BCom (Management Sciences) at University of Stellenbosch

The BCom (Management Science) is a broad degree program offered by the Faculty of Economics and Management Science.

General admission requirements

• Write the National Benchmark Tests (NBTs) AQL
• An NSC aggregate of at least 65% (excluding Life Orientation)
• See further admission requirements under the programs
• Also see the Faculty’s selection guidelines on www.maties.com > Apply > Admission and selection.

An NSC aggregate of at least 65% (excluding Life Orientation)
• Mathematics 60%
• English Home Language 50% OR Afrikaans Home Language 50% OR Afrikaans First Additional Language 60% OR English First Additional Language 60%

Admission requirements

For admission to the University you need:
• A National Senior Certificate or school-leaving certificate from the Independent Examination Board as certified by Umalusi with admission to bachelor’s degree studies; or
• A university exemption certificate issued by the South African Matriculation Board to students with other school qualifications.
Admission to bachelor’s degree studies requires that you obtain a mark of at least 4 (50-59%) in each of four designated university admission subjects.

What is included in management sciences?

Data mining.

Decision analysis.



Game theory.

Industrial engineering.


Mathematical modeling.

What is the scope of management science?

Within its scope are all aspects of management related to strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation, information technology, and organizations as well as all functional areas of business, such as accounting, finance, marketing, and operations.

Management Sciences Salary in South Africa

JobDegreeAverage annual salary
IT managementBCom/BCom Hons in Information ManagementR819 372
Financial managementBCom in Financial ManagementR811 836
Plant managerBachelor’s degree in business or industrial management is advisedR746 256