WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$1,643 /year
Applications Begin:April 2021
Final Award:Master of Commerce (MCom)
Start Date:March 2022
Academic Unit:Faculty of Commerce
Campus:Upper Campus
Course Type:Master by Coursework & Dissertation
Specialisations:Financial Reporting; Analysis; Governance
Application Deadline: 31 October 2021
Programme Overview

The qualification is part-time by coursework and a minor dissertation (60 credit)or an option to complete a 90 credit minor dissertation.

The focus of this qualification is on real-world applications and the qualification will enhance the skills required for leadership in accounting and corporate governance decision making.

Specific theoretical applications include all areas of accounting, including corporate reporting, integrated reporting, corporate governance, risk management and corporate financial analysis.


Year 1

ACC5025H Corporate Governance and Risk Management

ACC5023H Financial and External Reporting

ACC5020H Corporate Financial Analysis

ACC5022H FRAG Research Methodology

Year 2

Option 1

ACC5001H Topics in Accounting and Governance

ACC5051W Minor dissertation

Option 2

ACC5050W Minor dissertation Accounting

Admission Requirements

An HEQSF level 8 qualification in Accounting and/or Finance or an HEQSF level 8 qualification with relevant work experience in Accounting and/or Finance.

Candidates may be required to present themselves for an interview.

Application Process
Application Fees for South African & SADC Students: $6
Application Fees for International Students: $18


Postgraduate applications are only possible online and must be submitted at


If you need help in completing your application, or advice about your choice of programme, please contact us at:

Tel: (021) 650-2128 or email: The Admissions Office is located on Level 4, Masingene Building, Middle

Campus, and will where necessary refer you to a faculty office or department for more details information or advice.

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Tuition Fees for South African & SADC Students: $1,643
Tuition Fees for International Students: $1,643

Please note that fees and payment requirements differ for local and international students. A further distinction is made between international students from the SADC region, international students from elsewhere in Africa, and international students from outside Africa. The following information does not apply to students registering at the Graduate School of Business (GSB).

Students must pay the Course Fees for the selected courses, plus an International Admin Service Fee of R4, 000 plus the International Term Fee where applicable

International Admin Service Fee – R4000
International Term Fee from outside Africa- R49900
International Term Fee Non-SADC – R37263

South Africa and SADC Application fee – R100
Outside of SADC region – R300

Relevant Contact

Dr Gizelle Willows
Programme Convener
Olivia Europa
Postgraduate Administrative Officer