Imperial College Offers The Prestigious Oxford Brookes Degree In Applied Accountancy
Backed by an internationally recognized lecturer panel, Imperial College will commence their next intake by offering the prestigious BSC (Hons) in Applied Accountancy by the Oxford Brookes University (UK). Designed for the international business environment of the future, with a curriculum which is based on practical, professional, employer-driven accounting requirements, this renowned qualification demonstrates to potential or existing employers that the recipients possess all the relevant skills that equip them to handle any area of accountancy and finance in any situation in both a local and international context .
Oxford Brookes University‘s reputation for excellence has been recognized through the award of a national, multi-million-pound Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning. In an independent assessment of teaching quality, the Business School was one of only two in the country to achieve the maximum score (24/24) across more than one subject area.
Offered in collaboration with the ACCA professional qualification, the degree provides students with the opportunity to gain an internationally recognized academic qualification in just two years, whilst taking their ACCA examinations which is fully supported online through the Virtual Campus.
As a graduate of Oxford Brookes University, one will automatically become part of a diverse network of over 100,000 fellow alumni who live and work in more than 150 countries across the globe, making this qualification the perfect choice for aspiring financial professionals – whether one intends to remain in Sri Lanka or travel the world
Speaking of the qualification, Thilina Ukwatta, CFA – Head of Strategic Planning and Official Project Mentor at Imperial who is the first Oxford Brookes University registered mentor in Sri Lanka with over 6 years of mentoring experience more than 100 students outlined the benefits of the degree. He stated that “On completing the degree programme, students will have the capability to, critically evaluate accounting concepts and principles and their application in solutions to practical accounting problems, prepare financial statements of entities using relevant financial information, accounting techniques and standards and to analyze and interpret such financial statements. They will be able to use relevant management accounting techniques with cost information, for planning, decision-making, performance evaluation and control, within different business settings. They will also gain the skills in applying financial management techniques to issues affecting investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions of an organization, understand the general legal framework, and apply specific legal principles relating to business, including taxation legislation as applicable to individuals, single companies and groups of companies. They will also have the ability to explain the process of carrying out the assurance (audit) engagement and its application in the context of the professional (audit) regulatory framework.
Thilina further outlined “The unique aspect of this degree at Imperial is that without compromising on quality, the modules examined in the BSC (Hons) degree are aligned with ACCA examinations and is specifically designed to provide development for the students to enable them to prepare for the BSc (Hons) Applied Accounting degree awarded by Oxford Brookes University. This mean that the only additional cost involved in obtaining the degree is a minimal project submission fee.