BSc Accounting

& Finance

Study Duration

Four years

Study type


Application deadlines

31 August


Bachelor’s degree

Programme Overview

This programme offers students the opportunity to gain a strong foundation across the main areas of business and management. It also strongly stresses on employability to ensure that graduates are equipped with the required skills for a competitive and dynamic job market. A compulsory placement year ensures students further develop their personal and business skills. The programme covers core areas of strategy, accounting, marketing, and organisational behaviour. The programme also enhances student’s project management and research enquiry skills by gathering and analysing data pertaining to a research problem / business challenge related the field of study.

Programme Objectives

The BSc in Accounting & Finance aims to:

  • enable you to meet the accreditation requirements of the main accountancy bodies (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA) with a view to earning an appropriate level of exemptions.
  • ensure the relevance of your degree by maintaining and enhancing links with business, professional and public sector organisations.
  • provide you with opportunities to obtain practical experience and generic knowledge  to connect with the real world of work and employment

    Career Opportunities

    A degree in accounting and finance develops skills that are useful in a range of sectors you will work towards becoming Chartered Accountant, Chartered Certified Accountant, Chartered Management Accountant, Chartered Public Finance Accountant, Investment Banker, Retail Banker or Tax Adviser.

    Admissions Requirements

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

    • A Level: Minimum grades B,B,C in any three A Level subjects, in addition to 5 GCSE/IGCSE  subjects (minimum grade C).Maths must  be one of the subjects taken at GCSE/IGCSE (minimum grade B) or A Levels (minimum grade C).

    • IB: Minimum 30 points with scores of not less than 5 in three subjects at Higher Level, in addition to a minimum score of 5 in Maths at Standard Level or Higher Level.

    • General Education Diploma or equivalent: Minimum 65% overall, with 65% in Maths and English. Students will need to complete the Muscat University Foundation Programme for entry into the UG programme.

    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



      Total 4 years credits: 480 credits.