and Governance

SCHOOL OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

Tourism Management
Hospitality Management
Food and Beverage Operations

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