Bachelor of Commerce (Part Time)

Programme overview:

Bachelor of Commerce (Part Time) next start date Next start date: 29 August 2021
17 October 2021
Bachelor of Commerce (Part Time) duration Duration:
• Minimum: 3 years 
• Maximum: 5 years
• Minimum: 5 years
• Maximum: 7 years
Bachelor of Commerce (Part Time) support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Commerce and Law | Part Time Study

More information:

Entry requirements
• 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).
• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAf).
• Alternatively, a prospective student should have successfully completed the relevant Eduvos foundation programme. On successful completion of the relevant foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.

• Alternatively, a prospective student should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification.
Programme accreditation
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) of South Africa.
• Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
• Internally and externally moderated by subject matter experts
Possible career options
Are you excited by anything to do with business?
The career choices for a Bachelor of Commerce graduate, are varied and employment options include:
Business management
Business consulting
Human resource management
Marketing management
This qualification is offered at the following campuses
Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Durban, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, East London, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark
Qualification structure
Year 1
First year-level subjects are aimed at introducing students to the core subject
areas of a general Commerce qualification. They are equipped with the
fundamental principles of the following subject areas:
• Accounting 1A
• Accounting 1B
• Business Management 1A
• Business Management 1B
• Economics 1A
• Economics 1B
• Human Resource Management 1A
• Human Resource Management 1B
• Marketing 1
• Marketing 1B
• Organisational Behaviour
• Public Relations and Communications
Year 2
Second year-level subjects are built on the foundation developed
through the first-year subjects, and start exploring the following modules
at a higher cognitive level:
• Accounting 2A
• Accounting 2B
• Business Management 2A
• Business Management 2B
• Business Law
• Human Resource Management 2B
• Marketing 2A
• Marketing 2B
• Entrepreneurship (optional module)
• Human Resource Information Systems (Optional Module)
Students who passed the Human Resource Information Systems exams with 75%+ will receive a SAGE payroll certificate.
Year 3
Third year-level subjects are designed to provide students to specialise in Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Business Management.

The modules of Research Methodology and Financial Management also contribute to making students work-ready.
• Business Management 3A
• Business Management 3B
• Financial Management
• Human Resource Management 3A
• Human Resource Management 3B
• Marketing 3A
• Marketing 3B
• Research Methodology 3A
• Research Methodology 3B