Why study BCom at Wits?The Wits BCom is an investment in your future. It establishes a strong knowledge foundation, puts in place the building blocks of intellectual capital, and provides the first step towards ‘future proofing’ your career. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, you’ll find yourself highly sought after both locally and internationally.
Gearing up for the 4th Industrial Revolution Wits BCom graduates join the working world equipped with problem solving skills, the ability to question the status quo from an informed position and think critically, and the intellectual agility crucial for successful careers in the present and for shaping the future.
Structuring your BCom The Wits BCom complements the security of a structured path to industry valued qualifications with courses that go beyond a narrow, singular discipline. It is rooted in adaptability, diversity and flexibility. This produces graduates fluent in the common, recognisable commercial language spoken across boardrooms, trades and systems, in South Africa and around the world, regardless of their final qualification and career.
BCom Major choices in Economics and the Business Sciences
Economics Do you have a flair for problem solving, reasoning and analysis? Are you fascinated by how money actually does make the world go round? Then perhaps you should consider a career as an Economist.
Finance Would you say that you’re analytical, and good at problem solving and planning? Are you good with figures, and have you always been savvy with your money? Then studying Finance may be perfect for you.
Human Resource Management Do you relate easily to a wide range of people and believe you could 'make a difference’ in an organisation? Are you a great problem solver, able to see the big picture and both sides of an issue? Then think about a career in HRM.
Information Systems Are you fascinated by how technology affects people, organisations and societies? Are you quick to download and use the latest app? Would you enjoy solving “real world” problems? Then studying IS may be ideal for you.
Insurance and Risk Management Does the management of risk and probability of occurrence of disasters fascinate you? Are you analytical, focused, and have good attention to detail? If so, consider Insurance and Risk Management as a BCom major.
Management Do you have a flair for planning, organising and teamwork? Are you an effective communicator who motivates others? Do you see yourself leading a Fortune 500 company or the next famous South African Entrepreneur? Then choose Management as a major.