Objective

The B.Sc. Accounting (Special) Degree Program has been specially designed to develop academic and professional competencies in its graduates to suit for a career in the functional discipline of accounting and business management both locally and globally, and to engage in research-based studies at postgraduate level.

 Graduate Profile

Students who have completed the B.Sc. Accounting (Special) Degree will have acquired an advanced-level of education including both specialist knowledge and general intellectual and life skills that prepare them for gainful employment and effective citizenship with a firm foundation for continuous learning and personal development. They will be a distinct clan with a strong sense of professionalism, desire for continuous improvement, confidence and adaptability, ability to communicate and cooperate, and a deep empathy for the needs of the wider society.

 Graduate Attributes

Accordingly, the graduates of B.Sc. Accounting (Special) Degree will possess following attributes:

  • Knowledgeable and skilled in accounting and business
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in appreciating accounting in its wider socio-political context
  • Enterprising and adaptable to change
  • Critical thinkers with analytical and problem solving skills
  • Reflective knowledge seekers committed for lifelong learning
  • Skilled in communicating accounting and management issues in professional and business contexts
  • Effective leaders with self-awareness, interpersonal skills and aesthetic sense
  • Responsible citizens who are ethical and professional in action

 

Programme Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of B.Sc. Accounting (Special) Degree, the graduate will be able to:

PLO1:    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the field of accounting and allied fields;

PLO2:    Apply subject-specific knowledge and professional skills in diverse business situations in local and global environments;

PLO3:    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of contemporary technologies and their application to professional and business contexts;

PLO4:    Identify emerging trends in the local and global business environments and introduce innovations to enhance effectiveness of accounting practices;

PLO5:    Analyze and critically evaluate arguments and issues pertaining to the accounting discipline;

PLO6:    Apply research skills to devise solutions to practical issues pertaining to accounting;

PLO7:    Recognize the need to engage in independent and life-long learning;

PLO8:    Communicate effectively both, oral and written, in professional and business contexts using appropriate technologies;

PLO9:    Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills in workplaces of cultural and linguistic diversity;

PLO10: Show understanding and commitment to professional ethics and responsibilities of the accounting practice through behaviour; and

PLO11:  Demonstrate understanding of social and civic responsibilities, human rights and matters pertaining to sustainability.