MCom Investments with Specialisation in Investment Management (Coursework)

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General

Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Finance and Investment Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom Investments with Specialisation in Investment Management (Coursework)
Programme Code: M3IMIQ

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

Senate Approval: S182/2023

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

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: 011 559 4555
Email: echisoro@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 2 Years

Programme Fees


Purpose

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; investment analysis, fund management, and portfolio risk management   to prepare the student for a specialized career in these fields. The programme emphasizes competence, integrity, and application of ethics 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 and computational finance providing them with a competitive advantage for employment.


Career Opportunities

– Investment Analyst

– Portfolio Manager

– Investment Banker

– Asset Manager

– Equity Research Analyst

– Hedge Fund Manager

– Risk and Compliance Officer

– Financial Market Analyst

– Mutual Fund Manager

– Equity Trader


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.


More Information

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

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