Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management

Programme overview:

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management next start date Next start date: 22 April 2023
15 July 2023
7 October 2023
Next Orientation Date: 21 April 2023
Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management study mode Campuses:

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management duration Duration:
Minimum: 1 year (Full-time)
Maximum: 2 years (Part-time)
Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

NQF Level 8 | Commerce and Law | Honours | SAQA ID 84326

Looking to rule the shark tank? Consider the Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management postgraduate degree. The main objective is to extend your knowledge of business, commerce and management theory, through academic research and practical application.

Our qualification provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in six compulsory modules. These modules are Strategic Management, Project Management, Organisational Behaviour, Finance for Non-specialists, Research Methodology and Research Dissertation. Within the structure of the two research subject areas, you will direct and drive your own independent research project that will culminate in a dissertation, under the guidance of a supervisor. In Strategic Management, you will cover the strategic and change issues facing modern organisations. In Project Management, you will learn how to plan, organise and manage projects with an emphasis on finding now and innovative ways of doing so. In Organisational Behaviour, the focus is on what affects organisational effectiveness and behaviour. In Finance for Non-Specialists, you will learn how to use accounting statements and financial information to improve business decision-making.

What makes our honours degree unique is not only its academic rigour but also its emphasis on real-world application. As a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management graduate you will be very competitive in the job market because you will have gained advanced skills like critical, analytical and independent thinking, self-discipline, perseverance, finding innovative solutions to business issues, working in groups and communicating effectively. This programme is an excellent route to further Master’s degree studies in commerce and to academic and professional careers in a range of business, management and consulting environments

More information:

Entry requirements
You need a recognised undergraduate BCom degree, with Business Management (which should include Strategic Management) at third year level, and Accounting, Economics and Statistics at first-year level or equivalent for the specific honours degree. 

• 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 undergraduate level.
• If you are a Eduvos 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
From R63 600 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information.
Programme accreditation
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).
• Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
Possible career options
Become a leader in business. The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Business Management graduate, are varied and include: • Academia • Business consulting • Entrepreneurship • Management • Market research • Project management • Research • Strategic management
This qualification is offered at the following campuses



International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
This qualification will provide graduates with post-graduate level knowledge, specific skills and applied competence in a number of fields traditionally associated with Business, Commerce and Management.

Module Semester/Year
• Research Methodology
• Research Project
• Finance for Non-Financial Specialists
• Strategic Management
• Project Management
• Organisational Behaviour