This programme is purposefully designed to prepare students who completed their Accounting degrees (NQF Level 7 or equivalent) at institutions that are not accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in South Africa (SAICA), and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Namibia (ICAN), to enter a Postgraduate Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (PG CTA), which is required by SAICA and ICAN for entry to Part 1 of the Qualifying Examinations (QE1) leading to the Chartered Accountant (Namibia) (CA, NAM). Furthermore, the programme targets students who completed their Accounting degrees (NQF Level 7 or equivalent) at a SAICA/ICAN accredited tertiary institution, but did not qualify for entry into the PG CTA. Students will be equipped with the cognitive/intellectual, practical and key/ transferable skills required for admission into the PG CTA offered in South Africa at different Institutions. .
n order to be considered for admission to this programme, students should have passed an appropriate Bachelor’s degree at
NQF Level 7, or equivalent, and should have passed or have been exempted from the following courses or their equivalents at
NQF Level 7 within the last three years:
Financial Accounting 3
Managerial Accounting and Finance 3 Auditing 3
Quantitative Methods/Specialised Statistics Company Law
Accounting Information Systems
Exceptions may be based on the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and candidates must demonstrate that they possess the
necessary learning abilities to succeed in the programme.