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WPCS 2.1.5
Tuition Fees:$2,965 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Commerce Honours (BCom Honours))
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Commerce
Campus:Upper Campus
Application Deadline: 31 October 2021
Programme Overview

The qualification would prepare students for participation in the Finance Industry or for entry to further academic development in Finance by exposing them to advanced issues in Finance from both practical and theoretical perspectives. As well as mainstream asset classes they will also become familiar with various alternative investments.

Curriculum

Applied Investments
Applied Corporate Finance
Finance Research Project
Alternative Investments

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
Applicants to the programme must meet the basic entrance requirements, being a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with major in Finance or Investment Science. Selection will be on the basis of academic performance and the University’s equity policy. As a general rule, a minimum of 65% in the major subjects would be expected, but this does not necessarily guarantee acceptance to the programme, which also depends on capacity and the quality of competing applications.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $18

How to apply

APPLY ONLINE
Postgraduate applications are only possible online and must be submitted at http://applyonline.uct.ac.za

APPLICATION ENQUIRIES
If you need help in completing your application, or advice about your choice of programme, contact:
Tel: (021) 650-2128 or email: admissions-pg@uct.ac.za.
The Admissions Office is located on Level 4, Masingene Building, Middle
Campus, and will where necessary refer you to a faculty office or department for more details information or advice.

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities are;
– Financial analyst.
– Personal financial advisor.
– Management analyst.
– Financial manager.
– Bookkeeper.
– Tax examiner/revenue agent.
– Loan officer.

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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $2,965
Tuition Fees for International Students: $5,729

Please note that fees and payment requirements differ for local and international students. A further distinction is made between international students from the SADC region, international students from elsewhere in Africa, and international students from outside Africa. The following information does not apply to students registering at the Graduate School of Business (GSB).

Students must pay the Course Fees for the selected courses, plus an International Admin Service Fee of R4, 000 plus the International Term Fee where applicable
– International Admin Service Fee – R4000
– International Term Fee from outside Africa- R49900
– International Term Fee Non-SADC – R37263
– South Africa and SADC Application fee – R100
– Outside of SADC region – R300

Relevant Contact

 
Dr Francois Torien
Programme Convener
 
Christine Olsen
Administrative Officer