Why a Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree?

By studying towards a Bachelor of Accounting Science (BAccSc) degree, you will prepare as a professional in the fields of finance and accounting, giving you graduate-level knowledge, specific skills and applied competence that provide for continued personal intellectual growth, gainful economic activity and valuable contributions to society in the fields of Accounting, Auditing, Management Accounting and Income Tax. All universities and many private colleges offer different registered and accredited accounting degrees. These degrees are offered either in face-to-face lecture room settings, online, distance and in some instances a blend of these modes. Depending on where you register to study and which degree you select you will be able to determine your desired mode of study and specialisation.

What NewBridge College Offers

NewBridge College offers a voluntary and additional support programme for students who elect to study an external distance BAccSc degree through South Africa’s largest distance University. NewBridge College offers a full-time campus environment for students who see the value and flexibility offered by studying towards a distance degree, but who also seek the full time Campus experience, extra lessons through our support programme, personal and professional development and an active sport and social life.

What the Distance University Offers

Having registered for the distance degree, the University will take full responsibility for your registration towards your chosen registered degree. Additionally, they take full responsibility for the qualification by developing the content, assessing the curriculum and certifying the qualification. These functions are the exclusive responsibility of the University, which is the registered and accredited provider. Entrance criteria are set by the University, and it is therefore imperative that you to check the entrance criteria of your selected degree with the University directly.

For further information regarding registration and accreditation click here

What You Will Learn

What You Will Learn

  1. An international perspective on finance and accounting
  2. Intellectual, practical and critical thinking skills
  3. A comprehensive fundamental knowledge of accounting principles
  4. Taxation
  5. Auditing theory and practice
  6. Integrity and the application of ethics in a professional business environment
  7. Decision-making and problem-solving
  8. Understanding governance and risk management

BAccSci Degree Programme Content

Career Path

Depending on your specialisation, you will cover content such as, but not limited to:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Communication in Business
  • Commercial Law
  • Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Management Accounting
  • International Perspectives

Career Path

Entrance Criteria

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Forensic Investigator
  • Financial Analyst
  • Cost Accounting
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Financial Advisor

NewBridge College Blended Support

NewBridge College offers voluntary and additional blended lecture and tutorial support for this Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree. This online degree is registered and accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training and the Council on Higher Education.

Your registration with this provider allows you to receive their materials, their online support and to write their assessments and exams. On successful completion of their degree programme, you will receive their registered and accredited qualification.

Your registration with NewBridge College allows you access to a student support programme at our safe, secure, and conveniently situated digitally enabled campus. This includes being able to attend our full-time blended lecture and tutorial support programme and the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy coupled with our unique Professional Development Programme. This together with our sport and social life ensure you will enjoy a vibrant campus life.

Our approach has been developed to give students a well-rounded campus experience and all the support needed to complete their studies successfully. The result is that our students will have the confidence to adapt to the complexities of the 21 st  century and learn first-hand how to pursue lifelong learning throughout their careers.

The support we offer on our campus includes:

  • Academic support in our digitally enabled spaces and other learning facilities
  • Extra lessons for your Bachelor of Accounting Science degree programme
  • Personal and professional development and International Certifications for Short Learning programmes offered through the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy
  • Sports club membership opportunities
  • Social programmes
  • Campus Cafe

The voluntary and additional support we offer is designed to assist students while they study towards the qualification provided by their chosen institution.

NewBridge College Accelerate Academy

Everything we do at NewBridge College is designed to give students a competitive advantage for life. Every student has the opportunity to join our NewBridge College Accelerate Academy, receiving access to specialist programmes that support and complement your area of study.

Students gain NewBridge College Accelerate Academy certificates of recognition for every level successfully completed to add further credibility to their CV’s when they complete their studies. Specialist programmes comprise workshops, lectures, case studies and specially curated online content, cultivating skills that prepare students to take control of their destiny while enhancing their appeal to potential employers.

The NewBridge College Accelerate Academy comprises the following:

NewBridge Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree

NewBridge Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree

For any enquiries about this programme, please get in touch with us by clicking on one of the icons below, or complete the contact form below and one of our Student Advisors will be in contact with you shortly.

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For further information regarding registration and accreditation click here

For any enquiries about this programme, please get in touch with us by clicking on one of the icons below, or complete the contact form below and one of our Student Advisors will be in contact with you shortly.

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