Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship

Provides knowledge, skills and acumen to those aspiring to start their own business or those wishing to contribute to successful entrepreneurial ventures.

3 years
NQF Level 7
360 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support


Entrepreneurship is the process of identifying, creating and realising opportunities for new business or social ventures. The Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship is an undergraduate degree programme that aims to provide knowledge, skills and acumen to those aspiring to start their own business or those wishing to contribute to successful entrepreneurial ventures. The Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurship responds to the needs of students and the community by providing appropriate training in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial development

The programme content is designed to provide qualifiers with graduate Level knowledge, specific skills and applied competence (including the development of graduate attributes and qualities) in the field of entrepreneurship, the programme provides opportunities for continued personal intellectual growth, gainful economic activity and rewarding contributions to society.


Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • Define the concept of entrepreneurship;
  • Describe the entrepreneurial process;
  • Understand the theory behind creativity and innovation;
  • Identify and evaluate business opportunities;
  • Describe the context in which entrepreneurial activity occurs;
  • Understand the legal and information technology framework in which businesses operate;
  • Explain the domains of entrepreneurship, financial management and management;
  • Display knowledge of the functional areas of management;
  • Apply accounting principles in managing a business;
  • Evaluate growth strategies for entrepreneurial ventures.

Programme structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Entrepreneurship 1A
  • Economics 1A
  • Business Management 1A
  • Business Mathematics

Semester 2

  • Entrepreneurship 1B
  • Economics 1B
  • Business Management 1B
  • Business Communication

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Entrepreneurship 2A
  • Business Management 2A
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Law

Semester 2

  • Entrepreneurship 2B
  • Business Management 2B
  • Computing Applications
  • Accounting

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Entrepreneurship 3A
  • Business Management 3A
  • Business Management 3B
  • Entrepreneurship 3B

Semester 2

  • Entrepreneurship 3C
  • Entrepreneurship 3D
  • Statistical Techniques in Business
  • Information Management

Admission requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or
  • An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or
  • A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma.


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