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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$3,576 /year
Part-time Study:2 Years
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Postgraduate Diploma in Management
Start Date:February 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Commerce
Campus:Upper Campus
Application Deadline: 31 October 2021
Programme Overview

This programme focuses on the acquisition of skills in Public Sector Accounting, including legislation and regulations, the role of government, recording and reporting of financial transactions, controls and audits in government entities, preparation of budgets and forecasts, and other reporting issues.

The programme has been offered since 2015, in response to the urgent need in South Africa for competent and accountable public sector financial managers to improve public sector management and reporting.

Accounting graduates are provided a route to completing a relevant university qualification to pursue a career in National, Provincial and Local government organisations, as well as with the Auditor General Southern Africa (AGSA).

Curriculum

Public Financial Management
Public Sector Financial Reporting
Public Sector Structures and Functions
Public Sector Audit and Governance

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements
B Com (General Accounting) degree, or similar (NQF level 7) undergraduate degree in Accounting

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $18

How to apply

APPLY ONLINE
Postgraduate applications are only possible online and must be submitted at http://applyonline.uct.ac.za

APPLICATION ENQUIRIES
If you need help in completing your application, or advice about your choice of programme, contact:
Tel: (021) 650-2128 or email: admissions-pg@uct.ac.za.
The Admissions Office is located on Level 4, Masingene Building, Middle
Campus, and will where necessary refer you to a faculty office or department for more details information or advice.

Career Opportunities

Some career opportunities are;
– Chartered accountant.
– Chartered certified accountant.
– Chartered management accountant.
– Chartered public finance accountant.
– Company secretary.
– External auditor.
– Forensic accountant.
– Stockbroker.

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $3,576
Tuition Fees for International Students: $7,348

Please note that fees and payment requirements differ for local and international students. A further distinction is made between international students from the SADC region, international students from elsewhere in Africa, and international students from outside Africa. The following information does not apply to students registering at the Graduate School of Business (GSB).

Students must pay the Course Fees for the selected courses, plus an International Admin Service Fee of R4, 000 plus the International Term Fee where applicable
– International Admin Service Fee – R4000
– International Term Fee from outside Africa- R49900
– International Term Fee Non-SADC – R37263
– South Africa and SADC Application fee – R100
– Outside of SADC region – R300

Relevant Contact

 
Miss Ilse Lubbe
Programme Convener
 
Olivia Europa
Postgraduate Administrative Officer