Business Management
Welkom by Universiteit Stellenbosch

FAQs: Honours

  1. Question:What is the duration of the BCom Honours degree in Business Management?

    Answer: 1 year of full-time study

  2. Question:: What are the focal areas that I can choose from?

    Answer: You can choose one of four focal areas: Strategy and Innovation Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management and Financial Analysis

  3. Question:: How many credits do I require to obtain an Honours degree in Business Management?

    Answer: A student must earn 120 credits to graduate with an Honours degree.

  4. Question:: What is the language of tuition?

    Answer: English

  5. Question:: Where are the class sessions presented?

    Answer: All contact sessions (unless indicated otherwise) will take place during the day in the CGW Schumann Building on the main campus of Stellenbosch University.

  6. Question:: What is the closing date for applications?

    Answer: The deadline for applications is 31 October of each year.

  7. Question:: What are the admission requirements for the BCom Honours (Business Management) How do I go about applying for the Honours degree in Business Management at SU?

    Answer: Admission requirements include the following:

    • A BCom, BA or BAgricAdmin degree from Stellenbosch University, or another bachelor’s degree that has been approved by the Senate
    • A Grade 12 Mathematics pass rate of at least 60%
    • Students must have passed an approved Research Methodology course (Marketing Research 344 or Financial Management 352, in the case of Stellenbosch University students).
    • A final mark in BCom of at least 50% in Statistical Methods 176 (18) OR Introduction to Statistics 186 (18) OR Probability Theory and Statistics 114 / 144 (16) AND Theory of Interest 152 (6).

    Please complete the required forms online and include your complete academic record. This information will be sent to the Department for evaluation. Please ensure that you meet all the requirements of the programme before you apply.

  8. Question:: How do I contact the Department if I have more questions about an Honours degree in Business Management? Where do I get more information on credits and other requirements?

    Answer: Consult the general brochure of the Department of Business management and the short brochure of the particular qualification. Or phone the academic coordinator on 021 808 3415, or send an email.

    Prospective students can also consult the Yearbook/Calendar of Stellenbosch University for general information (Part 1) and full particulars of the programmes of the Department of Business Management (Part 10) referred to in the above.