Bridging Programme in Theory of Accounting

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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 Theory of Accounting
Programme Code: S3BTCQ

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

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: 1 Year

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The purpose of this bridging programme is to provide students with a strong and academically sound knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, auditing principles, financial management and costing principles and taxation principles for students who do not adhere to the strict admission criteria of Bachelor of Accounting Honours (CA) or PG Diploma (Accounting Science) so that they may pursue post-graduate studies in order to ultimately qualify as a Chartered Accountant.

Admission Requirements

A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor in Accounting Science degree (NQF level 7); OR a BCom (Accounting) degree (NQF level 7) or similar BCom; OR Commerce degree (NQF level 7); and Final selection requirements, based on academic performance and capacity, will from time to time be set by the department.

All of the degrees referred to above must have been obtained within the preceding three years.

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