How Long Does It Take To Study Accounting In South Africa?

What is Accounting?

Accounting, also known as accountancy, is the measurement, processing, and communication of financial and non-financial information about economic entities such as businesses and corporations.


How Long Does It Take To Study Accounting In South Africa?

Accounting (SA) usually takes 7 years (3-year degree; 1-year honors and 3-years internship)

 provided you are able to complete the undergraduate qualification; postgraduate qualification and board exams in the minimum time.

Schools That Offer Accounting Courses In South Africa

Here is the List Of Accounting Schools In South Africa;

University of Cape Town

University of Pretoria

University of Witwatersrand

Stellenbosch University

Rhodes University

University of KwaZulu-Natal

University of the Western Cape

University of South Africa

University of Johannesburg

University of the Free State

What is the best university to study accounting in South Africa?

Here are some of the best universities to study accounting in South Africa

1University of Pretoria101-150
2University of Cape Town151-200
3University of Witwatersrand251-300

Which type of accounting pays the most?

1) Financial Controller. Annual provincial median salary: R1477204.38

3) Chartered Accountant. Annual provincial median salary: R963547.34

5) CGA (Certified General Accountant) Annual provincial median salary: R963547.34.

7) Financial Analyst.

9) Staff Accountant.

How do I become a successful accountant?

You Shine Behind the Scenes.

You’re Detail-Oriented.

You Can Think of Money as Numbers.

You’re Tech-Savvy.

You Have a Strong Work Ethic.

You Value Personal and Professional Integrity.

You Have Great Communication Skills.

You’re a Team Player.