Bachelor Of Accounting (4years)

Mode of Study:Full-time [Double Intake]|Mutare and Harare Parallel

About the Programme

This is a 4 year program on full time as well as parallel. The curriculum of this program emphasizes on an integrated approach whereby the student will acquire a basic education to develop his intellectual and analytical ability while at the same time acquiring the body of knowledge and skills in professional management. As such, the first two years will be spent mainly in basic education in the older disciplines of Mathematics, Communication, Economics, and Humanities while the remaining two years will be devoted mainly to specialized subjects in accounting, economics, marketing, finance, human resources management, risk management, quantitative analysis, and public sector management.


Entry Requirements

5 'O' level passes or equivalent including English language and Mathematics. At least two GCE Advanced level passes in any of the following subjects: Accounts, Management of Business, Economics, Commerce and Mathematics.

Special entries

Applicants with approved diplomas in Management related subjects e.g. Zimbabwe Association of Accounting Technicians (ZAAT), Association of Certified Charted Accounts (ACCA), Higher National Diploma (HND), Charted Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Charted Institute of Secretaries (CIS), and Diploma in Business Administration and Commerce (IAC) and Institute of Marketing Management (IMM) may be considered for admission.

Year One Semester One

  1. HCS101 Communication Skills (3 credits)
  2. MAC101 Foundations of Accounting (3credits)
  3. HFR111 French for Beginners I, or HPO111 Portuguese for Beginners I, or HESL111 English as a Second Language I (3 credits)
  4. MMS101 Mathematics for Business I (3 credits)
  5. MEC101 Economic Principles I (3 credits)
  6. HIT100 Introduction to Information Technology (2 credits)
  7. MMS103 Introduction to Management (3 credits)
Total Credits hours: 20

Year One Semester Two

  1. MMS102 Business Communication Skills (3 credits)
  2. HFR112 French for Beginners II; or HPO112 Portuguese for Beginners II; or HESL112 English as a Second Language II (3 credits)
  3. MMS105 Mathematics for Business II (3 credits)
  4. MEC 102 Economic Principles II (3 credits)
  5. CIS102 Microcomputer Applications (3 credits)
  6. MKT102 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  7. MAC102 Foundations of Accounting (3 credits)
Total Credit hours: 21

Year Two Semester One

  1. MAC201 Cost Accounting(3 credits)
  2. MAC202 Intermediate Accounting I(3 credits)
  3. MMS203 Business Law(3 credits)
  4. MMS202 Quantitative Analysis1 (3 credits)
  5. TEV200 Ethics & Christian Values (2 credits)

Year Two Semester Two

  1. MAC203 Intermediate Accounting II(3 credits)
  2. MAC204 Business Finance(3 credits)
  3. MAC205 Company Law(3 credits)
  4. MAC206 Principles of Public Finance(3 credits)
  5. HAS100 Introduction to African Studies (3 credits)

Year Three Semester One

  1. MMS301 Report Writing(1 credit)
  2. MAC301 Management Accounting(3 credits)
  3. MAC302 Accounting Information Systems(3 credits)
  4. MAC303 Introduction to Business Taxation(3 credits)
  5. MAC305 Auditing Principles(3 credits)
  6. MAC304 Advanced Accounting(3 credits)
  7. MAC307 Financial Management 1(3 credits)
  8. FMA302 Honors Seminars (3 credits)
Total credit hours: 22

Year Three Semester Two

FMA301 Industrial Attachment

Year Four Semester One

  1. FMA301 Industrial Attachment (15 credits)
  2. FMA413 Industrial Attachment Report (1 credit)
Total credit hours: 16

Year Four Semester Two

  1. MAC404 Advanced Acct & Fin. Theory(3 credits)
  2. MAC405 Advanced Auditing(3 credits)
  3. MAC410 Financial Management II(3 credits)
  4. FMA403 Honours Seminars(3 credits)
  5. FMA412 Project Report(3 credits)
  6. MAC402 Tax Law and Practice (3 credits

  1. MAC207 Money & Capital Markets(3 credits)
  2. MEC201 Intermediate Microeconomics(3 credits)
  3. MMS201 Organizational Behaviour(3 credits)
  4. MMS202 Quantitative Analysis I(3 credits)
  5. MEC205 Money & Banking(3 credits)
  6. MMS204 Quantitative Analysis II(3 credits)
  7. MAC308 Investment Analysis(3 credits)
  8. MAC406 Insolvency & Executorship(3 credits)
  9. MAC408 Trust Accounts(3 credits)
  10. MAC409 Comparative Tax Systems(3 credits)
  11. MMS401 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management(3 credits)
  12. MMS402 Productions & Operations Management(3 credits)
  13. MMS408 International Business(3 credits)
  14. MMS409 Operations Research(3 credits)
  15. MMS410 Public Policy Analysis(3 credits)
  16. MMS411 Strategic Management(3 credits)
  17. MAC306 Government Accounting(3 credits)

Any other courses approved by the Dean


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