BCom - Commerce Disciplines
An accountant is a strategic adviser and business partner who must have an in-depth understanding of business issues and processes, as well as the skills necessary for sound decision-making. Accounting studies will equip you to understand the financial structure of an organisation, and produce and analyse financial information.
Actuarial studies is a discipline well-known for its quantitative aspects and mathematical rigour. Actuaries assess, evaluate and manage the financial risks faced by individuals, organisations and governments for future planning.
Economics provides skills in problem solving for business and government. It examines ways to understand what happens in markets, the performance of national economies and approaches for analysing and interpreting data.
Finance professionals are concerned with the management of assets to create wealth for investors or companies. The finance discipline examines how individuals, businesses and institutions raise funds to implement investment strategies and how they allocate these funds to a variety of investment opportunities.
Management focuses on how organisations operate – what they do, their employment practices, ways of managing and their business strategies. It is the process of achieving organisational goals and demands an understanding of the economic, social and environmental context.
Marketing is about understanding customer needs, resources and networks to create value for the customer and for the organisation. Graduates are employed in a variety of industries, including in communication and customer strategy, international business, consulting and analysis.