BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

General

Program Description

Overview

This program provides a basic foundation in the areas of accounting and finance and economics, offering students the opportunity at the end of their first year to transfer into any of these areas if they wish. Students continuing on this program will learn how to produce financial accounts, and interpret financial statements. They will also develop skills necessary for managerial, investment and financial decision making in a modern business context. The Accounting and Finance degree is accredited by the professional accounting bodies, thereby allowing students to apply for exemptions for some professional accounting examinations on graduation.

Who is the Awarding body?

The BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance and the Accounting and Finance Diploma in Higher Education is awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

What does the Programme contain?

The Programme focuses on all the major areas of Accounting and Finance and provides the knowledge and skills to analyze and understand Accounting and Finance in wider perspectives. The core elements of Accountancy and Finance are Management accounting, Financial Services Regulation, and Ethics, Financial accounting, Advance Financial Management, Digital Accounting, Research skills and Summer Experience of Work with Personal Development Planning are covered in all the four years of the program. The scope to choose optional provides the opportunity to build and enhance knowledge and skills in specific areas as per individual requirements.

Where does the Qualification lead to?

The knowledge and skills acquired by the graduates of this program in the application of specific tech inquest in the field of Accounting and Finance and an understanding of the factors that may influence the Accounting and the Financial Systems will provide them with wide job opportunities. They will have employment opportunities in almost every industry, which includes Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, and Accountancy. They will also have the scope to work in General Management areas.

How much time period does it takes?

The BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance can be achieved over a minimum period of 4 years

Program Structure

BA (Hons.) ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

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Level 6 options: students need to choose from the list below any 3 modules of 20 credits each

  1. Strategic Management GSP6000 – 20 credit
  2. Advanced Financial Reporting-GAA6002-20 credit
  3. Audit and Corporate Governance- GAA6003- 20 credit
  4. Capital Markets and Derivatives-GAC6011-20 credit
Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

The origin of Gulf College (GC) dates back to 1990 when it was established as a professional and vocational training provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The growth of the institution from a training in ... Read More

The origin of Gulf College (GC) dates back to 1990 when it was established as a professional and vocational training provider in the Sultanate of Oman. The growth of the institution from a training institute to a college has been over different phases. In September 2014, Gulf College moved to its new purpose-built campus in Mabela, developed the new strategic plan and entered into an agreement with Cardiff Metropolitan University (CMET) as an additional academic partner. Read less