Bachelor's Degree in Applied Finance in South Africa

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

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BCom Hons in Financial Planning

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles and research capacity in the economic environment at an advanced level. [+]

Best Bachelors in Applied Finance in South Africa 2017. The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles and research capacity in the economic environment at an advanced level. Learners are also prepared for a career in the practice of financial planning and further learning in researched based postgraduate study in this field by developing research and reporting skills. The students should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of financial planning as a practice at an advanced level. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a BCom and should have appropriate knowledge of Financial Planning (assessed at an New NQF level 7 / Old NQF level 6) or an appropriate advanced diploma. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific subject knowledge in Financial Planning. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Contact details: Ms Roxanne Andrew / 011 559 4926 / randrew@uj.ac.za [-]

BCom / BCom Extended in Finance

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the BCom in Finance is to provide students with applied competencies in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting principles in preparation for a career in the financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting fields as well as to provide a basis for further learning. The BCom extended in Finance provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg. [+]

BCom in Finance The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with applied competencies in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting principles in preparation for a career in the financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting fields as well as to provide a basis for further learning. The students should be able to reflect on their financial management, investment management, financial planning and accounting decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of finance as a practice. POSSIBLE CAREERS Financial Manager Stockbroker Accountant Financial Consultant Chartered Management Accountant Investment Advisor Securities Trader Portfolio Manager Certified Financial Planner Wealth Manager Private Banker. Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 28 English: 4 Mathematics: 4 NOTE: The programmes are presented in English only. The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS). BCom Extended in Finance The BCom extended in Finance provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg. The minimum study period for each of the above extended programme is four years. The foundation (first) year of study comprises foundational modules (New/ Old NQF level 5), whilst the remaining three years are the same as that of the corresponding regular degree programme. The BCom Extended Degree in Finance is aimed at access for success in terms of its foundational provision, i.e. in providing alternative access in the field of Finance. Students are given foundational provision covering relevant academic skills together with subject-related themes, required to facilitate learning in the regular modules of the BCom degree programme. The combination of foundational modules enables students to develop a comprehensive perspective and effective strategies for adjusting to, and meeting the demands of, the higher education environment with the aim of being successful in the chosen BCom programme. POSSIBLE CAREERS Financial Manager Stockbroker Accountant Financial Consultant Chartered Management Accountant Investment Advisor Securities Trader Portfolio Manager Certified Financial Planner Wealth Manager Private Banker Admission Requirements Minimum APS 25 with Mathematics 28 with Mathematical Literacy English: 4 Mathematics: 3 Mathematical Literacy: 6 NOTE: The programmes are presented in English only The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS). [-]

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. [+]

Best Bachelors in Applied Finance in South Africa 2017. 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) [-]