Undergraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Campus(es)South Africa


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Note: This major does not meet the requirements for professional accreditation.


Accounting is a system that identifies, measures, and communicates economic information to permit informed judgements and decisions by the users of that information. It is the language of business.


To complete the accounting major in the Bachelor of Business Science students must complete:

The following eight units (48 points):

  • AFW1002 Introduction to financial accounting
  • AFW2020 Cost information for decision making
  • AFW2710 Financial accounting A
  • AFW2720 Financial accounting B
  • AFW2780 Corporate finance A
  • AFW3730 Financial accounting C
  • AFW3750 Advanced accounting for management information
  • AFW3790 Corporate finance B

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Relevant courses

4415 Bachelor of Business Science