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College of Business and Economics, Department of Economics and Econometrics
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BCom Hons Econometrics
Programme Code: H3M17Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 31, 2022
The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the analysis, interpretation and application of economic principles and methods. This programme will prepare students to reflect on their own economic applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics and Econometrics. Lastly, it will prepare them for further study in Economics and Econometrics as a science.
A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor's degree, with an average of 65% for Economics 3 on NQF level 7 and an average of 65% for either Econometrics 3 on NQF level 7 or Mathematics 3 on NQF level 7 or Statistics 3 on NQF level 7, to be considered for entrance into the honours programme.
A potential student in possession of a Bachelor's degree in Economics with an average of 60-64% for Econometrics 3 (NQF level 7) and average of 65% for Economics 3 (NQF level 7), may be considered for entrance into Econometrics depending on the number of places available for the qualification.
Only the applicants who successfully completed the compulsory entrance module in mathematics will be considered for final admission to the honours programme depending on space availability.
Students that have completed a Bridging Programme in Economics are not allowed to articulate into the honours programme.
The School of Economics reserves the right to alter the entrance requirements.