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:


Information Process

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


Literacy Proficiency

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


Information Process

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


Corporate Communication

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


Research reports

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



The ability to analyse individual and group behaviour through teamwork.


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.


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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