This unique, professionally-oriented course has been designed to provide strong foundation to participants in finance, accounting and taxation it aims to equip participants with knowledge and competence in the field of business and commerce to pursue a professional carrier and to provide an environment that challenges the participants mind through competitive education that emphasizes on inculcating values then transforming them into socially responsible mangers and business leaders.
Moreover, the qualification further emphasizes the participant to meet the needs of entering into middle-level management for being placed as executives in various departments of the company such as finance, auditing, accounting, and taxation. It will provide you with a fast track to an accountancy qualification.
The BS Accounting provides a thorough academic grounding in the skills and techniques necessary for entry into the accounting profession. The program offers professional accreditation on a case to case basis.
The course integrates the study of the theory and practice of accounting and offers significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies, particularly those of the ICAP on the case to case basis depending on your grades.
You will be taught by staff who are leading researchers in their fields, some of whom are also qualified accountants.
Teaching and learning
You will normally study four or five-course units per semester. Each week there are usually two hours of lectures for each course unit and a one hour workshop in alternate weeks, although this varies slightly. You are expected to double this in private study. Group work and group or individual presentations will form a regular part of your assignments.
Coursework and assessment
Essays, multiple choice tests, project reports and presentations, in-class tests and weekly assignments constitute the coursework component of assessment, although the nature and proportion of coursework vary across course units. The remainder of assessment is by unseen examination. Depending on the degree course, in your final year, you can choose to do a research-based dissertation or project. We aim to strike a balance between examinations and assessed coursework as well as providing opportunities for feedback on progress through non-assessed work.