Entry Requirements To Study Bachelor of Commerce in Zimbabwe

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Bachelor of Commerce is one of the best courses to pursue in Zimbabwe. Admission requirements to the program vary from university to the other due to popularity of a particular training institution.For admission to the program, several universities require that you pass Mathematics and English with at least C plain at O level.

At the NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, these are admission requirements

(i) For Admission students must have passed 5 subjects at ‘O’ Level including Mathematics and English at Grade C or better.

(ii) Have passed at least two relevant subjects at ‘A’ Level.

(iii) Be holders of the Zimbabwe Higher National Diploma from the Polytechnic Colleges or Technical Colleges (or their equivalent) and must have passed the Diploma with merit (credits and distinctions). Such applicants may qualify for entry into Part II of the Faculty of Commerce Undegraduate Honours Degree

The Faculty of Commerce is one of the University’s three pioneer faculties that were established in April, 1991. It is the only Faculty currently housed in permanent accommodation. The Faculty offers four year Bachelor of Commerce Honors Degrees in seven specialized disciplines (see Departments). The NUST Graduate School of Business is part of the Faculty of Commerce.The Faculty is currently playing surrogate to the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences.The Faculty of Commerce offers a four year full-time Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in:Accounting; Marketing; Finance;Banking; Business Management; Actuarial Science;Insurance and Risk Management.

ZIMBABWE REVENUE AUTHORITY also offers Bachelor of Commerce, and here are entry requirements:

 

Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Fiscal Studies

 

Fiscal Studies

The National University of Science and Technology (NUST), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, introduced a Bachelor of Commerce Hours degree in Fiscal Studies in 2006.

BACHELOR OF COMMERCE HONOURS DEGREE IN FISCAL STUDIES

Entry Qualifications

  • Five `O’ Level passes including English and Mathematics [A,B, or C Grades]

At least two `A’ level passes At least 2 “A” level passes for non-ZIMRA      employees.

  • At least 5 “O” levels including English and Mathematics and a Diploma in Taxation plus two years experience for ZIMRA employees.
  • There is also provision for mature entry for persons who may not have the appropriate academic qualifications for entry but who have suitable or relevant post-school experience and who satisfy the University and the Department of their ability to complete  degree course satisfactorily.

AT MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY, THESE ARE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF COMMERCE DEGREE

  1. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

3.1 Normal Entry

To qualify for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Honours Degree programme, a candidate, in addition to satisfying the minimum conditions as prescribed under the General Regulations for English and Mathematics at “O” Level, must have obtained a pass in “A” Level Accounting and any of the following “A” Level subjects: Mathematics; Economics, Management of Business, Computing [Computer Studies]

3.1 To qualify for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Honours Degree (Visiting School) programme, a candidate, in addition to satisfying the minimum conditions prescribed under the General Regulations must have:

either:

A Higher National Diploma or National Diploma (complete qualification) in Accounting, Business Studies, Public Sector Accounting, Diploma in Education or any equivalent tertiary qualification

or:

at least two (2) passes in relevant “A” Level subjects
and
at least two (2) years working experience in the relevant field with proof of employment

3.2 Special Entry

3.2.1. Candidates who have successfully completed a Higher National Diploma in Accounting or have obtained equivalent qualifications may apply for direct entry into Level 2 of the degree programme, subject to availability of places.

3.2.2. Candidates admitted under regulation 3.2.1 above will normally be exempted from level 1 on a module-by module-basis.

3.2.3. No candidate may complete the degree in less than three academic levels.

3.2.4. Successful completion of Work Related Learning component at level three is compulsory for all candidates.

3.3. Mature Entry

Refer to Section 3.3 of the General Regulations.

  1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

4.1 A candidate is required to undertake a minimum of five (5) modules per semester unless one is carrying over or retaking certain modules from the previous semester.

4.2 Each module is worth four (4) credits except for Work Related Learning Level, which is worth forty (40) credits and the dissertation which is worth eight (8) credits.

4.3 The department may accept students discontinued from other degree programmes on condition they meet the entry requirements and subject to availability of places.

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE, THESE ARE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting Honours Degree programme, a candidate, in addition to satisfying the minimum conditions as prescribed under the General Regulations for English and Mathematics at “O” Level, must have obtained a pass in “A” Level Accounting and any of the following “A” Level subjects: Mathematics; Economics, Management of Business, Computing [Computer Studies]

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