At UCT, as at universities all over the world, enrolments in economics classes are growing rapidly. An undergraduate degree in economics not only prepares you for entrance into the world of business, finance and management, but also provides an excellent background for those entering into the field of agricultural economics, international trade, the environment, public policy, education and health. Many economists trained at UCT have taken up managerial positions in the manufacturing, agricultural, mining, banking and financial sectors, and in several public enterprises and state departments.
The School of Economics offers the following undergraduate economics programmes:
Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) Programme (B.Com. or B. Soc. Sci.)
B. Com. Economics & Finance Programme
Bachelor of Social Science Degree Majoring in Economics