PGDip in Accounting

General

Program Description

The purpose of this programme is to develop the intellectual and practical skills of the students in the analysis, interpretation, and application of accounting, governance and control and internal auditing/taxation principles. This programme will prepare students to apply accounting, governance and control and internal auditing or taxation principles in practice. Lastly, this programme will prepare students for further studies in accounting, governance and control and internal auditing or taxation as a science. Graduates of this programme are also able to register with professional bodies such the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). This programme, however, does not provide access to the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) board examinations. Admission requirements: The prerequisite for admission is a Bachelor of Commerce degree or an Advanced Diploma in Accounting/ Internal Auditing or the successful completion of a bridging programme in conjunction with a degree (other than Accounting/Internal Auditing). Places on this programme are limited and are awarded based on academic performance. Contact details: Ms Nicolene du Plooy / 011 559 3059 / nicolenedp@uj.ac.za

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.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less