BSc
Accounting
Canterbury Christ Church
University Degree
3 Years Study 9 ACCA Exemptions

Key Information

Course TitleBSc Accounting
Awarding BodyCanterbury Christ Church University
LevelBachelor’s
Study ModeFull-time
Credits (ECTS)180
Duration3 Years
Entry RequirementsSee Entry Requirements Below
CampusAlexander College, Larnaca and Paphos
Language of InstructionEnglish
Tuition Fees€6950
State GrantUp to €3417 *
Next Start DateSeptember 2020

*State grants may only be given to student families whose members have lived permanently and legally in the Republic-controlled areas of Cyprus, for at least five (5) years prior to the commencement of the studies for which sponsorship is sought.

Key Information

Course TitleBSc Accounting
Awarding BodyCanterbury Christ Church University
LevelBachelor’s
Study ModeFull-time
Credits (ECTS)180
Duration3 Years
Entry RequirementsSee Entry Requirements Below
CampusAlexander College, Larnaca and Paphos
Language of InstructionEnglish
Tuition Fees€6950
State GrantUp to €3417 *
Next Start DateSeptember 2020

*State grants may only be given to student families whose members have lived permanently and legally in the Republic-controlled areas of Cyprus, for at least five (5) years prior to the commencement of the studies for which sponsorship is sought.

Course Insight

Accounting is at the heart of all business decisions and encompasses a vast range of careers, from traditional auditing to global management consulting. To reflect this, our experienced team has created a wide range of modules structured to allow you to gain a thorough understanding of accounting without committing to a career as an accountant. Alexander College, in collaboration with Canterbury Christ Church Business School have strong professional links and provides great opportunities to gain work experience to prepare students for the future. With this specific programme, students will also gain exemptions from professional examinations with the leading accounting bodies, such as ACCA.

Teaching and Learning

The course is taught through a diverse mix of learning environments including tutor-led, independent student-led and group projects. Lectures, workshops/seminars and group projects account for 12 hours of contact time per week and students will spend a minimum of equal hours in essential independent study including research, online work and preparation for assessments. Students will benefit learning from guest speakers and real life case studies, which broadens knowledge of the industry and ensures graduates are work-ready and informed of the latest developments in the field.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a mix of coursework and examinations, all of which aim to assess not only what you know and can do but also develop the graduate attributes that are valued by employers. These attributes include communication and presentation skills, IT and numeracy skills, team work, project and time management skills, as well as the intellectual skills of problem solving, critical thinking, analysis and evaluation, creativity and innovation.

Coursework comes in many different forms: essays and reports, business plans and applied research projects, portfolios and weekly notes, assessed group and individual presentations. You will also be required to reflect and comment on your own learning and personal development.

Enrolment and Duration

This is a three-year full time programme. Each academic year usually commences in the first week of October and, in some cases, the last week of September. The academic year runs for a period of 32 weeks. Students may enroll up to two weeks before the course starting date however, early enrolment is advised as places are limited.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be at least 17 years of age by 1stSeptember of the year they wish to enter onto the course and must hold a Secondary School Diploma or Foundation Diploma/Certificate or equivalent. English Language proficiency is also a requirement.

Graduation Requirements

The entire course comprises of a total of 18 modules over 3 years. To achieve the BSc degree in Accounting, you must complete all modules to achieve the required 180 credits (ECTS*). You can see the complete list of modules here.

If for any reason, you are unable to complete the full course, you may qualify for an interim award providing you have completed the required minimum credits. A Certificate may be awarded to students who have achieved over 60 credits or a Diploma for students who have achieved over 120 credits before discontinuing their studies.

* European Credit Transfer System

Where Next?

Many graduates go on to study accounting at professional level. However, these exceptionally versatile degrees open doors to a variety of roles in business. Excellent mentoring by our experienced team will guide and prepare students for their first business or professional accountancy role. Our graduates leave with crucial skills, diverse career paths and valuable knowledge and experience of real environments to thrive in a competitive job market with a fast-paced, ever-changing global economy. Due to the flexible nature of this course, students may enter employment in conjunction with their studies.