BCom (Investment Management)

University of Pretoria
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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About this program

BCom (Investment Management)

The purpose of this degree program is to expose students, specialising in Investment management, to the theoretical principles and practical application of investment decision-making at a high level. A multidisciplinary approach is followed and financial, economic and statistical principles are incorporated with the aim of improving the investment decision-making process. This well-structured degree has an analytic and scientific basis and is aimed at enabling students to cope with the demands of a rapidly changing local and international investment environment.

Admission requirements

The admission requirements apply to students who apply for admission to the University of Pretoria with a National Senior Certificate (NSC) and Independent Examination Board (IEB) qualifications.

Applicants with qualifications other than the abovementioned should refer to Brochure:

Undergraduate program Information 2022: Qualifications other than the NSC and IEB.

Citizens from countries other than South Africa (applicants who are not South African citizens) should also refer to Brochure: Newcomer's Guide 2021.

School of Tomorrow (SOT), Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) and General

Education Development Test (GED): The University of Pretoria no longer accepts qualifications awarded by these institutions.

National Certificate (Vocational) (NCV) Level 4: The University of Pretoria may consider NCV candidates, provided they meet the exemption for bachelor's status criteria and the program requirements.

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Program content

Curriculum Year 1

Fundamental modules

  • Academic information management
  • Academic information management
  • Academic literacy for Economic and Management Sciences
  • Academic orientation

Core modules

  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Financial accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Informatics
  • Informatics
  • Commercial law
  • Commercial law
  • Business management
  • Statistics
  • Statistics

Year 2

  • Business accounting
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Investment management
  • Statistics
  • Statistics

Final Year

  • Business accounting
  • Financial management
  • Investment management
  • The science of data analytics
  • Applications in data science

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.


Undergraduate Tuition fees per faculty in 2022

  • 1st year: 40 000 - 52 000 + 15% VAT
  • 2nd year: 41 000 - 48 000 + 15% VAT
  • 3rd year: 49 000 - 60 000 + 15% VAT


Total Credits: 418

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About this institute

University of Pretoria - Faculty of Economic and Management Science

The Faculty comprises eight departments, namely Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Financial Management, Economics, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management and Business Management, and the School for Public Management andAdministration. Together, the departments and school present all the BCom and BAdmin degrees offered...

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Why study at University of Pretoria - Faculty of Economic and Management Science

In the 2022 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, UP was ranked in the 251–300 band for graduate employability.

International Rankings: QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

  • Accounting and Finance: 101–150
  • Economics and Econometrics: 251–300

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021

  • Business and Economics (includes business and management, accounting and finance, economics and econometrics, and public administration): 301–400

Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

  • Economics: 201–300
  • Finance: 151–200

Contact info

University of Pretoria - Faculty of Economic and Management Science

cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
South Africa

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