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Bachelor's : Management Sciences in Accountancy

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:

  1. an M score of 27;
  2. proficiency in written and spoken English [50% (4) (NSC) or 60% (5) NCV)]; and
  3. 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:

  1. 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
  2. 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:

  1. Accounting at Grade 12 level, with a minimum score of 60% for candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter.
  2. 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:

  1. Accounting at with a minimum score of 70% (6) for candidates who completed the NCV (4) in 2008 and thereafter.
  2. 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.
  3. A minimum score of 70% (6) in Economic Environment
  4. A minimum score of 70% (6) in Financial Management
  5.  A minimum score of 60% (5) in New Venture Creation
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

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


LCS5011


Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

NMR5011


Numeracy

DLC5011


Digital Literacy

ADC5022

Advanced Computer Literacy

FNAC115

FNAC125

Financial Accounting I

PRSD125

Professional Skills Development I

ECON115

ECON125

Economics I

BUSM125

Business Management I

TAXN125

Taxation I


2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


PRSD215


Professional Skills Development II

FNAC216

FNAC226

Financial Accounting II

CFIM216

CFIM226

Cost and Financial Management I

TAXN216

TAXN226

Taxation II

AUIC216

AUIC226

Auditing and Internal Control II

BUSL215

BUSL225

Business law I


3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


FNAC317

FNAC327

Financial Accounting III

CFIM317

CFIM327

Cost and Financial Management II

TAXN317

TAXN327

Taxation III

AUIC317

AUIC327

Auditing and Internal Control III

BUSL316

BUSL326

Business law II

RSMT327

Research methodology I


4th YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


RSMT418


Research methodology II

FNAC418


Financial Accounting IV

TAXN418


Taxation IV

CFIM418


Cost and Financial Management III

AUIC418


Auditing and Internal Control IV

WLSA428

WIL (simulation)

WLSA428

WIL (placement)


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.

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