The Accounting and Finance degree programme provides globally-recognised professional education for students who aim to be professionals in the field. Strongly emphasising the development of analytical skills, the course offers solid grounding and professional competencies in all aspects of accounting and finance required for careers in numerous sectors. This course covers not only in-depth courses relating to accounting and finance, but also focuses on other relevant courses such as business research methods, business communication and management ethics.
Through a fusion of examinations, assignments and projects – including a Final Year Project to be completed during the last year of study – as well as experiential learning, students will acquire the relevant skills to manage local and cross-border issues in complex and challenging business environments. They will also gain valuable industry knowledge from their co-operative placements with top-notch accounting and finance firms.
Graduates will gain entry into the professional level of ACCA and CPA Australia. This course will also equip graduates to pursue further professional qualifications with CFA, CFP, CIMA, ICAEW, MIA, RFP, etc. Relevant electives may be taken to maximise exemptions.
The assessment includes a combination of examinations, projects and assignments, and finally a requirement to complete a dissertation in Independent Project in the final year. Students will acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive. This reflects the complex and challenging nature of the accounting, finance and business realms.
*International students holding equivalent academic qualifications but of non-English curriculum, are required to sit for the English Placement Test, which may result in the taking of the Certificate in English programme (1 to 10 months). Students who intend to pursue the above undergraduate programme directly, are advised to fulfill the above English requirements prior commencing their studies at the university.
A graduate of this programme would have acquired the necessary basic, integrated and applied skills tailored for a career in accounting and finance. The integration of Accounting, Finance and Business courses also makes this a suitable programme for an individual who wishes to embark on a high-flying career in the corporate world. Potential careers of graduates include the following sectors:
Source: UCSI University.