BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance


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BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Course Fee

MVR 4,799 per month x 36 months

Awarding Body
The University of the West of England
January / May / September
3 Years
Level 7

Programme Details


The programme aims to develop technically accomplished individuals with strong theoretical and practice-based knowledge in the field of accounting. The programme is professionally oriented with a high level of accreditation to support exemption from professional examinations. Students will be thoroughly grounded in the knowledge and applications of accounting theories and practice focusing on financial accounting, management accounting and financial management. Students will focus on the application of knowledge in a real-world context, incorporating consideration of the advance in digital technologies, sustainability, ethical, and regulatory developments in the changing business environment. The programme focuses on developing students as strategic decision makers, able to synthesise technical and theoretical knowledge and apply their learnings to drive business performance, resolve financial problems and work successfully in a collaborative and multicultural business environment. The Bloomberg Trading Suite gives access to the industry standard financial database for research and investment decision making. Students have the opportunity to act as business advisers through our Business Clinics, providing accounting and tax information to support new entrepreneurs, small companies and charities. The programme embeds industry guest lectures and professional body engagement at all levels of study, offering opportunities to network with potential future employers. All students are required to develop workplace skills through internships, volunteering, the sandwich placement or a study year abroad, taking one of a group of final year modules emphasising the importance of experiential activity which is CV enhancing and “real world”, engaging students beyond the campus.

General Entry Criteria

  • 2 passes in A Level/HSC (At GCE A/L, a pass is considered E and above. HSC pass is considered C and above.), and 3 O’Level/SSC passes with C grade and above.

  • 3 passes in A Level/HSC (At GCE A/L, a pass is considered E and above. HSC pass is considered C and above.) OR

  • Attainment of a Level 4 qualification in a related field

  • Attainment of a Level 4 Foundation Study Programme approved for the specific Diploma programme.

Core Modules

Year 1

  1. Foundations of Financial Accounting

  2. Introduction to Management Accounting

  3. Economic Principles in a Contemporary Context

  4. Business Law

  5. Introduction to Managerial Finance

  6. Statistics and Data Management

  7. Professional Development for Accounting and Finance

  8. Essential Information Skills

Year 2

  1. Financial Accounting

  2. Management Accounting and Decision Making

  3. Corporate Finance

  4. Principles of Taxation

  5. Financial Accounting and Reporting

  6. Applied Management Accounting

  7. Governance and Accountability

One optional module (15 credits)

  • Market Analysis for Private Investors

  • Credit Management: Theory and Practice

  • Personal Financial Planning

Year 3

  1. Corporate Reporting Theory and Practice

  2. Financial Management

One optional Module (15 Credits) (*module required for maximum exemption eligibility)

  • Business Strategy and Technology*

  • Islamic Banking and Finance

  • Credit Risk Analysis and Management

  • Strategic Management Accounting

  • Advanced Case Study

  • Work integrated Learning

  • Cross-Cultural Learning and Development

  • Placement Learning

Two Optional Modules (15 credits) (*module required for maximum exemption eligibility)

  • Further Tax Theory and Practice*

  • Auditing*

  • Financial Crime

  • International Financial Management

Course Fee: MVR 4,799 per month x 36 months
(MVR 2,957 per month under the government free degree scheme)

On the successful completion of this programme participants will be able to have:

Knowledge and Understanding of;

  • Key theories and principles for preparing and analysing financial statements

  • Key theories and techniques in management accounting and performance evaluation

  • Key theories and techniques required for the financial management of an organisation

  • Key theories, regulations and practices of governance, ethics and management of financial risk in an organisation.

  • Key external and internal factors that shape the performance of organisations and the strategic tools that are available for managers.

  • 6 Accounting information systems and the application of technology in the collection production and evaluation of information.

    Intellectual Skills;

  • Gather, evaluate and apply quantitative and qualitative data and evidence from a range of resources

  • Apply analysis and critical thinking skills to make appropriate decisions in challenging contexts

  • Prepare and present financial statements for multiple users and contexts

  • Produce costing statements for a range of products and services

  • Prepare and present budgetary control information appropriate to the cultural, structural and managerial context of an organisation

  • Apply suitable techniques for short-term and long-term investment decision making purposes in different organisational contexts

  • Apply appropriate techniques for estimating the value of business organisations and their underlying assets

  • Apply appropriate techniques for evaluating the performance of business organisations.

  • Design financial reporting systems relevant to organisational contexts

  • Identify and take account of the organisational, motivational, ethical and sustainability issues underpinning the production, presentation, interpretation and evaluation of financial information.

  • Apply strategic decision making in a variety of organizational contexts

    Transferable skills and other attributes;

  • Communicate effectively using a variety of media

  • Demonstrate effective team working skills

  • Recognise ethical and sustainability challenges and apply ethical reasoning in a professional context

  • Apply software packages and technology for data management and analysis

  • Recognise diversity and cross-cultural perspectives in a business context.

  • Demonstrate self-reliance and independence in learning and professional development

  • Apply enterprising and creative behaviours in a professional context

  • Be self-aware and reflective.

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