BBA in Accounting and Finance

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Introduction

The Bachelor of Business Administration program in Accounting and Finance is designed to developing an understanding of the students in functional & operational areas, assessing and managing risks of organizations. Accounting and finance being an important area of business with multiple stakeholders, the importance of ethical behavior is adequately emphasized in the program. With UAE becoming a financial hub, the program is intended to address the need of conventional accounting and financial systems, Islamic finance and derivatives. The major also emphasizes the role of information technology in developing problem solving, decision - making skills in the effective discharge of responsibilities.

Program Summary

Accounting and Finance - Goals

  1. To develop understanding the functions of accounting & auditing and processes of ethical financial decision making.

  2. To develop understanding of the functions and roles of financial markets & financial institutions.

  3. To develop analytical and evaluating skills relating to corporate finance, taxation, portfolio investments and Islamic finance.

Accounting and Finance - Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the major, student will be able to

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and functioning of financial system including Islamic Finance.

  2. Comprehend and explain the importance of ethics in discharging accounting and finance functions.

  3. Demonstrate skills of preparing, presenting and analyzing financial statements, and auditing books of accounts.

  4. Demonstrate the use of technology in the areas of accounting.

  5. Analyze financial management issues with respect to the organizational perspective.

  6. Evaluate investment decisions, capital structure and working capital management.

Accounting and Finance Courses

CORE COURSES
Financial Markets and Investment strategy
Corporate Finance
Intermediate Accounting
Taxation : Principles and Practice
Cost and Management Accounting
 
CAPSTONE COURSES
Financial Statement Analysis

ELECTIVE COURSES - CHOOSE ANYONE
Auditing
Accounting Information System
Islamic Finance

Admission Requirements for students in UAE

DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT - UNDERGRADUATE
  • High School Qualification
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Mathematics Proficiency

Career Opportunities

The need for finance professionals is everywhere, as every business needs to manage budgets, funds, and investments deliberately at all times. This field of study is essential in determining gains and losses of various establishments and is therefore one of the most sough-after programs today. Skyline’s BBA in Finance covers various techniques, finance strategies, and principle that are beneficial in pursuing this career.

Possible Careers:

  • Corporate Financial
  • Analysts Financial Planners
  • Commercial Banker
  • Financial Analyst or Advisor
  • Personal or Commercial Loan Officer
  • Investment Analyst or Advisor
  • Stock Broker
  • Financial Planner

Common sectors for graduates

Opportunities are widely available with:
  • accountancy firms
  • building societies
  • high street banks
  • insurance companies
  • investment banks
  • management consultancies
  • public sector employers

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