Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)
The rapid changes in social and economic activity have exposed accounting to criticism for failing to be more responsive and adaptable. The BBA Accounting specialisation is a degree designed to offer students a unique and innovative industry experience to become responsive and adaptable to changing trends.
The degree is highly focused, with a specialist emphasis on accounting although students get firm grounding in economics, organisational behaviour, quantitative methods, and law. This degree will be beneficial for those pursuing a career within accountancy profession, including those working with the skills of financial analysis and management, or in tax, insurance, investments or banking. We have not negotiated this with any body yet.
This programme aims to provide a broad education and training in modern business profile, suitable for a wide range of students in key areas of business management and other allied disciplines. This is to enable students gain tools for critical reflection and competence to use their acquired knowledge as facilitators of commercial enterprise and economic growth and development.
Goal & Objectives:
To produce skilled persons in the field of business administration for employment in both public and private sectors of the economy, and other organisations where such skills and disciplines are required.
Students are therefore exposed to courses that will equip them with the knowledge, understanding and skills for employing reflective and objective critical thinking in their fields of endeavour in order to contribute meaningfully in creating value for organisations, and become citizens capable of functioning in a highly complex, interdependent global society.
Students will gain practical knowledge, understanding and analytical skills in the core areas of accounting, economics, finance, research and forecasting, critical thinking in their reading, researching, writing, reporting and speaking, analysis and application of theories and practices of sound business traditions and principles, skills in numeracy, IT, communications and problem solving, and the importance of the life-long pursuit of truth, acceptance of individual responsibility which will prepare students for higher research, academic and professional pursuits.