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Bachelor of Accounting

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B.Acc. (Accounting)

SAQA ID 103057

 

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus & Business College Head Office in the distance education mode, with all other Boston City Campus & Business Colleges operating as Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus & Business College branch countrywide.

Download the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed programme information.

 

YEAR ONE MODULES

Semester A

• Computer Literacy (HCLT101-1)*

• Academic Literacy (HALT130-1)*

• Business Management 1 (HBMN130-1)**

• Financial Accounting Principles, Concepts and Procedures (HFAC131-1)**

Semester B

• Computer Literacy Advanced (HCLT102-1)*

• Commercial Law 1 (HLWC1181)**

• Economics 1 (HECO130-1)**

• Legal Aspects of Accounting (HLAA130-1)**

• Financial Accounting Reporting (HFAC132-1)**

 

YEAR TWO MODULES

Semester A

• Commercial Law 2 (HLWC230-1)**

• Auditing Theory and Practice (HAUD230-1)**

• Financial Accounting for Companies (HFAC231-1)**

• Principles of Management Accounting (HMAC230-1)**

• Principles of Taxation (HTAX230-1)**

Semester B

• Ethics in Accountancy (HETA231-1)**

• Corporate Governance in Accountancy (HCGA232-1)**

• Selected Accounting Structures and Simple Group Structures (HFAC232-1)**

• Principles of Strategy, Risk and Financial Management Techniques (HFMN230-1)**

• Computerised Accounting (HCLT103-1)**

• Work Integrated Learning (HWBAC230-1)**

 

YEAR THREE MODULES

Semester A

• Audit Planning and Tests of Control (HAUD331-1)**

• General Financial Reporting (HFAC331-1)**

• Group Financial Reporting (HFAC332-1)**

• Application of Management Accounting Techniques (HMAC330-1)**

• Taxation of Business Activities (HTAX331-1)**

Semester B

• Substantive Procedures in Finalising an Audit (HAUD332-1)**

• Distinctive Financial Reporting (HFAC333-1)**

• Specific Financial Reporting (HFAC334-1)**

• Application of Financial Management Techniques (HFMN330-1)**

• Taxation of Individuals (HTAX332-1)**

 

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

 

Assessment Strategy C (ASC): Formative assessments (FA1 and FA2), also known as quizzes, will count fifty percent (50%) – twenty five percent (25%) each - towards the overall mark. A summative assessment in the form of a final exam (SA1), will count fifty percent (50%) towards the overall mark.

Assessment Strategy 2 (AS2): The formative assessment (FA1), also known as an assignment or test, will count fifty percent (50%) towards the overall mark. The summative assessment in the form of a final exam or capstone project (SA1), will count fifty percent (50%). Page 5 of 17 FactSheet-HBCOMMM2-V.1-2019-20082018

Assessment Strategy 3 (AS3): The formative assessment (FA1), also known as an assignment or test, will count forty percent (40%) towards the overall mark. Summative assessments in the form of a final exam or capstone project (SA1), will count fifty percent (50%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) will count ten percent (10%) towards the overall mark.

Assessment Strategy 4 (AS4): Formative assessments (FA1 and FA2), also known as assignments or tests, will count forty percent (40%) - twenty percent (20%) each - towards the overall mark. Summative assessments in the form of a final exam or capstone project (SA1), will count fifty percent (50%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) will count ten percent (10%) towards the overall mark.

Assessment Strategy 5 (AS5): Formative assessments (FA1 and FA2), also known as assignments or tests, will count thirty percent (30%) - fifteen percent (15%) each - towards the overall mark. Summative assessments in the form of a final exam (SA1), will count fifty percent (60%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) will count ten percent (10%) towards the overall mark.

Assessment Strategy W (ASW): Formative assessments (FA1 and FA2), also known as assignments, will count forty percent (40%) - twenty percent (20%) each - towards the overall mark. Summative assessments in the form of a practicum, will count forty percent (40%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) will count twenty percent (20%) towards the overall mark. 

 

DURATION

Based on the credits and notional hours of this qualification, the minimum duration is six (6) semesters over a period of three (3) years, and the maximum duration is nine (9) years. 

 

OUTCOMES

On completion of the programme graduates will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to:

• Apply principles, theories and methodology of financial accounting to analyse financial reporting needs and establish relevant systems, and conduct external financial reporting

• Develop knowledge and an understanding of the underlying principles and concepts relating to auditing and assurance and technical proficiency in using auditing techniques

• Demonstrate knowledge of the general legal framework, and specific legal areas relating to business including the South African tax system as well as the ability to prepare tax calculations in accordance with legal requirements

• Develop knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles and concepts relating to financial management and management accounting

• Identify, evaluate, and analyse socio-economic needs of society, display an awareness of professional ethics and ethical standards, and recognise the need for life-long learning

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

A minimum requirement for admission into the degree is a:

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

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

• Prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English, Mathematics and Accounting amongst the modules passed

 

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

BOSTON HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME

On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Bachelor of Accounting SAQA ID 103057, NQF L7, minimum 396 credits from Boston City Campus & Business College.

 

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