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Tuition Fees:$2,290 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Diploma in Financial Operations
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:College of Business and Economics
Campus:Soweto Campus
Application Deadline: 30 September 2021
Programme Overview

The purpose of the Diploma in Financial Services Operations is to develop the student’s knowledge in the area of financial services and its operations. The programme is comprised of a focused curriculum to prepare the student for a career in the financial services industry.

Mastering of the curriculum will provide students with the ability to synthesise financial services operations principles in a professional manner.

Fundamental knowledge of global financial services relevant to the financial services industry will be gained enabling the qualifying student to work in today’s world of the professional financial services operations industry.

The programme emphasises 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 environment which will provide them with a competitive advantage for employment.

Curriculum

First Year

Financial Services Economics 1A

Financial Accounting 1A

Financial Services Computing 1A

Fundamentals of Financial Services 1A

Mathematics: Finance and Business 1A

Financial

Services Economics 1B

Financial Accounting 1B

Introduction to Business Management 1B

Cost and Financial Management 1B

Mathematics: Finance and Business 1B

Second Year

Communication 1A

Financial Services Analysis 2A

Financial Accounting 2A

Financial Services Operations 2A

Risk in Financial Services 2A

Active Citizenship 1A

Banking Operations 2B

Financial Accounting 2B

Financial Services Operations 2B

Risk in Financial Services 2B

Third Year

Financial Accounting 3A

Financial Market Regulatory Environment 3A

Financial Services Operations 3A

Financial Services Preparations 3A

Financial Accounting 3B

Financial Market Regulatory Environment 3

Financial Services Operations 3B

Financial Planning Operations 3B

Admission Requirements

– All programmes are presented in English only.

– All the programmes require English as a grade 12 subject.

– There are some programmes that accept Mathematics as a grade 12 subject.

– There are some programmes were either Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy are accepted as a grade 12 subject;

– Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS);

– Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place as the University has a specific number of places, as approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training, for new undergraduate first years;

NSC Suitable for Degree Studies

Minimum APS – 28 (with Mathematical Literacy)

English – 5 (60%)

Mathematics – 4 (50%)

International

An Admission Point Score of at least 3

Application Process
Application Fees for South African Students: $12
Application Fees for SADC and African Students: $12

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please note the following:

— No application fee will be charged for online applications.

— If you have previously applied and have a UJ student number, please call the UJ Call Centre (011 559 4555) to ensure that your cell number and email address are captured on our student database. This will ensure you receive a PIN number to complete the online application process.

An applicant must go to www.uj.ac.za/Apply and select online web application.

PAPER APPLICATIONS

Paper application forms are available on request at a fee of R200. Please note, there is no payment required for online applications.

NB: If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, your matric results will determine final admission into the programme you have applied for. Only then will you be allowed to register.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African Students: $2,290
Tuition Fees for SADC and African Students: $2,473

*The normal Tuition Fees for South African Students is R37,970

35% of the tuition fees need to be paid by April, and 100% by July.

All students must pay at least R3,870 before they begin their studies while students residing on campus will need to pay at least R6,470 before the begin.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries and other African Countries pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, and a non-refundable international levy of R2,000.

*In addition to normal tuition fees, students from the rest of the world (outside Africa) pay a non-refundable ICT levy, a registration fee, plus a non-refundable international levy of R17,000

International Levy Amount:
-SADC & Africa – R2,000
-Rest of the World – R17,000

ICT Levy – R430
Registration Fee – R610

The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

For International Students:
**
International Student Tuition Fees = Normal Tuition Fee (R37,970) + International Levy (R2,000) + ICT Levy (R430) +Registration Fee (R610) = R41,010‬
-an upfront payment of 30% of tuition fees should be paid at registration.
-then 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by next 30 April.
-and the final 35% of the tuition fees should be paid by 31 July.
The University will offer a 5% discount should all fees be paid at registration.
Fees generally increase between 5 and 15 percent per year. Please contact the University in December to obtain the approved fees for the 2021 academic year.

Relevant Contact

 
Mrs Lulama Boyce
Head of Department
 
Mr Sanele Mjoli
Administrative Assistant