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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Short Learning Programme in Advanced Competition Economics
Programme Code: CCRED2
Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 0
The purpose of the SLP is to develop knowledge and skills in South Africa in regulatory economics, including models of dominant firm conduct, incentives regarding investment decisions, and different approaches to regulation such as rate of return and price-caps. It will provide an understanding of the key economic theories and concepts coupled with how they are applied in practical scenarios. This will enable students to be better equipped to work as economists for economic regulatory bodies.
Programme attendees will be expected to have at least an undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Law or the equivalent, recognition of prior learning or an equivalent qualification at NQF level 7 with a background in competition law and policy.