DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING
MCom, MBA, BBA Accounting
- Bhekimpi Ndiweni – MCom, MBA, BBA
- Homebound Mashoko – MCom, BBA, CPA
- Florence Zimunya – PHD, MBA, ACIS, BCom
- Timely Chitate – PhD, MPhil, MBA, BBA
- Bongani Ngwenya – PhD, MBA, PGDBA, HND, Cert. CIS
- Robert Piki – MCom, BCom
- Stephen Moyo – MCom, BCom
- Kenneth Nyoni – MCom, BCom
- Longani Bhebhe – MCom, BCom, CPA
- Cosmas Tarwa – MCom, BBA
- Shadreck Pfende –MBA, BCom
- Ashley Kasonde – MCom, BCom
- Reaboka Kitso Noko –MCom, BCom, CPA
- Edmore Munjeyi MCom, BCom
- Kudakwashe Ntando – MCom, BCom, CPA
- Issay Chinyama – MCom, BCom, CPA
- Shewangu Dzomira – DBA, MCom, BCom, CPA
The accounting Department aims at incalculating excellent accounting skills to its students. Realising that students of accounting may work in management related areas; the programme also nurtures students’ management skills. The objectives of the Department are:
To address the needs of the public and private sectors by producing graduates who are practical oriented.
To prepare students for graduate and professional studies such as ACCA, CA, CPA, CIS, CIMA.
To develop students’ analytical, inductive, adaptive and communication skills.
To imbue students with Christian values and ethics.
To be eligible for admission, a candidate is expected to have
- 5 O’ levels including Mathematics and English Language
- 2 points in 2 relevant A’ Level subjects
- Passed a pre-university course
For students coming from countries where ‘A’ Levels are not offered, one will be considered for admission if they qualify for entry into university in their home countries. However, if admitted, the students must spend the first year in the Pre-University programme.
Those admitted from A-Levels take at least four years, while those from neighbouring countries take at least five, including the one year Pre-University Programme , to complete their studies in these degrees.
The Department accepts a limited number of students based on the Mature Age Examination, and/or professional qualification and related work experience. Generally, the number of such students shall not exceed two percent of the total student enrolment in the Department in a given year (see the section for Mature Age Entrance Requirements in this Bulletin).
Students who have successfully completed a Higher National Diploma in Accounting or have obtained equivalent qualifications may be exempted all first year core courses and begin with the second year courses. Holders of ACCA qualifications may be granted up to 21 credits exemptions of the total core courses. Any other professional qualifications will be granted exemptions on merit.
To be eligible for graduation students must have successfully completed the following requirements:
The degree programme provides a broad and relevant education base for the future business profession. It combines a practically oriented approach with a theoretical and reflective analysis of problems and issues. The programme equips graduates with accounting skills that will give them access to career choices in the following fields in both private and public sectors:
- Financial Reporting
- Financial Accounting
- Management Accounting
- Internal and External Auditing
The BBA Accounting Degree is an accredited program by ACCA. The accreditation is for period of five years, for graduates from 1 January 2017 to 31 December, 2021. Thus the cohorts will be eligible for exemption as follows:
|Papers F1 – F4||On Completion|
|Papers F7||Advanced Financial Reporting I ACCT 351
Advanced Financial Reporting II ACCT 352
|F8||Auditing & Assurance I (ACCT 281)
Auditing & Assurance II (ACCT 382)
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN ACCOUNTING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
ORIE 100: ORIENTATION (0 Credits)
WOED 121-122: WORK EDUCATION (0 Credits)
HLED 115: Healthier Living (2 Credits)
HIST 276: Selected Themes in Zimbabwean History (2 Credits)
RELB 180: Studies in the Gospels (3 Credits)
RELH 360: Seventh-day Adventist Heritage (2 Credits)
RELT 215: Philosophy of Christian Education (2 Credits)