University of Zululand (Unizulu) Courses Offered At The Faculty Of Commerce, Administration & Law

University of Zululand (Unizulu) Courses Offered At The Faculty Of  Commerce, Administration & Law

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Courses Offered At The Faculty Of  Commerce, Administration & Law Postgraduate programmes

Honours Qualifications

The Honours Degrees in either B Admin or B Com follows an acceptable 3-year first degree. It is a specialist programme of one year duration.

The Degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

The degree may be conferred in the following departments:

Business Management

Economics

Course Contents of the Degree of Commerce (Honours) per Department

Department of Business Management

Honours Business Management (Five 3-hour papers)

Not all these papers will necessarily be offered every year. Further information may be obtained from the Head of the Department.

Four compulsory subjects

CBM 501

Advanced aspects of marketing

CBM 502

Advanced aspects of business finance

CBM 503

Advanced aspects of management

CBM 504

Research Methodology

One elective from the following

CBM 505

Purchasing materials and supply management

CBM 506

Banking

CBM 507

Insurance

CBM 508

Valuation and Real Estate

CBM 509

Investment Management

Any relevant subject/s approved by the Department of Business Management.

Department of Economics

Honours Economics (Five 3-hour papers)

The Honours Programme consists of four three-hour papers and one research paper. CEC 591, CEC 592 and CEC 599 are compulsory, while the other two courses may be offered by the Department or by other departments within the Faculty or outside the Faculty.

CEC 591 Microeconomic Theory and Practice

CEC 592 Macroeconomic Theory and Practice CEC 593 Mathematical Economics

CEC 594 Development Economics

CEC 596 International Economics

CEC 599 One research paper to be written on a topic as approved by the Head of Department

Any Honours course in Business Management

Any other Honours course in the Faculty of Commerce and Administration or another Faculty approved by the Head of Department of Economics in consultation with the Head of Department in which such a course is offered.

TheDegreeofBachelorofAdministration(Honours)216ZZZ

The degree may be conferred in the following departments:

Anthropology and Development Studies

Political Science

Public Administration

Course Contents of the Degrees of Administration (Honours)

Honours Degree in Public Administration (Five 3-hour papers)

CPA 591

Papers on Research Methodology

CPA 592

Advanced financial administration

CPA 593

Advanced public personnel administration

CPA 594

One of the following:

1.Advanced international administration (only if the candidate has passed Political Science III at this University or an equivalent course at another University).

2.Advanced comparative administration

3.Government planning

CPA 595

One of the following:

1.Advanced local government and administration

2.Advanced administrative technology

3.Subject to the approval of the head of the department concerned, an honours paper in a subject in which the candidate has passed the third-year course for the baccalaureus degree,

Master’sQualifications

Master’s of Commerce

Following the B Com Honours Degree a candidate may pursue a Master’s of Commerce Degree (M Com) degree by following a research programme. The minimum period of study is one year full-time, and two years part-time. The degree may be conferred in the same department as the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree. A dissertation must be submitted.

Master’s of Administration

Following the B Admin Honours Degree a candidate may pursue a Master’s of Administration degree by following a research programme. The minimum period of study is one year full-time, and two years part-time. A dissertation must be submitted.

Magister Legum (Master of Laws)

Following the LLB degree a candidate may pursue a Magister Legum degree by following a research programme. The minimum period of study is one year full-time, and two years part-time. Specific rules relating to the Degree of Magister Legum are:

i.Research on an approved field of study must be undertaken under the guidance of a supervisor, and

a dissertation (or thesis of limited scopes) submitted.

ii.A student may be required to undergo an examination, written or oral, in the field of study of his or her dissertation.

iii.Material previously included in a LLB dissertation may, with the approval of Faculty, be included in a LLM dissertation.

DoctoralQualifications

Doctor of Commerce

The degree of Doctor of Commerce follows a Master’s degree in the field of commerce. It is of at least two years duration and is based on original research. The Degree of Doctor of Commerce may be conferred in the same department as the Master’s degree. Examination is by thesis, and a thesis must be submitted on a subject approved by one of the departments in the Faculty.

Doctor of Administration

The degree of Doctor of Administration follows a Master’s degree in administration. It is of at least two years duration and is based on original research. Examination is by thesis, and a thesis must be submitted on an approved topic.

Doctor Legum (Doctor of Laws)

The degree of Doctor Legum follows an LLM degree or an LLB degree. It is of at least two years duration and is based on original research. Examination is by thesis, and a thesis must be submitted on an approved topic.

Specific rules relating to the Degree of Doctor Legum are:

i.The General Rules notwithstanding, the degree may also be awarded on the basis of meritorious publications.

ii.A student shall be required to undergo an oral examination in the field of study of his or her thesis.

iii.Material previously included in an LLB or LLM dissertation may, with the approval of Senate, be included in an LLD thesis.

Courses Offered At The Faculty Of  Commerce, Administration & Law Undergraduate

Public Law

Mercantile Law

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