Public Sector Accounting



If you want to work in finance in government or municipalities, the Public Sector Accounting Programme is the one to study. It’s been designed to address the lack of skills in the public sector and give students knowledge that will help government run more productively. You’ll learn how to produce high quality financial statements, implement basic internal controls, conduct effective internal auditing, and apply sound accounting and financial principles.

First Year

  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance (BKTB)
  • Public Accounting Administration (PAAD)
  • Computerised Bookkeeping (CPBK)
  • Business Literacy

Second Year

  • Financial Statements (FNST)
  • Cost and Management Accounting (CMGT)
  • Technical Public Accounting (TPAC)
  • Business Law and Accounting Control (BLAC)
  • On completing your 2nd Year, you will be awarded the National Diploma: Public Sector Accounting (SAQA ID: 20353 – NQF 5)

Third Year

  • Corporate Strategy (CRPS)
  • Management Accounting Control Systems (MACS)
  • Financial Reporting and Regulatory Framework (FRRF)
  • Research Theory and Practice (RTAP)


National Diploma: Financial Accounting (SAQA ID: 20366)

First Semester Timetable

Second Semester Timetable

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