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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Finance and Investment Management
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BCom in Finance Extended
Programme Code: B3FE7Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 524
The purpose of the extended year is aimed at access for success in terms of the foundational provision, i.e. in providing alternative access in the field of finance. Students are given foundational provision covering relevant academic skills together with subject-related themes, required to facilitate learning in the regular modules of Bachelor of Commerce degree programmes. The combination of foundational modules enables students to develop a comprehensive perspective and effective strategies for adjusting to, and meeting the demands of, the higher education environment with the aim of being successful in the chosen Bachelor of Commerce programme. The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with applied competencies in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting principles in preparation for a career in the financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting fields as well as to provide a basis for further learning. The students should be able to reflect on their financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of finance as a practice.
Financial Manager, Stockbroker, Accountant, Financial Consultant, Investment Advisor
A minimum APS of 25 with Mathematics or 28 with Mathematical Literacy. English 4 (50%), Mathematics 3 (40%) or Mathematical Literacy 6 (70%). Technical Mathematics is not accepted.
Selection is based on academic credit. Only new first time entering candidates are considered for admission into BCom extended degree programmes. This means that those who previously enrolled at a Higher Education Institution, do not qualify.