The purpose of the Advance Diploma is to broaden and deepen the knowledge, understanding, insight and skills with the aim of further learning in Economics. The programme is designed to prepare the student for the job market by providing them with the tools for the correct interpretation and understanding of the economy on a microeconomic and macroeconomic level, within a framework of the business environment.
The entry requirements for the Advanced Diploma in Economics are a Diploma, National Diploma or BTech with Economics as a major up to 3rd year level (with an average of 55% for Economics 3 AND an overall average of 55% for the relevant qualification AND a minimum APS of 4 for Mathematics). Students with an APS below 4 for Mathematics or with Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy will only be considered after successful completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students module offered by the Faculty of Science to all second and third-year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University.
Closing Dates for Applications
31 October annually for study in the following year.
31 August annually for international students.
Application forms and information are obtainable from the relevant department.
Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the relevant department.
Registration and Start Dates
Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.
All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.
End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.