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Bachelor : Management Sciences in Accountancy

B_MSAC

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus

4 Years

Semester 1

517

8

Additional Admission Requirements

For admission to the Bachelor of Management Sciences in Accountancy programme at CUT, candidates must meet CUT’s general admission requirements, as well as the following programme-specific minimum admission requirements:

  • an M score of 27;
  • proficiency in written and spoken English [50% (4) (NSC) or 60% (5) NCV)]; and
  • a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with degree exemption, or a Grade 12 certificate, or a National Certificate Vocational (NCV) (4) (in Finance, Economics and Accounting) with a minimum pass mark of level 5 (60%).

Selection tests may be required, which may include psychometric testing.

Candidates may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL), according to CUT policy.

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements

  • Accounting, with a minimum symbol B on Standard Grade (SG) or symbol C on Higher Grade (HG), for candidates who matriculated in 2007 and before; and
  • Accounting at level 4, with a minimum 60%, for the NCV (4) qualification.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements

  • Accounting at Grade 12 level, with a minimum score of 60% for candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter.
  • Mathematical Literacy at Grade 12 level, with a minimum score of 60%; or Mathematics at Grade 12 level, with a minimum score of 40%, for candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter.

For candidates who completed the NCV (4) in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements

  • Accounting at with a minimum score of 70% (6) for candidates who completed the NCV (4) in 2008 and thereafter.
  • Mathematical Literacy with a minimum score of 70% (6); or Mathematics, with a minimum score of 50% (4), for candidates who completed the NCV (4) in 2008 and thereafter.
  • A minimum score of 70% (6) in Economic Environment
  • A minimum score of 70% (6) in Financial Management
  • A minimum score of 60% (5) in New Venture Creation

Prerequisites:

Instructional offerings
Prerequisite instructional offerings
Financial Accounting II
Financial Accounting I
Taxation II
Financial Accounting I
Auditing and Internal Control II
Financial Accounting I
Financial Accounting III
Financial Accounting II
Cost and Financial Management II
Cost and Financial Management I
Taxation III
Taxation II
Auditing and Internal Control III
Auditing and Internal Control II
Research Methodology II
Research methodology I
Financial Accounting IV
Financial Accounting III
Taxation IV
Taxation III
Cost and Financial Management III
Cost and Financial Management II
Auditing and Internal Control IV
Auditing and Internal Control III
WIL (simulation)
All modules (excluding WIL placement)
WIL (placement)
WIL (simulation)
Career Opportunities

The qualification will provide students with the opportunity to study towards a prestigious, internationally recognised accounting qualification. The qualification is a planned combination of learning outcomes with a defined purpose that culminates in applied competence and serves as the academic requirements for becoming a professional accountant practising in commerce, industry, academia and the public sector. 

The qualification also allows students access to lifelong professional development and support, through the opportunity to take up full membership with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA), as one of the foremost institutes for accountants in South Africa. 

The qualification benefits employers as they can have confidence in the ability of trained staff and can recruit or promote accounting professionals, knowing that they have proved able to perform the work required.

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


LCS5001

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

12

0.113

NMR5011


Numeracy

6

0.057

DLC5011


Digital Literacy

6

0.057


ADC5022

Advanced Computer Literacy

6

0.057

FNAC115

FNAC125

Financial Accounting I

32

0.302


PRSD125

Professional Skills Development I

8

0.075

ECON115

ECON125

Economics I

16

0.151


BUSM125

Business Management I

8

0.075


TAXN125

Taxation I

12

0.113

PIM5011

PIM5012

Personal Information Management

0

0

Total

106

1.000


2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2




PRSD215

 

Professional Skills Development II

8

0.062

FNAC216

FNAC226

Financial Accounting II

32

0.244

CFIM216

CFIM226

Cost and Financial Management I

25

0.191

TAXN216

TAXN226

Taxation II

25

0.191

AUIC216

AUIC226

Auditing and Internal Control II

25

0.191

BUSL215

BUSL225

Business law I

16

0.122

Total

131

1.000


3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2




FNAC317

FNAC327

Financial Accounting III

32

0.230

CFIM317

CFIM327

Cost and Financial Management II

25

0.180

TAXN317

TAXN327

Taxation III

25

0.180

AUIC317

AUIC327

Auditing and Internal Control III

25

0.180

BUSL316

BUSL326

Business law II

16

0.115


RSMT327

Research methodology I

16

0.115

Total

139

1.000

4TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


RSMT418


Research methodology II

16

0.113

FNAC418


Financial Accounting IV

16

0.113

TAXN418


Taxation IV

13

0.092

CFIM418


Cost and Financial Management III

13

0.092

AUIC418


Auditing and Internal Control IV

13

0.092


WLSA428

WIL (simulation)

30

0.213


WLPA428

WIL (placement)

40

0.285

Total

141

1.000

Total for qualification

517

4.000


Remarks

All students will be required to be in possession of a laptop computer, complying with Departmental specifications which will be revised and communicated annually.

Class attendance is compulsory.

All offerings are compulsory.


For more information contact Department of Accounting and Auditing

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