Advanced Diploma in Financial Management

Home » University Courses » Advanced Diploma in Financial Management


Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Advanced Diploma in Financial Management
Programme Code: ADFM01

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 90507

Application Start Date: 1 Apr 2023
Application End Date: 30 Sep 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


The purpose of this qualification is to prepare Diploma or National Diploma students for further learning in the fields of Financial Management and Management Accounting. The programme will prepare the student for the job market by enabling them to apply integrated knowledge and advanced conceptual thinking Skills to innovatively solve complex problems in Financial Management.

Admission Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a Diploma in Accounting (NQF Level 6) with the University of Johannesburg (UJ). It is also possible to gain entry to the programme if you have completed a similar Diploma from another accredited University. Due to the limited spaces available for the programme, the following additional requirements must also be met to be considered:

• Grade 12 Mathematics, with a minimum APS score of 4 (not Mathematical Literacy) in the NSC, or a Senior Certificate with a minimum D-symbol for SG Mathematics.

• Students with an APS score for Mathematics below 4, SG Mathematics below a D or Mathematical Literacy will only be considered after completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg to all second- and third-year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University.

• First time pass of Financial Accounting 3 and Cost & Financial Management 3 and

• A 55%+ average of 55% of Financial Accounting and Cost & Financial Management (Note: Preliminary selection of students applying in their third year will be based on second year results).

Selection Process

A strict selection process is followed and meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the programme as numerous applications are received annually that exceed the minimum requirements. All applicants will be subjected to a selection process as determined by the Department of Accountancy.

More Information
Extended BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Chemistry)

Latest News

| View All News

UJ’s Community Engagement Unit empowers communities with Financial Literacy skills

The University of Johannesburg’s (UJ)  Community Engagement (CE) Unit, within


National Research Foundation (NRF) awards two new SARChI chairs to…

The National Research Foundation (NRF) has awarded two additional research


UJ honoured at 2023 SAICA Chairman’s Difference Makers Awards

The University of Johannesburg is proud to announce the remarkable


Vice-Chancellor Message – 26 May 2023

Dear UJ Community, Last week on this platform, I explained


UJ’s rising star, Ramakgahlela Betty Sebati ready to shine at…

The Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings has announced

UJ Faculties

| All Faculties

College of Business and Economics (CBE)

Created from the former Faculties of Management, and Economic and Financial Sciences


Faculty of Art, Design And Architecture

Industry-relevant and competitive professional programmes


Faculty of Education

Education has the power to transform human lives


Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

First in South Africa offering a full range of professional engineering qualifications


Faculty of Health Sciences

A preferred learner experience and innovative methods


Faculty of Humanities

To the benefit of individuals, the University and the community we serve


Faculty of Law

Traditional, specialised and short course Law programmes


Faculty of Science

Innovatively creating new knowledge and leading scientists


Johannesburg Business School

JBS. The Business of Reimagining Your Future.