What are the requirements for UCT students who want to apply for the PGDA?

PGDA applicants are required to meet the following minimum admission requirements:

  1. A graduate of UCT who has completed the prescribed courses for the BCom specialising in Financial Accounting: Chartered Accountant or the BBusSc specialising in Finance with Accounting in the minimum time to graduation, with a mark of at least 55% in each of ACC3009 Financial Reporting III, ACC3022 Governance, Audit and Assurance II, ACC3004 Taxation II and ACC3023 Management Accounting II, all within the preceding 2 years.

OR

  1. A graduate of UCT who has completed the BCom degree (Financial Accounting CA option) or the BBusSc degree (Finance with Accounting option) who has completed ACC3009 Financial Reporting III, ACC3022 Governance, Audit & Assurance II, ACC3004 Taxation II and either FTX4057 Applied Investments or ACC3023 Management Accounting II over a period of two years – AND – has obtained a mark of at least 55% in each of ACC3009 Financial Reporting III, ACC3022 Governance, Audit and Assurance II, ACC3004 Taxation II and ACC3023 Management Accounting II, all in the preceding 2 years with an average mark of 57% for these four ACC courses.

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Contact information for the PGDA:

Ms Olivia Europa (Postgraduate Administrative Officer)Office:  4th level, Leslie Commerce Building, Upper Campus. Phone: 021 650 2258Email: Olivia.Europa@uct.ac.za