Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

Programme overview:

First Intake for 2024 is still accepting late applications until 26th of February.
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Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting next start date Next start date: 12 February 2024
13 May 2024
22 July 2024
30 September 2024
Next New Students Orientation Date:
12 February 2024
Returning Students Start Date:
5 February 2024
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting study mode Study Mode:
Campus Full Time
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting study mode Campuses:
Bedfordview
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
Midrand
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Pretoria

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting duration Duration:
Full-Time
• Minimum: 3 years 
• Maximum: 5 years  
Part-Time 
• Minimum: 5 years
• Maximum: 7 years
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting support Support: Fully supported


Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Commerce and Law | Degree | Degree: Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting | Saqa Id: 120729
Become fluent in the language of business with an Accounting degree. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business.

Our qualification is broad and comprehensive. It provides you with a sound understanding of, and skills in, the core areas of accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management, from both a local and an international perspective.

You will cover specialised modules such as Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing, Taxation and Corporate Governance. Within these subject areas, you will develop analytical and practical skills in accounting and management control systems.
 
You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, Accounting on Computers, Economics and Corporate Law. The emphasis throughout is on application and developing
practical quantitative and financial skills.
 
Much of the success of our commerce degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching and learning. We have smaller class sizes, interactive lectures by highly dedicated staff and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. In addition to the subject-specific knowledge you gain, our methods ensure that you acquire essential work skills such as critical and analytical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, self-discipline, working in teams and communicating effectively.

This degree paves the way to further training as a professional accountant.
 


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.
Pricing
Price:
From R67 400 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information.

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

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, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Pretoria

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Durban, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Pretoria


International students


International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions


Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 12 February 2024

    Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting - Year 1
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Business Management 1A (COBMA1-B11) - Core
    Financial Accounting 1A (COFAA1-B22) - Core
    Business Management 1B (COBMB1-B33) - Core
    Financial Accounting 1B (COFAB1-B44) - Core
    Quantitative Techniques (COQTA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Integrated Learning (Capstone) (COILA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Introduction to Mathematics A (FPBMA0-B11) - Fundamental
    Mathematics for Degree Studies (Commerce) (FPMCA0-B22) - Fundamental
    Economics 1B (COECB1-B33) - Fundamental
    Human Resource Management 1 (COHRA1-B33) - Fundamental
    Business Law (LWBLA1-B22) - Fundamental
    Business English (HUBEA1-B22) - Fundamental
    Economics 1A (COECA1-B11) - Fundamental
    Computer Skills (ITSKA1-B11) - Fundamental


    Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting - Year 2
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Auditing 2A (COAUA2-B11) - Core
    Taxation 2A (COTXA2-B11) - Core
    Financial Accounting 2A (COFAA2-B22) - Core
    Management Accounting 2A (COMAA2-B22) - Core
    Taxation 2B (COTXB2-B33) - Core
    Auditing 2B (COAUB2-B33) - Core
    Management Accounting 2B (COMAB2-B44) - Core
    Financial Accounting 2B (COFAB2-B44) - Core
    Accounting on Computers (COACA2-B33) - Fundamental
    Accounting on Computers (Sage:Pastel Certificate) (COACA2-EXT) - Fundamental
    Corporate Law (LWCLA2-B11) - Fundamental


    Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting - Year 3
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Financial Accounting 3A (COAFA3-B11) - Core
    Taxation 3B (COXTB3-B44) - Core
    Financial Management 3B (COFIB3-B44) - Core
    Auditing 3B (COAUB3-B44) - Core
    Taxation 3A (COXTA3-B22) - Core
    Auditing 3A (COAUA3-B22) - Core
    Financial Management 3A (COFIA3-B22) - Core
    Financial Accounting 3B (COAFB3-B33) - Core
    Corporate Governance 3B (COCRB3-B33) - Fundamental
    Corporate Governance 3A (COCRA3-B11) - Fundamental