Postgraduate Prospectus 2019
Financial Accounting Handbook

The Department of Financial Accounting is one of the six departments in the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics. The department currently offers a National Diploma in Accounting, a Bachelor of Technology in Corporate Administration and an Extended Curriculum Programme, National Diploma in Accounting which was introduced in 2013.

The staff in the department are well qualified and include chartered accountants and professional accountants. The department is in constant touch with members from the commercial sector through membership of professional bodies and various committees. This ensures that the training of students is relevant to the needs of commerce and industry. Diplomates in the instructional programmes offered by the Department of Financial Accounting are in short supply and should have no problems in finding employment.

The department is also a service department within the University in that it provides tuition to any student who has accounting in their diplomas and degrees.




A preferred provider of progressive financial leaders



“Making Financial Accounting count”
Providing real world accounting education, scholarship and entrepreneurship



1. Integrity

(To act ethically and with honesty)

2. Transparency

(To conduct ourselves with openness. To collaborate, cooperate and make collective decisions)

3. Accountability

(To accept responsibilities for our actions)

4. Professionalism

(To comply with regulatory frameworks. To develop professional expertise. To promote good work ethic)

Think. Act. Account 


Academic Programmes Offered:

Contact Information

Head of Department (Acting): Mr B Ngiba
Tel: 031 373 5626
Fax: 031 373 5624
Campus: Ritson Campus

Secretary: Miss Thabisile Malevu
Tel: 031 373 5621
Campus: Ritson Campus