With commerce as a study field students can specialize in e-commerce, insurance or even banking laws. Commerce teaches students exactly how a business works and runs as well as how to keep detailed records, stock markets and tax. Bursaries are offered to candidates that are in need of financial assistance to complete their qualifications and become an active member of society.
Here are some of the most commonly found subjects if studying commerce:
- Business Commerce
- Business Finance
- Business Science
- Information Systems
These fields of study have so much to offer, but for a candidate to qualify the following criteria will have to be met.
- Are you a South African citizen with a valid ID Book / ID Card?
- Can you prove the need for financial assistance?
- Do you have outstanding academic records?
- Do you love working with numbers?
There are many companies offering bursaries for these fields of study. Here you can find some of these companies and have a look at what their bursary programs offer:
Other companies such as ‘FNB’ also offer bursaries in some of these fields.
A career in commerce provides candidates work opportunities around the world with a stable footing thus it is a great study field to follow. With the subjects at hand talented experts are always in demand as candidates have a thorough knowledge on markets, policies, trade, shares, stocks and business.
With some of these fields of study found under commerce you can find opportunities as financial managers, credit managers, treasurers, financial reports and tax as well as a long list of other jobs to consider. You will not be stuck without work as you commerce offers work in the private and public sector with ease as junior accountants, executive accountants, consultants, auditors, managers, specialists, book keepers and entrepreneurs.
If interested candidates can also follow a teaching line after commerce or work at any local bank. A candidate has to have a love for numbers and a passion for learning to succeed. Commerce studies require honesty, integrity and commitment from candidates as the fields of study are not easy but very rewarding in the long run. If you feel this is where you want to go then have a look at what the different companies can offer and apply now for your bursary.