Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting


The program is intended for students who intend on qualifying as chartered accountants in the future.The qualification is a pre-requisite for entry into the Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting qualification. The knowledge and skills graduates are expected to develop on the program are those that are expected of a practising professional Accountant. These include the preparation of company financial statements, advising clients on the tax implications of their businesses, and preparing monthly management accounts for decision-making purposes. In doing so they are expected to demonstrate proficiency in relevant technologies.


3 years

Entry Requirements

National senior certificate degree with Mathematics level 5, English and Life Orientation level 4. Minimum, 32 NSC points.


Semster 1
  • Financial Accounting 101
  • Principle of Microeconomics
  • IST for Business
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Management 120
Semster 2
  • Financial Accounting 101
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Commercial Law
  • Development & Applications Fundamentals
Semster 1
  • Financial Accounting 2A
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics & Applications
  • Business ethics for accounting and finance
  • Business Enterprise Law
  • Special Topics in Business Law/ Zulu
Semster 2
  • Financial Accounting 2B
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics & Applications
  • Auditing 200
  • Managerial Accounting and Financial Management 200
Semster 1
  • Financial Accounting 3A
  • Auditing 3A
  • Managerial Accounting & Financial Management 3A
  • Taxation 3A
Semster 2
  • Financial Accounting 3B
  • Auditing 3B
  • Managerial Accounting & Financial Management 3B
  • Taxation 3B

Career Opportunities

  • Financial Accountant/ Manager/Director
  • Tax Consultant/Manager/Partner
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Government and civil service finances
  • Management consulting
  • Entrepreneurship

Closing date for 2022 applications

30 September 2021


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