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Economics with International Trade, BCom

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Mankoeng, South Africa
Economics with International Trade from North-West University (NWU) offers specialist knowledge of the international trade environment, together with an understanding of the export process/logistics through the use of present-day applications. 
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Overview

At Economics with International Trade from North-West University (NWU) students develop skills in the analysis of trade databases, the identification of export opportunities and in the estimation of economic models.

Careers

  • Economist

  • Economic or international trade consultants

  • Any position within the import and export process (e.g. logistics or procurement for retailers such as Shoprite Checkers or Pick n Pay)

  • Government departments such as the Department of Trade and Industry, National Treasury as well as the South African Reserve Bank

  • Positions in banks, financing companies and provincial trade and investment promotion organisations

  • Export credit insurance and risk analysts

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trade relations

  • Trade practice

  • Cargo movement/logistics

  • Trade analysis

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • APS: 26
  • Mathematics: Level 4 (50%)
  • South Africans must first successfully complete the SANSC (South African National Senior Certificate) examinations. 
  • All students who are either completing or have completed their schooling outside of South Africa and / or through an alternate educational system must ascertain whether they have also earned “matriculation exemption”. In this regard, the SAMB regulates admission to first degree studies by ensuring all students who did not complete a SANSC but who have an equivalent university entrance qualification, comply with the requisite criteria. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 472 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Off-Campus Students - 7740 R

Living costs for Mankoeng

  • 7630 - 10640 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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