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Bachelor of Business Science

(specialising in Accounting)

Are you competitive, driven, ambitious? Future accountants apply here!

  • It's a degree that gives you highly-valued, globally-relevant skills, increasing your local and international opportunities.
  • Graduates are prepared for careers in business, industry, government and international organisations.
  • Specialist accounting degree which will provide graduates with high level specialised skills in accounting and general skills in South African business law
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Are you competitive, driven, ambitious? Future accountants apply here!

  • It's a degree that gives you highly-valued, globally-relevant skills, increasing your local and international opportunities.
  • Graduates are prepared for careers in business, industry, government and international organisations.
  • Specialist accounting degree which will provide graduates with high level specialised skills in accounting and general skills in South African business law

Why study Bachelor of Business Science while you work?

Monash South Africa offers the Bachelor of Business Science degree with classes on weekends. This convenient study option gives you the opportunity to balance your studies with your work and personal life.

There are four terms during which you can take two units per term. This means that you can still complete your degree in three years.

The classes are offered every second Saturday, through a blended learning model and are supported by weekly online contact sessions during evenings.

The Bachelor of Business Science is a specialist accounting degree which will provide graduates with high level specialised skills in accounting and general skills in South African business law.

The course blends a conceptual theoretical framework with a range of practical applications and covers the basic discipline material through to more specialised accounting concepts.

This programme is offered by Monash South Africa in cooperation with Monash University. Successful completion of this programme leads to a Monash South Africa qualification.

Duration

3 years full-time

Fees for 2017

Fees are subject to change annually.

R 40,000.00 per annum

You can pay per unit or per term.

Intakes

First Term (January), Third Term (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at South Africa : full-time

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Course code: 4424

Career opportunities

Membership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) will allow you to build a career as an accountant or auditor (external or internal) or consultant in private practice, commerce and industry, the academic environment or in government. Areas of specialisation include finance and costing, taxation, computer auditing, forensic auditing, international accounting and many others.

Graduates wishing to qualify as a CA (SA) must obtain a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) or equivalent qualification from a SAICA-accredited university after completing the Bachelor of Business Science (Accounting) undergraduate qualification. This is a post graduate course that takes a minimum of one year to complete.

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Minimum entrance requirements

Our classes are taught and assessed in English. View the English language requirements.

Entrance scores are indicative only and subject to change annually.

COURSE LEVEL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

South African National Senior Certificate (NSC)

  • Minimum score: 31
  • Subject prerequisites: English (4) and Mathematics (4)

Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted. South African students must have achieved a minimum of 4 in Mathematics in order to major in Accounting in the Bachelor of Business Science and continue studying towards registration as a Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).

View international students entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Our classes are taught and assessed in English. View the English language requirements.

Entrance scores are indicative only and subject to change annually.

COURSE LEVEL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Advanced Levels

  • Minimum score: 7
  • Subject prerequisites: English and Math pass

Notes: Score A Levels grades as follows: A=5, B= 4, C=3, D=2, E=1. Score AS Level grades as follows: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5
Examinations taken in maximum of 1 academic year.

International Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Minimum score: 25
  • Subject prerequisites: English 4 (SL) or 3 (HL) and Math pass

Namibia HIGSCE

  • Maximum score: 7
  • Subject prerequisites: English and Math pass

Notes: Total of all scores achieved in one academic year from six subjects. Score grades as follows: 1=Excellent, 2=Good, 3=Satisfactory, 4=Poor. English (3)

SAT

  • Minimum score:
    • 1710 prior to March 2016 (Total score out of 2400)
    • 1210 from March 2016 (Total score out of 1600)
  • Subject prerequisites: English and Math pass

Notes: High School Diploma (Grade 12) AND combined SAT scores of Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing.

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