BSc (Hons) International Accounting Top Up

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BSc (Hons) International Accounting Top Up

MODULES: 05 Modules
DURATION: 08 Months
DELIVERY: 02 Terms

Overview of International Accounting Degree

Today, the business environment is changing rapidly due to globalisation. Our accredited online BSc (Hons) in International Accounting course awarded by the University of Northampton, prepares you to face these changes with confidence. This online accounting course aims to give you an understanding of the reporting practices and the principles of accounting in different countries.

The bachelor’s in accounting degree gives you exposure to the knowledge and skills needed for you to take calculated and accurate business decisions. Upon successful completion of the BSc in International Accounting Top Up programme online, you will be awarded the same qualification as a full international accounting graduate.

Modules for the online International Accounting degree
Term 1
Accounting and Finance for Managers

The study of core aspects of accounting and finance is a vital part of the required knowledge and skills for students who are either prospective managers or who may consider to work within international business and management disciplines in the future. This module in the accounting degree programme introduces students to the core aspects of accounting and finance, namely financial reporting, management accounting and financial management.

Credits:
20
How to pass:
You should achieve an overall mark of 51%
Projects:
An assignment and two time-constrained tests
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International Money and Finance

The changes currently taking place in the international monetary environment, both in Europe and at global level, are placing increasing emphasis upon the ability of companies to maximise opportunities and minimise threats through international financial management. Our online accounting degree offers students an explanation of the key factors involved in these developments through this module.

Credits:
20
How to pass:
You should achieve an overall mark of 51%
Projects:
An assignment and two time-constrained tests
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Corporate Governance

This module aims to equip you with a profound understanding about the governance within organisations in the broad context of the agency relationship. At the end of your accounting degree programme, this module will have you equipped with the ability to evaluate the roles of internal control, review and compliance, and to demonstrate critical awareness in the application of professional values and judgments through an ethical framework.

Credits:
20
How to pass:
You should achieve an overall mark of 51%
Projects:
Two written essays based on a pre-determined context
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Term 2
Financial Strategy

This module of your online accounting course is designed to prepare you for the ever-changing business conditions in today’s highly competitive and globalised financial environment. The financial strategy module elaborates on the principles and requirements of financial strategy in an international corporate context through case study scenarios and appropriate problem solving techniques.

Credits:
20
How to pass:
You should achieve an overall mark of 51%
Projects:
Essay report and business plan
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Accounting Dissertation

The accounting dissertation of your bachelor’s accounting degree programme allows you to integrate and consolidate material studied at all levels of the course and facilitate an in-depth study in the field of finance and accounting. The aim of this module is to enhance your interpersonal, organisational and research skills, together with presentation skills and the ability to critically analyse raw data.

Credits:
40
How to pass:
You should achieve an overall mark of 51%
Projects:
Research report
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Projects you will be part of for the online International Accounting degree
Case Study for Financial Managers
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOR MANAGERS
Case Study for Financial Managers

This module, from our accounting degree programme, is assessed by a case study assignment. It requires you to read through the given case study and answer the assignment questions in a structured manner with reference to published work. The objective of this assessment is twofold. It tests your knowledge on the module content and at the same time, it assesses your communication, interpretation and critical reflection skills. As an individual hoping to or already acquiring a managerial position in a company, this assessment will provide you with an understanding of what your strengths and areas of improvement are as a manager.

Bringing Accounting Lessons to Life
INTERNATIONAL MONEY AND FINANCE
Bringing Accounting Lessons to Life

For your business accounting degree online, this module’s assessment is based on two written assignments to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance models and theories. It also goes further to encourage you to reflect on your lessons and apply your knowledge to a chosen company.

Key Governance Issues
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Key Governance Issues

Failure to adhere to governance regulations and practices is known as the silent killer of companies. Therefore, this module is a vital component of our online international accounting degree. This module focuses on key governance issues that many companies face in today’s global landscape.

A Realistic Business Plan
FINANCIAL STRATEGY
A Realistic Business Plan

This module takes a practical approach to financial strategy. It allows you to create a business plan which can be put into effect in the near future. You will research sources of business funding and ensure that the business plan is realistic and attractive to potential investors.

Postgraduate Major Project
ACCOUNTING DISSERTATION
Postgraduate Major Project

As an online accounting degree student, you will be required to complete an accounting and finance dissertation on a topic of your choice. The key requirements for this dissertation is to conduct research, analyse data and provide strong justifications for your conclusions.

Online Accounting Degree Requirements
The prerequisite knowledge and/or experience you would need to study this course.