Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Undergraduate Degree

NQF LEVEL 7; SAQA no. 90509

Ways to study:

The BCom degree provides a broad but solid educational foundation to students in the field of commerce, including various key discipline areas such as business management, economics, accounting and finance. Choose from a selection of majors: General, Banking, Credit, Financial Planning, Investment Management, Compliance & Risk Management, Short-term Insurance and Taxation.

Why a Milpark MBA
  • We offer a blended learning format that allows you to join the class in real time on any internet-linked device from anywhere in the world. You can also attend the classes on the Johannesburg campus
  • Flexible ways to study - choose the mode of study that best suits your life
    • On Campus Learning in Johannesburg (full-time or part-time)
    • Distance Learning (you have the freedom to decide how and when you want to study)
    • Distance Learning Online (DLO) paced study using our virtual learning environment

  • Curriculum focused on preparing you for the future world of work
  • 23 years of tertiary education history
Entry Requirements

Matriculated before 2007

  • A Senior Certificate AND a minimum of 24 points on the Milpark points system
  • An E symbol or higher for Mathematics on HG, or a D symbol or higher for Mathematics on SG

Matriculated in 2008 or post

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 50% in four
    NSC 20-credit subjects, including English
  • A minimum mark of 50% for Mathematics or 70% for Mathematics Literacy.
  • A minimum mark of 50% for Mathematics or 70% for Mathematics Literacy.
  • Candidates who do not meet the Mathematics requirements but who have achieved a rating of 4 or higher in any two of the following subjects, (*Economics, Business Economics, Accounting, Physical Science or Physics/Chemistry, Natural Science or Biology), must successfully complete the bridging programme to be considered.


Module costs starting from:

  • Distance Learning Online (DLO) R7120
  • Distance Learning (DL) R5150
  • On campus classes (CL) R6900
  • * 22 modules must be completed for the BCOM General qualification

    * Fees do not include prescribed textbooks, exam venue bookings, workshops or supplementary exam costs