BSc Accounting and Finance
The Muscat University undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance will provide you with a broad understanding of the financial life cycle of organisations and provide you with insights into all aspects of business management and growth. This degree programme is one of a set of undergraduate programmes carefully designed and offered at Muscat University to ensure you are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to be successful in your future chosen career.
In your first year you will study a wide range of business subjects, gaining the broad insight into management required by all accounting professionals.
From the second year you will explore financial and management accounting in depth, participate in events organised in conjunction with accountancy firms, visit businesses and undertake an interactive business game module.
You will spend your third year on placement in industry. This experience will be of great benefit both in terms of your development as an accountant and in your final year performance.
This structure ensures your degree is taught with both a professional orientation and a proper regard for the conceptual bases of the subject. In your final year, accounting studies are taken to a more refined level, similar to professional qualification standard, but retaining theoretical analysis.
The BSc in Accounting and Finance 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.
Applicants will typically need one of the following qualifications (or international equivalent (typically high school leaving certificate) recognised by Ministry of Education) for admission to the programme:
All applicants will be required to provide evidence of a recognised English language qualification, which include the following
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
|Careers in Accounting||Making Managerial Decisions using Accounting Information||Professional Placement Year||Strategic Management|
|Foundations in Financial and Management Accounting||Financial Accounting||Advanced Financial Accounting|
|Introduction to Organisational Behaviour||Financial Management||Strategic Management Accounting|
|Law for Business||Company Reporting and Audit||Taxation: Policy and Practice|
|Prinicples of Operations Management||Principles of Corporate Law||Risk Management|
|Foundations of Business Analytics||Business Game||International Finance|
|An Introduction to Business Economics||Business Policy||Financial Analysis|
|Business, Government and Society||Auditing and Professional Ethics|