BCompt Financial Accounting

Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Financial Accounting (98302) 

Career options: 

  • Bookkeeper 
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Technician
  • Credit Controller
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Manager
  • Professional Accountant
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)

Admission requirements: 

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) (degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and at least 60% in Mathematics or
  • A Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and at least a C symbol on HG or a B symbol on SG in Mathematics.


First year module outline (suggested)  

Semester 1   Semester 2 
CLA1503: Commercial Law 1C AUE1601: Legal Aspects in Accountancy 
ECS1501: Economics 1A ECS1601: Economics 1B
FAC1502: Financial Accounting Principles, Concepts and Procedures  FAC1601: Financial Accounting Reporting 
MNB1501: Business Management 1A MNB1601: Business Management 1B
DSC1630: Introductory Financial Mathematics AIN1501: Accounting Information Systems in a Computer Environment 

Second year module outline (suggested)  

Semester 1   Semester 2 
CBC1501: Communication in Business Contexts AIN2601: Practical Accounting Data Processing 
AUE2601: Auditing Theory and Practice  AUE2602: Corporate Governance in Accountancy
FAC2601: Financial Acccounting for Companies FAC2602: Selected Accounting Standards and Simple Group Structures 
MAC2601: Principles of Management Accounting MAC2602: Principles of Strategy, Risk & Financial Management Techniques
TAX2601: Principles of Taxation  CAS1501: Perspectives on Accountancy 

Third year module outline (suggested)  

Semester 1   Semester 2 
AUE3701: Audit Planning and Tests of Control AUE3702: Substansive Procedures and Finalising an Audit 
FAC3701: General Financial Reporting  FAC3702: Distinctive Financial Reporting 
FAC3704: Group Financial Reporting  FAC3703: Specific Financial Reporting 
MAC3702: Application of Financial Management Techniques  MAC3701: Application of Management Accounting Techniques
TAX3701: Taxation of Business Activities  TAX3702: Taxation of Individuals