Bachelor of Consumer Studies | NWU

APS Required

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Duration

3 year(s)

Type

Bachelor's Degree

Delivery

Full-time

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Requirements

  • At least one natural science subject (like Mathematics OR Physical Sciences OR Agricultural OR Life Sciences) passed on level 4.
  • An average mark above 70% in Mathematical Literacy will be considered
  • Applications close 30 June
  • Late applications will be considered on merit
  • SELECTION: Academic achievement. A discussion among members of a selection panel.

Career Prospects

  • Food Industry:

    • New Product Development: Creating and testing out those awesome food products we find on the shelves.
    • Food Quality and Safety: Making sure food products meet standards and are safe to eat.
    • Food Retail Management: Working ‘behind the scenes’ in supermarkets or grocery chains.
  • Textiles and Clothing:

    • Fashion Retail Management: Overseeing the operations and buying for clothing stores or boutiques.
    • Textile Product Development: Designing and working with materials for the clothing industry.
  • Hospitality and Consumer Services:

    • Hospitality Management: Running hotels, guest houses, or managing events.
    • Consumer Affairs and Advocacy: Representing the interests of consumers, dealing with complaints, and ensuring fair practices.
  • Marketing and Research: Analyzing consumer behavior, designing campaigns, and understanding trends.
  • Consumer Education: Teaching people about smart shopping, budgeting, and healthy choices.
  • Journalism: Writing about consumer-related issues for magazines, online platforms, or TV.
  • Government and NGOs: Working in organizations that focus on consumer protection and rights.
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