General Accounting, Financial Accounting

With a B.S. in General Accounting focused in financial accounting, you will learn the skills required to enhance your analytical and quantitative capabilities, preparing you for a career in accounting or finance.

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Key Facts



BSc (Hons) General Accounting, Financial Accounting


Course Credits: 120


Degree Duration

4 Years :

4 Years (Direct Route)


Pathways Available

International Year One


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Degree Overview

You will also gain knowledge that will enable you to understand the business environment, business concepts and ethical responsibilities.

By selecting the General Accounting Program with a specialization in Financial Accounting, your accounting studies will be focused on financial accounting standards for both for-profit and non-for-profit enterprises, as well as state and local governments.

The B.S. in General Accounting: Financial Accounting program will enable you to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Examination, but not the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination. However, additional appropriate coursework can be completed to address the necessary CPA Examination requirements.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources. 

Why Study this Degree

Hands-on Experience with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low income citizens (VITA) program

Get real-world experience while still in school by working on various consulting projects

Learn from an executive faculty who are leaders in their fields

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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