University of the Western Cape UWC Business Faculty



University of the Western Cape UWC Business Faculty

​The School of Business and Finance (SBF) provides academic and professional training to undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals. We conduct research and teach courses in business communications, finance, general management, industrial relations, marketing, operations and materials management, quantitative methods, entrepreneurship, small business management and strategic management. Our approach to teaching and learning emphasises the development of independent analytical thinking and we have a well-established track record as an innovator in applying academic development principles that address the learning needs of students and infuse relevant skills through innovative teaching practices.

The School of Business and Finance (SBF) provides academic and professional training to undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals. We conduct research and teach courses in business communications, finance, general management, industrial relations, marketing, operations and materials management, quantitative methods, entrepreneurship, small business management and strategic management. Our approach to teaching and learning emphasises the development of independent analytical thinking and we have a well-established track record as an innovator in applying academic development principles that address the learning needs of students and infuse relevant skills through innovative teaching practices.





Please download our Brochure for all the programmes we offer as well as the admission requirents. Click on the PDF document

PROFESSIONAL SBF QUALIFICATIONS Brochure June 2015_FJH revised_1.pdfPROFESSIONAL SBF QUALIFICATIONS Brochure June 2015_FJH revised_1.pdf

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING – 1507

NB: The Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA), combined with the BCom (Accounting) degree is accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) to prepare candidates for its Initial Test of Competence (ITC).





D.144 ADMISSION

Unless the Senate determines otherwise persons meeting the following requirements qualify for admission as a candidate for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting

D.144.1 A BCom (Accounting) degree or equivalent (as approved by the Department of Accounting) and

D.144.2 Passed all the 3rd year modules of the BCom (Accounting) degree (or equivalent) in one year with a subminimum of 55% for each module and an overall percentage of 57.5%.

D.145 SELECTION

As only a limited number of students can be admitted to the programme, applicants will be subject to a selection procedure.

D.146 DURATION

Unless Senate decides otherwise the duration of the programme shall extend over one (1) year full-time.

D.147 CURRICULUM

Module Name Alpha Code Cred

Compulsory Modules

Advanced Financial Accounting ACC721 50

Advanced Auditing ACC741 30

Advanced Management Accounting and Financial Management ACC751 30

Advanced Taxation ACC706 30

TOTAL 140

Then can you please add the link to the application form.

Post Grad Application Link​

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CONTACT CENTRE

University of the Western Cape,
Robert Sobukwe Road,
Bellville, 7535,
Republic of South Africa

info@uwc.ac.za | +27 21 959 2911