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Accounting, Higher Diploma

3 Years, min 180 ECTS

Accredited Programme  

Aim of the Programme

The aim of the Accounting  Programme is to provide education directly relevant to the needs of the accountancy profession and to offer an extensive range of exemptions from globally recognized professional bodies (i.e. ACCA and ICAEW), which are highly regarded by employers.

The Programme gives to students an understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and enables students to familiarize themselves with the challenges and trends of the accountancy sector. It develops practical skills in preparing and analyzing statements in accountancy at managerial level, in auditing, in taxation, in business law, in corporate governance and finance.

The Graduates of this Programme of Study will have the advantage of gaining 9 exemptions from the ACCA (F1-F9) as well as exemptions from the ICAEW (Certificate Level) within 3 years of study.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Discuss about the theoretical and professional issues of accountancy that were learnt during their studies.
  • Critically evaluate contemporary theories, arguments and empirical evidence in accounting.
  • Choose relevant information within a complex professional setting, integrate technical and conceptual knowledge, and use them with their interpersonal skills to work more effectively and efficiently within the financial services industry.
  • Efficiently and effectively evaluate the performance and financial situation of organization.
  • Choose an appropriate accountancy technique to prepare financial statements to enhance and improve managerial decision making.
  • Efficiently and effectively analyze information and prepare statements relevant to auditing, taxation law, business law, corporate governance and finance.

     

Language of instruction: English. 

Evidence of knowledge of English

Candidates whose native language is not English will be required to produce evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 500, the IELTS with a minimum score of 5.0, the GCE O.L or I.G.C.S.E in English language with a passing grade of at least “C”, or any other equivalent internationally recognized examination. 

Foundation Year

In case evidence of any of the aforementioned qualifications is not provided, the candidate will be expected to pass the College’s English Language Test, (CELT).  The College is using the internationally recognized Oxford placement test. If candidates do not succeed in this test they will be classified according to their score in one of the levels of Intensive English Courses, as indicated below, and they will be automatically registered in the Foundation Programme. This can only occur if Students satisfy all other admission requirements.

Foundation Programme:
Level 1 
Level 2 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

min 42 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
ACADEMIC WRITING ENG 103 6
BUSINESS MATHS MAT 102 6
ICT I CSC 101 6
BUSINESS STATISTICS I STA 101 6
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
ICT II CSC 102 6
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS BUS 102 6
CALCULUS I MAT 111 6
PUBLIC RELATIONS MKT 120 6
ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR MGT 223 6
BUSINESS STATISTICS II STA 211 6
MARKET RESEARCH MKT 222 6
CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR MGT 222 6
ENTREPRENEURSHIP MGT 212 6

ACCOUNTING CORE REQUIREMENTS

min 126 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
MANAGEMENT MGT 121 6
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS ECO 102 6
BUSINESS FINANCE I FIN 221 6
ACCOUNTANT IN BUSINESS I ACC 111 6
ACCOUNTANT IN BUSINESS II ACC 122 6
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING I ACC 112 6
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING II ACC 123 6
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I ACC 113 6
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II ACC 124 6
CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW I LAW 212 6
CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW II LAW 221 6
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT I MGT 215 6
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT II MGT 224 6
TAXATION I ACC 214 6
TAXATION II ACC 225 6
FINANCIAL REPORTING I FIN 223 6
FINANCIAL REPORTING II FIN 313 6
AUDIT & ASSURANCE I ACC 314 6
AUDIT & ASSURANCE II ACC 324 6
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I MGT 315 6
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT II MGT 326 6

FREE ELECTIVE/ LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

min 12 ECTS

 

No NAME QUALIFICATIONS RANK FT/PT
1 Antoniades George Post Graduate Diploma in Management
BSc in Business Administration/Marketing
Lecturer FT 
2 Constantinou Andreas PhD Business Administration
PhD Economics
MBA Finance
BA Economics
Senior Lecturer PT
3 Efstathiou Eleonora MSc Applied Maths
BSc Mathematics
Lecturer PT
4 Kazara Chrystalla Chartered Certified Accountant
MBA
BA in Business Administration
Professional Diploma in Banking
Certified Fraud Examiner
Lecturer PT
5 Konstantinou Dora

PhD Candidate
MA in Educational Leadership and Management
BSc in Computer Science

Lecturer FT
6 Lara Henry BA Applied Linguistics  Lecturer FT
7 Malkawi Elena PhD in Economics
BA in Economics
Senior Lecturer FT
8 Michael Nastasia CIPD Advanced Level 7 Diploma in HRM
MSc in Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour
MSc in Management
BA in Accounting & Finance
Lecturer PT
9 Neokleous Aggela MA in Education
BA in Philosophy, Education and Psychology
Lecturer FT
10 Petrou Maria  Chartered Certified Accountant
Master of Business Administration
BSc in Applied Accounting
Lecturer FT
11 Papathomas Konstantinos Diplom Ingenieur Architekt
Diploma in English Language, Literature and Comparative Literature
Lecturer FT

12 Yangou Louiza Chartered Certified Accountant
BA in Business Administration
Lecturer PT

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