Bachelor of Commerce

General

Program Description

The BCom degree equips students with both theoretical and practical exposure preparing them for a professional, commercial environment. The BCom Degree will empower learners with skills and competencies necessary to function in both the private and public sector environments. This qualification will also cater to the career and economic needs of learners who are in employment and prepare learners for further post-graduate studies.

Learners are given an opportunity to choose a focus area in the following career paths:

  • Economics 
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Health Management
  • Information Technology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Risk Management
  • Retail Management

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the student should be able to:

  • Display the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes, and applied competence to enable the demonstration of administrative proficiency.
  • Display knowledge of management in general.
  • Apply skills of rational judgment and planning.
  • Recognize and appreciate changes within and around organizations.
  • Make appropriate use of information technology.
  • Analyze and solve operational problems.
  • Display skills for the recording and processing of information.
  • Display ethical behavior in a corporate management context.
  • Possess the functional competence of a graduate to proceed to the middle management level within an organization.

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Program structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

Semester Modules

  • Business Communication 101
  • Statistics 102

Annual Modules

  • Business Management 1
  • Accounting 1
  • Economics 1

Year 2

Semester Modules

  • Commercial Law 201
  • Information Systems 202
  • 2 Elective Modules

Annual Modules

  • Business Management 2

Year 3

Semester Modules

  • International Business 302 or Taxation 302
  • Entrepreneurship 301
  • 2 Elective Modules that follow from year 2

Annual Modules

  • Business Management 3

Electives Modules

  • Economics 2 & 3
  • Accounting 2 & 3
  • Marketing 2 & 3
  • Project Management 2 & 3
  • Health Management 2 & 3
  • Information Technology 2 & 3
  • Supply Chain Management 2 & 3
  • Human Resource Management 2 & 3
  • Risk Management 2 & 3
  • Retail Management 2 & 3

Admission requirements

A national senior certificate with minimum Bachelor’s Degree admission or relevant NQF4 qualification or equivalent; ‘A’ or ‘O’ level certificates.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for admission to the respective undergraduate program, but have appropriate work experience, may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as a form of alternative admission to the program. Admissions via the RPL route are based on the candidate’s prior studies, age, work and management experience. All admissions are subject to the approval of the RBS Selection Committee.

Last updated Oct 2020

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REGENT is a Private Higher Education Institution located in the heart of the central business district and the industrial hub of Durban, one of the busiest port cities on the eastern seaboard of South ... Read More

REGENT is a Private Higher Education Institution located in the heart of the central business district and the industrial hub of Durban, one of the busiest port cities on the eastern seaboard of South Africa. RBS is deeply embedded as a premier private higher education provider in Africa. Read less
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