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Global College Malta

BA in Accountancy and Finance

Course Overview

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3 years

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180 ECTS

ICON3_MQF 6
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From €4,250/year

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March, May and October

The course is designed to enhance and upgrade the learners’ accounting and finance knowledge, skills and aptitude by giving them the key inputs in the concerned areas through interactive lectures, case discussions, workshops, role-plays and self learning exercises. The programme is delivered on a full time basis mode in each key area with the help of student centred learning approach. The whole programme is highly interactive and it is expected to enrich the students’ knowledge in key accounting and finance competencies in today’s highly dynamic business environment. 

Objectives

  • Develop understanding, knowledge and subject skills relating to the principles and practices of modern business management and Accountancy and Finance.
  • Develop subject interests by allowing access to a range of specialist modules in Accountancy and Finance. 
  • Gain firm foundation, through the programme’s structure in Year One, to the crucial areas of Accountancy and Finance, Economics and Management
  • Encourage intellectual curiosity that will contribute to the continuing professional development of an effective manager in the field of Accountancy and Finance. 
  • Produce graduates who are capable of operating in a multi-disciplined environment and in a variety of sectors and functions. 

Career Prospects

As per changing market trends, there is a huge demand emerging for managers who have a significant knowledge of accountancy and finance fundamentals to ensure continuous success of an organisation in the continuously changing business landscape.

Our BA Accounting and Finance course is aimed at students who are interested in following a professional career in accountancy or further obtaining professional accounting qualifications prior to entering a career in business. The course gives the learners an understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and enables them to be conversant in the technical languages and practices of the accounting sector. These include measurement and disclosure in financial statements, managerial accounting, auditing, and corporate finance.

Awarding Body

Global College Malta is licensed by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) as a Higher Education institution. All courses provided by Global Malta are accredited and/or recognised and thus mapped to the MQF/EQF respectively.

Duration

3 Years

EQF/ MQF Level

6 – (European/ Malta Qualifications Framework)

ECTS

To be awarded the BA in Accountancy and Finance, students are required to achieve 180 ECTS, successfully completing all the modules.

Modules

Module Code Module Title ECTS
BAM 101 Foundations of Management 15
BAM 102 Economics 15
BAM 103 Accountancy and Finance 15
BAM 104 Quantitative Methods and Research 15
BAM 201 Management Accounting 15
BAM 202 Strategic Management 15
BAM 203 Advanced Financial Accounting 15
BAM 204 Financial Theory and Markets 15
BAM 301 Auditing 15
BAM 302 Corporate Finance 15
BAM 303 Research Methods 10
BAM 304 Dissertation 20

During each semester students will be covering 2 modules. This means that in one year students will cover 4 modules of 15 ECTS each. The dissertation carries 20 ECTS.

Mode of Study

Evening classes

Assessment

Assessment on the course is designed to be an integral part of the learning process for students and to enhance and confirm their knowledge and practice.

Formative feedback will be provided to students through a combination of self-reflection, peer group and tutor feedback. Summative assessments will provide a measure of the extent to which students have achieved the learning outcomes of the modules.

Assessment within the modules will take various forms including coursework assignments, reports, presentations, examinations and the dissertation. Full details of the assessment procedures for each module are shown in the individual module specification.

Throughout the course, students, as part of their personal development, will be offered ample opportunities to improve their transferable skills. In addition, students will also develop their research skills.

All modules, with the exception of the Dissertation, will be assessed by a combination of summative/end-of-module written papers and formative/continuous assessment (up to 50%). Continuous assessment will be undertaken via a combination of teaching and learning approaches including:

  •      Case studies
  •      Project work
  •      Team/group exercises

Students will be provided with oral and written feedback on continuous assessment and, where applicable, strategies implemented to ensure that they are fully prepared for the end of the course assessments.

Study Material

All students will have access to EBSCO, the world’s largest online library, Moodle for class notes and Turnitin for the upload of assignments.

Entry to the course

For further information get in touch with a representative of Global College Malta.

Fees and Funding

EU Students*:

  • Year 1: €4250
  • Year 2: €4250
  • Year 3: €4500

*This course is eligible for the Get Qualified Scheme. Students can get 70% of their tuition fees back upon successful completion of this course.

International Students: €5250 per year

Application Fee: €250

Registration Fee: €250

Administration Fee: €250 per year

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