The BCom Honours in Business Management programme is an exciting and challenging postgraduate degree that develops your understanding of strategic management, business, finance and corporate citizenship. Our BCom Honours in Business Management degree not only focuses on academic rigour but also places an emphasis on real world application. As a BCom Honours (Business Management) graduate you will be very competitive in the job market because you will have gained advanced skills like critical, analytical and independent thinking, self-discipline, perseverance, finding innovative solutions to business issues, working in groups and communicating effectively. This programme is an excellent route to further Master’s degree studies in commerce and to academic and professional careers in a range of business, management and consulting environments.



BCom Honours in Business Management opens up career opportunities in the following fields (depending on your module choices), amongst others:

•Business Consultant
•Business Manager
•Research Analyst
•Entrepreneur (Start your own business)
•Financial Manager
•Brand Manager
•Marketing Researcher
•Investment Analyst
•Stock Broker
•Academic Professional


The qualification shall extend over at least one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study on the Nelson Mandela University South Campus.

The BCom Honours in Business Management curriculum consists of four compulsory modules:

•Corporate Citizenship
•Advanced Strategic Management
•Business Research
And two electives:
•Advanced Financial Management
•Advanced Investment Management
•Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
•Advanced Strategic and International Marketing



Unless otherwise approved by the Head of the Department, the entrance requirement is an average mark of at least 60% for the third-year Business Management modules.



For more information on this programme, visit the official Nelson Mandela University Qualification Details page:

BCom Honours in Business Management (40540)