Unisa Diploma In Accounting Sciences

Unisa diploma in accounting science is offered under the college of Economic and Management Sciences. It is presented in two ways: online and distance offering.

Course Accreditation

The Diploma in Accounting Sciences is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) for those students who selected Management Accounting as a major. Once successfully completed, candidates pursuing the CIMA qualification will be exempted from CIMA’s Certificate in Business Accounting (five papers).

Course Admission Requirements

An appropriate Higher Certificate or A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Diploma endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and at least 40% in Mathematics or 60% in Mathematical Literacy or A Senior Certificate with at least an equivalent of 50% in the language of teaching and learning in terms of the NSC and with an equivalent of at least 40% in Mathematics in terms of the NSC or A National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 with at least diploma endorsement with an equivalent of at least 60% in the language of teaching and learning in terms of the NSC and with an equivalent of at least 40% in Mathematics or 60% in Mathematical Literacy in terms of the NSC.

Unisa Diploma In Accounting Sciences Modules

Year 1

AUE1501 – Introduction To Auditing
BSM1501 – Business Management IA,
CLA1503 – Commercial Law Ic
ENN103F – English For Academic Purposes
FAC1502 – Financial Accounting Principles, Concepts And Procedures
INF1505 – Introduction To Business Information Systems
MAC1501 – Introduction To Management Accounting
QMI1500 – Elementary Quantitative Methods
SUS1501 – Sustainability And Greed
TAX1501 – Taxation Of Salaried Persons

Year 2

AUE1601 – Legal Aspects In Accountancy
AUE2602 – Corporate Governance In Accountancy
AUI2601 – Internal Auditing: Theory And Principles
BSM1602 – Business Management IB,
ETP2M1E – Entrepreneurship II (Module I): Entrepreneurship And Entrepreneurial Skills
FAC1601 – Financial Accounting Reporting
MAC2601 – Principles Of Management Accounting
MAC2602 – Principles Of Strategy, Risk & Financial Management Techniques
TAX2601 – Principles Of Taxation

Year 3

Group A. Compulsory
BSM2601 – Business Management IIA,
ETP301E – Entrepreneurship IIIA,
FAC2601 – Financial Accounting For Companies
FAC2602 – Selected Accounting Standards And Simple Group Structures
TAX3701 – Taxation Of Business Activities

Group B. Select 4 modules in terms of the rules above
AUI3702 – The Internal Audit Process: Test Of Controls     Pre-requisite: AUE2602 or AUE202M
AUI3703 – The Internal Audit Process: Specific Engagements And Reporting     Pre-requisite: AUI2601 & AUE2602 or AUI2016 & AUE202M
MAC3701 – Application Of Management Accounting Techniques     Pre-requisite: MAC2601 or ACN203S
MAC3702 – Application Of Financial Management Techniques     Pre-requisite: MAC2602 or ACN203S
TAX3703 – Taxation Of Estates     Pre-requisite: FAC1601 or FAC2M2V or ACN102N
TAX3704 – Tax Administration     Pre-requisite: FAC1601 & TAX2601