Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Accounting (Top-up)

Provided by East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)

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Awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK


Course introduction

Introduction


The BA (Hons) Accounting is designed to provide the theoretical and practical perspective of the accounting field to enable candidates make an effective contribution to an organisation as a junior manager upon graduation.

Programme Objective
To provide students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to follow a career in all areas of accounting and a wide range of careers in business and finance. 
To lay the foundation for future and continuing professional development. 
To develop students’ competence and practical skills in accounting. 
To provide students with the relevant knowledge and understanding of accounting as it relates to the wider business context

Career
  • Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • External Auditor
  • Finance Manager
  • Treasury Manager
  • Product Controller
  • Tax Manager



Area of Studies


1. Advanced Financial Management

  • The module is designed to build on the finance related knowledge and skills acquired by students in their earlier studies, particularly those acquired via study of Financial Management in their second year. It will also provide a strategic understanding of financial management policy and practices. The module complements other 3rd year modules in the finance area, particularly investment management and taxation. It does more than any other module to integrate various aspects of studentsí accounting studies from the viewpoint of the finance director or treasurer.
2. Advanced Financial Reporting
  • This module aims to build on the knowledge, written, numerical problem solving skills gained in financial reporting and to provide an understanding of the theory and the regulatory environment of financial reporting and of the contents and requirements of the principle accounting standards.
3. Advanced Performance Management
  • Performance Management aim to ensure candidates can apply judgment and technique in the analysis of relevant data to provide management with the information required to contribute to a range of strategic planning, control and decision making situations.
4. Advanced Taxation
  • This module builds on the knowledge gained in taxation and aims to provide the students with an understanding of the calculation of the corporation tax and VAT liabilities of a limited company, the capital gains tax liabilities of individuals and business, the taxation of partnerships and the international aspects of taxation relating both to individuals and companies.
5. Auditing and Corporate Governance
  • This module builds upon the basic foundations developed in auditing. Students should be able to apply advanced auditing techniques as well as dealing with corporate governance in audit and general auditing practice. Students should be able to apply the principles of auditing to situations that they may meet in practice and critically evaluate the role of the auditor.
6. Strategic Management
  • This module is the major integrative element in the programme. It builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier modules to enhance critical awareness of senior management decision-making. It addresses strategic management as a complex agenda of fundamental questions and problems that concern organizations and their future development. In order to address this complexity and generate a richer picture of organizations, the module also considers the context or environment in which an organization performs and the individuals whose actions help shape organizational performance.



Entry Requirements


Singaporean / PR
Relevant EASB Advanced Diploma
or
Relevant Polytechnic Diploma
or
An equivalent academic qualification from a recognized higher learning institution

International Students
Relevant EASB Advanced Diploma
or
Relevant Polytechnic Diploma
or
An equivalent academic qualification
and
Proficiency in English Language:
Minimum EASB / ETEDP Level 3 / IELTS 6.0

Application Procedure
You may apply to EASB either by visiting EASB Balestier Campus
or
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Managment,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Mode & Duration
Full-time: 12 mths
Part-time: 12 mths

Intakes
Jan / May / Jul / Oct

Average Teacher-Student Ratio
1:30

Assessment
Assignment, Project, Practical and Written Examination



Fees & Funding


  International students      
  Full-Time      
  Tuition Fees
S$ 12,400
   
  Examination Fees
S$ 1,800
   
  Application and Enrolment
S$ 450
   
  Administrative Fee
S$ 1,000
   
  Study Material
S$ 600
   
  TOTAL
S$ 16,250
   
       
  Singaporean / PR      
  Full-Time   Part-Time  
  Tuition Fees
S$ 12,800
Tuition Fees
S$ 12,800
  Examination Fees
S$ 1,600
Examination Fees
S$ 1,600
  Application and Enrolment
S$ 150
Application and Enrolment
S$ 150
  Administrative Fee
S$ 500
Administrative Fee
S$ 500
  Study Material
S$ 600
Study Material
S$ 600
  TOTAL
S$ 15,650
TOTAL
S$ 15,650
       
  Medical Insurance Waived  
  FPS Insurance or Escrow Bank Charge Waived  
  Other miscelleneous fees may apply
 
  Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
  All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 7%.
  All prices are effective for intakes from August 2014.
  Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.

 

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