Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University

Developing a Total Person and Promoting Entrepreneurship


Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Accounting

The program is run over four years on a conventional basis and over three years for block release students who are already employed in a relevant field in both private sector and the public sector.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


NORMAL ENTRY


  • 5 ‘O’ Level passes including English Language.
  • 2 ‘A’ Level passes in Commercial subjects.

SPECIAL ENTRY

  • A relevant diploma from a recognized institution of higher learning or its equivalent  
  • 5 ‘O’ Level passes or equivalent including English Language.

MATURE ENTRY

  • 5 ‘O’ Level passes or equivalent including English Language 
  • At least 25 years of age
  • In addition, a candidate may be required to undertake an entry examination administered by the Department as part of the process of satisfying entry requirements for admission into the program.


CAREER PROSPECTS

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Holders of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Accounting can pursue any of the following careers:

  • Financial Accountants and/or Cost and Management Accountants
  • Finance Managers
  • Finance Directors
  • Tax Consultants
  • Revenue officers
  • Judicial Managers, Curators of companies and/or Liquidators
  • Tax Ombudsmen
  • Academics, such as lecturers and teachers
  • Bursars
  • Credit controllers
  • Debt collectors
  • Internal Auditors, External Auditors or Forensic Auditors


PROGRAM STRUCTURE


LEVEL 1 SEMESTER 1

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CAC101          Commercial Law I

CAC103          Accounting Concepts and Principles

CBM101          Business Ethics

CEC101          Principles of Economics

CMA101          Principles of Marketing

UWC100         Introduction to Computers

UWC140         Communication Skills



LEVEL 1 SEMESTER 2

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CAC104          Commercial Law II

CAC106          Introduction to Financial Reporting    

CAC107          Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting

CBM102          Principles of Management

CBM103          Quantitative Analysis for Business

CMA103          Business Communication


LEVEL 2 SEMESTER 1

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CAC201          Company Law and Practice

CAC202          Introduction to tax law and Practice

CAC203          Financial Reporting for Companies

CAC204          Auditing Theory and Practice

CAC205          Cost & Management Accounting

CBM201          Business Information Systems


LEVEL 2 SEMESTER 2

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CBM202          Business Research Methods

CAC208          Tax Law & Practice

CAC207          General Financial Reporting

CAC208          Practical Accounting Data Processing

CAC209          Financial Management

CEN201          Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice


LEVEL 3 SEMESTERS 1 & 2

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CAC301          Work-Related Learning


LEVEL 4 SEMESTER 1

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CAC401          Public Sector Accounting I

CAC402          Corporate Governance and Professional Ethics

CAC403          Strategic Performance Management

CAC404          Advanced Theory and Practice of Auditing I

CAC405          Specific Financial Reporting

CAC406          Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management


LEVEL 4 SEMESTER 2

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CAC407          Group Financial Reporting

CAC408          Advanced Theory and Practice of Auditing II

CAC409          Strategic Taxation Review

CAC410          Public Sector Accounting II

CAC411          Research Project