Department of Accountancy

Faculty of Management, Commerce and Law

About Us

Following the University transformation into a Comprehensive Institution in 2010 in terms of the Department of Education directive, the department of Accounting and Auditing at university of Venda is mandated to offer academic and career-focused general degrees, certificates and short courses in accounting and related disciplines mainly to promote entrepreneurial, rural and regional development in Southern Africa.

Vision

In line with the University and School of Management Science vision, the Department of Accounting and Auditing aims to be a centre of excellence for tertiary accounting education for rural and regional development in Southern Africa.

Mission
The Department of Accounting and Auditing strives to offer a range of quality academic and career-focused programmes in accounting and other related disciplines aimed at promoting entrepreneurial, rural and regional development in all sectors of the economy through applicable and appropriate methodologies, research and community engagement .

Community Engagement Activities
The department makes a positive contribution to the University and Vhembe district local community at large in a variety of ways. These include volunteering for participating in local councils, schools and University community engagement committees. The department is currently developing a program to offer workshops and practical training on financial literacy to SMMEs/Cooperatives in Vhembe District in Limpopo Province.

Similar activities have been undertaken at individual levels in the past. However, in line with current university policy on community engagement, projects or activities like these must be officially registered.

Important Information

Extended Programmes

Extended

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Programmes
 

Currently the department offers four qualifications:

  • To be admitted to any programme of study, a National School Certificate applicant must have a minimum achievement rating of 3(40%) in English.
  • To be admitted to an undergraduate degree programme , the applicant must have an NSC, with minimum achievement rating 4 or above (50% or above) in four recognized NSC 20 credit subjects with School and programme specific requirements as follows:


BACHELOR DEGREES

1. Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting – BComAc (Accounting)

The four subjects for admission must include Mathematics plus any three of the following 20 credit subjects: Accounting, Economics, Business Studies and Information Technology.

2. Bachelor of Commerce in Cost and Management Accounting (BComCM)

The four subjects for admission must include Mathematics plus any three of the following 20 credit subjects: Accounting, Economics, Business Studies and Information Technology.


HONOURS DEGREES

In addition to local content, the materials used are partly based on the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to allow students flexibility to register with other accounting professional bodies if they want to in addition to pursuing their honours degree qualification. The qualifications and their respective admission requirements are as stated below:

1. Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Financial Accounting)

BCom ( Accounting) or an equivalent approved degree in Accounting, with an average pass mark of 60% in External Financial Reporting (ACC 3541) and Managerial Accounting and Finance (ACC 3641) or equivalent thereof.

2. Bachelor of Commerce Honours ( Cost and Management Accounting)

BCom ( Cost and Management Accounting) or an equivalent approved degree in Accounting, with an average pass mark of 60% in Techniques and Applications (ACC 3542) and Costing and Control (ACC 3642).

3. Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Cost and Management Accounting)

A candidate wishing to register for the Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Cost and Management Accounting must have obtained Matriculation Exemption with at least a E-symbol (Standard Grade) or F-symbol (Higher Grade) in English, and a D-symbol (Standard Grade) or E-symbol (Higher Grade) in Mathematics or Accounting.

NB. Both degree programmes are accredited by the Department of Education through the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and SAQA. Like many other general or major BCOM (Accounting) degree programmes in universities in South Africa, University of Venda BCOM (Accounting) degree is currently not accredited by SAICA. However, on completion of the BCOM (Accounting) programme you can pursue an Honours programme OR a CA (SA) qualification if you choose to do so. In the case of a CA (SA) qualification you will be required to first do a one year post-graduate bridging diploma at any other institution that offers a SAICA accredited

 

UG PROGRAMMES
The four subjects for admission must include Mathematics or Accounting with an achievement level of at least 4 (50 – 59%).

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting – BCOMAC (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Cost and Management Accounting (BCOMCM)
HONOURS DEGREES
i. Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Financial Accounting)
BCom (Accounting) or an equivalent approved degree in Accounting, with an average pass mark of 60% in External Financial Reporting (ACC 3541) and Managerial Accounting and Finance (ACC 3641) or equivalent thereof in content.

ii. Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Cost and Management Accounting)
BCom (Cost and Management Accounting) or an equivalent approved degree in Accounting, with an average pass mark of 60% in Techniques and Applications (ACC 3542) and Costing and Control (ACC 3642).

The following is a list of staff in the department of Accountancy

Name:MrMphoTshiololi
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:Mpho.Tshiololi@univen.ac.za
Office:ADMINISTRATION BUILDING Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrMuhali PietNdou
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:UED (University of Venda Production), BCOM (University of Venda Production), BCOHON (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:muhali.ndou@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:ProfEmmanuel KojoOseifuah
Designation:Professor
Qualification:MSC (FOREIGN PSE INSTITUTIONS), DPHIL (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:oseifuah@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrPhumudzoRambuda
Designation:Professor
Qualification:BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:phumudzo.rambuda@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:ProfVusaniMoyo
Designation:Associate Professor
Qualification:MBA (FOREIGN PSE INSTITUTIONS), MSC (FOREIGN PSE INSTITUTIONS), PHD (UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA)
Telephone:0159628048
Email:vusani.moyo@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:ProfNtungufhadzeni FreddyMunzhelele
Designation:Associate Professor (Saica)
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF VENDA), MCOM (UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF NATAL), PHD (UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:freddy.munzhelele@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrAmbaniTshikovhi
Designation:Associate Professor
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:ambani.tshikovhi@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrNyashaMachaya
Designation:Associate Professor
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:nyasha.machaya@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MissMutondi DorothyMashamba
Designation:Associate Professor
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF ORANGE FREE STATE), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:mutondi.mashamba@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MsShumani MilingoniNembudani
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:BCOHON (MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:shumani.nembudani@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:DrArthur BirtyReynolds
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:BTECH (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA), PHD (UNIVERSITY OF PORT ELIZABETH), MPHIL (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:arthur.reynolds@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrNtuweleni ElliotRamafhidza
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:UED (University of Venda Production), BCOM (University of Venda Production), BCOHON (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:0159628252
Email:elliotr@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrAluwani Ramudzuli IgnitiusTshifhango
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF ORANGE FREE STATE), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:aluwani.tshifhango@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MsMuvhulawa VeronicaMafhali
Designation:Secretary (Saica)
Qualification:GRD 12 (LOCAL SECONDARY SHOOL), DIPMAN (SOUTHERN BUSINESS SCHOOL), BBA (SOUTHERN BUSINESS SCHOOL)
Telephone:0159629107
Email:veronica.mutangwa@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES BLOCK C Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrNditsheni DylanTshithavhani
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:BCOM (University of Venda Production), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF NATAL)
Telephone:0159628516
Email:nditsheni.tshithavhane@univen.ac.za
Office:KUWAIT OFFICE BLOCK Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrGeniusKatekwe
Designation:Associate Professor (Saica)
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA), PHD (UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:genius.katekwe@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrLindelani JonathanMuthivhi
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:lindelani.muthivhi@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrRother FarisaniMashamba
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:PDIP (RHODES UNIVERSITY), BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF THE NORTH), BED (UNIVERSITY OF THE NORTH), MBA (FOREIGN PSE INSTITUTIONS), BCOHON (University of Venda Production)
Telephone:015-962-8541
Email:rother.mashamba@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrLibertyMaunzagona
Designation:Associate Professor
Qualification:PDIP (UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE), BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:liberty.maunzagona@univen.ac.za
Office:SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrsYvonneKatekwe
Designation:Associate Professor
Qualification:PDIP (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA), BCOHON (FOREIGN PSE INSTITUTIONS)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:yvonne.katekwe@univen.ac.za
Office:MOBILE OFFICE BLOCK B Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MsTshimangadzo CarolineShavhani
Designation:Senior Lecturer
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:caroline.shavhani@univen.ac.za
Office:MOBILE OFFICE BLOCK B Building, Office Number, Floor Number


Name:MrCharlesMunkuli
Designation:Associate Professor
Qualification:BCOM (UNIVERSITY OF FORT HARE), BCOHON (UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA)
Telephone:0159628000
Email:charles.munkuli@univen.ac.za
Office: Building, Office Number, Floor Number