Honours degrees & postgraduate diplomas

Postgraduate Diploma in Taxation

Qualification code: 98256
NQF level: 8
Total credits: 120
SAQA ID: 84847
APS/AS: 50
Maximum time to complete this qualification:  3 years

Admission and re-admission requirements

Qualification admission requirements

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

An appropriate NQF 7 qualification in the field of Accounting Sciences from an accredited provider of higher education, refer to http://www.unisa.ac.za/apply/cas/addinf/98256 for more information.
Applicants who do not meet this requirement are advised to apply for admission to the TAX stream of the Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences in an attempt to meet this requirement or to consider enrolling for another Postgraduate programme offered by the College.

Student fees and funding your studies

Application fee

Pay the application fee of R110 once you've received your student number.

Please note:

  • The application fee is only applicable to students who do not have a formal Unisa student number.
    *  Student numbers issued for short learning programmes are not formal Unisa students numbers.
    ** If you have a student number issued by the Graduate School of Business Leadership, please ensure that you pay the application fee during the application process to receive a formal Unisa student number.
  • The application fee is a once-off fee. Once you have paid the application fee and received a formal Unisa student number, you do not need to pay the application fee again.
  • Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENTNUMBER 5370810030). Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information.
  • The due date for the application fee is the closing date for the application period. Any application submitted without an application fee will not be processed. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your proof of payment.
  • This application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa or do not qualify for admission to Unisa.


Student fees

Click here to find out more about Unisa's student fees, and the bursaries and loans for Unisa students.

Apply for admission

Applications for admission to Unisa have been extended. Apply now!


Please note:

  • You must apply for each new qualification even if you already have a formal Unisa student number. This includes first-time Unisa applicants, Unisa students changing to a new qualification and/or changing the specialisation of their current qualification, and applicants completing an undergraduate qualification who wish to continue with postgraduate studies.
    * Student numbers issued for short learning programmes are not formal Unisa students numbers.
  • You may apply for a maximum of two qualifications, ranked in order of preference (although you may only register for one should both of your applications be successful). Please note that no changes may be made after the closing date for applications.
  • Unisa will inform you of the outcome of your application. You must accept or decline Unisa's offer within the prescribed period of time.
  • If you accept Unisa's offer for the 2020 academic year, you may only register for the qualification and specialisation for which you received an offer. You may also only register during the relevant registration period.
  • Should you decide not to register for the 2020 academic year for any reason, you will need to re-apply for admission in 2020 for the 2021 academic year.

Registration

Successful applicants should visit the registration website in November / December 2019 for updated registration information, includes registration dates and 2020 fees: www.unisa.ac.za/register

Curriculum / modules