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 relevant BCom degree
  2. Weighted average of at least 65% at final-year level or weighted 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.

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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