MCom Economics (Research)

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General

Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Economics and Econometrics
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom Economics (Research)
Programme Code: M3RN3Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73973

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 Full-Time and 2 Years Part-Time

Programme Fees


Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and understanding 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 social science. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original work.


Admission Requirements

A potential student must be in possession of a cognate qualification on NQF Level 8/Old NQF level 7, which is deemed applicable by the School of Economics. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with school-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the school.


Selection Process

Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills and/or knowledge development. Candidates may also be required to successfully defend their research proposals at special discussion sessions. For a detailed account of how assessment of applications is conducted, please visit:
https://www.uj.ac.za/faculties/cbe/economics-and-econometrics/Pages/Courses-and-Programmes.aspx.


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/postgraduate/
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