Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance (BSAF)
College of Business & Finance

Core Competence

The Accounting and Finance program enables students to gain practical experience that would qualify them to become the business leaders in today’s market. The program selects outstanding high school graduates who show interest and commitment to learn about the important aspects of the business world.

The aim of this program is to enable our graduates to excel the following objectives:

  • Understanding the nature of the dynamic business markets.
  • Learning about professional ethics and responsibilities.
  • Getting hands on experience with real business cases and problems
  • Having an in-depth knowledge of accounting practices and their impact on the performance of the company
  • Having the practical and professional skills needed to meet the demands of the business industry
  • Developing their critical thinking skills that would distinguish their abilities in facing any business dilemmas.

 

This program achieved full confidence by QQA

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Study Plan

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FIRST YEAR (32 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ARAB 101COMPOSITION FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ARABIC IInfo303
ECON 101PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICSInfo303
ENGL 101ACADEMIC ENGLISH IInfo303(ENGL 052 & ENGL 055) or passing placement test
ITCS 101INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS & ITInfo223
MATH 103MATHEMATICS IInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER14215

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ACCT 101ACCOUNTING IInfo303
ENGL 102ACADEMIC ENGLISH IIInfo303ENGL 101
ITCS 121COMPUTER PROGRAMMINGInfo223ITCS 101
MAGT 121FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENTInfo303
MATH 104MATHEMATICS IIInfo303MATH 103
HUMR 101HUMAN RIGHTS PRINCIPLESInfo202
TOTAL PER SEMESTER16217

SECOND YEAR (36 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ACCT 201ACCOUNTING IIInfo303ACCT 101
ECON 102PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICSInfo303
ENGL 201ACADEMIC ENGLISH IIIInfo303ENGL 102
HIST 121MODERN HISTORY OF BAHRAINInfo303
ITMA 201MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMSInfo303MAGT 121
STAT 101INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICSInfo303MATH 053 or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER18018

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
BANK 221BANK MANAGEMENT IInfo303ECON 102
ENGL 202ACADEMIC ENGLISH IVInfo303ENGL 201
FINC 211FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IInfo303ACCT 101
HU/SS XXXHUMANITIES/ SOCIAL SCIENCESInfo303
MAKT 201PRINCIPLES OF MARKETINGInfo303MAGT 121
STAT 202BUSINESS STATISTICSInfo303STAT 101
TOTAL PER SEMESTER18018

THIRD YEAR (36 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ACCT 301MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTINGInfo303ACCT 201
ACCT 311INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING IInfo303ACCT 201
BANK 302MONEY & BANKINGInfo303ECON 102
ECON 301BUSINESS LAWInfo303Law 101 or completion of at least 66 credits
FINC 312FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IIInfo303FINC 211
TOTAL PER SEMESTER15015

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ACCT 312INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING IIInfo303ACCT 311
ACCT 320INTERMEDIATE COST ACCOUNTINGInfo303ACCT 301
FINC 322INTERNATIONAL FINANCEInfo303FINC 312
FINC 323INSURANCE AND REINSURANCEInfo303FINC 312
ETHC 391ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN BUSINESSInfo303Completion of at least 66 credits
TOTAL PER SEMESTER15015

SUMMER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
INTR 421*BSAF INTERNSHIPInfo0126Completion of at least 90 credits hours with CGPA >=2.00
TOTAL PER SEMESTER0126

FOURTH YEAR (30 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
BFRM 498RESEARCH METHODS IN BUSINESS & FINANCEInfo303STAT 202 & Completion of at least 90 credits
ECON 421MONETARY AND FINANCIAL SYSTEMSInfo303BANK 302
FINC 421INVESTMENTInfo223FINC 312
ACCT 321AUDITINGInfo303ACCT 201
XXXX XXXFREE ELECTIVEInfo303
TOTAL PER SEMESTER14215

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ACCT 402CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ACCOUNTINGInfo303ACCT 312
ACCT 403ADVANCED ACCOUNTINGInfo303ACCT 312
FINC 431PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENTInfo303FINC 421
ACCT 499PROJECT IN ACCOUNTING OR FINANCEInfo063ETHC 391 & BFRM 498
XXXX XXXFREE ELECTIVEInfo303
TOTAL PER SEMESTER12615
* In special cases, however, students are obliged to register in any two major elective courses in lieu.

ELECTIVE COURSES (in major)

Course Code Course Title LEC LAB CRE Prerequisite
ACCT 422ADVANCED AUDIT AND ASSURANCEInfo303ACCT 321
ACCT 404INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTINGInfo303ACCT 312
ACCT 341ACCOUNTING SYSTEMSInfo303ACCT 301 or 312
FINC 427DERIVATIVES SECURITIESInfo223FINC 312
FINC 328REAL ESTATEInfo303FINC 211
FINC 327PERSONAL FINANCEInfo303FINC 211
FINC 428FINANCIAL FORECASTINGInfo223STAT 202
TOTAL PER SEMESTER19421

Employability

We make sure that our graduates are ready to work in the very competitive business market in Bahrain. Due to the strong reputation of our university and its academic programs, our graduates usually start working shortly after graduation. According to our records, our graduates were found to work in the following positions:

  • Auditors
  • Accountants
  • Supervisors / Managers
  • University Lecturers
  • Bankers
  • HR Officers
  • Telecommunication Officers
  • Business Owners

Our graduates also develop entrepreneurial skills, and they are encouraged to start up their own businesses.

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Fast Facts

Qualification: Bachelors in Accounting & Finance

Type: Undergraduate

Duration: 4 years

Qualification name: Accounting & Finance

College: College of Business & Finanace

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Teaching & Assessment

We pay a close attention to the Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) of all of our courses. Our teaching assessment is usually through 50-75 minute lectures that include:

  • Seminars and presentations
  • Case studies
  • Guest speakers
  • Representatives from major financial companies
  • Group discussions and analytical reasoning
  • Educational video clips related to the material being taught
  • Creative assignments and quizzes
  • After class activities
  • Social work engagements
  • Competitions
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Fees

Bachelor’s Degree fees

The estimated duration for completion of a Bachelors Degree at Ahlia University is 4 years. This is structured around 134 credit-hours covering 45 courses.

The duration of study for each course is fifteen weeks, covering approximately 45 study hours.

Application Fee BD 20
Registration Fee BD 200
Placement Tests Fee (if applicable) BD 40
Orientation Courses (if applicable) BD 1,200
First Year Courses – 12 courses (BD 300 Per Course) BD 3,600
Second Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 330 Per Course) BD 3,630
Third Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 360 Per Course) BD 3,960
Fourth Year Courses – 11 courses (BD 390 Per Course) BD 4,290
TOTAL BD 16,940

Please note that the fees listed above do not include the cost of text books required to complete the program.

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