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Welcome to the Department of Finance at the University of the Western Cape.

Our mission is to offer relevant world-class financial education and scholarship and promote financial literacy.

At the undergraduate level, the Department of Finance equips you with the fundamental knowledge of business and corporate finance, investment, and international finance.

At the postgraduate level, the department offers a postgraduate diploma (PGDip) in Finance that prepares you for a lucrative career in financial advising, investment analysis, financial management and asset management. In addition, our Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) programme provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge and offers a pathway to advanced academic degrees required for pursuing a career in academia. Concurrently, the programme provides students with the requisite skills to succeed in the dynamic field of finance and commerce.

Moreover, the department offers full research Master of Commerce (MCom) and PhD programmes where students can specialise in investments, financial markets, and corporate finance.