Wits Postgraduate Courses 2022/2023

By | January 24, 2022

University of the Witwatersrand Postgraduate Courses Offered 2022/2023

Wits Postgraduate Courses 2022/2023; Details of all programmes offered are provided below. We recommend that you also visit the websites of faculties and departments in which you may be interested.

POSTGRADUATE COURSES OFFERED AT UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND

Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management

PDM – Social Security

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the field of Social Security is offered by the Wits School of Governance.

PGDip – Taxation

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 years
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation (PGDipTax) is taken over 1 year full-time.
PGDip – Specialised Accountancy 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Wits Postgraduate Diploma in Specialised Accountancy is aligned to the professional level syllabus of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
PGDip – Accountancy 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy is a 1 year full-time degree (SAICA Chartered Accountant Route).
PGDipBA – Business Administration 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Part-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration is offered by the Wits Business School.
PGDipLaw – Postgraduate Diploma in Law 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The PG Diploma in Law is offered in the fields of Commercial and Business Law, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, General, Human Rights Advocacy and Litigation, Information and Communications Law, International Law, International Economic Law, Labour Law, Pensions Law, and Tax Law.
PDM – Governance and Public Leadership 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the field of Governance and Public Leadership is offered by the Wits School of Governance.
PDM – Security 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the field of Security is offered by the Wits School of Governance.
LLM – Tax Law 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Tax Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.
MCom – Economics 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Commerce by coursework and research report in Economics is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

MCom – Finance

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Commerce by coursework and research report in the field of Finance is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.
PDM – Public and Development Management 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the field of in the field of Public and Development Management is offered by the Wits Business School.
PDM – Public and Development Sector Monitoring and Evaluation 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the field of Public and Development Sector Monitoring and Evaluation is offered by the Wits School of Governance.
PDM – Management 

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Postgraduate Diploma in Management is offered in the fields of Energy Leadership, Business Administration and Digital Business by Wits Business School.

MM – Finance and Investment Management

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Master of Management in the field of Finance and Investment Management is a 1 year block release programme offered by the Wits Business School.

MM – Innovation Studies

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Master of Management in the field of Innovation Studies is offered by the Wits Business School.

MM – Strategic Marketing

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Part-time
The Master of Management in the field of Strategic Marketing is offered by Wits Business School.

MM – Public Policy

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Management by coursework and research report in Governance (Public Policy) is offered over 2 years.

MM – Security

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Management by coursework and research report in Governance (Security) is offered over 2 years.

MM – Social Security

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Management by coursework and research report in Governance (Social Security) is offered over 2 years.

MM – General

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Management by coursework and research report in Governance (General) is offered over 2 years.

MM – Governance and Management

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Management by coursework and research report in Governance (Governance and Management) is offered over 2 years.

MM – Business and Executive Coaching

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time
The Master of Management in the field of Business Executive Coaching is offered by the Wits Business School.

MM – Digital Business

  • Postgraduate
  • 12 – 18 months
  • Full-time
Master of Management in the field of Digital Business is offered by the Wits Business School.

MM – Energy Leadership

  • Postgraduate
  • 12 – 18 months
  • Full-time
The Master of Management in the field of Energy Leadership is offered by the Wits Business School.

MM – Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Master of Management (coursework and research report) in the field of Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation is offered by the Wits Business School.

LLM – Environmental Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 -2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Environmental Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – International Economic Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 -2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of International Economic Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – Labour Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Labour Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – Pensions Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Pensions Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

MM – Public and Development Sector Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Management by coursework and research report in Governance (Public and Development Sector Monitoring and Evaluation) is offered over 2 years.

MM – Development and Economics

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Management by coursework and research report in Governance (Development and Economics) is offered over 2 years.

LLM – International Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of International Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – Master of Laws

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by dissertation is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – Master of Laws

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 -2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by dissertation or by coursework and research report is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree offered in various fields including Environmental, Labour, Corporate, Human Rights Advocacy and Tax Law.

LLM – Human Rights Advocacy and Litigation

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Human Rights Advocacy and Litigation is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – Commercial and Business Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Commercial and Business Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – Corporate Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Corporate Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

MCom – Master of Commerce

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Commerce by research is a supervised dissertation on an approved topic within the areas of Economics, Information Systems, Management, Human Resource Management, Finance, Insurance and Risk Management, Industrial Organisation, Managerial Economics and more.

MCom – Accounting

  • Postgraduate
  • 1- 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Commerce by coursework and research report in the field of Accounting is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

MCom – Development Theory and Policy

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Commerce by coursework and research report in the field of Development Theory and Policy is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree that focuses on development economics and policymaking.

MCom – Information Systems

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Commerce by coursework and research report in the field of Information Systems is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

MCom – Taxation

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Commerce by coursework and research report in the field of Taxation is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

MEconSc – Master of Economic Science

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Economic Science by research or by coursework and research report is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

PhD – Commerce

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 – 4 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Doctor of Philosophy (Commerce) is a 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time degree.

PhD – Management

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 – 4 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Doctor of Philosophy (Management) is a 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time degree.

PhD – Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 – 4 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Doctor of Philosophy (Law) is a 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Economics

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Economics is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Information Systems

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Information Systems is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

LLM – Information and Communications Law

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 -2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Laws by coursework and research report in the field of Information and Communications Law is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Human Resources

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Business Sciences (Human Resources) is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Insurance and Risk Management

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Business Sciences (Insurance and Risk Management) is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Management

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Business Sciences (Management) is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

MBA – Master of Business Administration

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Master of Business Administration is offered by the Wits Business School.

BCom(Hons) – Finance

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Business Sciences (Finance) is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Development Theory and Policy

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Development Theory and Policy is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

PhD – Accountancy

  • Postgraduate
  • 2 – 4 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The PhD programme is offered by research only and is typically aimed at MCom graduates who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding in selected areas of accounting and finance.

BAccSc(Hons) – Accounting Science

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 year
  • Full-time
The Bachelor of Accounting Science with Honours is a 1 year full-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Applied Development Economics

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Honours programme in Applied Development Economics is structured on the basis that it can be taken over a one-year full-time or a two-year part-time duration.

MCom – Applied Development Economics

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Coursework Masters in Applied Development Economic is structured as a one-year full-time programme or a two-year part-time programme.

BEconSc(Hons) – Economic Science

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Economic Science with Honours is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

BCom(Hons) – Marketing

  • Postgraduate
  • 1 – 2 years
  • Full-time; Part-time
The Bachelor of Commerce with Honours in the field of Business Sciences (Marketing) is a 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time degree.

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