The BCompt degree is specially geared towards students who wish to qualify as a Chartered Accountant. There are various other Financial and Auditing qualifications available to students.

This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

Students will need to register with UNISA to study the above qualification. Extraclass offers exam preparation guide for all modules shown below.


What are my career options if I do this degree?

Bookkeepers, accounting clerk, accounting technicians, credit controller, financial accountant, financial manager, professional accountants, chartered accountants (CAs)

What are the admission requirements?

A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Degree endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and with at least 60% in Mathematics,


A Senior Certificate (SC) with matriculation exemption or qualify for the exemption from the Matriculation Board with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and with at least a C symbol on HG or a B symbol on SG in Mathematics,


A Diploma in Accounting or Accounting Sciences or its equivalent.

Suggested first year module outline

Semester 1
CLA1503 : Commercial Law 1c
ECS1501 : Economics 1A
FAC1502 : Financial Accounting Principles, Concepts and Procedures
MNB1501 : Business Management 1A
DSC1630 : Introductory Financial Mathematics

Semester 2
AUE1601 : Legal Aspects in Accountancy
ECS1601 : Economics 1B
FAC1601 : Financial Accounting Reporting
MNB1601 : Business Management 1B
AIN1501 : Accounting Information Systems in a Computer Environment

Suggested second year module outline

Semester 1
CBC1501 : Communication in Business Contexts
AUE2601 : Auditing Theory and Practice
FAC2601 : Financial Accounting for Companies
MAC2601 : Principles of Management Accounting
TAX2601 : Principles of Taxation

Semester 2
AIN2601 : Practical Accounting Data Processing
AUE2602 : Corporate Governance in Accountancy
FAC2602 : Selected Accounting Standards and Simple Group Structures
MAC2602 : Principles of Strategy, Risk & Financial Management Techniques
CAS1501 : Perspectives on Accountancy

Suggested third year module outline

Semester 1
AUE3701 : Audit Planning and Tests of Control
FAC3701 : General Financial Reporting
FAC3704 : Group Financial Reporting
MAC3702 : Application of Financial Management Techniques
TAX3701 : Taxation of Business Activities

Semester 2
AUE3702 : Substantive Procedures and Finalising an Audit
FAC3702 : Distinctive Financial Reporting
FAC3703 : Specific Financial Reporting
MAC3701 : Application of Management Accounting Techniques
TAX3702 : Taxation of Individuals