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School of Accounting

Why study Accounting at the Nelson Mandela University?

  • The CA programme has attained the highest accreditation rating following the SAICA monitoring visit during 2009. We set the benchmark for teaching and learning for other SAICA accredited Universities;
  • Nelson Mandela Univeristy graduates have consistently obtained outstanding results in SAICA's qualifying examinations. Neslo0n Mandela University was placed 1st in the country in the January 2015 Qualifying Examination Part 1 of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Examinations, with two of our students, Suzaan Van den Berg and Daniel Alfond in the top 10 performing students in the country;
  • We offer a high quality, relevant range of diplomas and degrees;
  • We teach the latest international accounting and auditing standards;
  • We employ inspiring, experienced staff who also hold top leadership positions in the accounting profession;
  • We maintain links with national and international professional accounting bodies;
  • We offer a student-centred teaching approach which means that students are provided with extensive academic support from staff and tutors as well as comprehensive and up-to-date course material; and
  • Our Alumni hold top positions in the auditing professions, finance departments, commerce and industry.

Nelson Mandela University's School of Accounting offers an unbeatable combination that adds up to an obvious choice for anyone wanting to join the respected and lucrative world of business, finance management or professional accounting.

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