UNISA Higher Certificate Courses in Accounting Sciences

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UNISA Higher Certificate Courses in Accounting Sciences

UNISA Higher Certificate Courses in Accounting Sciences

In the world of business, the role of accounting is indispensable. It forms the backbone of any enterprise, providing critical insights into financial health and enabling informed decision-making. Recognizing the demand for competent professionals in this field, the University of South Africa (UNISA) offers a comprehensive Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences.

Whether you’re a high school graduate seeking a promising start, a professional contemplating a career switch, or someone aiming to upskill in the field of accounting, this certificate course could be your ideal stepping stone. In this article, we dive deeper into the program’s details and the benefits it offers to prospective students.

Unlocking a World of Opportunities: The Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences

The Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences at UNISA is three (3) years program that provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills in accounting. It focuses on critical areas such as financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting.

  • Qualification code: 98201
  • NQF level: 5
  • Total credits: 120
  • SAQA ID: 82106
  • APS/AS: 14
  • Maximum time to complete this qualification: 3 years

Here’s why you should consider UNISA’s Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences:

  • A Solid Foundation: This program provides a thorough understanding of accounting principles, equipping students with the skills to analyze financial information, prepare financial reports, and conduct audits.
  • A Gateway to Further Studies: The Higher Certificate in Accounting Sciences can also serve as a stepping stone towards more advanced qualifications. Successful completion of this course may provide entry into UNISA’s Diploma or Degree programs in Accounting Sciences.
  • Career Opportunities: Graduates of this program can pursue various roles such as junior accountants, financial clerks, or tax consultants, to name a few. Moreover, they can venture into diverse sectors such as commerce, banking, government, and private practice.

Qualification Admission Requirements

Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with at least 30% in the language of teaching and learning
  • A Senior Certificate (SC) with at least an F symbol on HG or an E symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning,
  • A National Certificate (Vocational) with at least 40% in the language of teaching and learning and where the completed vocational subjects are from the field of Business, Commerce and Management Studies.

Click here for more details about UNISA’s general admission requirements

Application fee

Pay the online application fee of R125 once you have received your student number. Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie YOUR STUDENT NUMBER 5370810030). Send the proof of payment to susdepid@unisa.ac.za. Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information

Please note that this application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.

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