Oxford brookes university

BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting

Yates Education is proud to offer mentorship for ACCA/Oxford Brookes University BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting programme. Students studying for the Preparatory Course for ACCA now have the opportunity to obtain a degree from Oxford Brookes University, a recognised and highly respected UK University. Jointly designed by the ACCA and the Oxford Brookes University, this degree enables ACCA students to obtain a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting, upon successful completion of the ACCA Fundamental Level examinations.

OBU

The Oxford Brookes University requires the Research and Analysis project to be divided into 4 phases of mentor meetings.

Upon completion of all 4 meetings:

Submission to Oxford Brooks University for assessment and grading of RAP and SLS

1. BRIEFING

  • Programme introduction
  • Introduction to the requirements of the Research and Analysis Project (RAP), Skills and Learning Statement (SLS) and PowerPoint Presentation
  • Brief discussion about structure of the RAP and SLS
  • In-depth discussion about 3 parts of the RAP
  • Brief discussion about research methodology
  • Discussion about each meeting

2. MEETING WITH MENTOR

  • Discussion with Mentor on the research topic and organisation
  • Discussion about Harvard Referencing Style

3. MEETING WITH MENTOR

  • Review progress
  • Highlight and resolve obstacles
  • Discussion about research findings
  • Suggest potential revisions
  • Discussion about detail requirements to completion 

4. MEETING WITH MENTOR

  • Presentation of the findings from the Research and Analysis Project
  • Mentor will consider the RAP, SLS and Referencing in overview

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The Oxford Brookes University BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting aims to enhance and extend the knowledge and skills gained by ACCA students in their professional studies. It also aims to help students become more effective as professional accountancy students and/or practitioners.

This collaboration offers ACCA students the opportunity to:

  • Gain a prestigious award
  • Demonstrate academic achievement
  • Experience the challenge of writing a research report, providing a foundation for future thesis report writing
  • Take their academic/professional development to the next level (i.e. Master’s education)

COURSE MATERIAL

Students will receive the:

  • BSc degree programme information pack
  • Harvard Reference sample
  • Skills and Learning Statement (SLS) sample
  • PowerPoint Presentation sample
  • Notes for Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

COURSE ASSESSMENT

Students are required to submit a 6,500 words Research and Analysis Project, a 2,000 words Skills and Learning Statement and copy of PowerPoint presentation to Oxford Brookes University.

Submissions will be assessed by the Oxford Brookes University Business School in May and November.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY:

“My project mentor was helpful from start to finish – his expert knowledge of the differences between professional and academic requirements was invaluable.”

“Whenever I was stuck in any area of research my project mentor was there to provide a helping hand. He provided expert advice without me having to wait.”

“My mentor must be one of the best in the business. He continually recognised my need for motivation and assistance and helped me at every turn.”

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  • Course Structure

    Assessment of eligibility

    Complete and Pass Research analysis project (RAP)

    Submit Skill and Learning Statement (SLS)

    Oxford Brookes University has two submission periods each year

    during which students may submit an OBU Research and Analysis Project (RAP).

    The submission periods are in May and November.

  • OBU Mentoring

    Project Meetings and Presentation

    Structured approach to Project

    Guide on Referencing

    Pre-submission checklist

    Resubmission assistance

  • Eligibility

    Registered ACCA student and opted for BSc Degree

    Successfully completed F7, F8, F9 and completed all

    Fundamental level papers

    Completed ACCA professional ethics module

  • Duration

    The degree must be completed within 10 years of the earliest date of your first examination pass or the date of your first ACCA exemption being granted otherwise your eligibility will be withdrawn.

Advantages of OBU

  • Qualification from world’s elite institution
    Qualification from world’s elite institution
  • Meets the highest quality standard set by QAA
    Meets the highest quality standard set by QAA
  • Enhances the skills and knowledge
    Enhances the skills and knowledge
  • Improves effectiveness as a Professional
    Improves effectiveness as a Professional
  • Flexibility in terms of selection
    Flexibility in terms of selection

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