This week at the University of Johannesburg newly-minted graduates from the Faculty of Management step into the business world with their qualifications. Among them will be African students from all over the continent.
In the 2013 academic year, 80 students graduating from the Faculty of Management hail from Africa. Sixty undergraduates and 20 postgraduates from thirteen African countries take their place among the 1 593 students entering the business world after their UJ studies.
Most of the international undergraduates in the Faculty of Management came from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. A few each came from Angola, Cameroon, Ghana, Lesotho, Namibia and Nigeria. These students completed B Com, B Tech, BA or National Diploma qualifications in the 2013 academic year.
Most of the undergraduates completed their studies in one of five areas: Human Resource Management; Small Business, Intrapreneurial and Business Management courses; Logistics and Transportation Management; IT and IT Management; and Marketing and Marketing Management.
The most popular course among 2013 African postgraduates in the Faculty of Management is Bcom Honours in Strategic Management, with nine students from Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.
Students from countries in Africa who would like to study for internationally recognised qualitfications at the University of Johannesburg are welcome to contact the Division for Internationalisation.