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Overview


Vision 

To become a leading Economics department in Sub-Saharan Africa, operating at the forefront of the knowledge economy in a digital age.

Mission 

To equip students with the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to be the next generation of influential economists and policy makers.

Do you want to STAND OUT?

Differentiate yourself from fellow graduates by majoring in economics. Graduates who major in economics will typically be on a track to work in one of the following fields:
  • Government services (Treasury, Reserve Bank, Trade and Industry)
  • Parastatals (Eskom, Telkom, Yskor, etc.)
  • Large multinational corporations
  • Commercial and Investment banks
  • Insurance companies
  • Asset management companies (investment analyst)
  • Consultancies
  • Think tanks and research organisations
  • International organisations
  • Journalism
  • Teacher or lecturer (academic)
  • Researcher
Statistics show that the majority of economics students obtain employment within six months of graduating. Other roles that economics graduates regularly go into include management, marketing, sales and advertising, human resources, IT, and education.
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