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Financial Management

University of South Africa (UNISA)

36 months
113 USD/module
113 USD/module
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The objective of the master in Financial Management of College of Economic and Management Sciences at University of South Africa (UNISA)  is to provide relevant and functional qualifications of a high standard, quality tuition and a professional caring and valued customer service to all its stakeholders. 

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The qualifications of the college and of this master in Financial Management at University of South Africa (UNISA)  are widely recognised. A recent study by the Bureau of Market Research found 86% of employers employed CEMS graduates because of the quality of their qualifications.

Eighty per cent of employers indicated that the CEMS qualifications are of good quality and credible. They were positive about the qualities and skills cultivated through the ODeL nature of graduates’ studies and said CEMS graduates generally “hit the ground running” within six months of employment.

Learn wherever you are – with support.

Distance learning offer students the opportunity to study while they work and gain experience. Wherever there is Internet, they can study. This doesn’t mean they have to face the challenges of distance learning alone.

Support is offered by lecturers, but also other services offered by Unisa and the college. The online learning portal, or virtual campus, called myUnisa is the most important. Students also have access to online discussion forums where they can chat to other students and their lecturers. Content specialist e-tutors are also online to provide assistance and students have access to career and study counsellors to guide them on their learning path.

Programme Structure


  • Principles of Management Accounting
  • Business Management IB
  • Principles of Taxation
  • Economics IB
  • Practical Accounting Data Processing
  • Auditing Theory and Practice
  • Financial Accounting for Companies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

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180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A BCom Honours in Financial Management with an average of at least 60%, or BCom Honours in Business Management with specialisation in Financial Management, or any relevant qualification at NQF level 8 with Financial Management or its sub-discipline as a major with an average of at least 60%. A student who is admitted on the strength of a postgraduate diploma or a 480 credit bachelor's degree with a minimum of 96 credits at level 8 and who has not completed a module in research methodology may be required to complete such a module at NQF level 8 for NDP before he/she will be allowed to register for the research proposal.

Tuition Fee

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    113 USD/module
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    Based on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.
  • National

    113 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 113 USD per module during 36 months.

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