School of Professional Accounting

Advanced Accounting (Bridging Short Programme to PGDA / CTA)

This programme is for you if you’re looking to qualify as a Chartered Accountant, but you don’t yet qualify for the PGDA / CTA or if you need a refresher due to gaps since you last studied.

Please note that this step can only be started once you have applied at and have received your pre-admission letter

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Our Bridging programme develops confidence and a strong foundation in accounting to improve your chances of completing the PGDA / CTA first time.

The fully online Bridging programme represents a new way to fast-track your B.Com onto the CA(SA) path, with a focus on guidance, support, flexibility and interaction.

The Bridging Programme is 6 months, and successful completion grants entrance to the Milpark Education PGDA / CTA. There are 2 intakes for the Bridging programme each year, in February and July.

It has been designed and is run by the former lecturers of CA Connect.

It features flexible learning that fits around your life, whether you study after hours or full time… and is available everywhere.

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What's next after this?

Continue on to complete your Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, and continue your path to CA(SA).