Bachelor of Business Science (majoring in Accounting, or Economics, or Management or Marketing)
This Bachelor of Business Science degree offered at IIE MSA allows you to shape your study to match your career goals and interests. It is a degree that gives you highly-valued, globally-relevant skills, increasing your local and international opportunities.
The Bachelor of Business Science with major in Accounting is a specialist accounting degree which will provide graduates with high level specialized skills in accounting and general skills in South African business law. The programme blends a conceptual theoretical framework with a range of practical applications and covers the basic discipline material through to more specialized accounting concepts.
In your first year you will study subjects like principles of accounting and finance, marketing theory, introduction to management, business statistics and South African business law – giving you a strong foundation to make an informed choice about where your degree will take you.
Our majors are focused and relevant, but also flexible. You can major in:
Accounting – This specialization is accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
Membership with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) will allow you to build a career as an accountant or auditor (external or internal) or consultant in private practice, commerce and industry, the academic environment or in government. Areas of specialization include finance and costing, taxation, auditing, international accounting and many others.
Graduates wishing to qualify as a CA (SA) must obtain a SAICA-accredited postgraduate qualification after completing the MSA Bachelor of Business Science undergraduate qualification. This Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting takes a minimum of one year to complete and gives access to write SAICA’s Initial Test of Competence.
- Management, or
You have the option to select all of your majors from the field of business science, or in the case of economics, management and marketing, you can combine your business major with a second or double major chosen from our other study areas: social science, health science and information technology.
International Entry Requirements
Admissions information for international students Bachelor of Business Science
- You must be at least 17 years old when you enrol (applications may be made while you are 16).
- Our classes are taught and assessed in English. View the English language requirements.
- Entrance scores are indicative only and subject to change annually.
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Business skills are in high demand worldwide. They develop leaders with knowledge and expertise across a broad range of disciplines that have immediate value in the workplace.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Business Science are prepared for careers in business, industry, government and international organizations. Take advantage of global employment opportunities in a variety of disciplines across the public, not-for-profit and private sectors in fields like:
- Accounting and related fields (choosing the major in Accounting will create the pathway to becoming a Chartered Accountant with SAICA)
- Management accounting
- Brand management
- Business analysis
- City planning
- Corporate social responsibility
- Customer relationship management
- Environmental management
- Government policy
- International trade
- Investment management
- Motivational speaking
- Organizational wellness
- People management
- Share trading
- Small business ownership
- Social research
- Tax advisory.
Fees are subject to change annually.
Tuition fees is ZAR 89,900.00 (5,963.98 USD) per annum
About this institute
Earn an internationally relevant degree in South Africa
Monash South Africa (MSA) was founded in 2001 and is located on a 100 hectare site in Ruimsig, north-west of Johannesburg, in the province of Gauteng. Since 2019 MSA became a leading brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) and is...
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