BA (Hons) Accounting
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BA (Hons) Accounting
This top-up degree programme is specifically designed for people who are working or interested in accounting functions within businesses, other commercial fields, or entering the accounting or finance professions. This programme will cover financial management, taxation, auditing and corporate governance topics. Theory of accounting and the practicalities of its application will also be introduced.
Graduates of the programme are eligible for maximum of 9 paper exemptions from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). It brings students closer to be a professional accountant. Graduates are involved in the treasury, business consulting, banking, government and other managerial positions, all of which require strong competencies in accounting.
Graduates can also choose to further join the Conversion Programme (CP) through Kaplan Financial, which will ladder up onto CPA Australia or Qualification Programme (QP) of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). Maximising the flexibilities for your career achievements.
Why BA (Hons) Accounting at University of Bedfordshire?
|Semester 1||Personal Development Planning for Accounting and Finance*
Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance*
Law for Accounting*
|Semester 2||Management Accounting*
|Semester 3||Audit and Assurance
|Semester 4||Financial Reporting
Specialist Project in Accounting
*Exemptions can be granted depending on students' academic background
^Please note that courses and programme intakes shall be offered subject to satisfactory enrolment and solely at the discretion of the University
Can be completed in 12-18 months
Medium of Instruction
Honours in the degree will be awarded based on the total mark of all courses in accordance with the University's course regulations.
Each module, except "Specialist Project in Accounting*", will be assessed through examination only.
*"Specialist Project in Accounting" will be assessed through a combination of written assignments and/ or projects.
It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.
Programme Start Date
April 2019 - Intake 23
English Language Proficieny Requirement
(Pay upon successful application & non-refundable)
(Advanced Standing Entry)
|1st installment||HK$ 32,200||HK$ 32,200|
|2nd installment||HK$ 32,200||HK$ 32,200|
|3rd installment||-||HK$ 32,200|
|Total:||HK$ 64,400||HK$ 96,600|
|Grand Total:||HK$ 67,400||HK$ 99,600|
The University of Bedfordshire, an internationally recognised award-winning institution, was presented with the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education in 2013 and the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2011, very rare for any UK university in the sector to have been awarded the Queen’s awards twice in 3 years.
Bedfordshire is a large, modern university with six campuses north of London, which is home to more than 24,000 students from over 100 countries. Each year over 4000 international and EU students choose Bedfordshire as their study destination, and 92% of graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduation. Bedfordshire is home to the world leading research with direct societal, economic and cultural impact. This is recognised in the UK-wide 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), which recognises the university’s research success in both quality and quantity.
The University offers a full range of Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research courses across our four faculties Business School – including the School of Law, Computing, Arts, Technology and Science, Health and Social Sciences and Education and Sport. The University offers a unique Go Global mobility scheme which offers the opportunity to our students to experience other cultures and education systems which add to their global education.
“I was very determined to sign up for the course since it allowed advanced standings for the modules which I learned already. I had only studied for 4 modules to complete the 1-year degree in Accounting, which is an internationally recognised course.”
Avis Tung, Assistant Accountant
"I am going through a transition in my career from the area of sales to accounting. The BA (Hons) Accounting programme provides with exemptions in the ACCA professional examination papers. It perfectly fits for my career development."
Aaron Poon, Intake 1
Our programmes are strictly complying with the regulatory requirements of Hong Kong Education Bureau. We are actively working with our partner universities to deliver high quality programmes which can be integrated into student’s practical needs. Apart from the lecturers who come from our partner universities, our international associates are highly-qualified with relevant academic qualifications, practical and teaching experiences.
Conductive study environment, thoughtful programme management and administrative services are the key promises which Kaplan Higher Education is proud to deliver. Our Programme Management Team assigns dedicated programme manager for each programme as the bridge between students and universities.
International Office Furniture Group
BA (Hons) Accounting | 2015 Graduate
It opened up a wider and more diverse range of options for me in my job search. I received more interviews and higher salary offers.
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