School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce

Programme Code:
PGDCRM
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Duration:
1 Year Full Time, 2 Years Part Time
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Programme Overview

A Single Major,Professional Accounting


Programme Requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting consists of five courses. Any five courses from the following: AF401, AF402, AF405, AF420, AF431, AF432, AF433, AF434, AF435, AF436, AF437, AF439, and AF440.

Admission Requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce is offered in the following majors: Accounting, Professional Accounting, Economics, Management & Public Administration, Official Statistics, Population Studies & Demography, and Land Management.
The general admission requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma are:

i) A USP bachelor’s degree with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 in the 200 and 300 level courses of the relevant discipline;
ii) A tertiary qualification deemed by Senate or its delegate to be equivalent to clause (a);
iii) A professional qualification deemed by Senate or its delegate to be equivalent to clause (a);
iv) In exceptional cases, demonstrated experience or achievement deemed by Senate or its delegate to be sufficient; or
v) Have met the mature student admission criteria.

Notwithstanding the provisions set out above, Senate or its delegate may require applicants to demonstrate their suitability for admission by carrying out such work and/or sitting for such examinations as it may determine. A 400 level course taken as a qualifying course for the Postgraduate Diploma may become part of a future postgraduate programme.

i) Have at least one year of experience in commerce, industry or government after completing a bachelors degree with a major in Accounting from a recognised tertiary institution.

Courses

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting consists of five courses. Any five courses from the following: AF401, AF402, AF405, AF420, AF431, AF432, AF433, AF434, AF435, AF436, AF437, AF439, and AF440.

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