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Unisa Short Learning Programmes
Course in Intermediate Financial Accounting (70939)


This course offers further tuition and more advanced applications in financial accounting to candidates who have a reasonable knowledge of fundamental accounting. 


This course primarily focuses on financial reporting by companies and evaluation of the operating results and the financial position of business concerns. 

Target group
  • Students who intend to further their studies in financial reporting. 
  • Persons who do basic and more advanced accounting work up to involvement in financial reporting. 
  • Persons involved and interested in financial statement analysis and budgeting. 


Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification 

A sound knowledge of fundamental accounting 


One year 

Language medium

English and Afrikaans 

The assignments and examinations may be answered in English or Afrikaans 

Registration periods

The course commences in February 2014. The closing date for registration is 31 January 2014. 

Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning with tutorial letters and a study guide 

Kind of assessment


Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies 

Formative assessment: 

Four assignments 

Summative assessment: 

A two-hour written exam 

Intermediate Financial Accounting (INAC01S)
HEQF Level of Module - 5
Credits of Module - 24
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Financial reporting by close corporations, companies and partnerships 
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial reports 
  • Budgeting and responsibility accounting 


Course leader

Further information regarding the content of the course is obtainable from: 


Mr J A C Bosman BCompt (Hons) MCom CA (SA) 

Centre for Accounting Studies 

Office 2-035, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA 

Tel: 012 429 4645 



Programme administrator(s)

Enquiries (Registrations, study material, administrative queries) 


Ms E N Ramanyimi 

Office 4-062, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA 

Tel: 012 429 4465 (8am – 1pm) 

Fax: 086 642 5194