ND: Cost And Management Accounting

ND: Cost And Management Accounting 

Course Information and Fees

To equip students with the knowledge, analytical skills and discipline to effectively operate in the accountancy profession and to perform management accounting functions in a manufacturing organisation.


Career Information

The modern economic environment has become so complex and competitive that last year’s financial statements are no longer adequate for the successful running of an organisation. There is an increasing demand for accountants who are able to provide current information (today’s facts and tomorrow’s probabilities) that is essential for the efficient running of a modern organisation.The main task of the Cost and Management Accountant is to collect and process information before passing it on to management for decision-making. Among other things, the work also involves:

  • Long-term planning and development of strategies and methods to meet the objectives of the organisation.
  • Short-term operational planning and control of projects and resources by means of budgets
  • Recording and analysing transactions and activities and compiling management accounts
  • Providing and interpreting financial and economic information for decision making
  • Obtaining and controlling funds


Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Third Year

(National Diploma)
Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / One year after the National Higher Certificate


Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years after the National Higher Certificate


Course is offered on Bellville Campus.


Course is offered on District Six Campus.


Course is offered on Wellington Campus.


For any queries get in touch with:


Contact: Denise Thomas
Telephone: +27 21 959 6417
Fax: +27 21 959 6097
Email: thomasd@cput.ac.za


Contact: Johannes Van Heerden
Telephone: +27 21 864 5511
Fax: +27 21 864 5262
Email: vanheerdenj@cput.ac.za


Contact: Zingisa Sebastian Ntshebe
Telephone: +27 21 460 3257
Email: ntshebez@cput.ac.za

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