BSc Accounting for Management

Duration

3-4 years

Study type

Full -Time

Credit hours

300-360

Assessment

A mix of coursework and examination

Programme Details

Accounting for Management focuses on the crucial role which financial information plays in decisions made by management teams, and in the monitoring and planning of a business organisation’s objectives. This degree programme is one of a set of undergraduate programmes designed by Aston University and offered at Muscat University. This is a dual degree programme, leading to the award of an Aston University degree and a Muscat University degree.

Programme Objectives

The BSc in Accounting for Management aims to:

  • Provide students with an excellent learning experience informed by current developments in research and practice.
  • Provide well-qualified and highly employable graduates with key skills for operating in accounting, finance and management roles and for life-long learning and development.
  • Meet the accreditation requirements of the main accountancy bodies (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA) with a view to earning an appropriate level of exemptions.
  • Ensure relevance by maintaining and enhancing links with business, professional and public sector organisations.

 

Admission Requirements

Applicants will typically need one of the following qualifications (or international equivalent) for admission to the programme:

  • A Level: AAB-ABB
  • IB: 35/34 points. Minimum scores of 6, 6, 5 at Higher level. Minimum scores of 5 in English and Maths at Standard level.
  • BTEC National Diploma: DDD in relevant National Diploma
  • IB: 32 points
  • BTEC, Access & other: BTEC National Diploma DDD.
  • Specific subject requirements: 5 GCSE grades A*- C to include: GCSE Maths – grade B; GCSE English – grade C
  • An English language qualification equivalent to an IELTS level of 6.5.
  • Successful completion of the Muscat University Foundation Programme.
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4

Semester 1

Introduction to Financial Accounting Audit and Governance Optional Professional Placement Year Strategic Management
Introduction to Management Accounting Business Policy Advanced Financial Accounting
Careers in Accounting & Financial Management Company Reporting The Organisational Context of Managerial Accounting
People & Organisations Business Game Taxation: Policy and Practice
International Perspectives in Organisations Business, Government & Society
Law for Business

Semester 2

Introduction to Marketing Management Financial Accounting Optional Professional Placement Year International Finance
Introduction to Business Analytics Financial Management Risk Management
Principles of Operations Management Making Managerial Decisions Using Accounting Information Financial Analysis
Information Technology for Business Principles of Corporate Law Auditing and Professional Ethics
Introduction to Microeconomics
Entrepreneurship: Creativity and Innovation
NOTE: BSc Accounting for Management will require 360 credits for the BSc Honours degree or 300 credits for the BSc Ordinary degree