MCom (Accounting) Research

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Accountancy
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom (Accounting) Research
Programme Code: M3RA3Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73968

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Sep 30, 2022

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to develop applied specialised competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of accounting principles in the financial accounting field. A qualifying student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work through the master’s dissertation.

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Curriculum

Admission Requirements

A potential student must be in possession of an honours qualification or a postgraduate diploma in Accounting on New NQF level 8. Alternatively, any other four-year qualification on NQF level 8 and related accounting experience, which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Accountancy. Finalisation of registration for the programme (and/or continued registration) is subject to applicants complying with departmental-specific requirements. Such requirements usually include preparatory work leading up to a research proposal that is approved by the department. Possible examples of preparatory work are pre-reading, literature reviews, concept development, and successful completion of short courses aimed at skills, research and/or knowledge development. Candidates may also be required to successfully defend their research proposals at special discussion sessions.

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