Programmes

BA (Hons.) in Accounting and Finance

This programme 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 programme 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.

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

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 programme. The scope to choose optional provides the opportunity to build and enhance knowledge and skills in specific areas as per individual requirements.

The knowledge and skills acquired by the graduates of this programme 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.

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

BA (Hons.) ACCOUNTING & FINANCE 

 

Level

Semester/Teaching Block

 

Module Title (Credits)

 

 

Level 3

 

Semester/Teaching Block 1

English Language Proficiency - GLT3001

20 Credits Compulsory

English for Academic Purposes & Study Skills - GLT3006

20 Credits Compulsory

Academic Skills in Practice - GRM3000

20 credits Compulsory

Information Technology in Business - GCO3000

20 credits  Compulsory

Introduction to Quantitative Methods – GRM3001

20 credits  Compulsory

Semester/Teaching Block 2

Management in Contemporary Organisations - GHL3000

20 credits Compulsory

Entrepreneurship (Creativity and Innovation) - GRM3002

20 credits  Compulsory

Personal Finance - GAC3000

20 credits  Compulsory

 

 

Level 4

Semester/Teaching Block 1

Financial Accounting -GAC4008

20 credits Compulsory

Business Applications -GCO4009

10 credits  Compulsory

Financial Services: Regulations and Ethics -GAC4003

10 credits Compulsory

Quantitative Methods -GEC4003

20 credits Compulsory

Semester/Teaching Block 2

Management Accounting - GAC4009

20 credits Compulsory

Personal Development Planning - GRM4007

10 credits Compulsory

Digital Accounting - GAC4019

10 credits Compulsory

Business in a Global Context - GSP4002

20 credits Compulsory

Level 5

Semester/Teaching Block 1

Investment Markets & Principles - GAC5014

20 credits Compulsory

Money, Banking and Risk - GAC5013

20 credits Compulsory

Financial Reporting - GAC5001 20 credits

OR

Taxation GAC5007 -20 credits Option

Semester/Teaching Block 2

 

Performance Management - GAC5010

20 credits Compulsory

Financial Management - GAC5006

20 credits Compulsory

Research Skills 2 - GRM5010

10 credits Compulsory

Summer Experience of Work with Personal Development Planning - GRM5031                                                      10 credits Compulsory /

Work Experience with Personal Development Planning - GRM5032    10 credits Compulsory

Level 6

Semester/Teaching Block 1

Advanced Performance Management - GAA6000               20 credits Compulsory

Advanced Financial Management - GAA6004   20 credits Compulsory

Investment Management - GAC6005

20 credits Compulsory

Semester/Teaching Block 2

General Option

20 credits

General Option

20 credits

General Option

20 credits

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

 

 

 

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