Course Description
The BSc in Applied Accounting programme  is a unique partnership between Oxford Brookes University and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, whereby ACCA students can gain a BSc Honours degree in Applied Accounting qualification of the University whilst they work towards achieving the ACCA qualification.

The degree has been jointly designed by Oxford Brookes University and ACCA to meet the academic requirements of a degree and those of a professional qualification in accountancy.

As a learning provider for ACCA courses in the Maldives, MAPS College is offering tuition for ACCA papers and mentoring for the Research and Analysis Project leading to the award of the Oxford Brookes University BSc (Hons) Applied Accounting.

Awarding Body
This honours degree will be  awarded directly by the Oxford Brookes University (OBU).

MNQF Level
Level 7 Bachelor’s Degree (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicants must completed ONE of the academic requirements from either of the following routes to be accepted into the course:

ACCA Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) Route:
» Completed ACCA Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
» Completed ACCA Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
» O Level pass in Accounting (C or above) or equivalent pass in Accounting and 1 year work experience in the accounting field
» A Level pass in Accounting (E or above)
» MNQF Level 4 qualification

ACCA Qualification Route: 
» Two A Levels plus three GCSEs (grade C or above) or their equivalents in five separate subjects including Maths and English.

Course Structure

Compulsory Subjects:
» ACCA: Foundations in Professionalism (Online module that needs to be completed once. More)
» ACCA: Accountant in Business (FAB)
» ACCA: Management Accounting (FMA)
» ACCA: Financial Accounting (FFA)
» ACCA: Corporate and Business Law (F4)
» ACCA: Performance Management (F5)
» ACCA: Taxation (F6)
» ACCA: Financial Reporting (F7)
» ACCA: Audit and Assurance (F8)
» ACCA: Financial Management (F9)
» OBU: Research and Analysis Project (RAP)

There are no Optional Subjects.

Duration: 24 months (4 Semesters)

Intakes: January and June

Course Assessments
All subjects, except OBU: Research and Analysis Project (RAP), will be assessed by time constrained written exams that are set and marked by ACCA, UK. The RAP is research based assignment that would be submitted and marked by Oxford Brookes University.

Exemptions
A complete list of exemptions awarded by ACCA for prior learning are listed in the ACCA website. In general students will receive the following two exemptions:

» Students who have completed the ACCA FIA Diploma in Accounting and Business  or ACCA Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) course will receive exemptions for the first three papers (FAB, FMA and FFA) from the above list.

» Students who have completed the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business will receive exemptions for papers F4, F5, F6, F7, F8 and F9 from the above list.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

Pathway
While completing the Oxford Brookes University BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting students can continue to work through to the Professional Level  of the ACCA Qualification.

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete application, which can be submitted to College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.