BCompt CA & Auditor – 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. This degree is mainly, but not exclusively for persons who wish to become Chartered Accountants or Auditors. The BCOMPT degree offers a great variety of career opportunities : It is the first step in becoming a Chartered Accountant or Auditor; It will enable you to register as a Commercial and Financial Accountant if you meet with the requirement of the Institute of Commercial and Financial Accountants of Southern Africa; It also offers a variety of employment opportunities in the private and public sectors.


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 4 (50% – 59%).

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
CLA1503_FS Commercial Law 1C
AIN1501_FS Accounting Systems in a Computer Environment
2nd Year
Code Module
AUE1601_FS Legal Aspects in Accountancy
DSC1630_FS Introductory Financial Mathematics
ECS1601_FS Economics 1B
FAC1601_FS Financial Accounting Reporting
MNB1601_FS Business Management 1B
AIN2601_FS Practical Accounting Data Processing
FAC2601_FS Financial Accounting for Companies
FAC2602_FS Selected Accounting Standards and Simple Group Structures
TAX2601_FS Principles of Taxation
AUE2601_FS Auditing Theory and Practice
Code Module
MAC2601_FS Principles of Management Accounting
MAC2602_FS Principles of Strategy, Risk & Financial Management Techniques
AUE2602_FS Coporate Governance in Accountancy
CBC1501_FS Communication for Business Context
CAS1501_FS Perspectives on Accountancy
MAC3701_FS Application of Management Accounting Techniques
MAC3702_FS Application of Financial Management Techniques
TAX3701_FS Taxation of Business Activities
TAX3702_FS Taxation of Individuals
FAC3704_FS Group Financial Reporting
4th Year

(6 months)

Code Module
FAC3703_FS Specific Financial Reporting
AUE3701_FS Audit Planning and Tests of Controls
AUE3702_FS Substantive Procedures & Finalising an Audit
FAC3701_FS General Financial Reporting
FAC3702_FS Distinctive Financial Reporting