Courses

Programmes offered.

  • This programme is purposefully designed to prepare students who completed their Accounting degrees (NQF Level 7 or equivalent) at institutions that are not accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in South Africa (SAICA), and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in N amibia (ICAN), to enter a Postg raduate Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (PG CTA), which is required by SAICA and ICAN for entry to Part 1 of the Qualifying Examin ations (QE1) leading to the Chartered Accountant (Namibia) (CA, NAM). Furthermore, the programme targets students who completed their Accounting degrees (NQF Level 7 or equivalent) at a SAICA/ICAN accredited tertiary institution, but did not qualify for e ntry into the PG CTA. Students will be equipped with the cognitive/intellectual, practical and key/transferable skills require d for admission into the PG CTA offered in South Africa at different Institutions.

  • The Bachelor of Economics Honours is an initial postgraduate specialisation degree in economics. The programme is purposefully designed to equip students with deepened and systematic knowledge and expertise in the economics discipline, and to develop their capacity to conduct supervised research of an applied nature. The programme’s main emphasis is on the evaluation and application of economic theories and economic data in order to solve complex economic problems that face the public and private sectors in the economy. Students are required to do a combination of compulsory and elective courses, as well as a Mini - thesis. Overall, the Bachelor of Economics Honours aims to:

    • provide deepened knowledge of advanced concepts and frameworks in economics and facilitate a high level of theoretical engagement;
    • develop research capacity in the methodologies and techniques of the discipline;
    • enable graduates to present and communicate academic/professional work effectively;
    • equip graduates with skills that would enable them to offer consultancy services; and
    • develop and sharpen the critical thinking, analytical and problem - solving skills of students in the economics discipline.

    Graduates of this programme will be able to find employment in the public and private sectors as Economic/Senior Economic Researchers, Financial/Senior Financial Analysts, Brokers/Dealers, Trainee Managers/Managers, Junior Lecturers, etc.

  • The Bachelor of Science is a single major degree programme, requiring students to minor in a second subject/cognate area, that aims at providing students with a coherent and systematic introduction to the broad knowledge, theories, principles, concepts and problem-solving techniques in the sub-field of natural sciences. The programme will enable students to acquire cognitive, problem-solving and key transferable skills necessary for addressing a wide range of pressing challenges in relation to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the current Namibian market and economy. This science degree provides a platform for developing scientific literacy and for building-up essential scientific knowledge and skills for lifelong learning in STEM. Additionally, the programme is designed to enable students to apply knowledge of the natural sciences to real life situations and appreciate the relationship between science and other disciplines. The programme structure facilitates exposure of students to a variety of disciplines, at least initially, but ultimately requiring specialisation in the final year in a major complemented by a component of Work Integrated Learning (WIL).

  • The Bachelor of Accounting (General) is intended for students who wish to pursue careers in any of the sub - systems of the accounting function, including auditing and taxation. The degree represents a coherent introduction to the broad knowledge, concepts and problem - solving techniques in the areas of Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Taxation and Auditing. Students will have the opportunity to develop the required cognitive/intellectual skills, practical skills and key transferable skills, and apply these to complex accounting issues in the context of an organisation.

    The Bachelor of Accounting (General) specifically aims at:

    • providing students with a sound foundation in the fundamental concepts, theories and frameworks of the four sub - systems of accounting;
    • developing the ability of students to analyse information from a wide range of sources;
    • equipping students with the requisite skills to work effectively as individuals and as members of a team;
    • enabling students to communicate effectively in the workplace.

    The programme also intends to provide a diverse range of skills and competencies that are both discipline - specific and job - related and facilitates the development of highly generic cognitive and intellectual skills that would enable graduates to apply their knowledge and learnt competencies to the practices of Financial and Management Accounting, taking into consideration international generally accepted accounting practices.

  • The Bachelor of Accounting (Chartered Accountancy) is intended for students who wish to pursue careers in any of the sub - systems of the accounting function, including auditing and taxation. The degree represents a coherent introduction to the broad knowledge, concepts and problem - solving techniques in the areas of Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, Taxation and Auditing. Students will have the opportunity to develop the required cognitive/intellectual skills, practical skills and key transferable skills, and apply these to complex accounting issues in the context of an organisation.

    The Bachelor of Accounting (Chartered Accountancy) specifically aims at:

    • providing students with a sound foundation in the fundamental concepts, theories and frameworks of the four sub - systems of accounting;
    • developing the ability of students to analyse information from a wide range of sources;
    • equipping students with the requisite skills to work effectively as individuals and as members of a team;
    • enabling students to communicate effectively in the workplace.

    The programme also intends to provide a diverse range of skills and competencies that are both discipline - specific and job - related and facilitates the development of highly generic cognitive and intellectual skills that would enable graduates to apply their knowledge and learnt competencies to the practices of Financial and Management Accounting, taking into consideration international generally accepted accounting practices.

    The Diploma in Accounting and Finance, as a first exit level, prepares students for self - directed application of knowledge and skills in dealing with accounting issues in different types of organisation s including manufacturing concerns.

  • The Bachelor of Economics provides a systematic and coherent introduction to the knowledge, principles, concepts, data, theories and problem - solving techniques of the economics discipline. The programme will enable students to acquire cognitive/intellectual skills, practical skills and key transferable skills and to apply these skills in solving economic problems that face the public and private sectors, as well as the overall economy.

    The Bachelor of Economics specifically aims at:

    • providing students with a good foundation in the fundamental concepts, theories and frameworks of economics;
    • developing the ability of students to analyse information from a wide range of sources;
    • equipping students with the requisite skills to work effectively as individuals and as members of teams; and,
    • •enabling students to communicate effectively in the workplace
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