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About the Programme

The Programme emphasis is on accounting and how computers are used within them. In addition, students have the basic IT skills through completion of computer workshops and have basic skills of designing and building software systems. A wide range of employers recognise that a student with an accounting/finance background has had a strong business-focused education which will have equipped them with important skills (numerical, communication, problem-solving etc).  They are contributing to the performance of both finance-related organisations, as well as a range of other private and public sector bodies. This programme is full accredited with ICAS.

Programme Objectives

The programme aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to equip them for a career in all areas of accounting and a wide range of careers in business and finance. It does this by developing students’ competence and practical skills in accounting while providing the relevant knowledge and understanding of accounting as it relates to the wider business context.

Programme length and credit

Year Year One Year Two Year Three Year Four
Minimum required credit points 120 240 360 480
Accredited award as per the Oman national framework Certificate Diploma Advanced Diploma Bachelor

 

College Requirement Course

All the students are required to study a College requirement course “Entrepreneurship – Creativity and Innovation course” for 3 Credit Hours during the second year of their academic programme, apart from the programme requirements.

Admission requirements

Year 1 Entry: First Year Admission

1.Academic Requirement

General Diploma Certificate (equivalent to 12 years of Schooling with minimum 60% of marks)

2. English Language Requirement

Entry requirement for the Bachelor with Honours Programme is a score of minimum of band 6 on an IELTS equivalent score with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

 

Year 3 Entry: Third Year Direct Admission

Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) Higher National Diploma (HND in a related subject only) with minimum B’s in all the Graded Units. A Graded Unit which has been upgraded to a B will be acceptable.

Awarding Body:

After the successful completion of the program requirements, the students will be awarded with the certificates from the University of Stirling.

 

 

Programme Structure