Accounting (BCom)

  • Broad-based accounting quali­fication.
  • Invaluable in forging a career in commerce.
  • Develops problem-solving, critical thinking, decision-making and strategic skills.

3 years
NQF Level 7
360 credits
Full time & Supported distance learning

About The BCom Accounting

The Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from REGENT Business School is a three-year programme designed to provide the student with a wide range of accounting (­financial and management), auditing, taxation and management skills while at the same time building competence in core focus areas.

The curriculum also includes general coverage of management theory and business mathematics/statistics, and intermediate coursework in business law and economics.

Who Should Attend

  • Financial accountant 
  • Management accountant
  • Auditor
  • Taxation consultant

Career Opportunities

BCom Accounting

  • Financial accountant 
  • Management accountant
  • Auditor
  • Taxation consultant

Entry Requirements

Either a Pass in 3 subjects at A level and 1 subject at Subsidiary level at HSC Or Pass in 2 subjects at A level and 2 subjects at Subsidiary level at HSC Or Pass in 3 Subject at A level at the London General Certificate.

Assessments

Assessment Assignments and examinations will be weighted in the ratio of 40% and 60% respectively in each module.

Programme Structure

Duration: 3 years

Year 1

Semester Modules

  • Business Management
  • Business Statistics 1

Year Modules

  • Commercial Law 1
  • Economics 1
  • Accounting 1

Year 2

Semester Modules

  • Taxation 2
  • Accounting Information Systems 2

Year Modules

  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Management Accounting and Finance 2
  • Auditing 2

Year 3

Semester Modules

  • Taxation 301
  • Ethics 302

Year Modules

  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Management Accounting & Finance 3
  • Auditing 3 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the BCom Accounting, the student should be able to:
  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge in a range of core disciplines, including business ethics, mathematics, statistics, accounting, taxation and commercial law.
  • Demonstrate forefront knowledge and expertise in information systems.
  • Provide accurate financial information vital in the organisational structures to management for decision making.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of theories and practices pertaining to Auditing in the field of commerce and management studies.
  • Apply competence and skills related to general management principles of planning, organising, leading and control. 

Student Support

The BCom Accounting is delivered through supported distance learning. Workshops are held each semester to support students in their studies.

The guide includes:

  • Compulsory readings
  • Self-study activities
  • Tutorial Letters
  • Assessment Exercises

In addition, students have access to:

  • Online Journals
  • Past examination papers
  • Supplementary learning materials available

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