Undergraduate qualifications

Advanced Diploma in Accounting Sciences

Qualification stream: Financial Accounting
Qualification code: 98230 - FAC
NQF level: 7
Total credits: 120
SAQA ID: 90559
APS/AS: 50
Maximum time to complete this qualification:  3 years

Admission requirements

Qualification admission requirements

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

An appropriate Diploma in Accounting Sciences or its equivalent, with modules on NQF level 6 in the fields of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Auditing and Taxation,
or
an appropriate Bachelor's degree in Accounting Sciences or its equivalent, with modules on NQF level 6 in in the fields of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Auditing and Taxation,
or
any Bachelor's degree and a completed Advanced Certificate in Accounting Sciences or its equivalent.

Student fees and funding your studies

Application fee

Pay the application fee once you've received your student number:

  • R110 for online applications
  • R170 for hard copy applications (hard copy applications will only be considered in exceptional cases)

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.


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 selected undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees) for the 2020 academic year will be open from 20 August - 27 September 2019.


Additional support for this qualification via TVET colleges

Unisa has an agreement with various Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to offer classes in a selected number of qualifications. These classes have proved to generally improve the throughput rate of students who enrol for them.

Take note of the following:

  • Make sure that your TVET college of choice offers support in your qualification. 
  • Apply for admission during Unisa's application period via your TVET college or via Unisa.

Registration

Unisa will send the necessary information about registration dates and the registration process to all successful applicants who have confirmed their acceptance of Unisa's offer. Visit www.unisa.ac.za/register for registration information.

Curriculum / modules