Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Part Time)

Programme overview:

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Part Time) next start date Next start date: 29 August 2021
17 October 2021
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Part Time) duration Duration:
Full-Time
• Minimum: 3 years 
• Maximum: 5 years  
Part-Time 
• Minimum: 4.8 years
• Maximum: 7 years
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Part Time) support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Commerce and Law | Part Time Study

More information:

Entry requirements
• You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAf).
Or
• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAf).
Or
• You should have successfully completed the relevant Eduvos foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
Or
• You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAf) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
And
• You need 25 or more Eduvos points.
• You need 50% or above for Grade 12 Mathematics.
Programme accreditation
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). • Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). • Fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK). • Fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Possible career options
Do you have a knack for numbers?

The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduate, are varied and employment options include:

• Chartered Accounting
• Cost Accounting
• Financial Accounting
• Financial Management
• Auditing
 
In addition most businesses have need for accountants and managers with accounting backgrounds. 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses
Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Durban, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Qualification structure
Year 1
Students are introduced to the basic principles of accounting.
• Business English
• Business Law
• Business Management 1A
• Business Management 1B
• Computer Skills
• Economics 1A
• Economics 1B
• Financial Accounting 1A
• Financial Accounting 1B
• Quantitative Techniques
Year 2
Students develop an intermediate level of knowledge and skills in the field of accounting.

• Accounting on Computers
• Auditing 2A
• Auditing 2B
• Corporate Law
• Financial Accounting 2A
• Financial Accounting 2B
• Management Accounting 2A
• Management Accounting 2B
• Taxation 2A
• Taxation 2B

Students who passed the Accounting on Computers exam with 75%+ will receive a SAGE Pastel certificate.
Year 3
Students develop an advance level of knowledge and skills in the field of accounting.

• Auditing 3
• Corporate Governance
• Financial Accounting 3
• Financial Management 3
• Taxation 3