Bridging Programme in Accountancy

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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics 
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Bridging Programme in Accountancy
Programme Code: S34PCQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 0

Application Start Date: 1 April 2022
Application End Date: 31 October 2022

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 

10 Months

Programme Fees


The purpose of this bridging programme is to provide degree students with a strong and academically sound knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, governance and control, and taxation for students who do not adhere to the strict admission criteria of UJ’s Bachelor of Commerce Honours programmes in Accountancy, or in Taxation or in Internal Auditing so that they may pursue post-graduate studies in order to ultimately qualify as professional accountants, tax consultants or internal auditors.

Admission Requirements

UJ students – Bachelors of Accounting or BCom (Accounting) degree:

students must have previously passed Accounting 300;


students must have previously passed Accounting 3A and Accounting 3B.

Non-UJ students and UJ students that do not hold a BCom (Accounting) degree:

A completed degree that is Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) accredited; and an appropriate background and prior knowledge (typically on NQF level 7) for Accounting 3A and 3B, Auditing 3A and 3B and Taxation 3A and 3B).

Diploma Students:

The Department of Accounting has developed a subsidised Advanced Diploma in Accountancy that provides students in possession of an appropriate National Diploma or Diploma an opportunity to articulate into an honour’s degree.


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