School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

The school has a variety of under graduate and post graduate programmes.

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Welcome to the School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Offering ndergraduate and postgraduate programmes on the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses. The School offers programmes in wide range of disciplines of Applied Economics; Auditing; Economics; Finance; Financial Accounting; Managerial Accounting and Finance; and Taxation.

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Programmes

The School of Accounting, Economics & Finance is spread across two campuses- Westville Campus and Pietermaritzburg offering a variety of undergraduate and postgraduates programmes. These programmes are offered across the three disciplines- Accounting, Economics and Finance.

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Latest News

June 27, 2019

Alumni Recognised for Flying the UKZN Flag High

Team UKZN, comprising of four Accounting alumni, twins Mr Steffen Wies and Mr Rudi Wies, Ms Camira Govender and Mr...
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June 27, 2019

Top Students Rewarded at Annual SAICA Prize-Giving Celebration

The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance in partnership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) celebrated the...
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June 27, 2019

Academic Shares his Knowledge with Ukhozi FM Listeners

An academic in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Dr Sanele Gumede, is the content contributor to the segment...
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June 27, 2019

Growing a New Crop of African Chartered Accountants

UKZN’s School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, in partnership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Eastern Region,...
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June 27, 2019

UKZN Rises Against Hunger

UKZN, in collaboration with Rise Against Hunger Africa and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), contributed to the...
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June 27, 2019

Discovery Health Chief Financial Officer Addresses Budding Accountants at UKZN

Know Your Why: Understanding the Importance of Knowing Why People and Organisations Do What They Do, was the title of...
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November 2, 2018

Former UKZN VC Welcomes UKZN Academic and Student in Austria

UKZN academic, Dr Gerry Bokana, and PhD candidate, Mr Ayodeji Opeyemi Ogunlesi, met up with the University’s former Vice-Chancellor and...
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October 24, 2018

Business Science Students Present Innovative Ideas at Business Challenge

First-year Bachelor of Business Science students were given the opportunity to put theory into practice when they participated in the...
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October 11, 2018

Accounting Graduates Crowned 2018 CFO Case Study Global Champs

Team UKZN, comprising of four Accounting graduates, twins Mr Steffen Wies and Mr Rudi Wies, Ms Camira Govender and Mr Tim Siepman were crowned the 2018 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Case Study Competition winners at the finals which took place at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) recently.
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September 18, 2018

Supportive Research Community Helps PhD Graduates Succeed

PhD graduates, Dr Edson Vengesai, Dr Wilfred Akinola and Dr Magret Olarewaju, are indebted to the Macroeconomics Working Group (MWG),...
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September 18, 2018

Cum Laude pass for Zimbabwe’s Economist

Mr Blessing Sakupwanya graduated cum laude with his Master of Commerce in Economics during the UKZN Spring Graduation ceremonies. Sakupwanya, who is...
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September 18, 2018

Masters in Accountancy Degrees for UKZN Lecturers

Teaching students to grasp how the theory they are learning in class is practically applied in the real world is...
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September 18, 2018

PhD Research Zooms in on SA’s Untapped Ocean Economy

New oceans economy growth areas are a priority for South Africa’s Operation Phakisa, which represents a new spirit of moving...
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September 11, 2018

UKZN Accounting Programmes Get Top Rating

UKZN’s Accounting Programmes have received a level 1 rating from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) following an...
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August 2, 2018

I Believe – A Letter to the Youth

Third-year UKZN BCom student Mr Thembalethu Mahlangu has penned a motivational book titled I Believe – A Letter to the Youth. The 20-year-old first-time author, who wrote the book in under four months, was compelled to write I Believe to help young people overcome what he refers to as ‘the four monsters of life we face every day’ - dreams, obstacles, failure and success are explored in Mahlangu’s book.
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