This qualification lays the foundation for career advancement and further studies in the field of Local Government Finance.
The qualification aims to develop financial management skills through strengthening their understanding of local government legislation and developing their financial reporting skills.
|Maximum time to complete this qualification:||8 years|
Your admission to Unisa is dependent on you meeting the specific admission requirements for your chosen qualification.
A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Diploma endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning and with at least 40% in Mathematics or at least 70% for Mathematical Literacy,
a Senior Certificate (SC) with at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning and with at least an E symbol on HG or D symbol on SG in Mathematics,
any Higher Certificate obtained in the College of Economic and Management Sciences.
Applicants who do not comply with the above requirements may consider enrolling for any of the Higher Certificates offered by the College.
Student fees and funding your studies
Pay the application fee once you’ve received your student number:
R120 for online applications
Use the student number you receive from Unisa AND the application fee reference number (ie STUDENT NUMBER 5370810030)
Send the proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit www.unisa.ac.za/paymentinfo for banking details and payment information.
Please note that this application fee is non-refundable even if you decide not to study through Unisa, do not qualify for admission to Unisa, or cannot be offered a space due to limited spaces available.
Click here to find out more about Unisa’s student fees, and the bursaries and loans for Unisa students.
Applications for admission to Unisa’s undergraduate qualifications (higher certificates, advanced certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas & degrees) will be open from 11 August to 15 October 2022.
Please take note of the following:
All applications for admission must be submitted online. No self-help stations will be available for applications.
Admission to a qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with the admission requirements and if space is available.
Additional support for this qualification via TVET colleges
Unisa has an agreement with various Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to offer classes in a selected number of qualifications. These classes have proved to generally improve the throughput rate of students who enroll for them.
Take note of the following:
Make sure that your TVET college of choice offers support in your qualification.
Apply for admission during Unisa’s application period via your TVET college or via Unisa.
Unisa will send the necessary information about registration dates and the registration process to all successful applicants who have confirmed their acceptance of Unisa’s offer. Visit www.Unisa.ac.za/register for registration information.
What are the sources of finance to local governments?
Local government revenue comes from property, sales, and other taxes; charges and fees; and transfers from federal and state governments.
How much does public finance earn in South Africa?
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|Sales Consultant||Range: R20k – R260k||Average: R150,000|
|Legal Advisor||Range: R0 – R0 (Estimated)||Average: R604,959|
|Finance Intern||Range: R0 – R0 (Estimated)||Average: R100,000|
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