Postgraduate Diploma In Accounting

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This SAICA accredited qualification enables students with relevant work experience and appropriate qualifications to further develop their functional and reflective competencies in management, leadership and administration.

NQF Level 8

DISTANCE LEARNING

 SAQA - 101977

Fulfilled By

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WHY study towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting?

The Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) is a one year programme that prepares students for the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) or the Board 1 examination set by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). The Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting is a distance programme supported by lectures.

What CAREER PATH's can I choose after completing this QUALIFICATION?

Chartered Accountant

Financial Risk Analyst

Business Owner

Forensic Accountant

Stock Broker

Auditing

Programme STRUCTURE

YEAR MODULES

Advanced Financial Accounting
Advanced Auditing
Advanced Taxation
Advanced Managerial Accounting and Finance (MAF)

Course OUTCOMES

Display the necessary competencies to successfully complete the SAICA ITC examination.
Be equipped technically for a career as a chartered accountant.
Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the theories and practices relating to Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Auditing and Taxation in the context of business and commerce and management.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate in a rational and logical manner
Identify and solve real-world problems pertaining to Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Finance, Auditing and Taxation in the context of business and commerce and management.
Be able to analyse and evaluate data in order to justify sound and rational decisions.

ADMISSION requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent with SAICA accreditation.