UKZN Bcom Accounting



UKZN Bcom Accounting, This program aims to develop in graduates the skills and competencies that are expected of a practising professional Management Accountant. These include the development, analysis and implementation of business strategy, including risk and control strategy, the preparation of company financial statements, advising clients on the tax implications of their businesses, and preparing monthly management accounts for decision-making purposes. In doing so they are expected to demonstrate proficiency in relevant technologies. In addition, the programme aims to develop graduates capable of carrying out assignments in accordance with the ethical values of the profession, and that display a wide ranging professional and personnel skills. These include leadership, change management, problem-solving, decision making, communication and management skills. The program has been designed to align with the requirements of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Specifically it is designed to cover the competencies identified in the institutes Management and Strategic level, across the core areas of Finance and Financial Reporting, Management Accounting and Business Strategy. As such the degree is designed to prepare students for a career as a professional management accountant.
Core modules:
Business strategy:
Aim – To develop students’ ability to understand, apply and integrate Business Strategy principles, concepts and techniques.
Performance and Decision Management:
Aim – To develop students’ ability to understand, apply and integrate advanced cost management, decision making and performance evaluation principles, concepts and techniques.
Applied Business Management:
Aim – To develop students’ ability to understand, apply and integrate strategies for managing the human aspects, relationships and change in organisations.
Financial Strategy:
Aim – To develop students’ ability to understand, apply and integrate advanced financial reporting and financial management principles, concepts and techniques
Risk and Control Strategy:
Aim – To develop students’ ability to understand, apply and integrate strategic enterprise risk management principles, concepts and techniques
Entrance requirements:
The entrance requirement for the program is a completed B.Com Accounting or equivalent with majors in Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.
Contact us
 Tel: +27 (0) 31 260 7435
E-mail: saef-sftp@ukzn.ac.za