BCom in Accounting

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: BCom in Accounting
Programme Code: B3A17Q

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 382
SAQA: 73772

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 3 years

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The purpose of this 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. The curriculum allows admission to the BCom Hons (Accounting or Internal Auditing or Taxation) programme. This is recommended for students who want to specialise in Accounting, Internal Auditing or Taxation.

Career Opportunities

Financial Manager, Accountant, Internal Auditor, Tax Consultant


First Year: Accounting 1A+1B Business Management 1A+1B Economics 1A +1B Introductory Mathematical Analysis A Financial Management 1B Second Year: Accounting 2A+2B Business Information Systems 2A+2B Governance and Control 2A Ethical Foundation to Commerce 2B Management Accounting Strategy 2A+2B Financial Management 2A Cost and Management Accounting 2B Taxation 2A Third Year: Accounting 3A+3B Governance and Control 3A+3B Cost and Management Accounting 3A Taxation 3A+3B Financial Management 3B 4IR in Accounting

Admission Requirements

A minimum APS of 28, English 4 (50)%, Mathematics 4 (50%), Mathematical Literacy and Technical Mathematics are not accepted.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic merit.

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

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