Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting in South Africa

  • Course Name: Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting(Cost and Management Accounting)
  • Major Subject: Cost and Management Accounting
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques used in cost and management accounting. Students gain knowledge in areas such as;
-Financial analysis
-Cost control
-Performance measurement.
This program equips graduates with the skills needed to optimize financial resources, improve profitability and make informed management decisions.

Career opportunities for Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting graduates include:
1. Cost accountant
2. Management accountant
3. Budget analyst
4. Financial analyst
5. Cost controller
6. Auditor
7. Treasury analyst
8. Financial planner
9. Tax consultant
10. Business analyst
11. Financial manager
12. Project manager
13. Business owner

Institutions Offering Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting

  • Vaal University of Technology Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -English level 4
    -Accounting level 4
    -Mathematics level 3 Or Mathematics literacy level 6

    Modules Overview:
    -Accounting Aspects 1
    -Applied Communication skills 1
    -Auditing Aspects
    -Commercial Law for Accountants 1
    -Economics 1.
    -Accountancy Technology 1
    -Applied Communication Skills 1
    -Auditing 1
    -Commercial Law for Accountants 2
    -Cost and Management Accounting 1
    -Financial Accounting 1
    -Taxation 1.
    -Accountancy Technology 2
    -Business Ethics
    -Cost & Management Accounting 2
    -Entrepreneurial Skills
    -Financial Accounting 2
    -Statistics 1
    -Taxation 2.
  • Berea Technical College Berea Technical College, Durban  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A matric entrance - Grade 12
    -IBS Higher Diploma or equivalent
    -A certificate in cost and management accountancy that will offer credits towards the Diploma
    -Four years business experience

    Course Content:
    -Cost and Management Accounting I:
    -Financial Accounting I:
    -Information systems and technology (Concepts of management computing)
    -Business Communications
    -Management 1
    -Management II
    -Principles of Law
    -Income Tax
    -Cost and Management Accounting II
  • Tshwane University of Technology Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A National Higher Certificate: Accountancy or an equivalent qualification
    -A student who is still busy with the National Higher Certificate: Accountancy may, at the discretion of the Head of the Department, be allowed to study for the National Diploma, subject to having passed 80% of his or her subjects at the national higher certificate level.

    Course Overview:
    -Business Statistics II
    -Financial Accounting IIIA
    -Management Accounting IIIA
    -Organisational Management IIIA
    -Taxation IIA
  • Damelin Correspondence College Damelin Correspondence College, Johannesburg  
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent, or 4 year's verifiable and relevant working experience.

    Modules Overview:
    -Cost and Management Accounting 1
    -Management 1
    -Financial Accounting 1
    -Cost and Management Accounting 2
    -Concepts of Management Computing
    -Management 2
    -Income Tax
    -Corporate Law
  • INTEC College INTEC College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 12 (Std 10) or equivalent or 4 years verifiable and relevant working experience.

  • Institute of Management Accounting and Strategy Institute of Management Accounting and Strategy, Johannesburg  
    Tuition fees: R 36,300
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town  
    Duration: 3 years
  • Mangosuthu University of Technology Mangosuthu University of Technology, Umlazi  

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