499 Undergraduate Project Guidelines

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs):

A. Knowledge and Understanding

A1.   Concepts and theories:

  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of key principles, theories and concepts of accounting & finance.
  2. Consolidate knowledge and thinking from comprehensive range of business courses.

A2.  Contemporary trends, problems and research:

  1. Demonstrate an appreciation of contemporary trends (e.g. corporate governance), current developments (e.g. new International Financial Reporting Standards) as well as hot topics of research in the field of accounting and finance.
  2. Understand the basic concepts of research and their application in accounting practice in the advancement of existing accounting knowledge.

A3. Professional responsibility:

Understand how various accounting standards inform accounting practice; keep informed of best practices and standards related to the field of accountancy.

B. Subject-specific skills

B1. Problem solving:

Apply accounting formulae to compute data related to, for example, ratio analysis,

depreciation and valuation of inventory

B2. Application of methods and tools:

Utilize software-based  accounting systems and control to record the financial transactions and   prepare financial statements

Utilize research-based software (SPSS) in the context of accounting research


C. Critical-Thinking Skills

C.1. Analytical skills:

Use information from analysis of financial statements for evidence-based decision-making:

  1. a) Analyze information presented in financial statements.
  2. b) Analyze the impact of different accounting bases/standards on profitability and solvency of businesses.

Make evidenced-based decisions stemming from analysis of financial statement in a range of  scenarios including but not limited to investment, financing and business expansion.

C.2. Synthetic:

Apply appropriate accounting and financial principles in conjunction with professional judgment to generate conclusions in a range of relevant contexts.

C.3. Creative:

Make accounting inferences, where data is incomplete or contradictory, without violating Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.


D. General and Transferable Skills (other skills relevant to employability and personal development)

D.1.  Communication:

Communicate effectively with peers, instructors and professional colleagues by means of oral, electronic and written means.

D.2.  Teamwork and leadership skills:

Demonstrate effective teamwork and leadership skills within the framework of class-group projects and presentations.

D.3.  Organizational and developmental skills:

Organize work agenda effectively, develop strategic thinking and lifelong learning skills needed to support professional development.

D.4. Ethics and social responsibility:

Assimilate a personalized world-view of the role of ethics in the profession of accounting informed by ethical codes of conduct for accounting professionals. Gain an appreciation of the role of social responsibility in the decision-making of corportations as informed by accounting judgments.

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
  • Language of offering: English

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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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 1200
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 16,840

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

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