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Decision Sciences

Courses

Undergraduate qualifications

Modules in Decision Sciences can be taken as a major (e.g. Operations Research or Quantitative Management) for several undergraduate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Quantitative Management (98311)

Honours qualifications

  • Honours Bachelor of Science in Operations Research (0460X Old Curriculum, prior to 2010)
  • Honours Bachelor of Science in Financial Modelling (05746 Old Curriculum, prior to 2010)
  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Modelling (0572X Old Curriculum, prior to 2010)
  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Operations Research (05738 Old Curriculum, prior to 2010)

For Honours students, the brochure myRegistration@Unisa - College of Economic and Management Sciences (PDF: 4.3mb) should be consulted.

Master's and doctoral qualifications

Prospective students may apply for admission to MSc/MCom or PhD programmes through Unisa's online system from Home > Study at Unisa > Master's & doctoral studies on the Unisa website. Please attach all relevant and requested documentation. For pre-application advice and a possible recommendation that could expedite the process, prospective students are advised to study the admission requirements for the Master of Commerce in Quantitative Management (qualification code: 98701), Master of Science in Operations Research (qualification code: 98597) or Doctor of Philosophy in Operations Research (qualification code: 98598) on the Unisa website and then submit the following by e-mail to Professor Petrus H Potgieter for preliminary advice.

  • A comprehensive CV
  • A copy of the Honours research project (for admission to the Master's) or Master's dissertation (for admission to the PhD)
  • A brief statement of interest (of approximately one page in length) outlining a research topic or topic(s) of interest
  • A full academic record

Please include any previous Unisa student number(s) in the e-mail and feel free to use any official language of the RSA.