Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Accountant

Accountants prepare and examine financial records, ensuring their accuracy and that taxes are paid properly and on time. They assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organisations run efficiently.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 26.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for Higher Certificate entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 3 (40-49%) for Mathematics or 5 (60-69%) for Mathematical Literacy.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 22 and 25 will be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Admission Points Score of 32.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 4 (50-59%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics or 6 (70-79%) for Mathematical Literacy.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 26 and 31 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Applicants who have completed all modules on the Higher Certificate in Accountancy with an average of 60%.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Senior Certificate with at least five subjects, provided these subjects include a 1st Language passed on HG=E or SG=C and a 2nd Language passed on HG=E or SG=C.
  • Must have passed Mathematics with at least HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 27 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Admission Points Score of 32.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 4 (50-59%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics or 6 (70-79%) for Mathematical Literacy.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 26 and 31 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Applicants who have completed all modules on the Higher Certificate in Accountancy with an average of 60%.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Senior Certificate with at least five subjects, provided these subjects include a 1st Language passed on HG=E or SG=C and a 2nd Language passed on HG=E or SG=C.
  • Must have passed Mathematics with at least HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 27 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Maths or 7 (80% and above) for Mathematical Literacy.
  • If an applicant presents with Mathematical Literacy instead of Mathematics, additional modules may be added to the programme, which will extend the length of the programme.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 28 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
National Diploma: Cost and Management Accounting.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
National Diploma: Cost and Management Accounting.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
National Diploma: Financial Information Systems.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
National Diploma: Financial Information Systems.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
National Diploma: Internal Auditing.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
National Diploma: Internal Auditing.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

Disclaimer: All reasonable steps have been taken to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate at the date it was published. NMMU reserves the right to make changes to the programme details (e.g. rules, admission requirements) as published on the website. Prospective students are advised to consult the Admissions Department prior to applying.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

Disclaimer: All reasonable steps have been taken to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate at the date it was published. NMMU reserves the right to make changes to the programme details (e.g. rules, admission requirements) as published on the website. Prospective students are advised to consult the Admissions Department prior to applying.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

Disclaimer: All reasonable steps have been taken to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate at the date it was published. NMMU reserves the right to make changes to the programme details (e.g. rules, admission requirements) as published on the website. Prospective students are advised to consult the Admissions Department prior to applying.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS: 

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS: 

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS: 

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university's SPS rating scale.
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.
  • Applicants who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily on the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.
  • Applicants who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily on the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark SG=E.
  • Applicants who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Candidates must perform satisfactorily on the NMMU Access Assessment Battery.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC Level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least NSC level 5 (60-69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 5 (60-69%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008:

  • Matriculation exemption/endorsement.
  • Mathematics minimum pass mark of HG=E or SG=C.
  • Learners must score at least 31 points on the university’s SPS rating scale. 
  • Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission, and who have an SPS of 18 or higher, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the HOD in terms of the guidelines provided by the Faculty Management Committee, the admission requirements will be as follows:

  • A BCom (Accounting for Chartered Accountants) degree or equivalent SAICA accredited programme

OR

  • A BCom (General Accounting) degree, with a minimum mark of at least 55% for each of the following modules or their equivalent:
    • General Accounting 3B (RG302 or RGV302)
    • General Taxation 3B (RGT302 or RGTV302)
    • General Auditing 3B (RGO302 or RGOV302)
    • General Management Accounting 3A and 3B (RGK301/RGKV301 and RGK302/ RGKV302)
    • Or a pass in the following “R” equivalent modules: Accounting 3B (R302/ RV302); Taxation 3B (RT302/RTV302); Auditing 3B (RO302/ROV302); Management Accounting 3A and 3B (RK301/RKV301 and RK302/RKV302)

OR

  • An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or an Advanced Diploma at NQF Exit Level 7 in a cognate field of study (cf Rule G3 – 3.1.1), together with either:
    • A pass in or exemption from all the fundamental papers of the ACCA, OR
    • A pass in or exemption from all the operational level papers of CIMA.

Please note:
An elective module will not be offered unless a minimum number of students, as determined by the Head of the Department of Accounting Sciences, are registered for the particular elective module.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the Head of Department, and subject to General Rule G3.6, the prerequisites for entry into the Honours modules are as follows:

  • A pass mark in Auditing 3A (ROV301) or General Auditing 3A (RGOV301) and a pass mark in Auditing 3B (ROV302) or a mark of at least 55% for General Auditing 3B (RGOV302).
  • A weighted average of at least 60% for Database Systems (WRDV301), Project (WRRV301), Management Information Systems 3.1 (WRBV301), Management Information Systems 3.2 (WRBV302), User Interface Design (WUIV301), ERP Systems 3.1 (WREV301) and ERP Systems 3.2 (WREV302).

provided that all these marks have been achieved in the two years preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the Head of Department, and subject to General Rule G3.6, the prerequisites for entry into the Honours modules are as follows:

  • An average mark of at least 60% for the third-year Business Management modules.
  • A weighted average of at least 60% for Database Systems (WRDV301), Project (WRRV301), Management Information Systems 3.1 (WRBV301), Management Information Systems 3.2 (WRBV302), User Interface Design (WUIV301), ERP Systems 3.1 (WREV301) and ERP Systems 3.2 (WREV302).

provided that all these marks have been achieved in the two years preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise approved by the Head of Department, and subject to General Rule G3.6, the prerequisites for entry into the Honours modules are as follows:

  • A pass mark in Accounting 3A (RV301) or General Accounting 3A (RGV301) and a pass mark in Accounting 3B (RV302) or a mark of at least 55% for General Accounting 3B (RGV302).
  • A weighted average of at least 60% for Database Systems (WRDV301), Project (WRRV301), Management Information Systems 3.1 (WRBV301), Management Information Systems 3.2 (WRBV302), User Interface Design (WUIV301), ERP Systems 3.1 (WREV301) and ERP Systems 3.2 (WREV302).

provided that all these marks have been achieved in the two years preceding the year of registration for the Honours programme.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Technology: Cost and Management Accounting or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Technology: Cost and Management Accounting or equivalent.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group MCom.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group MCom.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - Please refer to Rules for Qualification Group PhD by Research.