Finance Honours from UNISA


The University of South Africa (UNISA) is one of the foremost tertiary institutions in South Africa. Offering quality online and distance learning services, UNISA is often the tertiary institution of choice for many people who want to further their studies on a part-time basis.  Others study on a full-time basis through the institution, mainly due to the quality education offered at a fraction of the price of courses offered by other institutions. 

Finance Honours from UNISA options are available in the form of a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Financial Modelling and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics.

Applications for 2017 are currently open and close on 11 November 2016.

You must apply for each new qualification. You need to pay the R100 application fee once you’ve received your student number.

More about Finance Honours from UNISA:

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Financial Modelling 

To qualify, you must have achieved a minimum of 60% for major subjects in your undergraduate degree.

Courses include Forecasting, Stochastic Modelling and Financial Modelling, among others. The degree takes 3 years maximum to complete.

Once you have qualified, you will have an NQF Level 8 degree.

Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Economics

This 3 year qualification equips students with skills and knowledge to work in industries ranging from the economics to the financial sector.’

Courses include:

  • Advanced macroeconomics
  • Advanced microeconomics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Research report in Economics
  • Money, banking and financial markets

Visit the UNISA website to apply for a Finance Honours from UNISA.

What benefits are offered by Postgraduate Study?

Postgraduate study is ideal for individuals who want to study further.  This type of study allows you to focus on particular subjects and to earn recognition for it.

Generally, postgraduate careers have a greater chance of opportunities than those with lesser qualifications. They can also be ideal for use as a conversion course and they also help with personal development skills.


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