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: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 0

Senate Approval: s243/2014(2)

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

Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 1 Year

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

In order to qualify for applying for the Bridging Programme a student needs to be in possession of a degree in other commerce fields such as financial management or economics with knowledge of accounting, taxation and auditing or internal auditing or a BTech in Accounting. Please note that students must have attained a score of 4 or more in Mathematics at National Senior Certificate level (NSC) in order to qualify for the programme.


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