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