BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING & FINANCE (BSAF)

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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

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.

Qualification: Bachelors in Accounting & Finance

Type: Undergraduate

Duration: 4 years

Qualification name: Accounting & Finance

College: College of Business & Finanace

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

FIRST YEAR (32 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ARAB 101 COMPOSITION FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ARABIC I 3 0 3
ECON 101 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3 0 3
ENGL 101 ACADEMIC ENGLISH I 3 0 3 (ENGL 052 & ENGL 055) or passing placement test
ITCS 101 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS & IT 2 2 3
MATH 103 MATHEMATICS I 3 0 3 (MATH 053) or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 15
SECOND SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ACCT 101 ACCOUNTING I 3 0 3
ENGL 102 ACADEMIC ENGLISH II 3 0 3 ENGL 101
ITCS 121 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 2 2 3 ITCS 101
MAGT 121 FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT 3 0 3
MATH 104 MATHEMATICS II 3 0 3 MATH 103
HUMR 101 HUMAN RIGHTS PRINCIPLES 2 0 2
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 17

SECOND YEAR (36 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ACCT 201 ACCOUNTING II 3 0 3 ACCT 101
ECON 102 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3 0 3
ENGL 201 ACADEMIC ENGLISH III 3 0 3 ENGL 102
HIST 121 MODERN HISTORY OF BAHRAIN 3 0 3
ITMA 201 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 0 3 MAGT 121
STAT 101 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS 3 0 3 (MATH 053) or passing placement test
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 18
SECOND SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
BANK 221 BANK MANAGEMENT I 3 0 3 ECON 102
ENGL 202 ACADEMIC ENGLISH IV 3 0 3 ENGL 201
FINC 211 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I 3 0 3 ACCT 101
HU/SS XXX HUMANITIES/ SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 0 3
MAKT 201 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 0 3 MAGT 121
STAT 202 BUSINESS STATISTICS 3 0 3 STAT 101
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 18

THIRD YEAR (36 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ACCT 301 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3 0 3 ACCT 201
ACCT 311 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 3 0 3 ACCT 201
BANK 302 MONEY & BANKING 3 0 3 ECON 102
ECON 301 BUSINESS LAW 3 0 3 Law 101 or completion of at least 66 credits
FINC 312 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT II 3 0 3 FINC 211
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 15
SECOND SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ACCT 312 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 3 0 3 ACCT 311
ACCT 320 INTERMEDIATE COST ACCOUNTING 3 0 3 ACCT 301
FINC 322 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 3 0 3 FINC 312
FINC 323 INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE 3 0 3 FINC 312
ETHC 391 ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN BUSINESS 3 0 3 Completion of at least 66 credits
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 15
SUMMER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
INTR 421 BSAF INTERNSHIP 0 12 6 Completion of at least 90 credits AND minimum CGPA 2
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 6

FOURTH YEAR (30 CREDITS)

FIRST SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
BFRM 498 RESEARCH METHODS IN BUSINESS & FINANCE 3 0 3 STAT 202 & Completion of at least 90 credits
ECON 421 MONETARY AND FINANCIAL SYSTEMS 3 0 3 BANK 302
FINC 421 INVESTMENT 2 2 3 FINC 312
ACCT 321 AUDITING 3 0 3 ACCT 201
XXXX XXX FREE ELECTIVE X X 3
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 15
SECOND SEMESTER
Course Code Course Title Lec Lab Cre Prerequisite
ACCT 402 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING 3 0 3 ACCT 312
ACCT 403 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING 3 0 3 ACCT 312
FINC 431 PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 3 0 3 FINC 421
ACCT/FINC* 499 PROJECT IN ACCOUNTING OR FINANCE X X 3 ETHC 391 & BFRM 498
XXXX XXX FREE ELECTIVE X X 3
TOTAL PER SEMESTER 15
* 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 422 ADVANCED AUDIT AND ASSURANCE 3 0 3 ACCT 321
ACCT 404 INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING 3 0 3 ACCT 312
ACCT 341 ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS 3 0 3 ACCT 301 or 312
FINC 427 DERIVATIVES SECURITIES 3 0 3 FINC 312
FINC 328 REAL ESTATE 3 0 3 FINC 211
FINC 327 PERSONAL FINANCE 2 2 3 FINC 211
FINC 428 FINANCIAL FORECASTING 2 2 3 STAT 202
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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 900
First Year Courses – 12 courses (BD 300 Per Course) BD 3,500
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 16,540

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

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