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Faculty Website: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Accountancy
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom (South African and International Taxation) Research
Programme Code: M3RT3Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
The purpose of this qualification is to develop applied specialised competencies in mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis and application of taxation principles in the taxation 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 or Tax on NQF level 8. Alternatively, any other four-year qualification on NQF level 8 and related accounting or tax 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.