The Bachelor of Commerce in Economics in Economics is offered by University of the Free State.
Program Length: 3 YEARS.
Bachelor of Commerce in Economics offered by the University of the Free State at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
- This degree is aimed at people who wish to specialise in the field of Economics and who envisage working as an economist, economic policy analyst or forecaster, or who are interested in a career as a researcher in Economics, or as an academic economist.
- With a postgraduate qualification in Economics in particular, a student is well placed for career opportunities in these fields, especially in large business enterprises, financial institutions or the public sector
First academic year (compulsory modules)Economic systems and basic microeconomics
Introduction to macroeconomicsBusiness functions
General managementIntroduction to human resource management
Introduction to individual differencesQuantitative methods for businessAcademic literacy
Second academic year (compulsory modules)Microeconomics
MacroeconomicsMoney and interest rates
Financial markets, instruments, and institutionsAccounting
Personal financesGeneral managementThird academic year (compulsory modules)International economics
South African macroeconomic policy issuesStatistics for economics
Introduction to mathematical economicsInvestment management
Strategic managementRisk management in banking