Overview

The science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of commodities. The theories, principles, and models that deal with how the market process works. It attempts to explain how wealth is created and distributed in communities, how people allocate resources that are scarce and have many alternative uses, and other such matters that arise in dealing with human wants and their satisfaction.

 

Admission requirements

  •  APS of 30
  • Mathematics Level 5 (60-69%)

 

Sites of Delivery

  • Potchefstroom
  • Vanderbijlpark 
  • Mafikeng 

Qualification options

  • BCom Economics and International Trade
  • BCom Economics and Risk Management
  • BCom Agricultural Economics and Risk Management
  • BCom Economics and Informatics

Please see the  yearbook for more information

Postgraduate studies 

  • BCom Economics and International Trade
  • BCom Economics and Risk Management
  • BCom Agricultural Economics and Risk Mangement 
  • BCom Economics and Informatics

 

Please see the yearbook for more information

Career opportunities

Some of the job opportunities include:

  • Economist
  • Economic Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Financial risk analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Policy analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • Stockbroker
  • Management consultant
  • Actuary
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Risk Management is the forecasting and evaluation of financial risks together with the identification of procedures to avoid or minimize their impact.