MCom Investments with Specialisation in Financial Planning (Coursework)

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Finance and Investment Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom Investments with Specialisation in Financial Planning (Coursework)
Programme Code: M3IMFQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 111425

Senate Approval: S182/2023(2)

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

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: 011 559 4555

Duration of Study: 2 Years

Programme Fees


The purpose of the Master of Commerce in Investments is to develop the student’s expert knowledge and understanding of one or more of the following disciplines; investments, wealth management, integrated financial planning, to ultimately prepare the student for a specialized career in these fields. The programme emphasizes competence, integrity, and the application of ethics principles in a professional environment. The successful student will gain a global and South African financial market perspective and an in-depth understanding of the marketplace while incorporating data science in finance providing them with a competitive advantage for employment.

Career Opportunities

– Financial Planner

– Wealth Management Advisor

– Financial Consultant

– Retirement Planning Specialist

– Estate Planning Specialist

– Personal Finance Advisor

– Tax Planning Specialist

– Insurance Specialist

– Trust Advisor

Admission Requirements

Finance oriented relevant Bachelor Honours Degree or a relevant Postgraduate Diploma on a NQF level 8. Alternatively a student should possess any other relevant qualification on a NQF level 8 and have related investment oriented experience which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic merit and the availability of places and hence may entail the use of additional criteria/requirements.

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