Faculty of Economics & Information Technology Systems

Department of Economics and Finance

Vision:

To be universally recognised as a leader in Accounting and Finance education, research and innovation, producing graduates with the highest professional and ethical standards capable of solving societal problems within local, national and global context.

 

Values: 

  • Ethical conduct
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Opportunity

Goals and Objectives:

 

  • To produce graduates that are universally recognised as indispensable to effective governance, risk management and
  • To be a driving force for the development of high professional indispensable for their organisation.
  • To empower and produce aspiring graduates and professionals with appropriate skills to address global challenges in a professional and ethical
  • To provide a wide range of programmes that are fully accredited with professional

bodies.

PROGRAMMES IN THE DEPARTMENT

Outline of programmes offered

 

 

Department

Programme Offered

Duration

Economics and Finance Department

National Higher Certificate: Accountancy

2 Years

National Higher Certificate: Accountancy- Extended

3 Years

National Diploma: Internal Auditing

1 Year

National Diploma: Cost and Management Accounting

1 Year

Bachelor of Technology: Internal Auditing

1 Year

*Bachelor of Commerce: Internal Auditing

3 Years

*Bachelor of Commerce: Management Accounting

3 Years

*Bachelor of Commerce: Agri-Business

3 Years

*Programme may be offered in 2019 or 2020 upon the approval of DHET

 

 

NATIONAL HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTANCY and NATIONAL HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTANCY – EXTENDED PROGRAMME

Offering Place: Whittlesea Site

Offering Type: Full-time


Entrepreneurship & Professional Development of Students 

It is part of the Department of Economics and Finance’s mission to instil entrepreneurial skills in our graduates to support their academic talents. Therefore, ongoing entrepreneurial exposure will be presented via successful local business people and other entrepreneurial experts. Students are encouraged to visit the websites of professional bodies such as CIMA, ACCA, IIA and SAICA for more information.


NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN INTERNAL AUDITING

 Offering Place: Grey Site

Offering Type: Full- time


NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

Offering Place: Grey Site

Offering Type: Full-time


BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN INTERNAL AUDITING

Offering Place: Grey Site

Offering Type: Full-time


CONTACT DETAILS

 

Academic Secretary                     :    Ms Tobeka Nyathela, ND: OMT (WSU)

Email                                              :    tnyathela@wsu.ac.za

Telephone                                      :    0408426839