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B.Sc. On Campus

Economic Science

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

36 months
Duration
6796 USD/year
3398 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Bachelor of Economic Science (BEconSc) offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is a mathematically focused degree with majors in Economics and Mathematical Science.

Overview

Key facts

The Bachelor of Economic Science (BEconSc) offered at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg is a specialist degree that builds strong analytical abilities for graduates wishing to work in fields like economics, actuarial science, or other business and data analytics fields.

You can choose to major in Mathematical Science from Actuarial Science, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Mathematical Statistics.

The entrance requirements for the BEconSc degree are higher than those for the BCom. You should only consider it if you have a strong mathematical ability.

Career Opportunities

  • Actuary
  • Budget Analyst
  • Economist
  • Field Marketing Associate
  • Financial Analyst
  • Industry Analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Statistician

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Accounting 
  • Economic Theory  (Microeconomics for Economists)
  • Economic Theory  (Macroeconomics for Economists)
  • Algebra 
  • Calculus 
  • Basic Computer Organisation
  • Discrete Computational Structures
  • Algorithms and Programming
  • Data Structures and Algorithms

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

432 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

APS42+

  • English Home Language OR First Additional Language Level 5
  • Mathematics Level 6
  • Wait listing
Applicants with an APS of 39-41, as well as English Level 5 and Mathematics Level 7, will be wait-listed, subject to place availability.Applicants interested in Actuarial Science require Mathematics Level 7 and English Level 6.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6796 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    3398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3398 USD per year during 36 months.

R 50 920

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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