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Admission criteria for Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Marketing and Management Science

Admission criteria for Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Marketing and Management Science

Admission criteria for prospective students who matriculated prior to and including 2007:

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with university exemption, plus a mark of at least 40% on higher grade or 50% on standard grade in Mathematics.
  • An NQF level 5 certificate.
  • A CV and RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) application is required from prospective students over 23 years of age, who have no Senior Certificate, but have written and passed at least four higher grade or four standard grade subjects at matric Level. The CV must include work-related experience and a SAPS affidavit stating that they did not obtain a Senior Certificate. A certified copy of subjects passed must be included. *
  • Students over the ages of 45 may apply as mature age applicants.

Admission criteria for prospective students who matriculated and exited the school system as of 2008:

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) or National Certificate Vocational (NCV) with an achievement rating of at least 3 (40-49%) in English home language or 4 (50-59%) in English first additional language, plus an achievement rating of at least 3 (40-49%) in Mathematics or 5 (60-69%) in Mathematical Literacy.
  • An NQF level 5 certificate.
  • The student must have met the minimum requirements for admission to a degree programme at a higher education institute.
  • A CV and RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) application is required from prospective students over 23 years of age, who have no NSC, but have written and passed at least 4 NSC subjects at a Matric level with a pass of 40%. The CV must include work-related experience and a SAPS affidavit stating that they did not obtain a NSC. A certified copy of subjects passed must be included.
  • Students over the ages of 45 may apply as mature age applicants.

* No credit transfers for modules will apply for RPL. RPL will only apply for access to programmes

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to provide candidates in the private, public and voluntary sectors with comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the principles, major theories and paradigms, skills, methods and technology of the science and profession of the field of marketing, management and supply chain. This, in order to promote sustainable growth and development and maximise prosperity in all sectors of the economy and society.

To develop competent leaders with applied economic, management, supply chain and marketing skills as well as generic cross-functional knowledge and skills to steer sustainable development, growth and prosperity in the most appropriate direction.

To provide students who want to enroll for advanced studies in management, supply chain and marketing, with a sound academic base, to apply their skills and further advancement in careers and academic studies in the field of marketing, supply chain and management science.