UFH Masters of Commerce – Economics Course

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UFH Masters of Commerce – Economics Course

UFH Masters of Commerce – Economics Course – see details below:

Masters of Commerce – Economics (60016)

These programmes are intended for learners who have the ability to do research independently in an approved area of specialization, under supervision of qualifying staff.  It is stipulated that prospective applicants into these programmes will submit a brief research proposal for acceptance to the Head of Department/post graduate coordinator after which a supervisor(s) will be allocated.

Entry Requirements:

For the Masters level a 4-year Bachelors/ Honors degree in Economics is required. For the PhD programme a Masters degree with a pass mark of not less than 60% for the major courses (in the case of coursework Masters) or a good Masters and evidence of scholarly contribution in the case of a research Masters. Submission of synopsis in the area of research is a prerequisite for admission.


Knowledge of Economics is useful for a career in finance, industry, commerce and public administration and is invaluable to anyone interested in understanding the forces underlying social, political and economic change in South Africa, Africa and beyond. Training in Economics today is an increasingly valuable employment qualification in both the public and private sectors. Companies need people who can see the “big picture”. Economists are sought after in many spheres of business and are especially important to large industry.

Economics is not just useful to those who aim to achieve in the business world; it is useful for everyday activities, such as understanding why the price of petrol is consistently increasing despite the attempts made by government to reduce it, etc.

See Also:

1. Postgraduate Diploma in Economics: (PGDEcon) 1
2. Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy: (Preliminary)
3. Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy: (PGDipAcc)
4. Master of Commerce: M Com
5. Doctor of Public Administration
6. Bachelor of Commerce Generic (Industrial Psychology Stream)
7. Bachelor of Commerce Generic (Economics Stream)
8. Bachelor of Commerce Generic (Business Management Stream)
9. Bachelor of Commerce Accounting: B Com Acc
10. Bachelor of Commerce (Information Systems): B Com (IS) East London Campus
11. Bachelor of Commerce (Honours): B Com (Hons)
12. Bachelor of Administration in Public Administration
13. Bachelor of Administration (Honours): B Admin (Hons) 1
15. Master of Public Administration: MPA
16. Master of Policy Studies: MPS 3
17. Master of Commerce in Development Studies
20. Master of Administration: M Admin
21. Doctor of Philosophy (Social Science Dev): PhD (Social Science Dev)
22. Doctor of Philosophy (in Information Systems)
23. Doctor of Philosophy (in Economics) 3
25. Doctor of Philosophy (in Industrial Psychology) 3
26. Bachelor of Administration Honours: B Admin Hons 3
27. Bachelor of Commerce Honours: Development Studies
28. Advanced Diploma in Accounting bridging (ADA) (bridging programme)
29. Doctor of Commerce – Economics (61500)
30. Bachelor of Social Work
31. Bachelor of Library Studies
32. Master of Commerce in Information Systems
33. Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Monitoring

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