BSc Accounting and Finance

Duration

4 years

Study type

Full-Time

Credit hours

480

Assessment

A mix of coursework and examination
 
Total Tuition Fees : Omani Students OMR 13,800
First Year: OMR 3,900
Second Year: OMR 3,900
Third Year (Professional Placement): OMR 2,100
Fourth Year: OMR 3,900
 
Total Tuition Fees : International Students OMR 15,300
First Year: OMR 4,400
Second Year: OMR 4,400
Third Year (Professional Placement): OMR 2,100
Fourth Year: OMR 4,400

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:

  • A Level: Minimum grades BBC, and where possible: 5 GCSE (or equivalent) grades A*-C to include GCSE Maths grade B, unless presented at A level
  • IB: Minimum 30 points, with minimum scores of 5, 5, 5, at Higher Level, plus minimum score of 5 in Maths at Standard Level, if not taken at Higher Level
  • Successful completion of the Muscat University Foundation Programme
  • A student who has successfully completed the foundation year in any other educational institution can be admitted to the programme. Applicant must have taken a Mathematics module The application will subject to evaluation by the university’s academic prior to the admission.
  • A student who has completed at least one academic year in an academic institution without studying a foundation year such as the Australian Matriculation, Canadian Matriculation or any other equivalent qualification can be admitted to the programme. .Applicant must have taken Mathematics module. The application will be subject to evaluation by the university’s academic prior to the admission.

All applicants will be required to provide evidence of a recognised English language qualification, which include the following

  • GCSE English language: Minimum grade C
  • IB English language: Minimum score of 5 in English at Standard level or minimum score of 4 in English at Higher level
  • Muscat University Foundation Programme (MUFP): Minimum score of 55% in the Academic Reading and Writing module, and Academic Listening and Speaking module or its equivalent modules in other institutions’ Foundation Year
  • IELTS:   Minimum of 6.5 overall
  • TOEFL:   Minimum of 93 overall
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Careers in AccountingMaking Managerial Decisions using Accounting InformationProfessional Placement YearStrategic Management
Foundations in Financial and Management AccountingFinancial Accounting Advanced Financial Accounting
Introduction to Organisational BehaviourFinancial Management Strategic Management Accounting
Law for BusinessCompany Reporting and Audit Taxation: Policy and Practice
Prinicples of Operations ManagementPrinciples of Corporate Law Risk Management
Foundations of Business AnalyticsBusiness Game International Finance
An Introduction to Business EconomicsBusiness Policy Financial Analysis
 Business, Government and Society Auditing and Professional Ethics

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