Financial Accounting and Taxation

img fin acc deptOur programmes lead to membership of two professional institutes: for financial accounting there is The Southern African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) and for taxation the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT). Membership of the two institutes mentioned will support alumni students throughout their professional careers. The department is also developing post graduate programmes for further study in both financial accounting and taxation.

The schematic provides an overview of the subjects to be covered at various years. Important to note: In the 3rd year of the diploma, it needs to be understood that an elective needs to be chosen between Corporate Procedures and Accounting Information Systems 2. Corporate Procedures is the elective to be undertaken should the student wish to articulate (intend to register) for the Advanced Diploma in Accountancy. Accountancy Information Systems 2 is the elective to be undertaken for articulation to the Advanced Diploma in Internal Auditing.

Where students are experiencing challenges with registration, please note the following:

For Financial Block, please email the following:

For assistance with amendments and group allocation, please email:

For assistance with WEBR, please email the following:

For any other administrative matters email the following staff member:

The following subjects are serviced by the Department of Financial Accounting and Taxation:

  • Communication
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Taxation 1: Individuals
  • Taxation 1B: Individuals
  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Taxation 2: Businesses

The following subjects are serviced by the Department of Internal Auditing and Financial Information Systems:

  • Accounting Information Systems 1A
  • Accounting Information Systems 1B
  • Accounting Information Systems 1C
  • Business Computer Applications
  • Internal Auditing 2
  • Internal Auditing 3
  • Internal Auditing 3B
  • Accounting Information Systems 2

The following subjects are serviced by the Department of Cost and Management Accounting:

  • Statistics for Accountants 1
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Management Accounting 2B
  • Statistics for Accountants 2
  • Management Accounting 3
  • Intergrated Project in Accounting