Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Accounting in South Africa

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Accounting(Accounting)
  • Major Subject: Accounting
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Accounting

  •  Boston City Campus and Business College, Johannesburg  
    The following are some of the modules covered:

    (i) Computer Literacy Advanced

    (ii) Commercial Law 1

    (iii) Economics 1

    (iv) Computer Literacy

    (v) Academic Literacy

    (vi) Business Management 1

    (vii) Commercial Law 2

    (viii) Auditing Theory and Practice

    (ix) Financial Accounting for Companies

    (x) Ethics in Accountancy

    (xi) Corporate Governance in Accountancy

    (xii) Selected Accounting Standards and Simple

    (xiii) Commercial Law 2

    (xiv) Auditing Theory and Practice

    (xv) Financial Accounting for Companies

    (xvi) Substantive Procedures in Finalizing an Audit

    (xvii) Distinctive Financial Reporting

    (xviii) Specific Financial Reporting

    (xix) Audit Planning and Tests of Control

    (xx) General Financial Reporting

    (xxi) Group Financial Reporting

    (xxii) Application of Management Accounting


    Entry requirements

    (i) National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English, Mathematics and Accounting amongst the modules passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s study; or

    (ii) National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English, Mathematics and Accounting amongst the modules passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s studies; or

    (iii) Prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English, Mathematics and Accounting amongst the modules passed.


    Course duration: Three years
  •  Pearson Institute of Higher Education, Midrand  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor degree entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level with Bachelor degree entry approved by Universities South Africa (USAF)
    2. Or If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
    3. Or You should have successfully completed the relevant Pearson Institute foundation programme. On successful completion of the foundation programme, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to be admitted to a degree programme.
    4. Or You should have successfully completed a relevant higher certificate qualification. On successful completion of the higher certificate, students are required to apply to Universities South Africa (USAF) for a certificate of exemption in order to
    be admitted to a degree programme.
    5. And:
    -You need 25 or more Pearson Institute points.
    -You need 50% or above for Grade 12 Mathematics.
  •  IIE Varsity College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • An NSC with Degree admission – a minimum of 30% for English coupled with a minimum of 50% for four (4) DESIGNATED NSC subjects. (This excludes Life Orientation which is a 10 credit subject); OR
    • An NC(V) with Degree admission – a minimum of 60% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation, with a minimum of 70% in the four (4) compulsory vocational subjects; OR
    • An SC (with endorsement) or equivalent; OR
    • A Higher Certificate, Advanced Certificate or 240 or 360 credit Diploma in a cognate discipline.
  •  REGENT Business School, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -E symbol in Mathematics, together with Bachelor’s Degree endorsement.
    -Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for admission to the respective undergraduate programme, but have appropriate work experience, may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as a form of alternative admission to the programme.

    Course Overview:
    -Business Management 101
    -Business Statistics 102
    -Accounting 1
    -Economics 1
    -Commercial Law 1
    -Management Accounting and Finance 2
    -Auditing 2
    -Financial Accounting 2
  •  Madina Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Accra  
  •  University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg   
  •  University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch  
  •  Rhodes University, Grahamstown  
  •  University of Pretoria, Pretoria  
  •  North West University, Mafikeng  
  •  University of Limpopo, Polokwane  
  •  University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban  
  •  University of the Free State, Bloemfontein  
  •  University of Fort Hare, Alice  
  •  University of Cape Town, Cape Town  




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