University of the Western Cape Bachelor of Commerce Admission Requirements

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Below are the entry requirements for Bachelor of Commerce at the University of the Western Cape.

Undergraduate Requirements

BCom (Accounting)
3 years

BCom (Accounting)
4 years
BCom (Financial Accounting)
English
(1st Language)
Level 4 Level 3 Level 4
2nd Language Level 3 Level 3 Level 3
Mathematics and
Accounting
Level 4
Level 5
Level 3
Level 4
 
Mathematics only
(No Accounting)
Level 5 Level 4 Level 4

Postgraduate Requirements

NB: The Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA), combined with the BCom (Accounting) degree is accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) to prepare candidates for its Initial Test of Competence (ITC).

ADMISSION

Unless the Senate determines otherwise, persons meeting the following requirements qualify for admission as a candidate for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting:

  • A BCom (Accounting) degree or equivalent (as approved by the Department of Accounting) and
  • Passed all the third year modules of the BCom (Accounting) degree (or equivalent) in one year with a subminimum of 55% for each module and an overall percentage of 57.5%.
    SELECTION

As only a limited number of students can be admitted to the programme, applicants will be subject to a selection procedure.
DURATION

Unless Senate decides otherwise the duration of the programme shall extend over one (1) year full-time.


CURRICULUM

MODULE NAME ALPHA CODE CREDITS REQUIRED COMPULSORY MODULES
Advanced Financial Accounting ACC721 50  
Advanced Auditing ACC741 30  
Advanced Management Accounting and Financial Management ACC751 30  
Advanced Taxation ACC706 30  
TOTAL   140