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Auditors examine and audit the financial statements of organisations, helping to ensure that they are run efficiently from a financial point of view, that records are kept accurately and that taxes are paid properly and on time.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for higher certificate entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 290.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 305.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 35% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 60% for Mathematical Literacy.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A 360-credit Diploma in Accountancy or an equivalent NQF Exit Level 6 qualification in a cognate field.

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A 360-credit Diploma in Accountancy or an equivalent NQF Exit Level 6 qualification in a cognate field.

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 350.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 365.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 45% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 65% for Mathematical Literacy.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Senior Certificate with at least five subjects, provided these subjects include a 1st Language passed on HG=E or SG=C and a 2nd Language passed on HG=E or SG=C.
  • Must have passed Mathematics with at least HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 27 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 350.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 365.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 45% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 65% for Mathematical Literacy.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Senior Certificate with at least five subjects, provided these subjects include a 1st Language passed on HG=E or SG=C and a 2nd Language passed on HG=E or SG=C.
  • Must have passed Mathematics with at least HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 27 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 60% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 60% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 410.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 60% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 50% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 50% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 390.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least level 50% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 370.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the HOD in terms of the guidelines provided by the Faculty Management Committee, the admission requirements will be as follows:

  • A BCom (Accounting for Chartered Accountants) degree or equivalent SAICA accredited programme

OR

  • A BCom (General Accounting) degree, with a minimum mark of at least 55% for each of the following modules or their equivalent:
    • General Accounting 3B (RG302 or RGV302)
    • General Taxation 3B (RGT302 or RGTV302)
    • General Auditing 3B (RGO302 or RGOV302)
    • General Management Accounting 3A and 3B (RGK301/RGKV301 and RGK302/ RGKV302)
    • Or a pass in the following “R” equivalent modules: Accounting 3B (R302/ RV302); Taxation 3B (RT302/RTV302); Auditing 3B (RO302/ROV302); Management Accounting 3A and 3B (RK301/RKV301 and RK302/RKV302)

OR

  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or an Advanced Diploma at NQF Exit Level 7 in a cognate field of study (cf Rule G3 – 3.1.1), together with either:
    • A pass in or exemption from all the fundamental papers of the ACCA, OR
    • A pass in or exemption from all the operational level papers of CIMA.

Please note:
An elective module will not be offered unless a minimum number of students, as determined by the Head of the Department of Accounting Sciences, are registered for the particular elective module.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the Head of Department in terms of the guidelines approved by the Faculty Management Committee, and subject to General Rule G3.1, the prerequisites for entry into the Accounting Honours modules are as follows:

Admission following completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA):

  • if PGDA completed in one academic year, a pass in each of the four modules in the PGDA; or
  • if PGDA completed in two academic years, a mark of at least 55% in each of the four modules in the PGDA;

provided that:

  • the PGDA is completed in the academic year immediately preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme.

Admission following completion of the BCom Accounting for Chartered Accountants or BCom Rationum:

  • Accounting 4 (R400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Accounting 3 (R301) or General Accounting 301 (RG301) and a mark of at least 55% for Accounting 3 (R302);
  • Taxation 4 (RIT400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Taxation 3 (RT301) or General Taxation 3 (RGT301) and a mark of at least 55% for Taxation 3 (RT302);
  • Auditing 4 (RO400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Auditing 3 (RO301) or General Auditing 3 (RGO301) and a mark of at least 55% for Auditing 3 (RO302);
  • Management Accounting 4 (RK400): A mark of at least 55% for both Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302);

provided that:

  • all these credits were obtained in the two academic years preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme; and
  • unless these credits were obtained in the academic year preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme, a weighted average mark of 60% must be achieved for the following modules: Accounting 3 (R302); Taxation 3 (RT302); Auditing 3 (RO302); and Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the Head of Department in terms of the guidelines approved by the Faculty Management Committee, and subject to General Rule G3.1, the prerequisites for entry into the Accounting Honours modules are as follows:

Admission following completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy (PGDA):

  • if PGDA completed in one academic year, a pass in each of the four modules in the PGDA; or
  • if PGDA completed in two academic years, a mark of at least 55% in each of the four modules in the PGDA;

provided that:

  • the PGDA is completed in the academic year immediately preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme.

Admission following completion of the BCom Accounting for Chartered Accountants or BCom Rationum:

  • Accounting 4 (R400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Accounting 3 (R301) or General Accounting 301 (RG301) and a mark of at least 55% for Accounting 3 (R302);
  • Taxation 4 (RIT400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Taxation 3 (RT301) or General Taxation 3 (RGT301) and a mark of at least 55% for Taxation 3 (RT302);
  • Auditing 4 (RO400): A pass (including a pass on link) in Auditing 3 (RO301) or General Auditing 3 (RGO301) and a mark of at least 55% for Auditing 3 (RO302);
  • Management Accounting 4 (RK400): A mark of at least 55% for both Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302);

provided that:

  • all these credits were obtained in the two academic years preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme; and
  • unless these credits were obtained in the academic year preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme, a weighted average mark of 60% must be achieved for the following modules: Accounting 3 (R302); Taxation 3 (RT302); Auditing 3 (RO302); and Management Accounting 3 (RK301) and (RK302).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A relevant NQF level 7 Bachelor’s degree or Advanced Diploma with:

  • Auditing and Management Accounting as majors;
  • An average final mark of 55% in the final year modules; or
  • A relevant degree or advanced diploma approved by Senate coupled with prior learning, which should comprise at least three years’ experience in the field of Internal Auditing.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A relevant NQF level 7 Bachelor’s degree or Advanced Diploma with:

  • Auditing and Management Accounting as majors;
  • An average final mark of 55% in the final year modules; or
  • A relevant degree or advanced diploma approved by Senate coupled with prior learning, which should comprise at least three years’ experience in the field of Internal Auditing.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group MCom.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group MCom.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless Senate decides otherwise, candidates shall be admitted to the studies for the degree of Master of Commerce (Taxation) if they:

  • have obtained the degree of BCom (Hons) (Accounting) or the equivalent thereof, or
  • have, in the opinion of Senate, attained through practical experience or otherwise a level of competence which is adequate for the purpose of postgraduate studies in Taxation.

Applicants may be required to write an entrance examination depending on their academic background in taxation.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.

 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.