Undergraduate Diploma in Accountancy and Finance (MQF 5)

Module 1 - 12 ECTS

The Business Environment

This module aims at introducing learners, especially those who are not familiar with the business environment, to organisations, which are made up of various systems and people interacting with one another on a continuous basis. Primarily, it will introduce learners to various organisation types, their stakeholders, the competition within which they operate, their functions and structure amongst others. This will serve as preparation for upcoming modules which will make reference to organisations.

Module 2 - 12 ECTS

Economics and Financial Markets

The module introduces students to the economic environment that impacts the three key financial management decisions of investing, financing and dividend policy. Students will also be introduced to the use of macroeconomic applications to address real-world issues in current economic policy.

Module 3 - 12 ECTS

Fundamentals of Management Accounting

This module intends to give participants a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles and techniques of management accounting. These principles and techniques are used in business to support informative planning, control and decision-making.

Module 4 - 12 ECTS

Accountancy Law

This module specifically covers various laws and regulations which directly and indirectly impact the field of accountancy and finance. These laws and regulations include employment law and the legal framework relating to the establishment and operation of a business.

Module 5 - 12 ECTS

Principles of Financial Accounting

This module introduces students to the fundamental principles and practices of financial accounting. It first covers accounting techniques and focuses on the recording, processing and reporting of business transactions and events. The module then requires students to prepare financial statements and perform a high-level analysis of these financial statements. It also covers the preparation of simple consolidated financial statements from the individual financial statements of group incorporated entities

Undergraduate Diploma in Accountancy and Finance (MQF 5)

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Undergraduate Diploma in Accountancy and Finance

About this course

The Undergraduate Diploma in Accountancy and Finance makes up the first year of our Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Finance. The Undergraduate Diploma in Accountancy and Finance has been developed to provide learners with the required knowledge and skills to work within the accountancy and finance industry. Learners will learn how to:

  • Monitor the interactions between business, key stakeholders and the external environment
  • Ensure understanding of the macroeconomic themes and their relevance to the business world
  • Support organisational management in planning, controlling, and monitoring performance in a variety of business contexts
  • Apply cost accounting techniques to assist informative decision-making
  • Monitor laws governing the formation and constitution of organisations, including financing types and insolvency laws
  • Identify the various aspects and sources of the legal system insofar as they impact the field of accountancy and finance
  • Interpret financial statements taking into consideration financial performance, financial position, and cash flows
  • Account for transactions in accordance with international accounting standards
  • Prepare financial statements for single entities and business combinations
  • Manage information derived from financial audits effectively and monitor the outcome of financial audits and audit reports accurately

 

At the end of this programme, learners will be eligible to advance their studies by pursuing a Foundation Degree in Accountancy and Finance.

 

Duration

9 Months

Start Date

May/Sep

Delivery

Face-to-face

Credits

60 ECTS Credits

Awarding Body

This qualification is awarded by Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS).

 

Kindly be informed that this programme is undergoing accreditation from the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold:

  • A Matriculation certificate with an Intermediate Pass in Pure Mathematics and Advanced Pass in Accountancy, or equivalent. OR;
  • A recognised MQF Level 4 full qualification in Accountancy and Finance AND
  • Learners should be in possesion of suitable English qualification such as IELTs 6.0 or CEFR, or equivalent.

Assessment Mode

This course shall be assessed through the use of an assignment based on the theoretical concepts presented during the lectures, and ways of implementing said concepts and theories. These assessments will include group assignments, group presentations, individual assignments and individual presentations.

Delivery Mode

This Undergraduate Diploma in Accountancy and Finance is delivered through face-to-face classroom-based learning.

 

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for those who are aged 21+ and aspire to enrich their knowledge in key accounting and finance competencies in today’s highly dynamic business environment.

 

Language of Instruction

This programme will be delivered in English.

 

Location of Lectures

Lectures will be delivered at Business Leaders Hub, 160, Mdina Road, Zebbug, Malta, ZBG 9015.

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply by sending an email to admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or by calling us on 2247 0700. Applicants will be provided with a link to complete our booking form and will be requested to submit any relevant documents required to process the application.

 

Have questions?

Email us at admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or message us on WhatsApp on 00356 9912 1110 to learn more.

 

 

Price (EU Students): €3,350

Price includes:

  • Access to a comprehensive student management system
  • Overall qualification certificate

  • Course material tutorial support notes
  • Access to online course resources

 

 

 

ACCREDITATION PENDING

Kindly be informed that this programme is undergoing *accreditation from the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).

Should you wish to express your interest to register for this educational programme you are kindly requested to contact us at admissions@cmbs.edu.mt. A student agreement inclusive of payment of registration and tuition fees shall only be signed upon approval of accreditation of this educational programme, by the MFHEA.

 

*Accreditation is a form of certification in which the MFHEA will verify that

 

an academic or vocational programme meets minimum academic and vocational standards. Accreditation ensures that the qualification a student works so hard to obtain meets quality standards, and that it will be recognized as such by other educational institutions and employers. The decisive stage of accreditation is the mapping of the programme to the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) further information on the MFHEA and the MQF/EQF may be obtained from www.mfhea.mt

Syllabus

Module 1 - 12 ECTS

The Business Environment

This module aims at introducing learners, especially those who are not familiar with the business environment, to organisations, which are made up of various systems and people interacting with one another on a continuous basis. Primarily, it will introduce learners to various organisation types, their stakeholders, the competition within which they operate, their functions and structure amongst others. This will serve as preparation for upcoming modules which will make reference to organisations.

Module 2 - 12 ECTS

Economics and Financial Markets

The module introduces students to the economic environment that impacts the three key financial management decisions of investing, financing and dividend policy. Students will also be introduced to the use of macroeconomic applications to address real-world issues in current economic policy.

Module 3 - 12 ECTS

Fundamentals of Management Accounting

This module intends to give participants a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles and techniques of management accounting. These principles and techniques are used in business to support informative planning, control and decision-making.

Module 4 - 12 ECTS

Accountancy Law

This module specifically covers various laws and regulations which directly and indirectly impact the field of accountancy and finance. These laws and regulations include employment law and the legal framework relating to the establishment and operation of a business.

Module 5 - 12 ECTS

Principles of Financial Accounting

This module introduces students to the fundamental principles and practices of financial accounting. It first covers accounting techniques and focuses on the recording, processing and reporting of business transactions and events. The module then requires students to prepare financial statements and perform a high-level analysis of these financial statements. It also covers the preparation of simple consolidated financial statements from the individual financial statements of group incorporated entities

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