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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BCom in Accounting Extended
Programme Code: B3AE7Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 410
The purpose of the extended year is aimed at access for success in terms of the foundational provision, i.e. in providing alternative access in the fields of Accounting. Students are given foundational provision covering relevant academic skills together with subject-related themes, required to facilitate learning in the regular modules of Bachelor of Commerce degree programmes. The combination of foundational modules enables students to develop a comprehensive perspective and effective strategies for adjusting to, and meeting the demands of, the higher education environment with the purpose of being successful in the chosen Bachelor of Commerce programme. The purpose of the qualification is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge base for identifying, analysing, evaluating and solving problems in the following underlying core modules: accounting; auditing; taxation and financial management. Students should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications in these fields to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of accounting as a practice.
Financial Manager, Accountant, Internal Auditor, Tax Consultant
A minimum APS of 25 with Mathematics or 28 with Mathematics Literacy. English 4 (50%), Mathematics 3 (40%), Mathematical Literacy 6 (70%) and Technical Mathematics is not accepted.
Selection is based on academic credit. Only new first time entering candidates are considered for admission into BCom extended degree programmes. This means that those who previously enrolled at a Higher Education Institution, do not qualify.