Bachelor of Accounting (CA-stream)

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Accounting (CA-stream)
Programme Code: B34CAQ

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 404
SAQA: 90622

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 31 October 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 3 Years

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The purpose of this qualification is to provide a well-rounded, technically focused education that equips students with the technical knowledge base, proficiency and pervasive skills that will enable them to demonstrate initiative and responsibility, and that will enable the development of leadership qualities.The programme is designed in consultation with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and recognised by them as a requirement to practice as a chartered accountant. This qualification requires a thorough grounding in the knowledge, theory, principles and skills of the profession or career concerned and the ability to apply these to professional or career contexts. The programme also serves as basis for entry into several postgraduate study opportunities.

Career Opportunities

Chartered Accountant – CA (SA).


First Year: Accounting 100 Economics 100 Introduction to Law 100 Business Mathematics Accounting Studies 100 Second Year: Accounting 200 Financial Management 200 Taxation 200 Governance and Citizenship Informatics 100 Accounting Studies 200 Auditing 200 Commercial Law 100 Third Year: Accounting 300 Auditing 300 Financial Management 300 Taxation 300 4IR in Accounting

Admission Requirements

A minimum APS of 33, English 4 (50%), Mathematics 5 (60%), Mathematical Literacy and Technical Mathematics are not accepted.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic merit.

More Information

UJ’s Department of Accountancy is a leader in Accounting Education. We offer a full range of cutting-edge academic programmes in the fields of Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Taxation. Our programmes are distinctly focused on the development of well-rounded individuals by preparing graduates to be critical thinkers and enablers in the 4th Industrial Revolution. Major national and international professional bodies, including SAICA, CIMA, ACCA and SAIPA, accredit our prestigious programmes. The Department is continuously producing outstanding results in professional examinations.
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