Courses and Requirements – Management
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ACCOUNTANCY

 

DEPARTMENT: ACCOUNTANCY
Diploma: Cost & Management Accounting\Financial Information Systems\Internal Auditing
B Tech: Cost & Management Accounting\Financial Information Systems\Internal Auditing
MTech: Cost & Management Accounting
Master of Management in Cost and Management Accounting
DTech in Business (Cost and Management Accounting)

Admission Requirements

  1. Diploma Courses (NQF 6)
  2. National Senior Certificate
Subjects Financial Info. Systems Cost & Man. Accounting Internal Auditing  

Age exemption:
Applicants of mature age (23 with grade 12 or 45 with incomplete schooling) who do not meet the entry requirements must submit a certificate of completion or conditional exemption from the DoHET.

NSC  Endorsement Eligibility for Diploma
Compulsory Subjects  

Level

English

Accounting

Mathematics OR

Mathematics Literacy

4

4

3 or

6

4

4

3 or

6

4

4

3 or

6

Remaining 3 Subjects (min. 3 per subject) 11 11 11

 

  • Requirements: NCV (4)

Not accepted as it does not include Accounting.

 

  • Requirements: SC

A minimum rating of E (40-49%) for HG and D (50-59%) for SG subjects. English and Accounting are compulsory.  Accounting must have a minimum rating of C on SG and D on HG.  A total of 25 on the Swedish scale is required for the Diplomas in Cost and Management Accounting and Internal Auditing and 26 for the Diploma in Financial Information Systems.

 

  • Requirements: N3-N6

A completed N6 in an Accounting related field. Exemption may be awarded for some equivalent diploma subjects.  The course must include Accounting.  Applied Accounting is not accepted.

 

  • Requirements: NASCA

Not accepted as it does not include Accounting.

 

  • Requirements: International qualifications

All international qualifications will be evaluated by the International Office based on the Swedish scale.

 

  • Transfers

Applications from students to transfer from other institutions will be dealt with in terms of the Recognition of Prior Learning and Continuation of Studies policies of VUT.

 

  1. BTech: COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING/ FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS/ INTERNAL AUDITING (NQF 7(

60% average for major (level 1-3) subjects of a completed ND with at least 300 credits for theory or equivalent qualification in COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING/FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS/ INTERNAL AUDITING.  The ND has to be in the same discipline as the intended BTech.

 

  1. MTech in COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING (NQF 8)

65% average for a completed BTech or equivalent qualification in COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING.  65% for Research Methodology on NQF 7 and Management Accounting.  Successful achievement of the Faculty selection criteria.

 

  1. Master of Management in COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING (NQF 9)

65% average for a completed PGD or equivalent qualification in COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING.  65% average for Research Methodology and Management Accounting.  Successful achievement of the Faculty selection criteria.

 

  1. DTech in Business – COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING (NQF 10)

A relevant master’s degree in a related discipline.  Approval of research proposal by FRIC Exco.

 

  1. PhD in Business Administration (NQF 10)

A relevant master’s degree in a related discipline. Approval of research proposal by Faculty Research Committee. 

  • CURRICULUM

Year 1

  • Accounting Aspects 1
  • Applied Communication skills 1
  • Auditing Aspects
  • Commercial Law for Accountants 1
  • Economics 1.

Year 2

  • Accountancy Technology 1
  • Applied Communication Skills 1
  • Auditing 1
  • Commercial Law for Accountants 2
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Taxation 1.

Year 3

  • Accountancy Technology 2
  • Business Ethics
  • Cost & Management Accounting 2
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Statistics 1
  • Taxation 2.

Instructional Offering BTech: Cost & Management Accounting:

Semester

  • Management Accounting 4
  • Financial Management 4
  • Financial Reporting 4
  • Business Strategy 1
  • Systems and Project Management 1
  • Research Methodology
  • Career opportunities

Through this course the student will be able to follow the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification route. Career opportunities are available in the public and private sector

  1. Instructional Offering Diploma: Internal Auditing

Year 1

  • Accounting Aspects 1
  • Applied Communication skills 1
  • Auditing Aspects
  • Commercial Law for Accountants 1
  • Economics 1

Year 2

  • Accountancy Technology 1
  • Applied Communication Skills 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Internal Auditing 1
  • Statistics 1

Year 3

  • Accountancy Technology 2
  • Business Ethics
  • Commercial Law for Accountants 2
  • Cost and Management Accounting 2
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Internal Auditing 2
  • Information Systems 1

3.1   Instructional Offering BTech: Internal Auditing

Internal Auditing 4, Financial Accounting 4, Management Accounting 3, Financial Management 4, IS Auditing 4, International Law, Advanced Management Communication Skills, Research Methodology.

  • Career opportunities

Through this course the student will be able to follow the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification route. Career opportunities are available in the public and private sector

  1. Instructional Offering Diploma: Financial Information Systems

Year 1

  • Accounting Aspects 1
  • Applied Communication skills 1
  • Auditing Aspects
  • Commercial Law for Accountants 1
  • Economics 1
  • Financial Information Systems 1

Year 2

  • Accountancy Technology 1
  • Applied Communication Skills 1
  • Auditing 1
  • Cost and Management Accounting 1
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Financial Information Systems 2
  • Taxation 1

Year 3

  • Accountancy Technology 2
  • Business Ethics
  • Cost and Management Accounting 2
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Financial Information Systems 3
  • Taxation 2
  • Instruction Offering BTech: Financial Information Systems

Financial Information Systems 4, Financial Reporting 4, Functional Management, Taxation 2, Financial Management 4, Research Methodology. 

4.2       Career Opportunities

Qualified candidates could easily be promoted from clerk to accountant to management. People in possession of this qualification are in demand in commerce and industry, the banking sector, insurance and the public service. They could also head the electronic data processing department using their management skills and programming knowledge.

 

  1. Enquiries

Enquiries may be addressed to:

The Head of department: Accountancy Tel: (016) 950-9267; Fax: (016) 950-9576;
Vaal University of Technology e-mail: queenm@vut.ac.za website: www.vut.ac.za
Private Bag X021 Vanderbijlpark 1900

Admission and Financial Enquiries may be addressed to:

Faculty Admin Officer Tel: (016) 950-9360
Vaal University of Technology marian@vut.ac.za
Private Bag X021 Vanderbijlpark 1900 website: www.vut.ac.za
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