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Programme: BComHons (Investment Management)

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Code Faculty Department
07240208 Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Department: Financial Management
Credits Duration NQF level
Minimum duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120 NQF level:  08

Admission requirements

  1. BCom (Investment Management) degree or equivalent qualification
  2. Weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level or average of 60% for statistics specialisation at final-year level

Plan-specific admission requirements:

  • All final-year modules must have been passed in the same year.
  • This programme is number limited.

Other programme-specific information

FIN 705, 706 and 707 are only available to BComHons (Investment Management) students.

General information

University of Pretoria Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) verification project

The higher education sector has undergone an extensive alignment to the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQF) across all institutions in South Africa. In order to comply with the HEQSF, all institutions are legally required to participate in a national initiative led by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), the Council on Higher Education (CHE), and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The University of Pretoria is presently engaged in an ongoing effort to align its qualifications and programmes with the HEQSF criteria. Current and prospective students should take note that changes to UP qualification and programme names, may occur as a result of the HEQSF initiative. Students are advised to contact their faculties if they have any questions.

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

  • Module content:

    *Only for BComHons: Financial Management Sciences and Investment Management students.
    Application of research skills and knowledge in the form of a research report completed under supervision.

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  • Module content:

    *Only for BComHons (Investment Management) students.
    Practical applications of investment management ; Valuation of equity, fixed income and derivative instruments; Corporate finance.

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  • Module content:

    *Only for BComHons (Investment Management) students.
    Practical applications of investment management. Advanced portfolio management strategies. Performance presentation. Portfolio management and wealth planning. Behavioural finance. Professional and ethical standards.

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  • Module content:

    *Only for BComHons (Investment Management) students.
    Practical applications of investment management; The time value of money; Discounted cash flow applications; Statistical concepts and market returns; Probability concepts; Common probability distributions; Sampling and estimation; Hypothesis testing; Correlation and regression; Multiple regression and issues in regression analysis; Time-series analysis; Multifactor models and portfolio concepts.

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University of Pretoria Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) verification project
The higher education sector has undergone an extensive alignment to the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQF) across all institutions in South Africa. In order to comply with the HEQSF, all institutions are legally required to participate in a national initiative led by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), the Council on Higher Education (CHE), and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The University of Pretoria is presently engaged in an ongoing effort to align its qualifications and programmes with the HEQSF criteria. Current and prospective students should take note that changes to UP qualification and programme names, may occur as a result of the HEQSF initiative. Students are advised to contact their faculties if they have any questions.

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