Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Commerce in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Commerce(Commerce)
  • Major Subject: Commerce
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Commerce

  •  The Independent Institute of Education,Vega, Pretoria  
    (a) BCom in Digital Marketing Degree


    Course content

    (i) Digital Marketing 1

    (ii) Business Management 1

    (iii) Digital Citizenship

    (iv) Marketing 1

    (v) Accounting 1

    (vi) Applied Communication Techniques 1

    (vii) Digital Marketing 2

    (viii) Business Management 2A: Entrepreneurship

    (ix) Business Management 2B

    (x) Brand Activation

    (xi) Experiential Marketing Management

    (xii) Project Management

    (xiii) Economics 1

    (xiv) Digital Marketing 3

    (xv) Business Management 3

    (xvi) Brand Challenge

    (xvii) Information and Knowledge Management

    (xviii) Information Systems Strategy

    (xix) Introduction to Research

    (xx) Work Integrated Learning 3 (Business Project)
    Research Practice



    Entry requirements

    (i) A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English, 50% for Mathematics or 60% for Mathematics Literacy coupled with a minimum of 50% in three other recognised 20-credit NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject). However, candidates who have Mathematics at level 3 (40 - 49%) or Mathematical Literacy at levels 3-4 (40-59%) in the NSC may be admitted if they achieved the required level in Grade 11 and will be required to attend additional tutorials for the numerate modules; OR

    (ii) A National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four vocational subjects is required; OR

    (iii) A Senior Certificate (SC) (with endorsement) with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 60% for Mathematics on the SG; OR

    (iv) A Senior Certificate(Amended) SC(A) with degree admission with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 60% for Mathematics on the SG.
    For international qualifications: A USAf Exemption Certificate to degree studies with 50 % or equivalent for Mathematics

    (v) Alternatively, a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate* field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies.


    Fees: R83 000


    Course duration: 3 years



    (b) BCom in Strategic Brand Management Degree


    Course content

    (i) Brand Management 1

    (ii) Business Management 1

    (iii) Accounting 1

    (iv) Quantitative Techniques A&B

    (v) Applied Communication Techniques 1

    (vi) Business Communications and Digital Media 1A

    (vii) Economics 1

    (viii) Critical Thinking and Media Studies 1

    (ix) Brand Management 2: Channel Planning

    (x) Brand Management 2: Developing Market and Consumer Behaviour

    (xi) Business Management 2A: Entrepreneurship

    (xii) Business Management 2B

    (xiii) Brand Activation

    (xiv) Financial Management for Strategic Brand Management 2

    (xv) Economics in Brand Building 2

    (xvi) Online Marketing 2A

    (xvii) Principles of Innovation A

    (xviii) Practice of Innovation A

    (xix) Law for Strategic Brand Management

    (xx) Brand Management 3: Strategic Brand Evaluation

    (xxi) Brand Management 3A: Strategy

    (xxii) Business Management 3

    (xxiii) Brand Challenge

    (xxiv) Digital Brand and Business Strategy

    (xxv) Organisational Studies

    (xxvi) Introduction to Research

    (xxvii) Research Practice


    Admission shall be granted to holders of any of the qualifications below:

    (i) A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Degree admission- A minimum of 30 % for English, 50% for Mathematics or 70% for Mathematical Literacy coupled with a minimum of 50% in three other recognised 20-credit NSC subjects (This excludes LO which is a 10 credit subject). Candidates who have Mathematics at Level 3 (40-49%) or Mathematical Literacy at Levels 3-5 (40-69%) may be admitted if they achieved the required level at Grade 11 but will be required to attend additional tutorials for the numerate modules; OR

    (ii) A National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) with Degree admission – A minimum of 60 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four vocational subjects is required; OR

    (iii) A Senior Certificate (SC) (with endorsement) with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 70% for Mathematics on the SG; OR

    (iv) A Senior Certificate(Amended) SC(A) with degree admission with at least 50% for Mathematics on the HG; OR at least 70% for Mathematics on the SG.

    (v) For international qualifications: A USAf Exemption Certificate to degree studies with 50 % or equivalent for Mathematics.

    (vi) Alternatively, a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate, 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate* field may satisfy the minimum admission requirements to degree studies.



    Fees: R83 000


    Program duration: 3 years
  •  Milpark Education Business School, Cape Town  
    Options
    1. General
    2. Tax
    3. Banking
    4. Credit
    5. Banking and Investment Management
    6. Investment Management
    7. Compliance and Risk Management
    8. Financial Planning
    9. Short Term Insurance

    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    If You Matriculated in 2007 or Earlier
    1. comprehension and application of the English language at NQF Level 4 (Grade 12 or equivalent level)
    2. A National Senior Certificate and a minimum of 24 points on the Milpark points system.
    3. A symbol of E or higher for Mathematics on HG, or a symbol of D or higher for Mathematics on SG.
    4. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology

    If You Matriculated in 2008 or Later
    1. A National Senior Certificate as certified by Umalusi with an achievement rating of 4 (adequate achievement, 50‐59%) or better in four subjects from the recognized 20 credit list, one of which must be the language of instruction, namely English.
    2. An achievement rating of 4 for Mathematics or 6 for Mathematics Literacy.
    3. Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirement, but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, may be offered admission on condition that they pass Business Mathematics in the first semester of registration:
    -Economics
    -Business Economics
    -Accounting
    -Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry
    -Natural Science or Biology

  •  Pearson Institute of Higher Education, Midrand  
    1.
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa USAF.
    2. Or If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
    3. Or You should have successfully completed a relevant Higher Certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.

    2. Honours in Business Management
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. You need a recognised undergraduate BCom degree, with Business Management and Strategic Management at the third-year level and Accounting, Economics and Statistics at the first-year level or equivalent for the specific honours degree.
    2. And:
    -You need a minimum of 60% average during the exit year of the applicable undergraduate degree.
    -Specific modules may be required to have been completed at the undergraduate level.
    -If you are a Pearson Institute student studying towards any of our undergraduate BCom degrees, you qualify to enrol for the BCom Hons (Business Management), providing you meet the Honours degree requirements. If you have not completed Accounting 1, you may enrol on the condition that you complete Accounting 1 in the first semester while doing the Honours programme.
  •  AFDA,The School for the Creative Economy, Johannesburg  
    Specialization options:

    (i) Management and Operations

    (ii) Computer Technology

    (iii) Business Leadership

    (iv) Marketing & Sales

    (v) Finance


    Applicants are required to posses any of the qualifications below::

    (a) National Senior Certificate (South African Grade 12 / Matric) with endorsement for entry into a Bachelor’s degree.

    (b) You may enter an AFDA Undergraduate degree if you have successfully completed an AFDA Higher Certificate course.

    (c) The National Skills Certificate / National Certificate (Vocational) (NCV) on NQF level 4 with 3 fundamental subjects (including English) above 60% and 4 vocational subjects above 70%.

    (d) A technical N5 certificate with 4 subjects passed on N5 level incl Maths and English.

    (e) The ACE School of Tomorrow (Accelerated Christian Education) on an achievement level similar to matric exemption.

    (f) If you don’t have matric exemption but have passed the first year of an accredited programme on NQF 6 or 7 (first year of a diploma or degree).

    (g) Should you not have any of the above, you may be able to qualify to complete and pass the AFDA Entrance Exam – go to Requirements to read more or contact your nearest AFDA campus to find out more.

    (h) If you do not have matric exemption, but are 23 years or older, you can apply for exemption to study a degree at AFDA with HESA


    Course duration: Three years
  •  The Da Vinci Institute, Johannesburg  
    Business Management
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • National Senior Certificate NSC/SC (a) - A minimum of 30% for English or a minimum of 33.3% in English for the Senior Certificate (SC) coupled with:
    • If the candidate offered 6 NSC/SC (a) 20 credit subjects, an achievement rating of 4 (50%) or better in 4 NSC/SC(a) subjects; or
    • If the candidate offered a mix of SC, NSC and SC (a) 20-credit subjects and passes an achievement rating of 4 (50%) or better in at least four subjects, which must be Higher Grade SC and/or NSC and/or SC (a) subjects, OR
    • NC(V) Level 4 – In addition a student must (a) achieve at least 60 % in three fundamental subjects, including English, (b) achieve at least 70%
    in four vocational subjects, chosen from the NC (V) Level 4 subjects; OR
    • Alternatively a Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma in a cognate field.

    Module Overview:
    -Introduction to Business Management
    -Economics
    -Principles of Accounting
    -Academic Literacy
    -Introduction to Commercial Law
    -Mathematical Literacy


  •  LISOF College, Pretoria  
    Course name: Bachelor of Commerce in Fashion


    Course requirements

    (i) BCOM specific subject pre-requisite: Mathematics: Pure maths minimum result of 55% and maths literacy with a minimum result of 75%. Accounting at Grade 12 level is recommended. Applicants must produce NBT numeracy results, with an achievement of 50% or more.


    (ii) A minimum of 50% for the LISOF BCom Numeracy Assessment Test


    (iii) Candidates can apply to the institution for admission via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)


    (iv) If you have completed parts of a cognate learning programme at another registered and accredited institution and wish to be considered for credit transfer, a credit accumulation and transfer (CAT) application must be submitted


    (v) International student entry requirements: School leaving certificate must be graded through SAQA – we require a minimum of NQF level 4 with access to Degree studies to enter this programme



    Fees: R 77 400



    Course duration: 3 years
  •  Southern Business School, Helderkruin  
    Bachelor of Commerce in Law
    Duration: 3 Years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. open to students who completed Southern Business School's Certificate/Higher Certificate in Management or Higher Certificate in Paralegal Studies and/or Diploma in Management; or
    2. National Senior Certificate: The minimum admission requirement for degree studies is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 40% in English as certified by Umalusi, and
    3. An achievement rating of 4 (Adequate Achievement, 50-59%) or better in four Subjects from the designated subject list:
    -Accounting
    -Agricultural Sciences
    -Business Studies
    -Dramatic Arts
    -Economics
    -Engineering
    -Graphics and Design
    -Geography
    -History
    -Consumer Studies
    -Information Technology
    -Languages (two other recognised language subjects)
    -Life Sciences
    -Mathematics
    -Mathematical Literacy
    -Music
    -Physical Sciences
    -Religion Studies
    -Visual Arts
    4. N6 National Diploma
  •  Boston City Campus and Business College, Johannesburg  
    Specialization option: Management Marketing

    The following are some of the contents covered:

    (i) Computer Literacy Advanced

    (ii) Accounting Principles

    (iii) Entrepreneurship 1

    (iv) Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting

    (v) Marketing

    (vi) Workplace Psychology

    (vii) Financial Accounting 1

    (viii) Marketing Management 3

    (ix) Project Management

    (x) Brand Management

    (xi) Business Management 3

    (xii) Entrepreneurship 3

    (xiii) Financial Management


    Course requirements

    (i) National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s study; or

    (ii) National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s studies; or prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed.


    Course duration: Three years
  •  Nelson Mandela University , Port Elizabeth   
    Modules covered

    (i) Introduction To Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

    (ii) Introduction To The Business Functions

    (iii) Introduction To Micro Economics

    (iv) Introduction To Macro Economics

    (v) Commercial Law I

    (vi) Company Law

    (vii) General Accounting 1b

    (viii) Accounting 1a

    (ix) Accounting 1b

    (x) Computing Fundamentals 1.1

    (xi) Computing Fundamentals 1.2


    Entry requirements

    (i) Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.

    (ii) An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.

    (iii) NSC achievement rating of at least 50% for Mathematics.


    Mode of study: full time


    Course duration: 3 years
  •  REGENT Business School, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -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 programme, but have appropriate work experience, may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as a form of alternative admission to the programme.

    Course Overview:
    -Business Communication 101
    -Statistics 102
    -Business Management 1
    -Accounting 1
    -Economics 1
    -International Business 302 or Taxation 302
    -Entrepreneurship 301
  •  University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and with at least 50% in Mathematics,
    or a Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption (or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board) and with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in Mathematics,or
    any Higher Certificate offered in the College of Economic and Management Sciences,or any Diploma obtained in the College of Economic and Management Sciences.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  •  IIE Varsity College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • An NSC with Degree admission – a minimum of 30% for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four (4) DESIGNATED NSC subjects. (This excludes Life Orientation which is a 10 credit subject); OR
    • An NC(V) with Degree admission – a minimum of 60% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four (4) compulsory vocational subjects; OR
    • An SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR
    • A Higher Certificate, Advanced Certificate or 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate discipline.
  •  Stenden South Africa, Port Alfred  
    Hospitality Management
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    - Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and applicant is turning 23 years of age in the first academic year of study;
    - Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and at least 1 successful tertiary academic year in a SAQA registered programme (NQF 5 or higher) that counts at least 120 credits;
    - Another higher education qualification from a registered higher education institute; and
    - Applicant is 45 years of age or older.
  •  Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -NSC pass with Bachelor’s Degree requirement
    -English LOLT or HL: NSC Level 4; OR English 1st Additional Language: NSC Level 5
    -Mathematics: NSC Level 4 (50%). (Mathematical Literacy is not acceptable.).
    -A National Certificate Vocational with relevant subjects will be considered for entry into this programme.
    -APS: Minimum 30 points.
  •  IMM Graduate School, Johannesburg  
    Marketing and Management Science
    Duration: 3 years

    Tuition fees: R 63,875

    Module Overview:
    -Marketing
    -Academic Literacy
    -Business Management
    -Business Statistics
    -Economic Principles
    -Financial Management




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