Introduction to Taxation

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Accountancy
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
Programme Name: Introduction to Taxation
Programme Code: S3P15O
Medium of Facilitation: Online
NQF Level: 
NQF Credits: 12

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: 


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Admission Requirements

Meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (B3A17Q):
- APS score = 28
- Mathematics = 4 (50%)
- English = 4 (50%);
Meet the alternative entry requirements for the Bachelors of Commerce in Accountancy (B34ACP) (Fully Online) degree as follows:
- Mature age exemption:
Applicants older than 23* will be considered if the matric certificate is below the minimum requirements. However, the applicant still needs to have a degree endorsement and meet the following requirements:
- APS score = 26
- Maths = 3 (40%)
- English = 3 (40%)
Applicants younger than 23 will be handled on an ad-hoc basis. Mature age conditional exemptions as per par. 30 of USAF Exemption requirements. Applicants with a previously completed qualification:
- Applicants with a completed degree or diploma but has an APS score below the minimum requirement will be considered if they have a degree endorsement and meet the following requirements:
- APS score = 26
- Maths = 3 (40%)
- English = 3
- Applicants with a completed diploma but has an APS score below the minimum requirement without a degree endorsement will be considered if they obtain a certificate from HESA and meet the following requirements:
- APS score = 26
- Maths = 3 (40%)
- English = 3 (40%)
• Other exemptions:
- Applicants with an APS score between 24 and 28 will be considered if they meet either of the following requirements:
- In possession of a completed degree, advanced diploma or BTech degree on an NQF level 7 with some form of Mathematical subject taken within the degree or diploma; or
- 5-10 years of work experience in the financial field, for instance as a bookkeeper, a debtors clerk, a junior accountant;
- Once an applicant has received WV status (approved), then the applicant will be required to:
? Write a test to determine their mathematical abilities. This test will take the form of multiple-choice questions using an online platform.
? Write an essay to determine their English language abilities. The topic of the essay, as well as the word count, will be communicated to the applicant; and
? The math's test as well as the essay will be administered with strict deadlines for each applicant and will be changed regularly to ensure an authentic process.
• Applicants with an academic exclusion (from UJ or another institution):
- If the applicants meet the minimum entry requirements with their matric certificates, the applicants will be admitted regardless of their previous academic performance.
- If the applicant does not meet the minimum requirements, the application will be declined;
• Have obtained a relevant degree at NQF level 7.

Selection Process

The department may, from time to time, set final selection requirements.

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