Diploma in Accounting Sciences

Unisa Qualification Name​ Unisa Qualification​ Code NQF Level & Credits​
Diploma in Accounting Sciences ​98200 ​NQF6, 360 credits


*In their final year of study, students must select four of the six modules in groups.*A student may therefore select both Management Accounting MAC3701 and MAC3702 together with Internal Auditing AUI3702 and Internal Auditing AUI3703 (Stream 1) or together with Taxation TAX3703 and TAX3704 (Stream 2); or Internal Auditing AUI3702 and Internal Auditing AUI3703 together with Taxation TAX3704 and Taxation TAX3704 (Stream 3).*This programme is endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) for those students who selected Management Accounting as a major. Once successfully completed, candidates pursuing the CIMA qualification will be exempted from CIMA's Certificate in Business Accounting (five papers). Such candidates could commence with CIMA's operational level, should they wish to progress with their CIMA studies. In addition, CIMA will also issue them with their Certificate in Business Accounting if they successfully complete any one of the five papers of their business accounting certificate. *Candidates who have already completed ETP2M1E will be exempted from ETP2601 and ETP2602 and students who have already completed ETP301E will be exempted from ETP3701 and ETP3702. *In addition to the above, all new students will have to enrol for CLA1501, but existing students who have already completed CLA1503 prior 2017 will receive credit for CLA1501. Students should note that during the course of their studies they would be required to have access to a computer, printer and the internet. You will be provided this access a student of CharterQuest. Below are the key modules to obtain this qualification:

First level​ Pre-requisite/recommendation
​Group A Module Names: All Compulsory
AUE1501 - Introduction to Auditing
BSM1501 - Business Management IA
CAS1501 - Perspectives on Accountancy
CLA1501 - Commercial Law IA
​ENG1512 - English for Economic and Management Science
FAC1502 - Financial Accounting Principles, Concepts and Procedures
INF1505 - Introduction to Business Information Systems
MAC1501 - Introduction to Management Accounting 
QMI1500 - Elementary Quantitative Methods ​Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on BNU1501 (Only applicable to 98237)
​TAX1501 - Taxation of Salaried Persons

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