Academic Programs

BS Accounting and Finance

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Course Description

This unique, professionally-oriented course has been designed to provide a 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 participant's minds through competitive education that emphasizes inculcating values and then transforming them into socially responsible managers 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.

Special Features

The course integrates the study of the theory and practice of accounting, and offers significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies. BS Accounting and Finance holds Relevant Degree Awarding Institute (RDAI) status with ICAP (Advance standing in CA), Accelerate program with ACCA and exemptions from CIMA.

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.

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Acting Chairperson 

Department of Banking and Finance

Adeel S. Shaikh, CPA, CMA

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Support Staff

Muhammad Awais Rasool

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