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Tuition Fees:$3,736 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Property Studies (BSc PS)
Start Date:January 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Campus:West Campus
Application Deadline: 30 June 2021
Programme Overview

Property is a high-demand finite resource that supports economic activity and influences the cost of goods and services. It forms the major asset value in corporate balance sheets, with most corporate debt secured against it.

The challenge for the property practitioner is to provide spaces that efficiently meet organisational requirements. This requires a combination of legal, financial, and engineering skills.

The four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Property Studies programme provides comprehensive training in most aspects of the property business, including finance, investment, development, and valuation. You can also specialise in corporate real estate and facilities management.

You will get a strong understanding of the fundamentals, including introduction to property, business and property, applications of mathematics, statistics, law, and planning. You will also receive training in finance, market analysis, investment finance, and property valuation, as well as professional skills training, including oral and written communication, the ability to work in teams, financial statement analysis, valuation, and financial modelling.

In the fourth year, you will get additional training in entrepreneurship and leadership. This gives you the practical experience you need to start working in finance, property asset management, letting and leasing, banking, property development, and valuations, in the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
– APS 36+
– English Home Language OR First Additional Language Level 5
– Mathematics Level 5

Wait-listing

Students with English and Mathematics at Level 5 will be wait-listed, subject to place availability.

International Students:
Ordinary Levels – A-C (English, Maths, Physics)
Advanced Levels – A-C (English, Maths, Physics)
International Baccalaureate – HS, SL 4-7

All other foreign qualifications are considered according to faculty requirements.
NOTE: If the certificate you obtained in your country is not mentioned above, please message the “Course Contacts” above and they will be able to answer all your questions

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $42

How to Apply
– To apply online, go to: www.wits.ac.za/applications
– You may apply for a maximum of three programmes (order of choice does not matter)
– If you apply for two programmes within one Faculty, you are advised to apply for one programme in a less restricted faculty (e.g. Humanities, Commerce or Science)
– Try to keep your options open, especially when applying for programmes in Faculties such as Health Sciences or Engineering
N.B: Do not enter the duration of the programme. You are applying to go into 1st year of study.
A non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens, and R700 for foreign citizens, is required.

Closing dates
30 June – Faculty of Health Sciences (all programmes); Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Audiology, Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology; BA Film and TV
30 September – All other University programmes; Residence applications.

Additional Forms
Does your degree programme have additional selection procedures? Some degrees have additional selection requirements such as portfolio and essay submissions, auditions or National Benchmark Tests. Please click on Additional Forms below to see if this applies to you.

Pay Application Fee
– Non-refundable application fee of R100 for South African citizens
– Non-refundable application fee for foreign citizens of R700
– Payments to be made before closing dates.
– Use your T Number or Person Number as reference

How to pay
– Deposit the exact amount into the University’s Application Fee account:
Standard Bank, Account name: Wits University – Application Fees. Current Account Number: 200 346 385, Branch code: Braamfontein 004 805. CI Number 074A. (International payment swift code: SBZAZAJJ). Use your person/student number as a reference.
– Pay by cash or credit card at the Wits Fees Office, Ground Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House (Senate House), Braamfontein Campus East, Jorissen Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa. Use your person/student number as a reference.

EFT – Use your T Number or person/student number as the reference.

Career Opportunities
Career opportunities for this programme include:
– Banking, Investment and Finance
– Built Environment Analyst
– Consulting
– Damage Assessor
– Development and Corporate Real Estate
– Policy Analyst
– Property Management
– Property Valuation
Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $3,736
Tuition Fees for International Students: $7,473

– South African students pay R48110-59310 per year as tuition fees.
– Students from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries pay the same annual tuition fees as South Africans plus an International Registration Fee (IRF). The SADC member countries are Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
– Students sponsored by the Government of Rwanda will be treated as and pay the same amount as SADC students.
– Students from all other countries (Non-SADC) will pay double the fees paid by South African Students
– Diplomats and their dependents stationed in South Africa & International Wits employees and their dependents will pay South African tuition fees + International Registration Fee (IRF).

Relevant Contact

 
Ruth Billett
School Administrator
 
Olga Ndlovu
Faculty Officer