BCom Hons Economics

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: BCom Hons Economics
Programme Code: H3N14Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 110724

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


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 economical applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of Economics as a social science. Lastly, it will prepare them for further study in Economics as a science.

Admission Requirements

A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics or an Advanced Diploma in Economics, with an average of 65% for Economics 3 (NQF level 7) and an average of 65% for either Econometrics 3 (NQF level 7) or Statistics 3 (NQF level 7), to be considered for entrance into the honours programme.
A potential student in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics or an Advanced Diploma in Economics, with an average of 60-64% for Economics 3 (NQF level 7) and / or without Econometrics 3 (NQF level 7) or Mathematics 3 (NQF level 7) or Statistics 3 (NQF level 7), may be considered for entrance into Economics 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.
The department requires the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific subject knowledge. The School of Economics reserves the right to alter the entrance requirements.

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