School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Programmes

Undergraduate

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Bachelor of Commerce – General (BCom)This degree is offered at the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses. It is a three-year full-time qualification that allows for specialisation in Accounting, Economics, Finance MINIMUMClick here
Bachelor of Commerce degree in AccountingThis degree is offered at the Pietermaritzburg and Westville campuses. It is a three-year full-time qualification that prepares graduates who wish to train as CharteredClick here
Bachelor of Business ScienceThe Bachelor of Business Science is a four-year professional (undergraduate) degree which is designed to address the national shortage of suitably qualified peopleClick here

Postgraduate

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Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime StudiesThe Programme is recommended for professionals in the Shipping Industry,including professionals consulting in International Trade Departments in Law and Accounting Firms, customs and excise professionals, and various public sector professionals involved in transport.Click here
Postgraduate Diploma in Financial PlanningIn order to prepare for your future, you will need to find a way that you can manage your finances to achieve your life goals. Financial Planning does this, and the financial planning process is important in developing a plan that is tailored to your own unique circumstances. Click here
Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Banking & Investment ManagementThe Post-Graduate Diploma in Finance, Banking and Investment Management has been designed to provide students from commerce and non-commerce backgrounds with the necessary theoretical knowledge to follow a career in Finance or Banking. For students holding any degree who have a basic numerate ability, this diploma will enable them to gain a focused, financial grounding which will complement their under-graduate degree. Click here
Postgraduate Diploma in AccountingThe objective of the Programme is for students to obtain a PGDA together with a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting or CTA which will entitle them to write the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Part 1 (board) exam, or alternatively for students to pass all four modules in two years in order to obtain a PGDA.Click here
Master of Commerce in Maritime StudiesThe Programme is recommended for professionals in the Shipping Industry, including professionals consulting in International Trade Departments in Law and Accounting Firms, Customs and Excise professionals, and various public sector professionals involved in transport.Click here
Master Of Commerce in Financial AccountingMaster of Accountancy in Financial Accounting that is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in Financial Accounting. The programme aims to equip the student with the academic knowledge necessary for working in the financial sector of the economy, then being able to apply this academic knowledge in practical situationsClick here
Master of Commerce In Economics (Coursework And Dissertation)Postgraduate study in Economics is designed to prepare students to pursue careers in economics in academia, government and the private sector. This objective is met by developing the ability to think logically and creatively to analyse economic data through the application of the appropriate theory and research in seminars and written dissertations.Click here
Master Of CommerceWe offer MSc by research programmes in Economics, Finance and Accounting. The purpose of our programmes is to harvest a range of innovative research within the Commerce field and to produce high quality researchers in the professional sectors to satisfy the changing business needs.Click here
Doctor of PhilosophyWe offer excellent world class PhD programmes in Economics, Finance and Accounting. The purpose of our programmes is to harvest a range of innovative research within the Commerce field and to produce high quality researchers in the professional sectors to satisfy the changing business needs.Click here
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Management AccountingThis program aims to develop in graduates the skills and competencies that are expected of a practising professional Management Accountant. These include the development, analysis and implementation of business strategy, including risk and control strategy, the preparation of company financial statements, advising clients on the tax implications of their businesses, and preparing monthly management accounts for decision-making purposes. Click here
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in FinanceThe School of Accounting, Economics and Finance offers a Finance Honours Programme on the Westville Campus. This Programme is designed to advance students from a broad theoretical knowledge of Financial theory to an in-depth understanding of applied Financial principles. Click here
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in EconomicsEconomics is taught by academics with a diverse range of research interests and who are widely published in their fields of specialisation.Click here