Subjects

Micro and Macro Economics

Microeconomics is the study of economics at an individual, group or company level. Here studies will focus on the individual and company affects through supply and demand of specific products as well as the effects regulations can have on the individual and a business. Macroeconomics, on the other hand, is the study of a national economy as a whole. Here the focus is on the bigger picture including gross domestic product, the effects of imports and exports as well as unemployment.

Code: ECO102

Effort (1-5): 3 

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Managerial Economics

Managerial economics directs scares resources in a way that is most cost effective to an organisation. Throughout managerial economics we will look at the different sellers and buyers and how they communicate in a competitive markets, market power and imperfect markets.

Code: ECO101

Effort (1-5): 3 

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Leadership and Communication in Groups

A distinction needs to be made between leaders and leadership. In order for the communication to function at a high level in group activities,leadership is required. Leadership has the power to influence not only the functioning of a group, but also the beliefs, patterns and behavior of a group. Through communication techniques we would like to focus on leadership competence.

Code: MAN102

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Calculus I

Applications of integrals, transcendental functions, methods of integration, infinite series, Taylor’s theorem, use of symbolic manipulation and graphics software in calculus.

Code: MAT102

Effort (1-5): 5

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Business Calculus

Provide tools for application of mathematics to business and other areas outside of science and engineering. Including multivariate optimization

Code: MAT101

Effort (1-5): 5

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Accounting Principles I

Students will gain an understanding of the principles of accounting systems by looking at the statement of comprehensive income, statement of financial position. Students will look at how accounting information is accumulated and interpreted by managers, shareholders, lenders and other parties.

Code: ACC101

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Accounting Principles II

An introduction to the combination of financial accounting, managerial accounting and a general introduction to finance. Students will receive an overview of legal and economic considerations, present value calculations and capital budgeting.

Code: ACC102

Prerequisite: ACC101

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Corporate Finance

Firms need someone that can make skillful strategic financial decisions on a daily basis. Corporate Finance aims to provide a practical approach to finance through basic valuation techniques. Students will be introduced to mergers and acquisitions and take a look at the interaction between financial and strategic decisions in any corporation.

Code: FIN101

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Monetary Economics and the Global Economy

An introduction to monetary theory and variables on the macroeconomics system. This subject will look at the role of the central bank on monetary policies, the nature and function of money; Asset prices and interest rates; Interaction between monetary and fiscal policy; Demand and Supply of money; Financial markets and intermediaries; Phillips curve; Inflation variables.

Code: ECO103

Prerequisite: ECO102

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Introduction to Management

Contemporary management challenges from changing organisational structures, complex environmental conditions, new technological developments and increasingly diverse workforce.

Code: MAN101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Introduction to Marketing

Introduction to concepts, analysis and activities of marketing management. This course covers customer behavior, targeting and positioning, product management and diffusion, pricing, placement and promotion challenges and takes a look at how to form an effective market relationship.

Code: MAR101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Introduction to Operations, Information and Decisions

Common quantitative modelling problems that arise frequently in business settings. Capacity management. Service operations, inventory control, structured decision making, constrained optimization and simulation.

Code: MAR103

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Commercial Law

Commercial law regulates contracts, companies, partnerships, insolvency, labour law, tax law, competition etc. In the first module of Commercial law we will focus on the law of contracts. Topics will include the freedom of contracts, the formation of commercial contracts and how they are interpreted, contractual duties and agreed remedies.

Code: LAW101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Tourism Management

Tourism management is a combination of general management as well as entrepreneurial skills. This course will serve as an introduction to the various industries in tourism including: Adventure, Ecotourism, Event management, Hospitality and the influence of technology.

Code: MAN104

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

International Relations

International Relations look at global issues as well as foreign affairs and their effect on the international system. In this course we will focus on the effects of war and how humanity tries to humanise it. We will look at the globalization and effect on security and the way war develops.

Code: HRM103

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Political Science

An introduction to politics and the globalized world with a focus on cross-county and cross-time differences. Students will look at political behaviors and institutions. Basic theoretical research methods will be developed with each section looking into a substantive topic.

Code: ECO105

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Communications

This course is divided into two parts. What is communication and and introduction to organisational communication. Studies will focus on the different types of communication. Looking at perception, verbal and non-verbal communication as well as interpersonal communication processes. On the other hand we will look at communication ethics, theories and cultures within an organisation and the influence of socializing and technology.

Code: HRM104

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Gender & Culture

By looking and gendered relations of power as well as the differences such as race, class and sexuality a variety of theoretical perspectives will be applied to contemporary issues. Topics that will be evaluated will include employment, families and representations.

Code: HRM101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Health & Society

Students are introduced to social class, race, gender, poverty, income distribution and many other factors affecting population health. A further look will go into the methods used in social epidemiological research and the application thereof.

Code: HRM102

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Technology and Society

Technology has had a positive as well as a negative impact on various aspects of society. Throughout this course we will look at the impact technology has had on agriculture, transportation, communication, education, resources, population and pollution.

Code: INF101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Law of Society

Law is a general and common part of our everyday existence. In this course we will look at legal reasoning, social change and other central features of social law. Topics will include jurisprudential paradigms, Civil and Criminal Justice, Legal Profession and Law of Everyday Life.

Code: LAW103

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Globalization

In a modern world with a lot less restrictions on imports and exports, worlds are becoming interconnected. Globalization has increased production of good and services to new levels of expectations. Global markets now include finance, money, commodity, sport and entertainment. Throughout this course we will look at the various positive and negative impacts this has had on our economy as well as what we can expect in the years to come.

Code: ECO104

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

International Finance

This unit focus will be on monetary and macroeconomic interrelations between countries. Due to the development of economic activities in businesses and governments, the exchange of monetary terms have become a common part of trade. Looking at transactions that cross borders this course will broaden your understanding of foreign exchange and investments and company asset shifts.

Code: FIN102

Prerequisites: ECO102

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Development Economics

Looking at evidence and policy this course will analyse economic institutions in developing countries. This will include the study of coping mechanisms in countries that lack certain aspects such as missing markets and resources needed. We will look at the welfare and growth contained in public policy and how these will be placed through econometric testing.

Code: ECO106

Prerequisites: ECO102

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Comparative Law

The study that looks at the differences and similarities in law of different countries. Placing our focus on law in Africa focus will be placed on various studies relating to methodoliogical approaches applied in the African Legal system.

Code: LAW102

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Introduction to Business Statistics

This course will provide students with the elementary tools needed for further study in management and economical fields. Looking at data visualization and description; Probability theory; Discrete, continuous and sampling distribution, correlation and hypothesis testing.

Code: MAT103

Prerequisites: MAT101

Effort (1-5): 5

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Workplace English & Etiket

Ensuring students have a proficiency in English with related communication skills that will assist them in the private and public sectors' work environment.

Code: ENG101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Environmental Psychology

Looking at the interaction between individuals and their environments (natural, social, built, learning and informational). Environmental Psychology aim to interpret the behavior of consumers and individuals due to a change in their environment.

Code: PSY101

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Semester Subject

Price: R 2200

Introduction to Educational Studies

An introduction to Education. Students will reflect on their own experiences of education and build a map of the current educational system. Students will then be motivated to develop their own approaches through interdisciplinary debates and perspectives of key issues in the educational system.

Code: EDU101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Sociology of the Education Foundation

Looking at the sociology of education social inequalities can be inspected. Students look at the social transformation in the education system over past years. Topics included are gender, social class, intersectionality, teacher and learner identities and power.

Code: EDU102

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Learning Methods

People all learn in a variety of ways. As educators we should never undermine different perspectives and methodology but rather encourage the differences we come across in various societies and cultures. In this module we will focus on some of the most common methods of learning.

Code: EDU103

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Educated Society

Education not only teaches students in various parts of life but it forms an awareness and develops our perspectives. Through technology boundaries between societies have become blurred and as educators there should be appreciation for this. In this course we look at the challenges we face in the classroom and build on the education, learning, values and discourses surrounded to the profession.

Code: EDU104

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Literacy, Language and Communications

The purpose of this course is to look at the range of learning related literacy practices available and in use throughout the world.

Code: EDU105

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Education in General Media

Through the study of films and literature focus is placed on the consequences of educational methods. A deeper look at the relationship between educator and educatee.

Code: EDU106

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Education Basics

Numbers, narratives and knowledge.

Code: EDU107

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Psychological Research

The principles used in research design and quantitative and qualitative techniques used throughout your studies.

Code: PED101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Behavioral Science

An introduction to psychology in an educational field. Topics covered will include the history of psychology, development, memory, perception, personality, clinical and social psychology.

Code: PED102

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 4000

Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to how people think, feel and behave. Students will learn what is means to be human and offer solutions to social problems. They will explore into the ideas of intelligence, perception, memory, happiness, culture and social influence and development

Code: PSY102

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Research methods

Giving students the basics in terms of descriptive and correlational research that will aid them throughout the rest of their studies. Students will learn how to set up experiments, conduct interviews, set up questionnaires to produce the most accurate results. How to make the correct observations and do proper content analysis. The knowledge gained in this module will prove of use throughout the course of students studies.

Code: GEN101

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Cognitive Neuroscience

A course that teaches the link between brain activity and cognitive processes. We will look at techniques to measure brain activity and will discuss motor processes looking at neural responses. Studies will be done regarding attention, memory and cognitive control.

Code: PSY103

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Introduction to Social Work

This course serves as an overview of social work and what it entails. Students will look at the history of social work and developments made in social practices, ethics and principles. Studies will also include the welfare system in urban environments and social justice.

Code: PSY104

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Welfare in Africa

Social welfare protection started in Europe in the 1800s. The goal is to produce assistance programmes and insurance to citizens in a periods of illness or economic hardships. In Welfare in Africa students get to explore the methods and results applied and comment of the effects seen in the society around them.

Code: SWR101

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Individuals and Social Work

Students will be able to use social work practice frameworks to describe research based knowledge, recognize potential impact of race and gender and carry out the roles of counselor. This is the basis building block for a career in social work.

Code: SWR102

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Policies regarding Social Work

There is a complexity regarding social work that will be defined throughout this course. Students are guided to critically analyse and develop skills that will help them to differentiate in future. Students also analyse the nature and impact of economics political and social ideologies.

Code: SWR103

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Communities and Organisations and Social Work

This  course focusses on communities and organisations. Through empowerment practices, social work is explored in a macro environment. We look at leadership skills and culture sensitivity and the value of social work.

Code: SWR104

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Principles and the family of Sociology

This course will look at the different backgrounds and circumstances of various families and the dynamics around these households. Great emphasis is placed on professional relationships and the pitfalls of emotional involvement. Students are guided by problem -solving approaches and cognitive behavioral models as building blocks fro further studies.

Code: SWR105

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Sociology and Deviance

Biological, psychological, sociological, spiritual and cultural context all have an influence on our behaviour and reaction to certain changes or unexpected events. Throughout this course human behaviour is not only inspected but also challenged.

Code: SWR106

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Drugs, values and Society

Substance abuse is a form of behavioral stress. They need compassion and patience. Throughout this module we will emphasize this and look at the various recognizable patterns and actions when coming across this in practice.

Code: SWR107

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Global communication

A course that is designed to open up critical perspectives in terms of communication practices, media systems and cultural traditions. This course is designed to allow students to expand their thoughts and cross borders.

Code: JOU105

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Cultural Diversity

Approach to culture through religion, ethical values, historical development and perception of economical and political systems.

Code: PSY105

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Kinesiology

A holistic therapy. Working with physical pain or emotional issues, Kinesiology trains you how to releave many of the obstacles our body could pose. This is an exercise science that aids in sport management and athletic training.

Code: SPC101

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Anatomy

Learn how the human anatomy and physiology all fit together. Students will take a look at the human skeletal system and work all the way through the nervous system to form a comparative understanding of functions in the human body.

Code: SPC102

Effort (1-5): 5

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Academic English

Become a better writer. In this course we will focus on how to write for media purposes. Content includes presentation of a subject, competences in professional vocabulary, content coverage including listening, oral, grammar and personal language skills, bibliography, resources and methodology.

Code: JOU103

Effort (1-5): 2

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Law and the Media

This course will equip students with the ability to interact with new medial developments in a practical way while understanding the legal consequences of those interactions. Students develop theoretical practices and knowledge regarding print, radio, television and online media.

Code: JOU104

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Perception

A focus on auditory and visual perception while covering anatomy and physiology. Students will investigate color vision, depth perception, motion perceptions, stereopsis, visual recognition, pitch and loudness, speech perceptions.

Code: PSY106

Effort (1-5): 5

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Developmental Psychology

This course will take an overview from birth to adulthood looking at theories relating to early childhood development.

Code: PSY107

Effort (1-5): 4

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

Digital Media

A contemporary form of journalism.  Digital media offers a relationship with the reader that is not found within print journalism. In a ever changing world it is needed to adjust to a critical thinking and reporting environment. While looking at the development in digital media students will also cover an overview in terms of media business models, applications and useful tools for digital journalism.

Code: JOU101

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500

History of Journalism

Journalism, democracy and technology. From cave men to the evolution of newspapers and then the freedom granted in mass media. This course takes a look at the changes through the ages. What shapes journalism and gives it edge.

Code: JOU102

Effort (1-5): 3

Duration:  Year Course

Price: R 3500