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UCT Financial Accounting: Chartered Accountant Requirements

The requirements for undertaking the University of Cape Town (UCT) Financial Accounting: Chartered Accountant.

When considering accounting at the University of Cape Town, there are many questions that prospective students have, so we’ve rounded up the most commonly asked ones in one place for you to find the answers easily.

Here are frequently asked questions about undergraduate degrees in Accounting at UCT:

  • Applying to do Accounting at UCT

    If I want to be an accountant, why should I choose UCT?

    The College of Accounting has top quality lecturers and programmes and gives you your best chance of success! In addition, UCT has consistently achieved outstanding results in the national qualifying SAICA exams. We have one of the best track records within South Africa.

    What are the entrance criteria for a BCom in Accounting?

    You need to have a Faculty Point Score of 430, 60% for Maths and 50% for English HL (or 60% for English FAL), and an NBT score of Upper-Intermediate for AL and QL.

    Can I get in if I have done Mathematical Literacy at school?

    Unfortunately, not. You need pure Mathematics.

    Do I need to have done Accounting at school?

    No! We will teach you all the Accounting you need to know.

Your next move

UCT offers many programmes. If you do not meet up to the requirements of this programme you can consider another programme on the list. Go to >> University of Cape Town Faculties/Programmes.

However, if you meet the requirements and wish to apply to study this course. You can simply check the application processes.

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