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                                Economic and                                                                                                           QUALIFICATION                       DEPARTMENT NO. / FIELD OF STUDY




                                Management Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                                           All fields of study mentioned under Honours and BPhil degrees PLUS:
                                                                                                                                                                                           30 Auditing
                                                                                                                                                                                           37 Business Administration (MBA)
                                                                                                                                                                                           30 Computer Auditing
                                                                                                                                                                                           37 Development Finance

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                                    Ms Nazli Daniels • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4837 • E-mail: ndaniels@sun.ac.za
                                    Ms Janine Davids • Tel: +27 (0)21 808 4836 • E-mail: jdavids@sun.ac.za
                                                                                                                                                       Master’s degrees                    35 Environmental Management
                                                                                                                                                                                           37 Futures Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                           33 HIV/Aids Management
                                                                                                                                                                                           33 Industrial Psychology (Psych)
     The Faculty of Economic and Man-            Public Management and Planning are                      Science enjoys national and interna-                                              37 Management Coaching
     agement Sciences, established in            offered on the Bellville Park Campus.                   tional accreditation by professional in-                                          30 Taxation
     1925, is the largest of the ten fac-        Both campuses have modern libraries                     stitutes and our students’ performance                                            All fields of study mentioned under Master’s degrees PLUS:
     ulties of the University. It consists       and modern technological facilities. The                in external examinations is proof of the      PhD degrees
                                                                                                                                                                                           35 Complexity and Sustainability Studies
     of the following eight departments:         Bellville Park Campus also offers con-                  quality of our programmes. In a similar
     Accounting, Business Manage-                venient accommodation.                                  vein our programmes in Industrial Psy-




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     ment, Economics, the University                                                                     chology and Human Resource Man-                  DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING                    Enquiries                                             Enquiries
     of Stellenbosch Business School,            Our departments offer postgraduate                      agement are acknowledged by pro-                                                             Kobus van Schalkwyk or Pieter von Wielligh            George Nel
     Industrial Psychology, Logistics,           programmes of the highest quality. This                 fessional bodies. In other disciplines,      For more information                            Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3682 / 3846                        Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3422
     School of Public Management and             is borne out by, for example, interna-                  excellent quality of tuition is ensured by   Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3431                         E-mail: cjvs1@sun.ac.za / pvw@sun.ac.za               E-mail: gfn@sun.ac.za
     Planning, and Statistics and Actu-          tionally sought-after accreditations such               cooperation agreements; these cover          Fax: +27 (0)21 886 4176
     arial Science.                              as EQUIS (European Quality Improve-                     matters such as the exchange of stu-         Web site: www.sun.ac.za/accounting              Chartered Management Accoun-                          Training of tax specialists
                                                 ment System) and AMBA (Association                      dents and teaching staff, and joint re-                                                      tants                                                 The programme for the qualifications
     The Faculty occupies three buildings        of MBAs) for the University of Stellen-                 search projects with internationally rec-    The Department focuses mainly on                The internationally recognised qualifi-               MAcc (Taxation) or MComm (Taxation)
     on the main campus at Stellenbosch,         bosch Business School. Our training                     ognised academic institutions.               training professional accountants. Its          cation of Chartered Management Ac-                    runs over two years on the Stellenbosch
     while the postgraduate programmes of        for professional registration in specialist                                                          programmes therefore satisfy the re-            countant is obtained by passing the ex-               and Bellville Park Campuses and en-
     the Business School and the School of       fields such as Accounting and Actuarial                                                              quirements of various professional bodies.      amination set by the Chartered Institute              tails group discussions and research.
                                                                                                                                                      Students may also do research in one            of Management Accountants (CIMA) in                   Students must prepare for these group
                                                 PROGRAMMES AND QUALIFICATIONS                                                                        or more of the following: Accounting,           London.                                               discussions, which are held twice a
                                                                                                                                                      Auditing, Financial Accounting, Man-              Our modules for the BCommHons                       week. The research culminates in the
                                                   QUALIFICATION                            DEPARTMENT NO. / FIELD OF STUDY                           agement Accounting or Taxation.                 (Management Accounting) comply with                   writing of an assignment and an article
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the CIMA requirements. Students who                   for an accredited journal.
                                                                                            30   Accounting                                           Chartered Accountants                           have obtained this BCommHons after                    Admission requirements for MAcc
                                                                                            36   Actuarial Science                                      The South African Institute of Chartered      completing a BComm (Management                        (Taxation): BAccHons, the PGDA or an
                                                                                            31   Financial Planning                                   Accountants (SAICA) control the account-        Accounting) degree at Stellenbosch                    equivalent.
                                                   Postgraduate diplomas                    33   HIV/Aids Management                                  ing profession in the RSA. To qualify as a      University are exempted from nine of                  Admission requirements for MComm
                                                                                            34   Maritime Studies                                     chartered accountant a candidate must           CIMA’s fourteen examinations.                         (Taxation): BComm, LLB. BAccLLB or
                                                                                            31   Marketing                                            pass both Part 1 and Part 2 of the qualifying                                                         an equivalent.
                                                                                            34   Transport and Logistics Studies                      examinations of the SAICA and complete          Enquiries
                                                                                                                                                      a three-year training contract as trainee ac-   Flippie Wessels                                       Enquiries
                                                                                            31 Business Management (Modules: financial
                                                                                                                                                      countant (after obtaining a bachelor’s de-      Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3437                               Herman Viviers or Rudie Nel
                                                                                               analysis, financial management, marketing
                                                                                                                                                      gree) at an approved training organisation.     E-mail: plw@sun.ac.za                                 Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2851 / 9079
                                                                                               management, and strategy and innovation)
                                                                                                                                                        To gain entry to Part 1 of the qualifying                                                           E-mail: hermanv@sun.ac.za or
                                                                                            32 Economics
                                                                                                                                                      examinations, which is conducted by SA-         Certified Accountants                                 rnel@sun.ac.za
                                                                                            32 Economics and Mathematical Statistics
                                                                                                                                                      ICA, a candidate must obtain the degree         The internationally recognised qualifica-
                                                                                            31 Financial Analysis (Modules: as for Business
                                                                                                                                                      BAccHons (Accounting subjects) or the           tion of Certified Accountant is obtained              Training of computer auditing spe-
                                                                                               Management)
                                                                                                                                                      Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting at this      by passing the examinations set by                    cialists
                                                                                            36 Financial Risk Management
                                                                                                                                                      University or any other degree or diploma       the Chartered Association of Certified                The two-year MComm (Computer Au-
                                                                                            33 Human Resource Management
                                                                                                                                                      that has been approved for this purpose.        Accountants (ACCA) in London and                      diting) programme trains qualified pro-
                                                                                            33 Industrial Psychology (Psych)
                                                   Honours degrees                                                                                      To gain entry to Part 2 of the qualifying     complying with the requirements set for               fessional accountants as specialists in
                                                                                            34 Logistics Management
                                                                                                                                                      examination of the SAICA, which is con-         practical experience.                                 computer auditing.
                                                                                            30 Management Accounting
                                                                                                                                                      ducted by SAICA, a student must comply            Our modules for BComm (Financial                     The programme consists of a taught
                                                                                            34 Maritime Studies
                                                                                                                                                      with the following requirements:                Accounting) are recognised by ACCA.                   component (compulsory lectures once
                                                                                            36 Mathematical Statistics
                                                                                                                                                      - Successful completion of Part 1 of the        Students who have obtained this                       a month at the Stellenbosch Campus
                                                                                            34 Operations Research
                                                                                                                                                         qualifying examination.                      BComm are currently exempted from                     for a period of 18 months) and a re-
                                                                                            35 Public and Development Management
                                                                                                                                                      - Successful completion of a preparatory        ACCA’s first nine subjects (maximum                   search component (an assignment or
                                                                                            34 Quantitative Management
                                                                                                                                                         course at an approved educational or-        exemption that could be granted) and                  article that can be published in an ac-
                                                                                            36 Statistics
                                                                                                                                                         ganisation with a view to Part 2 of the      may sit for the remaining five subjects               credited journal).
                                                                                            34 Transport and Logistics Studies
                                                                                                                                                         professional examination.                    at two exam sessions.                                 Admission requirements: BAccHons or
                                                                                            34 Transport Economics
                                                                                                                                                      - Completion of 18 months of a training                                                               equivalent and registration as a Char-
                                                                                                                                                         contract as a trainee accountant at an       Please note: Our BCommHons (Financial Accoun­         tered Accountant (SA), or equivalent
                                                                                            35 Sustainable Development Planning and Man-                                                              ting) programme is in abeyance, but will be offered
                                                   BPhil degrees                                                                                         approved training organisation.              again once external accreditation at IRBA is fina­    qualification.
                                                                                            agement                                                                                                   lised by ACCA.




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     Enquiries                                       Management is offered full-time (one           manage innovation in large businesses        nomics and economic analysis. The                 The BComm (Psych), BCommHons              a research project of 40 credits.
     Pieter von Wielligh                             year) or part-time (two years). Students       and small entrepreneurial projects.          Financial Economics option is career-          (Psych) and MComm (Psych) pro-                 Applications close: 15 November.
     Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3846                         write a thesis about any approved topic        Marketing communication*: Analyse            oriented, preparing students for jobs in       grammes comply with the requirements         Further information and application
     E-mail: pvw@sun.ac.za                           in business management.                        marketing communication to develop           the financial sector of the economy.           of the Health Professions Council of         forms available at www.aidscentre.sun.
                                                                                                    technical and conceptual skills, espe-         The Department also offers an Hon-           South Africa (HPCSA). The postgradu-         ac.za
         DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS                      Doctoral programme                             cially in a multicultural environment.       ours programme in Economics and                ate programmes in Human Resource             Enquiries: R Williams
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         MANAGEMENT                                  This programme in Business Manage-             Marketing metrics*: Explores the quan-       Mathematical Statistics. Covering a            Management comply with the regula-           Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3002 / 3006 / 2621
                                                     ment is offered full-time or part-time         tification of data as input for marketing    specialised study not only of econom-          tions of the South African Board of Per-     E-mail: pdm@sun.ac.za
     For more information                            Students complete a scientific thesis          decision making.                             ics, but also of statistical inference, this   sonnel Practice (SABPP).




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     Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2026                         about any approved topic in business           Marketing research*: Leads students          programme equips students to analyse              Honours, master’s and doctoral                DEPARTMENT OF LOGISTICS
     Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2226                         management.                                    through the various phases of scien-         relationships in the economy.                  studies may follow on the following
     E-mail: ablather@sun.ac.za                                                                     tific research focused on generating           Building on from an honours degree,          undergraduate programmes: BComm              For more information
     Web site:                                       Modules for honours programmes                 information that may assist in resolving     or its equivalent, students may choose         (Human       Resource     Management),       Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2249
     academic.sun.ac.za/business/                    Advanced entrepreneurship*: Focuses            marketing questions.                         between a research-based Master’s              BComm (Psych), and BA (Human Re-             Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3406
     *Modules suitable for international stu-        on current research topics in entrepre-        Organisational diagnosis and mentor-         programme, requiring a thesis that is          source Management). The first two            E-mail: mmt@sun.ac.za
     dents                                           neurship, such as social entrepreneur-         ing*: Focuses on how well the organi-        the result of independent research, or         programmes resort under the Faculty          Web site: www.sun.ac.za/logistics
                                                     ship, women- and minority entrepre-            sation is functioning as a system, and       a taught Master’s programme. The lat-          of Economic and Management Sci-
     This Department is one of the leading de-       neurship and growth of high potential          whether all its parts are functioning in     ter is a full-time programme that aims         ences and the third resorts under the        The Department, founded in 1960, is
     partments of its kind in South Africa. Our      ventures, placing international entre-         unison within the broader objectives of      to produce competent professional              Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. All     the oldest tertiary academic depart-
     highly skilled lecturers are at the forefront   preneurship issues in perspective.             the organisation.                            economists who can be employed in              three programmes lead to registration        ment in South Africa to offer tuition in
     of developments in the business world.          Advanced marketing management*:                Portfolio theory and management*: Fo-        the public and private sector. Students        in various categories with the SABPP         logistics and transport. The following
     Consequently, we can offer programmes           Revises content annually, in line with         cuses on portfolio management, the           can opt for General Economics, or spe-         and/or the HPCSA after postgraduate          majors can be taken up to the PhD
     designed to develop skills currently much       prevailing circumstances in marketing,         evaluation of portfolio return, the appli-   cialise in Economics of Education, De-         studies and approved practical work          level: logistics, logistics management,
     in demand in the modern business world          to focus on speciality fields of market-       cation of theory on the composition of       velopment Economics or in Trade and            (internship).                                operations research, quantitative man-
     (both nationally and internationally).          ing such as green marketing, Internet          portfolios, the selection of investments     Industrial Policy.                                The honours programmes are pre-           agement, maritime studies and trans-
                                                     marketing and consumer privacy.                and the evaluation of portfolio return.        The highest qualification offered by         sented full-time and part-time in English,   port economics.
     Postgraduate diploma programmes                 Advanced strategic management*:                Real estate investment and financing*:       the Department is a Doctorate in Eco-          whilst the master’s degree programmes
     The Postgraduate Diploma in Financial           Fosters a comprehensive grasp of stra-         Focuses on such topics as property           nomics by way of a dissertation.               are presented part-time in English. Stu-     Programmes
     Planning prepares students for a career         tegic management and a critical inno-          economics, property investment and             Exchange agreements exist with,              dents on the part-time programme visit       - BCommHons, MComm and PhD in
     as financial planners. The programme            vative ability to think in a transformative    the impact of capital gains tax, prop-       among others, the Vrije University, and        the Stellenbosch Campus for 5 weeks            Logistics Management, Transport
     is accredited by the Financial Planning         way about strategic management.                erty finance and securitisation, and the     the Universities of Erasmus and of             per year. The part-time honours pro-           Economics, Quantitative Manage-
     Institute of Southern Africa. Four mod-         Corporate venturing*: Explores the             composition of property portfolios.          Maastricht.                                    gramme is presented over a period of           ment or Maritime Studies
     ules, one per semester, are taught over         growth and profit potential and the via-       Short-term insurance*: Focuses on as-                                                       two years and the structured part of the     - BCommHons or BScHons, MComm
     two years by means of evening classes           bility of self-sustainable projects in es-     pects such as risk management and                DEPARTMENT OF INDUS-                       part-time master’s degree programme            or MSc, and PhD in Operations Re-




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     on the Bellville Park Campus. Examina-          tablished companies.                           the most important types of insurance.           TRIAL PSYCHOLOGY                           over a period of one year.                     search
     tions are taken in June and November.           Derived financial instruments*: Focuses                                                                                                                                                 - Postgraduate Diploma, MPhil and
        Our Postgraduate Diploma in Mar-             on the theory and practice of derivative in-       DEPARTMENT OF ECONO-                     For more information                           Postgraduate Diploma in HIV/Aids               PhD in Transport and Logistics Studies
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     keting offers students with an accept-          struments such as forwards, futures, op-           MICS                                     Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3008                        Management                                   - Postgraduate Diploma, MPhil and
     able Bachelor’s degree (also from other         tions and interest rate swap contracts.                                                     Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3007                        This programme is offered part-time            PhD in Maritime Studies
     fields than economic sciences) the op-          Fixed interest securities (bonds)*: Fo-        For more information                         E-mail: hhv@sun.ac.za                          online (via the Internet) and supple-
     portunity to specialise in marketing. It is     cuses on the different valuation tech-         Tel: +27 (0)21 808 2247                      Web site:                                      mented with interactive satellite broad-     The Postgraduate Diploma, a residen-
     a one-year, full-time programme, offer-         niques applicable to bonds, as well as         Fax: +27 (0)21 808 4637                      www.sun.ac.za/industrial_psychology/           casts. Students attend a compulsory          tially offered, one-year programme, is
     ing lectures in the evening.                    aspects to be considered when compil-          E-mail: econ@sun.ac.za                       Programme information is available on          summer school of one week in January.        equivalent to an honours programme
                                                     ing a portfolio of bonds.                      Web site: www.sun.ac.za/econ/                the web site                                   The programme consists of 6 modules of       and can be read full-time or part-time.
     Honours programmes                              Financial management*: Focuses on              Brochures available                          *On modules suitable for international         20 credits each. After completing the di-    The admission requirement is a bache-
     The Honours programmes in Business              such topics as fund flow analysis, finan-      *Medium of tuition is English and all        students, contact the Department or            ploma students with an average of at least   lor’s degree (no previous qualification in
     Management, Financial Analysis, Fi-             cial strategy and the investment deci-         programmes are suitable for interna-         the International Office                       60% can apply for the MPhil programme.       transport or logistics is required). After
     nancial Management, Marketing Man-              sion.                                          tional students                                                                               Applications close 31 October. Fur-        the Postgraduate Diploma, the MPhil
     agement, and Strategy and Innovation            International marketing*: Focuses on                                                        Industrial Psychology focuses on the           ther information and application forms       can be read in one year.
     are offered full-time. The programme in         topics such as the international market-       This Department was established in           optimal development and utilisation of         available at www.aidscentre.sun.ac.za.
     Financial Analysis prepares students for        ing environment, opportunity analysis          1920 and has a long tradition of re-         human resources in the work environ-           Enquiries: R Williams                            SCHOOL OF PUBLIC




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     the international qualification of Char-        and international marketing research,          search in macroeconomics, structural         ment. The Department – the first of its        Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3002 / 3006 / 2621            MANAGEMENT AND
     tered Financial Analyst (CFA) of the CFA        and the formulation of global marketing        economic issues, and economic policy         kind in South Africa – has developed a         E-mail: pdm@sun.ac.za                            PLANNING
     Institute. Lectures are during the day.         strategies.                                    formulation, implementation and as-          tradition of academic excellence and
     Examinations are taken in June and              International business*: Provides stu-         sessment in the context of a develop-        strives to present top quality graduates       MPhil in HIV/Aids Management                 For more information
     November. The programme includes                dents with the skills to analyse global        ing country.                                 to all sectors of the South African econ-      The MPhil programme is an online             See contact numbers under pro-
     an assignment to develop research and           business drivers, global strategic levers        The Department offers a full-time,         omy. The Department would like to see          (via the internet) teaching programme        grammes
     reporting skills in aid of decision making      and organisational factors and to cre-         taught Honours programme in Eco-             its graduates addressing the prevailing        supplemented with interactive satellite      Web site: www.sopmp.sun.ac.za
     regarding a business problem.                   ate decision-making alternatives.              nomics in which candidates choose            business-related people management             broadcasts. A limited number of stu-
                                                     Managing innovation and breakthrough           one of two broad options. Those who          issues in such a way that they will earn       dents are selected on the basis of their     The School is committed to communi-
     Master’s programme                              ideas*: Develops the tools to exploit          take the General Economics option            the trust, respect and appreciation of         academic performance. Students com-          ty-focused, nationally and internation-
     The Master’s programme in Business              breakthrough ideas and to strategically        gain a specialised knowledge of eco-         top management.                                plete 4 modules of 20 credits each and       ally competitive academic and profes-



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     sional teaching, research and service delivery in the fields of      Both above-mentioned programmes focus on the needs of                financial risk management and portfo-        area. Certain modules may be followed       by the Institute for Futures Research
     planning, public management, public policy analysis, devel-          persons working in a managerial capacity in the public sector.       lio theory, practical financial modelling,   at foreign business schools with which      in cooperation with the USB. The pro-
     opment and environmental management for the participative            After completing the Master’s programme, students can pro-           credit derivatives, stochastic financial     the USB has exchange agreements.            gramme, which runs for two years, is
     and equitable promotion of sustainable development.                  ceed to a doctoral research programme in Public Manage-              simulation and financial risk manage-        Learning outcomes are predetermined,        presented electronically by way of inter-
        Consisting of different components, each with a distinct          ment and Development Planning (part-time).                           ment programming.                            regardless which local or international     active telematic education.
     academic area of speciality, the School functions on both              Academic Certificate Programmes and short courses are                                                           lecturers are involved in teaching pro-
     the Stellenbosch Campus and Bellville Park Campus of the             also presented by way of lectures and interactive telematic          Consult our web site for further particu-    grammes, and emphasis is placed on          MPhil in Management Coaching
     University.                                                          teaching.                                                            lars on our postgraduate programmes          continuous growth and assessment of         This two-year Master’s programme for
        The taught postgraduate programmes in Public and De-              Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 918 4193; Fax: +27 (0)21 918 4123             in actuarial science, mathematical sta-      competencies                                aspirant professional coaches con-
     velopment Management are presented by way of lectures                E-mail: enquiry@sopmp.sun.ac.za                                      tistics and statistics.                                                                  sists of five one-week modules and a
     in one block presentation over seven days, complemented                                                                                                                                The MBA programme is presented in           research report. It is the only accred-




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     with interactive telematic broadcasts to locations spread over           DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS AND ACTUARIAL                               UNIVERSITY OF STELLEN-                   the formats set out below.                  ited MPhil in management coaching in




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     Southern Africa. The taught, modular, postgraduate pro-                  SCIENCE                                                              BOSCH BUSINESS SCHOOL                                                                South Africa.
     grammes in Sustainable Development Planning and Manage-                                                                                       (USB)                                    MBA (Full-time)*
     ment and Environmental Management comprise the atten-                For more information                                                                                              One year of lectures during the day; re-    PhD in Business Administration*
     dance of a block presentation of lectures and seminars over          Tel: +27 (0)21 808 3244                                              For more information                         search report in the 2nd year (English).    This two-year programme involves re-
     a period of two to three weeks at a time, complemented with          Fax: +27 (0)21 808 3830                                              Marie Willows                                                                            search culminating in a dissertation. A
     study and assignment completion at home.                             E-mail: tdewet@sun.ac.za                                             Tel: +27 (0)21 918 4243                      MBA (Part-time)                             limited number of bursaries are avail-
        The School has exchange agreements with universities in           Web site: www.sun.ac.za/statistics                                   E-mail: usbcom@usb.ac.za                     Two years of lectures in the evening; re-   able for full-time students.
     Argentina, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Ita-           *Programmes suitable for international students. Feel free to        Fax: +27 (0)21 918 4468                      search report in the 3rd year (English).
     ly, and the USA (Universities of Rutgers and Wyoming). Euro-         contact us about this.                                               Postal address: USB, PO Box 610,
     pean students often take semester modules at Stellenbosch                                                                                 Bellville 7535                               MBA (Modular)*
     for credits towards the completion of their degrees.                 Ten years before it was founded in 1946, this Department,            Web site: www.usb.ac.za                      Block lectures over a period of two and
                                                                          one of the oldest in the country, already presented statistics       Brochures available                          a half years (an orientation block and 10
     Postgraduate programmes at Stellenbosch Campus                       as a subject, mainly for students in the commercial sciences.        *Programmes suitable for international       blocks of 6 days each); research report
     • Public and development management                                  In this way we ended up in the Faculty of Economic and Man-          students                                     thereafter. Two programmes to choose
       - BCommHons or BAHons taught by way of lectures, with              agement Sciences. The number of environments needing tu-                                                          from (bilingual: English and Afrikaans;
         one contact session at the Bellville Park Campus and fur-        ition in statistics is increasing even more rapidly. In 1985 we      The University of Stellenbosch Business      or English).
         ther interactive telematic teaching in Stellenbosch or an-       also started offering actuarial science. Presently we house the      School (USB) is situated on the Univer-
         other centre.                                                    Centre for Statistical Consultation; proof that we are serious       sity’s Bellville Park Campus in Bellville,   Master’s in Development Finance*
       - MComm, MA by way of research, or taught with lectures            about active research.                                               Cape Town. It is one of the few man-         This Master’s programme runs over
         similar to the Honours programme.                                                                                                     agement schools outside Europe that          two years in modular format (with 4
       - PhD (part-time), research option only.                           Fields of study                                                      is accredited by the European Quality        lecture blocks of 2 weeks each in this
     Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 918 4193; Fax +27 (0)21 918 4123              Statistics (up to doctorate), mathematical statistics (up to         Improvement System (EQUIS) of the            period). Core modules include quanti-
     E-mail: enquiry@sopmp.sun.ac.za                                      doctorate), actuarial science (up to Master’s) and financial risk    European Foundation for Management           tative methods, microfinance, project
                                                                          management (up to doctorate). Listed below is a summary of           Development. The School’s MBA pro-           finance, corporate governance, political
     • Environmental management                                           the fields covered.                                                  gramme has also been accredited by           and economic dimensions of develop-
     MPhil focuses on management skills for sustainable devel-                                                                                 the Association of MBAs (AMBA) in            ment in Africa, and small-scale enter-
     opment, environmental issues, ethics, economics, law and             Statistics and mathematical statistics: Advanced statistical in-     the UK. The MBA programme received           prise development.
     management, as well as GIS. A research application is done.          ference, Bayes statistics, biostatistics, bootstrap and related      unconditional accreditation from the
     This full-time programme comprises four two-week blocks of           computer-intensive techniques, categorical data analysis,            quality committee of the SA Council          MPhil in Futures Studies*
     lectures on campus over two years. Tuition is in English.            consultation practice, data mining, experimental design, ex-         on Higher Education. The School is a         This Master’s programme is presented
     Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 808 2151; Fax: +27 (0)21 808 2085             treme value theory, large sample analysis, multidimensional          member of several international aca-
     E-mail: jjs3@sun.ac.za                                               scaling, multivariate statistical analysis, probability models       demic bodies, including the European
                                                                          and stochastic simulation, probability theory, non-parametric        Doctoral Programmes Association in
     • Sustainable Development Planning and Management                    techniques, sampling theory, S-PLUS and R programming,               Management and Business Adminis-
       - BPhil or MPhil (full-time or part-time) taught by way of lec-    statistical learning theory, statistical quality control, survival   tration (EDAMBA).
         tures over two to four years. The programme is presented         analysis, time series analysis.
         in collaboration with the Sustainability Institute. After com-   Actuarial science: The postgraduate programmes cover cer-            MBA
         pletion of the MPhil programme students can proceed to           tain of the later subjects of the Actuarial Society of South Af-     The recently re-designed MBA curricu-
         a research programme PhD in Public Management and                rica (and the Faculty and Institute of Actuaries in the UK). In      lum aims at developing students’ per-
         Development Planning (part-time) or a transdisciplinary          the Honours programme Financial Economics (A205), Actu-              sonal competencies, integrated think-
         PhD in Complexity and Sustainability Studies.                    arial Risk Management (A301), Communications (A302) and              ing and high-level leadership. Students
     Contact: Tel +27 (0)21 881 3952; Fax: +27 (0)21 881 3294             Modelling (A402) are covered. The Postgraduate Diploma               embark on an individualised interactive
     E-mail: trp@sun.ac.za                                                and Master’s programmes cover subjects on the Fellowship             journey which extends over the full du-
                                                                          level, with the Master’s programme also requiring the submis-        ration of the MBA study period and is
     Postgraduate programmes at Bellville Park Campus                     sion of an assignment/thesis. Successful students are able           designed to achieve optimal personal
     • Public and Development Management                                  to obtain exemptions (from the examinations of the actuarial         leadership development. After stu-
       - BHons in Public Administration taught by way of one con-         profession) for not only the Core Technical subjects, but also       dents have completed the core mod-
         tact session and further interactive telematic teaching.         for the subjects in the Core Principles and Fellowship Prin-         ules of the MBA programme, they may
       - Master in Public Administration by way of research or            ciples subjects.                                                     choose from a variety of elective mod-
         taught.                                                          Financial risk management: Financial mathematical statistics,        ules or specialise in a specific study



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