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Extended Programme (Bridge Programme) : Management Sciences in Accountancy (ECP)

EX_BAC

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus, Welkom Campus

5 Years

Semester 1

565

8

Additional Admission Requirements

For admission to the Bachelor of Management Sciences in Accountancy (Extended Curriculum 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%).

In addition to the above admission requirements, 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 C on Standard Grade (SG) or symbol D on Higher Grade (HG), for candidates who matriculated in 2007 and before; and
  • Accounting at level 5, 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 50% (4) for candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter.
  • Mathematical Literacy at Grade 12 level, with a minimum score of 50% (4); or Mathematics at Grade 12 level, with a minimum score of 30% (2), 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

  • Applied accounting at a minimum score of 60% (5) for candidates who completed the NCV (4) in 2008 and thereafter.
  • Mathematical Literacy with a minimum score of 60% (5); or Mathematics, with a minimum score of  40% (3), for candidates who completed the NCV (4) in 2008 and thereafter.
  • A minimum score of 60% (5) in Economic Environment
  • A minimum score of 60% (5) in Financial Management
  • A minimum score of 50% (4) in New Venture Creation

Prerequisites:

Instructional OfferingsPrerequisite instructional offerings
Financial Accounting IIFinancial Accounting I
Taxation IIFinancial Accounting I
Taxation IITaxation I
Auditing and Internal Control IIFinancial Accounting I
Financial Accounting IIIFinancial Accounting II
Cost and Financial Management IICost and Financial Management I
Taxation IIITaxation II
Auditing and Internal Control IIIAuditing and Internal Control II
Research methodology IIResearch methodology I
Financial Accounting IVFinancial Accounting III
Taxation IVTaxation III
Cost and Financial Management IIICost and Financial Management II
Auditing and Internal Control IVAuditing and Internal Control III
WIL (simulation)All modules (excluding WIL placement)
WIL (placement)WIL (simulation)


A student will not be allowed to repeat the first year or part of the first year of the Extended Curriculum Programme (ECP).

A student must pass all first-year instructional offerings in order to continue with second-year instructional offerings of the ECP.

A student who fails to pass all instructional offerings of the first year of the Extended Curriculum Programme will not be allowed to continue with the course Bachelor of Management Sciences in Accounting (Extended Curriculum Programme).

A student may not change from the ECP to the regular programme.

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
SAQA CREDITS
HEMIS CREDITS
SEMESTER 1
SEMESTER 2

LCS5001

Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

12

0.123

NMR5011


Numeracy

6

0.062

DLC5011


Digital Literacy

6

0.062


ADC5022

Advanced Computer Literacy

6

0.062

BTRP115


Basic Transaction Recording Practice

12

0.123


PAFR125

Preparation and Financial Reporting

12

0.123

MFAC115

MFAC125

Mathematics for Accountancy

24

0.246

PIM5011

PIM5012

Personal Information Management

0


Total

78

0.800


2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
SAQA
CREDITS
HEMIS CREDITS
SEMESTER 1
SEMESTER 2

FNAC115

FNAC125

Financial Accounting I

32

0.337


PRSD125

Professional Skills Development I

8

0.084

ECON115

ECON125

Economics I

16

0.168


BUSM125

Business Management I

8

0.084


TAXN125

Taxation I

12

0.126

Total

76

0.800


3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2




PRSD215

 

Professional Skills Development II

8

0.049

FNAC216

FNAC226

Financial Accounting II

32

0.195

CFIM216

CFIM226

Cost and Financial Management I

25

0.153

TAXN216

TAXN226

Taxation II

25

0.153

AUIC216

AUIC226

Auditing and Internal Control II

25

0.153

BUSL215

BUSL225

Business law I

16

0.098

Total

131

0.800


4TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2




FNAC317

FNAC327

Financial Accounting III

32

0.184

CFIM317

CFIM327

Cost and Financial Management II

25

0.144

TAXN317

TAXN327

Taxation III

25

0.144

AUIC317

AUIC327

Auditing and Internal Control III

25

0.144

BUSL316

BUSL326

Business law II

16

0.092


RSMT327

Research methodology I

16

0.092

Total

139

0.800


5TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2


RSMT418


Research methodology II

16

0.068

FNAC418


Financial Accounting IV

16

0.068

TAXN418


Taxation IV

13

0.055

CFIM418


Cost and Financial Management III

13

0.055

AUIC418


Auditing and Internal Control IV

13

0.055


WLSA428

WIL (simulation)

30

0.213


WLPA428

WIL (placement)

40

0.285

Total

141

0.800

Total for qualification

565

4


Remarks

Only first-time entering (FTE) students will be considered for this programme.

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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