The Lyceum Bachelor of Commerce in Management degree is strongly accounting, management, human resources, marketing, public relations and finance orientated to enable students to enter one of the most under-supplied career options in South Africa, and indeed globally. There is an enormous shortage of experienced graduates in the finance, management, human resources, marketing, public relations and accounting disciplines and it is imperative that these positions be filled with competent practitioners. Not only will students be able to master the financial and accounting functions in a company, but the degree will also focus on business management in the public and private sectors. By obtaining the Lyceum Bachelor of Commerce in Management degree, students will become qualified to take a leading role in the South African commerce and industry.
A recent survey indicates that more than 40% of the top posts in the country are filled by candidates with financial management qualifications. The management and other non-financial components of this degree provide a well-rounded platform for success in management positions in all sectors of the market. This degree will ensure that Lyceum graduates are adequately capacitated to fill commanding roles within industry and commerce. With the Lyceum Bachelor of Commerce in Management degree as part of your CV, you will be able to embark on a career with the potential to lead.
Accreditation and Duration
This is a part-time higher education programme accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It is also registered at SAQA.
- Minimum – 3 years of study (part-time)
- Maximum – 6 years of study (part-time)
Learners could pursue a career as a/an:
- General Manager
- Financial Manager
- Business Consultant
- Tax Practitioner
- Cost Accountant
- Financial Executive
- Accountant/Senior Accountant
- Accounting Officer
- Compliance Officer
- Human Resource Practitioner
- Public Relations Practitioner
Upon successful completion of your programme, you will receive a certificate depicting: – Bachelor of Commerce in Management and an academic transcript. These documents will be issued at the annual graduation ceremony, couriered to the nearest branch or posted to you, provided that your account is in order.
It is the learner’s responsibility to ensure they meet all the programme requirements before a qualification can be issued.
Study material is largely supplied in digital format only. Printed copies can be ordered at the prescribed tariffs.
Prescribed textbooks are excluded and must be procured by the student. (Terms and Conditions apply)
The College has a small number of prescribed textbooks. Should you experience undue problems to acquire your textbooks, you may enquire at the College.
Lyceum College has prescribed textbooks in the Library that can be issued for a limited period on a first come first serve basis. Should you experience undue problems to acquire your textbooks, you may enquire at the College.
A Degree at NQF Level 7 may progress to a Postgraduate Diploma or Honours Degree at NQF Level 8.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) processes and Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) are articulation mechanisms. The institution reserves the right to conduct a formal assessment for purposes of CAT. An evaluation will be conducted to recognise prior learning. This evaluation may or may not be based on a form of formal assessment and can include a portfolio of evidence submission. These mechanisms are in line with the HEQSF as envisaged in the NQF Act 67 of 2008 and the CHE “Policies on the Recognition of Prior Learning, Credit Accumulation and Transfer, and Assessment in Higher Education” published by the CHE in August 2016.
The final approval for applications in respects of CAT and RPL is subject to academic vetting in terms of applicable legislation and institutional policies.
Enquire at your nearest Lyceum Branch Office for more information regarding the awarding of subject credits (Credit Accumulation and Transfer – CAT) towards Lyceum Qualifications.
- A National Senior Certificate granting permission to study at Bachelor Degree level.
- Candidates over the age of 23 at registration or during their first year of attendance who have attained a
- Senior Certificate with at least 40% in at least four Higher Grade or Standard Grade subjects, at least three of which were passed simultaneously, one of which is a Higher Grade subject and one is English.
- At least five years’ post-Secondary School experience in the field in which the student wishes to study.
- Candidates having attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.
- A Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a cognate discipline.
- Foreign students whose first language is not English may be required to provide proof of English proficiency; otherwise, students will be required to take an English Proficiency Test prior to admission.
Lyceum applies the following minimum entry requirements for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce:
- National Senior Certificate (NSC) with admission to Bachelor’s Degree