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Programme: BComHons Investment Management

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Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Duration of study: 1 year
Total credits: 120

Admission requirements

  • BCom in Investment Management or equivalent with a weighted average of 65% for Investment Management Financial, Management and Financial Accounting at 3rd year level passed in the year preceding the honours year
  • Applicants with equivalent degrees and those who did not pass the above in the year preceding the honours year - please refer to department.

 

 

Other programme-specific information

FIN 701, 704, 705 and 706 are only available to BComHons (Investment Management) students.

Minimum credits: 120

Core modules

FIN 701 Advanced corporate finance 701 Credits: 30.00

Module content:

*Only for BComHons: Financial Management Sciences and Investment Management students.
Objectives of financial management; Risk and return; Required rate of return and the cost of capital; Capital structure theory; Valuation; Capital investment decisions; Leasing; Dividend decision and long-term financing; Economic value added; Sustainable growth; Convertible bonds; Financial analysis; Financial planning and control; Mergers and acquisitions; Working capital management; Foreign trade and foreign exchange; International investments and International treasury; Aspects of behavioural corporate finance.

FIN 704 Research report 704 Credits: 30.00

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.

FIN 705 Asset valuation 705 Credits: 30.00

Module content:

*Only for BComHons: Investment Management Sciences students.
Practical applications of investment management to the South African market; Valuation of equity, fixed income and derivative instruments.

FIN 706 Portfolio management 706 Credits: 30.00

Module content:

*Only for BComHons: Investment Management Sciences students. Practical applications of investment management to the South African market. Advanced portfolio management strategies. Performance presentation. Portfolio management and wealth planning. Behavioural finance. Professional and ethical standards.