Admission requirements: National Senior Certificate (NSC) with an achievement rating of 4 (50%) or better in the language of learning and teaching or Senior Certificate. A student who does not qualify in terms of the statutory or additional requirements, may follow Unisa’s alternative pathways or apply for admission to an appropriate vocational higher certificate.
Course Subjects:
First level
Group B. Choose 4 from the following depending on the specialisation
ECS1501 – Economics 1a
FAC1501 – Introductory Financial Accounting
HRM1501 – Introduction To Human Resource Management
MAC1501 – Introduction To Management Accounting
STA1501 – Descriptive Statistics And Probability
TAX1501 – Taxation Of Salaried Persons
Unisa Student fees
The university will not accept cash or cheques at any of its offices. Cash may, however, still be paid into the university’s bank account, at any Standard Bank branch or at any branch of the South African Post Office.
The government is currently investigating the subsidy for foreign students. Your attention is drawn to the fact that prescribed student fees could increase substantially in th e future. The university reserves the right to charge fees in certain countries in the currency of that country.

Prescribed student fees for 2012

Fees are valid for the 2012 academic year only. Prescribed student fees include registration, examinations (excluding special, sick and supplementary examinations) and admission to discussion classes.
  • Minimum amount payable at the point of registration
    • A minimum amount is payable on registration in respect of each module or paper for which you register.
    • The minimum amount payable on registration is dependent on the number of individual study units for which you register.
    • A minimum initial amount is payable for each module. Students applying for Matriculation Exemption must note that the Matriculation Exemption fee forms part of the minimum fee amount payable.
    • The minimum amount payable on registration will be forfeited should the relevant study unit be cancelled.
    • Note that compulsory miscellaneous fees, where applicable, are also payable on registration. These fees include the levy for students in foreign countries and levies for additional study material. After payment of the initial amount on registration, the outstanding balance must be paid before the relevant dates.
    • All fees must be paid into the correct allocation or else the university will not be able to process your registration.
  • Prescribed student fees
    The levy for students in foreign countries must be paid in addition to the minimum initial payment on registration. A student must be in possession of a student number before registration can be processed or fees paid or deposited into the Standard Bank account. The fees for all fourth-level modules will be charged the same as for honours-level modules.
    Any legal fees that arise due to actions taken by Unisa to collect unpaid student fees will for the account of the student.
Note. Please note that the university no longer banks with Absa Bank. Our new bank is Standard Bank.

Second level


Group A. Compulsory  
ADB2601 – Administrative Management IIa  
ADB2602 – Administrative Management IIb  
BSM2601 – Business Management II (A)  
BSM2602 – Business Management II (B)  
Group B. Choose 10 from the following depending on the specialisation  
ACN203S – Cost Accounting And Control  
FAC1601 – Financial Accounting Reporting  
FAC2601 – Financial Accounting For Companies  
FAC2602 – Selected Accounting Standards And Simple Group Structures  
FIN2601 – Financial Management  
HRM2601 – Human Resource Provisioning (Offered from 2013)  
HRM2602 – Human Resource Maintenance And Retention (Offered from 2013)  
HRM2604 – Performance Management Practices (Offered from 2013)  
HRM2605 – Human Resource Management For Line Managers  
RSK2601 – Enterprise Risk Management  
TAX2601 – Principles Of Taxation (Offered from 2013)  
Third level


Group A. Compulsory  
ADB3701 – Administrative Management IIIa (Offered from 2013)  
ADB3702 – Administrative Management IIIb (Offered from 2013)  
ADP3701 – Administrative Practice III (Experiential Training) (Offered from 2013)  
BSM3701 – Business Management IIIa (Offered from 2013)  
Group B. Choose 1 from the following depending on the specialisation  
FIN3701 – Financial Management  
HRM3704 – Contemporary Issues In Human Resource Management  
RSK3701 – Risk Financing And Insurance