B Com (General) at Walter Sisulu University for Technology

A Bachelor of Commerce degree is an undergraduate degree that usually has a 3-year duration. Essentially a business qualification, a BCom is designed to give students a range of different managerial and all-round business skills like financial management, project management, human resources, accounting, and economics.

Admission Requirements

New Applicants

The University considers various post-matric certificates for admission purposes.

1. The following certificates are accepted:

The “Old Senior” certificate

The National Senior Certificate “NSC”

National Certificate Vocational “NCV”

N6 certificate

Current grade 12 learners must upload Grade 11 final results and first quarter or mid-year results if available.

Post-matric candidates must upload a matric or equivalent certificate, academic record, copy of ID, or passport.

  1. Some departments may consider mature age exemption for admission into some programmes. For more information, you may enquire from the Admissions Office at supportappl@wsu.ac.za.

Transfer Students

Students who are from another tertiary institution may apply and submit the following documents:

Matric Certificate

Post-Matric Certificate

Identity Document

Official Academic Report

Conduct Certificate

International Applicants

You will need to first apply to Universities South Africa (Usaf) for evaluation of school results or another degree/diploma certificate.

When you receive the results from Usaf, you may commence with the application process and upload the results and a copy of your passport. For further information please visit CCIP offices at: international@wsu.ac.za.

For all Bachelor’s Degree programs, only applicants whose National Senior Certificate (NSC) results indicate that the learner has met the requirements for admission into Bachelor’s Degree, that is, Bachelors’ endorsement, may be admitted.

In the case of the old Senior Certificate, only applicants with a Matriculation Exemption endorsement will be considered for admission.

What are the subjects in BCom general?

BCom General Subjects


Financial Systems.


Business Management.

Financial Accounting.

Business Economics.

Company Law.

Cost Accounting.

The degrees that offer the best starting salary in South Africa

Bachelor’s DegreeMedian Starting Salary
Bachelor of CommerceR219 863
Bachelor DegreeR211 000
Bachelor of ScienceR197 478
Bachelor of TechnologyR180 940