Faculty Of Economic And Financial Sciences

FACULTY OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL SCIENCES

The faculty is situated at the Zamukulungisa Campus in Mthatha and comprises four departments: the Department of Accounting & Taxation, Department of Auditing, Department of Management Accounting & Finance, and Department of Business Management & Economics. The projected student enrollment for 2024 is approximately 3,000.

The faculty offers a range of programs including five bachelor’s degrees, three diploma programmes, one extended offering, one honours degree, and one master's degree. Notably, the Bachelor of Accounting Science is an accredited program by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), catering to students interested in pursuing the Chartered Accountancy route.

The career opportunities for graduates from this faculty are diverse, encompassing roles such as Chartered Accountant, financial manager, tax consultant, auditor, management accountant, business manager, economist, financial analyst, business consultant, treasury analyst, risk manager, and financial planner.

Students have the option to pursue diploma programs in Accountancy, Financial Information Systems, and Internal Auditing. The bachelor's degrees offer specialisations in Accounting, Accounting Science (for the CA route), Business Management, Economics, and Commerce. 

UNDERGRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS OFFERED IN THE FACULTY

Qual Code

SAQA ID

Qualification Name

NQF

Credits

Duration

Delivery Site

W63001

114798

Diploma in Accountancy

6

360

3

MTH

W63002

101210

Diploma in Financial Information Systems

6

360

3

MTH

W63004

101212

Diploma in Internal Auditing

6

360

3

MTH

W63005

101212

Diploma in Internal Auditing (ECP)

6

360

4

MTH

W63008

78283

Bachelor of Accounting

7

360

3

MTH

W63009

114813

Bachelor of Accounting Science

7

480

4

MTH

W63010

80806

Bachelor of Commerce

7

360

3

MTH

W63011

112328

Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management

7

360

3

MTH

W63012

112323

Bachelor of Commerce in Economics

7

360

3

MTH