BCOM (ACCOUNTING)

The gateway to a successful career in most fields of finance, there’s no comprehensive commerce degree quite like Accounting.

4 YEARS NQF Level 7

 

Programme Purpose

• To prepare students for the rapidly changing business environment, concentrating on accounting and management.
• To equip students with core modules such as financial accounting, auditing, taxation, business finance, and cost and management accounting, with sufficient theory to prepare students for postgraduate studies.
• To give students a ‘real-feel’ for the industry by giving them a work-based learning component in their third year.

Qualifications Outcomes

Students will be taught to:

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Information Process

The ability to process large amounts of information and reproduce it concisely in written, spoken or image format.

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Literacy Proficiency

The language ability to write for various media forms as well as literacy proficiency in academic and report writing.

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Information Process

Research, plan, promote and execute a public relations event as well as a write for broadcast communication.

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Corporate Communication

Analyse the effectiveness of organizational communication within a corporation and write up a report, including recommendations.

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Research reports

The ability to research topics effectively and produce research reports in the correct format.

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Teamwork

The ability to analyse individual and group behaviour through teamwork.

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Problem solving

The ability to reason, solve problems, think critically and analytically, organize information, plan and make use of mnemonic techniques, such as mind maps.

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Media Studies

Research, plan and produce a television or radio programme and a newsletter or magazine.

Further Studies:

Any admission to a post-graduate diploma or degree programme after completion of this degree to qualify as a Chartered Accountant is the prerogative of the specific institution applied to.

Employment Opportunities:

• Accountant
• Finance officer
• Finance manager
• Internal auditor
• Tax advisor
• Treasurer
• General manager

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