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Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management
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Entry Requirements

Honours: 

  • A bachelors degree or equivalent.
  • At least an upper second class pass in the final undergraduate course in the subject.

Masters by coursework or research report: 

  • A bachelors degree with honours or an appropriate postgraduate diploma.

Doctorate: 

  • A masters degree or an equivalent qualification from Wits University or another university.
  • A supervisor from the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management must be identified and approached prior to application.
Additional Entry Requirements

See School website.

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Application Process

  • Please note that the Entry Requirements are a guide. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee a place. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.
  • Applications are handled centrally by the Student Enrolment Centre. Once your application is complete in terms of requested documentation, your application will be referred to the relevant School for assessment. Click here to see an overview of the Wits applications process.
  • Please apply online. Upload your supporting documents at the time of application, or via the Self Service Portal.
  • Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal, view academic application status, accept or decline an offer, apply and check residence application status, and generate a fees estimate.
  • Selections for programmes that have a limited intake but attract a large number of applications may only finalise the application at the end of the application cycle.

For more information, contact the Student Call Centre +27 (0)11 717 1888, or log a query at www.wits.ac.za/askwits.

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