The institution​

Middlesex University established its Dubai campus in 2005, making it one of the oldest international branch campuses in the city state. From the beginning, the campus has been located in Dubai Knowledge Park, home to a growing number of international university branch campuses. There is therefore a significant international student community that come to learn each day in Knowledge Park. Middlesex University Dubai has been awarded a top 5 star rating by the Dubai Government’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). This classification system has been designed in collaboration with QS and any Dubai institution given a 5 star rating is deemed to be offering a world-class standard of education.

Business

The Business School has been a major provider of business, management, and professional accredited programs for more than a decade, and it has a good track record of working with both public and private sector organizations in the UAE. Designed to meet the needs of employers and organizations, the program helps students become professionals who can manage in an ethical, sensitive, and all-around way in a variety of sectors.

BA Honours Accounting and Finance

The BA (Honours) in Accounting and Finance will give you the skills you need to be successful in this exciting and rewarding field.

You will learn more about accounting and finance, both in theory and in practice. This program is a great way to get started on the path to becoming a certified accountant. It covers important topics in financial and management accounting, taxation, and business law. You will learn a lot about how accounting is important to the success of a business.

Why you should study BA Honours Accounting and Finance at Middlesex University

  • The degree is designed so that students get as many exemptions from professional body exams as possible. These exams include the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
  • We pay for students to join ACCA’s Accelerate and CIMA’s University Schemes. This gives graduating students associated membership in both bodies, which gives them a further discount on professional exam fees and access to employability and academic resources as well as networking opportunities.
  • We teach accounting using programs like Xero, Sage, and OneSource. Our Financial Lab will give you the hands-on experience you need to be successful in the field.
  • Students will learn how to use accounting in real life through a mix of lectures, workshops, seminars, and discussions in class.
  • Graduates of Middlesex’s Accounting and Finance course go on to work for many well-known companies, such as the Big 4.
  • The Careers and Employability Service has internships for people who want them.
  • You can also choose to move to the Middlesex London campus.
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Accreditation

Students who finish our BA (Honours) in Accounting and Finance can apply for exemptions to any of the accounting bodies. The graduate can then take more professional exams and work toward becoming a chartered accountant. Starting out as a trainee, you can go in many different directions with your career, such as auditing, taxation, budget analysis, financial accounting, or management accounting.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Because it has unique option papers, ACCA gives you more freedom than other accounting qualifications. This gives you a really wide range of skills that are also very in-depth. It also gives you the chance to specialize in any area you want, from auditing to management accounting. You don’t have to decide what you want to specialize in until later in your studies. This gives you time to figure out what you’re most interested in.

They know how important it is for you to be able to study around your work and life, so they give you a variety of ways to study that fit your budget and situation. They are proud of the fact that their level of study help is unmatched. They have a lot of online resources and a care line that is open 24/7.

When you’re looking for an internship or job, you’ll stand out from other applicants if you start your qualification while you’re still in college. It will show future employers that you are self-motivated and committed to your career.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

The ACCA is the best way to get started in a career in accounting, finance, business, or management, and it is growing the fastest. With the skills and experience you get from the ACCA Qualification, you can build a successful career anywhere in the world. With a strong presence in 181 countries, they will need people with your skills all over the world.

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

The ICAEW is the leading professional membership organization in the world. It promotes, trains, and helps more than 142,000 chartered accountants around the world. They offer qualifications and professional development, share knowledge, insights, and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession.

 

The ICAEW has given Middlesex University Dubai partner in learning status. This means that BA (Honours) Accounting and Finance graduates can get the most exemptions from the ICAEW.

CIMA stands for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

The CIMA is a professional qualification in accounting, business, and finance that is known all over the world. Students can get exemptions from CIMA, which means that you will have already finished part of your professional qualification as part of your degree.

 

At Middlesex University Dubai, we care a lot about not only your academic growth but also your professional growth. In partnership with CIMA, Middlesex will pay for students to be CIMA Student Members while they are in school. This means that we will continue to help you even after you finish your degree.

 

CIMA will also help you while you’re at Middlesex by giving you talks and workshops on how to get a job and giving you internship, placement, and graduate opportunities with employer partners in all fields.

 

With our BA (Honors) in Accounting and Finance, you can get out of as many CIMA requirements as possible.

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CFA Institute

The BA (Honours) in Accounting and Finance is connected to the CFA Institute, which is a group for Chartered Financial Analysts that provides educational resources and promotes investments that are open, honest, and responsible for the good of society.

 

As a member of the CFA Institute’s University Affiliation Program, Middlesex University Dubai students can get CFA scholarships, exclusive access to all three levels of the CFA Program® eBook curriculum, access to sample exams for each level of the CFA Program exams, a free online subscription to the Financial Analysts Journal, and access to The Code of Ethics and Standards video series. As part of their degree program, they also have the chance to get up to 22 Certificates of Achievement from the CFA Institute.

 

CFA certifications are a way to become a finance professional who is at the top of their field in terms of ethics, integrity of the capital market, and excellence of practice. Students can join a global network of people who are at the top of the investment world

FMI is the Financial Modeling Institute.

The Financial Modeling Institute is a partner with Middlesex University in Dubai (FMI). FMI is committed to excellence in Financial Modeling and world-recognized certifications. It also gives tough exams that really test how well a candidate knows how to use financial modeling.

 

Students at partner universities can get discounts and other deals that are announced from time to time. Our students can try to get one of the FMI scholarships for the different courses. Students have the chance to go to networking events and webinars.

 

With an FMI certification, you can join a global network of leaders in financial modeling who have shown that they know how to use their skills in the real world. All finance, accounting, investment, insurance, and other business professionals should get FMI certifications.

 

The Financial Modeling Institute is a partner with Middlesex University in Dubai (FMI). FMI is committed to excellence in Financial Modeling and world-recognized certifications. It also gives tough exams that really test how well a candidate knows how to use financial modeling.

 

Students at partner universities can get discounts and other deals that are announced from time to time. Our students can try to get one of the FMI scholarships for the different courses. Students have the chance to go to networking events and webinars.

 

With an FMI certification, you can join a global network of leaders in financial modeling who have shown that they know how to use their skills in the real world. All finance, accounting, investment, insurance, and other business professionals should get FMI certifications.

Programme Content

Our three-year degree covers the most important parts of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Finance, Taxation, and Business Law. You can also choose from a wide range of modules that look at the business world as a whole and help you understand how important accounting is to the success of businesses all over the world.

You will learn skills like advanced analytical thinking and problem solving that will help you in your future career. You will learn how to work well in teams as both a leader and a team player. You will also become a confident writer and speaker, which will help you communicate well in a business setting.

 

In the first year, there are six modules that must be taken. These modules are meant to give students a good foundation in the subject and bring them all up to the same level of knowledge so they can go on to study it further.

 

During your second year, you will have to take three modules. Two will help you get better at financial accounting and management accounting, and the third will teach you about business law.

 

The financial and management accounting module you study in the second year depends on how well you did in the first year. If you don’t get an 8 or higher in Financial/Management Accounting (ACC1110/1115), you’ll have to take Applied Financial/Management Accounting (ACC2810/2820). You will choose one module that is not required.

 

In the last year, you will have to take four required modules that are meant to help you get to a graduate level of skills and knowledge. You will choose one module that is not required.

 

In the second and third years, you have to spend more time on ethics, governance, and accounting principles that have been called into question. You will learn about accounting rules and use the skills you learn. There is more of an emphasis on discussion, critical analysis, reflection, and guessing what might happen in the future.

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Teaching

We always look at and update our programs to make sure you get the best learning experience possible. We’re using what we’ve learned over the past few years to improve our teaching methods by adding new and different ways to learn.

Classes are held at our Dubai Knowledge Park campus from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please note that there are no classes on Friday from noon to two p.m. There may be extra sessions over the weekend or on holidays, and you should expect to know about them ahead of time.

 

As part of your program, you will be involved in a number of different ways to learn, teach, and test. By putting you at the center of your own learning, these approaches make sure that you are involved and interested. You will have to take an active role in learning activities and interact with your classmates, both on your own and as a group. Faculty use both old and new technologies more and more, and your program will use a variety of media and online tools (like My Learning on UniHub, podcasts, wikis, etc.) to help you learn. This will give you access to a wide range of online learning materials and resources. By doing e-learning, you will also develop skills that are important for your learning and highly valued by employers. Some of the skills are being able to change, communicate, use technology, and work as a team.

Job Opportunities

Future Jobs and the Chances of Getting One
A degree in accounting and finance can lead to a wide range of jobs, many of which have good opportunities for advancement and good pay. After getting your certification, you can also become a professional accountant.

Graduates of the Accounting and Finance program at Middlesex University go on to work as Trainee Accountants, Accounts Assistants, Audit Trainees, Financial Risk Analysts, Finance Assistants, and Credit Controllers for many well-known companies.

Previous graduates have gone on to work for a wide range of well-known companies, such as:

  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • Grant Thornton is a businessman.
  • Dubai has Middlesex University.
  • Al Futtaim Logistics
  • Aurifer
  • VFS
  • Sephora
  • Swarovski
  • Emir