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Commerce, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Cape Town, South Africa
The Faculty from University of the Western Cape is well-connected with Co​mmerce, industry and government. Its strong teaching and applied research focus is building critical capacity in both the private and public sectors.
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The Mission of the Program

The mission of Commerce program from University of the Western Cape is contributing to and influencing the Social, Economic, political and technological development of society through teaching, learning and critical scholarship in economic and management sciences in a digital age


To be the leading EMS Faculty recognized for its excellence in relevant Learning, Teaching and Research towards a transforming society through critical, engaged and applied scholarship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    490 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic Literacy for Business
  • Introduction to the Economy and Business
  • Quantitative Skills Foundation 
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Introduction to SA Accounting
  • Academic Literacy for Commerce

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The study permit application form
  • A valid passport
  • An official letter from UWC stating that you have been accepted for the course and the duration of the course
  • A police clearance certificate for every country you have lived in for more than a year since you were 18 (less than 6 months old)
  • A Medical Report (specific form to be filled in)
  • A Radiological Report (In the form of a chest X-Ray to confirm you do not have TB - specific form to be filled in)
  • Medical cover with a registered South African medical scheme for the duration of your course or which can be renewed yearly for the duration of the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4910 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1958 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1958 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Local: R32,800 - R45,650 South African Rands
  • International: R71,140 South African Rands

Living costs for Cape Town

  • 9088 - 15530 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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