• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students at the Financial Sciences programme from University of Pretoria  will be exposed to all three these disciplines as part of the degree, empowering them to choose their field of specialities at honours level.

Career Opportunities

Careers with a focus on:

  • Financial accounting: Financial accountants, credit controllers, SAIPA (South African Institute of Professional Accountants) and ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • Financial management: Management accountants, management consultants, financial advisors, cost accountants and financial managers
  • Taxation: Tax advisors, tax auditors in public practice, tax policy designers, tax professionals, tax compliance managers, SARS auditors and tax risk managers
  • Internal auditing: Internal auditors, risk officers, forensic auditors, IT auditors, performance auditors, environmental auditors, compliance officers, government auditors  and  governance auditors

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application period starts on the 1st of May and ends on 31st of August

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    398 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics 
  • Financial accounting 
  • Informatics 
  • Business management 
  • Statistics 
  • Taxation

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants from countries other than South Africa must meet various admission requirements of which the most important ones are: the academic admission requirements and the equivalent certificate called the Exemption Certificate issued by the organisation: Universities South Africa (USAf).  
  •  School Qualification Certificate from the country of origin
  • Subjects passed on an exit-level

  • Certificate of Complete Exemption or Foreign Conditional Exemption obtainable from Universities South Africa (USAf)
  •  National Benchmark Test (NBT), if requested by the relevant faculty and/or South African Scholastic Aptitude Test
  •   (SAT) results, if requested by the relevant faculty

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3340 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    1670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1670 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • SADC countries: $1 670-3 179
  • Non-SADC countries:$ 3 340-6 358

Living costs for Pretoria

  • 8592 - 10310 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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