BCom Financial Management – Foundation Stream

Students can attend full-time lectures at Durbanville College in the modules of this Unisa degree. This assistance can contribute to better achievements and successes. In this specialised field, you are trained to become a financial manager in any small or large company. This degree offers a variety of career opportunities in banks, insurance companies, accounting companies, companies offering consultation services, the public sector such as Receiver of Revenue, or the Departments of Finance of Trade and Industry. Opportunities for self-employment as financial consultants are also enhanced by this degree.


3 ½ Years


January & June

Admission Requirements

A National Senior Certificate (degree endorsement), with an achievement rating of 4 (50% – 59%) or better in the language of learning and teaching, and Mathematics with a rating of 3 (40% – 49%).

1st Year
Code Module
ENG1513 Foundations in English for University Study
FAC1500 Basic Accounting
FBN1501 Business Numerical Skills A
FEC1501 Understanding the Economy
MNB1501_FS Business Management 1A
FBN1502 Business Numerical Skills B
ECS1501_FS Economics 1A
FAC1502_FS Financial Accounting Principles, Concepts and Procedures
CLA1501_FS Commercial Law 1A
FIN2602_FS Personal Financial Management

2nd Year
Code Module
ECS1601_FS Economics 1B
FAC1601_FS Financial Accounting Reporting
MNB1601_FS Business Management 1B
SUS1501 Sustainability and Greed
BAN2601_FS Money & Banking
ECS2602_FS Macro Economics
FAC2601_FS Financial Accounting for Companies
FAC2602_FS Selected Accounting Standards and Simple Group Structures
FIN2601_FS Financial Management
TAX2601_FS Principles of Taxation
3rd Year
Code Module
ECS2601_FS Microeconomics
ECS2605_FS South African Financial System
MNG2601_FS_A General Management
INV2601_FS Investments: An Introduction
RSK2601_FS Enterprise Risk Management
ECS3701_FS Monetary Economics
MNG3701_FS_A Strategic Planning 3A
TAX3701_FS Taxation of Business Activities
RSK3701_FS Risk Financing and Short Term Insurance
INV3702_FS Investments: Fixed Income Analysis
4th Year

(6 months)

Code Module
FIN3701_FS Financial Management.
FIN3702_FS Working Capital Management
MNG3702_FS Strategic Implementation 3B
RSK3702_FS Risk Management: Long Term Insurance
INV3701_FS Investments: Equity Asset Valuation