UKZN PGDA Online Application

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UKZN PGDA Online Application

How to apply for postgraduate diploma at UKZN,UKZN PGDA Online Application

UKZN PGDA offers this program which is intended for students who intend to qualify as chartered accountants and is a pre-requisite in order to write the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants Initial Test of Competence. The knowledge and skills graduates are expected to develop in the program are those that are expected of a practising professional Accountant. These include the preparation of company financial statements and the audit thereof, advising clients on the tax implications of their businesses, and preparing monthly management accounts for decision-making purposes. In doing so they are expected to demonstrate proficiency in relevant technologies. To send an online application applicant must read the information provided below to apply;

UKZN PGDA Course Duration

the program length for UKZN PGDA is 1Year

A completed (SAICA accredited) B Com Accounting or equivalent degree.
UKZN PGDA Career Opportunities
after successful completion applicant will have a chance in any of these departments when employed
  • Financial Accountant/ Manager/Director
  • External Audit Supervisor/Manager/Partner
  • Forensic audit
  • Internal audit
  • Tax Consultant/Manager/Partner
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Government and civil service finances
  • Management consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting and Finance
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Auditing

UKZN Postgraduate Application Online Deadline


UKZN PGDA Online Application

Application Procedure: Local and International

While the actual selection is carried out by Schools, the administrative application is a vital part of the procedure that must be followed:

New Applicants

  • All applicants for postgraduate study must complete a University of KwaZulu-Natal ‘Application for Postgraduate Admission’ form;
  • Application forms are available from the General Enquiry Offices on campuses or on the UKZN web at under ‘Apply to UKZN’, Application Procedures;
  • An application fee must be paid to UKZN on submission of the application or at the bank (see details on the next page);
  • Send the form by mail to the address on the form’s cover; After the application has been processed, the candidate will receive a student number, and the application will then be sent to the appropriate school for review; If a spot is offered, these steps will allow you to continue with registration.

UKZN Postgraduate Application Fees

A non-refundable application fee is payable on submission of the application form.

  • •SA applicants on time –R210
  • SA applicants late –R420
  • SADC and Africa – R490
  • Countries outside Africa – $153

UKZN Postgraduate Application Fee Account Details

South African Applicants

  • Name of Account: UKZN Main
  • Bank: Standard Bank
  • Type of Account: Business Current Account
  • Account Number: 05 308 0998
  • Branch: Westville
  • Branch Code: 045426
  • Reference: F001 11402 with applicant’s full name

International Applicants

  • Name of Account: UKZN Foreign Deposit
  • Bank: Standard Bank
  • Type of Account: Business Current Account
  • Account Number: 05 308 2826
  • Branch: Westville
  • Branch Code: 045426
  • Reference: F001 11402 with applicant’s full name
  • Swift Code: SBZAZAJJ (for international)

No late international applications accepted.

UKZN Online Postgraduate Application

UKZN General Enquiries

Howard College Campus: +27 31 260 2151/2

Pietermaritzburg Campus: +27 33 260 6207/5014

Westville Campus: +27 31 260 2216

or Call +27 31 260 8596 and follow the voice prompts


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