BSc. (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University
ACCA is a global and forward-thinking professional accounting body. It has a presence in 180 countries with more than 219,000 members and 527,000 students. ACCA graduates are well equipped with the knowledge and experience required to face future challenges in the business and economic environment and have rewarding career opportunities around the globe.
ACCA has a unique arrangement with Oxford Brookes University and the University of London. While studying for ACCA, students have the option of opting for BSc Hons in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and MSc Professional Accounting of University of London through University College London. In addition to that ACCA members get equivalency to M.Com that is recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
A degree of B.Sc (Hons) in Applied Accountancy along with ACCA qualification gives an edge to ACCAs over other accounting professionals. The partnership between ACCA and Oxford Brookes University (OBU) gives students an opportunity to gain this degree while studying or after completing their ACCA examinations.
Students must apply for registration with OBU for the degree prior to passing ACCA Skill module papers FR, AA and FM. In addition to this, they will also be required to write a Research and Analysis Project and submit it to the University after completing all Skill module examinations.
CAMS provides mentoring to the students applying for the degree. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan recognizes the OBU degree as equivalent to a three-year bachelors’ degree.
To apply for the recognition of the degree to HEC, students must submit college joining and leaving certificates, an attendance certificate (minimum 80% in all ACCA papers) and grade report of all ACCA papers with a copy of the B.Sc. degree from OBU.