School of Accounting Sciences



The School of Accounting Sciences offers the following under-graduate programmes. Professional courses are provided in brackets. (Information Open Day)

BCom Chartered Accountancy (CA)
South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) 
AAT(SA) Training

BCom Management Accountancy (CIMA)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

BCom Forensic Accountancy (FORP)
Institute for Commercial Forensic Practitioners (ICFP)
South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
provided that Management accounting 2 & 3 and Financial management were passed
More information
Brochure for part time short courses in Forensic Accountancy

BCom Financial Accountancy (SAIPA)
South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA)

BCom Accounting and Informatics

Complete information piece with professional qualification possibilities, accreditation and prerequisites of above programmes.  

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BCom Honours in:
Chartered Accountancy (Full-time)
Financial Accountancy (Full-time and part-time*)
Management Accountancy (Full-time and part-time*)
Forensic Accountancy (Full-time)

*Subject to number of applications received


Partially lectured M-degrees   (Brochure/E-mag)
Master's degree in Management Accountancy and Financial Management, contact: rona.louwrens@nwu.ac.za or pieter.buys@nwu.ac.za Tel. (018) 299-1435

MCom in South African and International Taxation:  Contact: pieter.vanderzwan@nwu.ac.za Tel. (018) 299-1378

Research M-degrees
The school offers master's programmes that consist only of research, such as dissertations in Accountancy, Management Accountancy, Forensic Accountancy and Taxation, contact pieter.buys@nwu.ac.za

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Certificate in Commercial Forensic Accounty
Certificate in Commercial Forensic Law
Certificate in Commercial Forensic Investigation
Certificate in Commercail Forensic Information Technology
Certificate in Practice an Fraud Risk Management