The purpose of the Advanced Diploma is to prepare the student for further learning in the fields of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. The programme will also prepare the student for the job market by enabling a student to apply integrated knowledge and advanced conceptual thinking skills to complex problems in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation.

Entrance Requirements

The entry requirements for the Advanced Diploma in Accountancy are a Diploma or National Diploma with Financial Accounting, Auditing or Internal Auditing and Taxation at a 3rd year level and Grade 12 Mathematics with minimum APS of 4. Students with an APS below 4 for Mathematics or with Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy will only be considered after completion of the Mathematics for Diploma students module offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg to all second and third year Diploma students interested in pursuing further studies at the University of Johannesburg.

Closing Dates for Applications

31 October annually for study in the following year.
31 August annually for international students.

Application forms and information are obtainable from the relevant department.
Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the relevant department.

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
1 year
5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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