Fully Online Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

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If you’re looking to qualify as a Chartered Accountant, we offer the BCom in Accounting as a first step on the path to get you to CA(SA), successfully.

We offer a new way to learn online, with a focus on support, flexibility, and interaction.

We are an engaging and supportive community who are walking the learning journey together.

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WHAT WE OFFER

  • An online Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degree (CA and Professional Accounting streams)
  • Using practical, real-world examples within a South African context, we provide a supportive community to help you develop your ability to critically think about accounting and business problems to craft creative solutions.
  • Learning which focuses on delivery themes to build an integrated understanding of the business environment.
  • Full online support through classes, interaction with lecturers and other students.
  • Three-year degree programme
    • At your option can be done on a half workload or full workload option (thus over three or six years).
  • Two Intakes each year in February and July.
  • Flexible learning that fits around your life, whether you study part time or full time
  • VISUAL – Your path to becoming a CA  
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HOW DOES THE ONLINE BCOM ACCOUNTING WORK?
  • Choose between the CA or Professional Accounting stream at the end of Year 1 (access to the CA stream will require you to maintain a minimum average for Year 1 modules).
  • Support and study material are available online
  • Follow a structured weekly journey
  • Lecturers are available for consultation during specified appointment slots that can be booked on the Academic Support platform
  • Easy to follow schedules and guidance
  • Engage with a supportive community of lecturers and students walking the path with you
  • Write tests and exams online via remote proctoring from your home or office.
RESOURCES & SUPPORT
  • Series of bite-sized video lectures covering every concept
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
  • Practice questions and past tests and exams with feedback videos
  • One-on-One live online discussions
  • Weekly live online group discussions for each subject
  • Scheduled weekly online classes – option to attend class from anywhere during lunch time or early evening
  • Mentorship from lecturers and past students
  • Places limited so that we can provide excellent support
  • Start conversations, share knowledge, and build communities with other students.
DOES THE BCOM IN ACCOUNTING CATER TO YOU?
  • The BCOM Accounting is for you if:
    • You want to prepare yourself towards qualifying as a CA(SA), registered with SAICA.
    • You’d like to enter the accounting industry and apply for accreditation with professional associations, such as ACCA, CIMA and SAIPA.
    • You want to start your own business and want to equip yourself with financial and business acumen.
    • You’d like to enter the business world and want to prepare yourself for a variety of roles, whether operational, strategic or as a future executive.
    • You are curious, eager to learn more about yourself and the business world and want to be part of a supportive online community who are as committed to your success as you are.
  • Minimum entry requirements:
    • A Senior Certificate with matriculation endorsement/exemption for degree studies (pre-2007)
    • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 50% in four NSC 20-credit subjects, including English and Maths. (Post 2008)
    • A relevant Higher Certificate (NQF 5) or Diploma (NQF 6) in the field of business or commerce with specialist modules in accounting.
HOW DOES IT WORK IF I CHOOSE TO DO THE HALF LOAD PROGRAMME?
  • In the first semester of your registration you can choose to start with three or four subjects.
  • Thereafter, you do between two and three subjects per semester.
  • Pay only for the modules that you register for in that semester.
  • More information on this option
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
  • The BCom in Accounting is accredited by DHET and the CHE and registered on the NQF as SAQA ID 119118 (NQF Level 7)
  • A PC or laptop (a tablet and/or smartphone are insufficient for studies)
  • Stable internet access that is fast enough to stream videos is required, as well as a webcam and mic.
  • Full programme fact sheet
  • Textbooks required
  • Fees and payment terms
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