Bachelor's Degree in Finance in South Africa

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A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

A Bachelor’s degree of Finance covers a range of subjects that include economics, mathematics, finance and statistics. This allows students to understand subjects such as international trade and finance, financial modelling or financial management. Graduates will possess a broad understanding of financial systems and financial institutions.

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Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management is a specialised undergraduate degree that prepares students for the management of monetary resources in an organisation. [+]

Best Bachelors in Finance in South Africa 2017. Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management Programme Code: SAQA-94677 - NQF level 7 - Credits 360 The Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management is a specialised undergraduate degree that prepares students for the management of monetary resources in an organisation. This programme is primarily aimed at developing financial and managerial skills, to equip students to meet the demand for specialists and leaders in the financial sector. The programme examines financial concepts such as capital, cash budgets, analysis of financial statements, taxation, commercial law and provides a comprehensive overview of financial management. In this way, while primarily gaining specialised financial skills, students consider and evaluate different factors in making informed decisions for continued financial growth in an organisation. Outcomes A student attaining the Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management [BCom (Financial Management)] degree will be able to: Obtain and assimilate knowledge appropriate to the practice of financial management in any organisation. Obtain professional and technical skills required in financial management. Evaluate financial and accounting concepts and principles and their application in solutions to practical finance problems. Prepare financial statements of entities, including groups of companies, using relevant financial information, accounting techniques and standards; and to analyse and interpret such financial statements. Use relevant financial techniques with cost information, for planning, decision-making, performance evaluation and control, within different business settings. Apply financial management techniques to issues affecting investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions of an organisation. Understand the general legal framework, and apply specific legal principles relating to business, including taxation legislation as applicable to individuals, single companies and groups of companies. Explain the process of carrying out the assurance (audit) engagement and its application in the context of the professional (audit) regulatory framework. Describe the organisational context of the financial manager and of the development of financial systems; to understand the need for the efficient use of resources within an organisation. Programme Structure Year 1 Semester 1 Business Management 1A Economics 1A Financial Management 1A Financial Mathematics Semester 2 Business Management 1B Economics 1B Financial Management 1B Business Information Systems Year 2 Semester 1 Business Management 2A Financial Management 2A Taxation 2A Commercial Law 2A Semester 2 Business Management 2B Financial Management 2B Taxation 2B Commercial Law 2B Year 3 Semester 1 Business Management 3A Financial Management 3A Business Management 3B Financial Management 3B Semester 2 Financial Management 3C Financial Management 3D Financial Management 3E Financial Management 3F Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English; or A Higher Certificate, an Advanced Certificate or Diploma. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Bedfordview

Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. [+]

Accounting is the language of business. The Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting prepares you for many careers in the challenging world of accounting and finance and is an excellent foundation for work in any area of business. Our qualification is broad and comprehensive. It provides you with a sound understanding of, and skills in, the core areas of accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management, from both a local and an international perspective. You will cover specialised modules such as Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing, Taxation and Corporate Governance. Within these subject areas, you will develop analytical and practical skills in accounting and management control systems. You will also cover subject areas such as Business English, Computer Skills, Accounting on Computers, Economics and Corporate Law. The emphasis throughout is on application and developing practical quantitative and financial skills. Much of the success of our commerce degree is due to our unique blended approach to teaching and learning. We have smaller class sizes, interactive lectures by highly dedicated staff and a curriculum that is relevant and ahead of trends. In addition to the subject-specific knowledge you gain, our methods ensures that you acquire essential work skills such as critical and analytical thinking, effective problem solving, ethical decision-making, selfdiscipline, working in teams and communicating effectively. This degree paves the way to further training as a professional accountant. Teaching methods and assessment We use a blend of lecture-led learning and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). You are issued with a tablet for learning and research. Our smaller class sizes allows for individualised attention. Our teaching staff is a mix of full-time academics and working professionals to ensure you benefit from quality academic and industry-specific inputs. You have access to campus resource centres, computer labs and WiFi. Throughout the degree, you have to demonstrate theoretical and practical understanding of accounting practices and methodologies via written examinations, presentations, case studies and projects. These application-based projects and assessments ensure relevant industry experience and further prepare you for the world of work. YEAR 1 Business English Business Law Business Management 1A Business Management 1B Computer Skills Economics 1A Economics 1B Financial Accounting 1A Financial Accounting 1B Quantitative Techniques YEAR 2 Accounting on Computers Auditing 2A Auditing 2B Corporate Law Financial Accounting 2A Financial Accounting 2B Management Accounting 2A Management Accounting 2B Taxation 2A Taxation 2B YEAR 3 Auditing 3 Corporate Governance Financial Accounting 3 Financial Management 3 Taxation 3 Entry Requirements You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) for degree purposes, with Mathematics in Grade 12 with at least 50%. Or if you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to qualify for matric exemption from the Matriculation Board. Pearson Institute will assist with your exemption application to the Board for evaluation. Or you need to have successfully completed the relevant Foundation Programme. And you need at least 25 Pearson Institute admission points. Qualification Accreditation Accredited by the South African Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK). As a graduate of this degree, you may apply for exemption for all ACCA fundamental-level modules (F1 - F9), you may proceed to the ACCA postgraduate degree and become a Chartered Certified Accountant. Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). As a graduate of this degree, you will be exempted from seven CIMA module exams as from 2016. Career Options The career choices for you, as a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting graduate, are varied and employment options include: Accounting: Chartered, financial, cost and management Auditing Budgeting Financial management Tax consulting Start Date February or July (Selected modules) [-]