Updated: Aug 19, 2019
Since 1999, more than 25,000 ACCA students or members across the world obtained BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting by Oxford Brookes University (OBU) which is a collaborative provision between OBU and ACCA.
So, what’re the benefits to obtain the degree?
Why did so many ACCA students or members complete OBU degree throughout their ACCA qualification journey?
1. Lower costs
Pursuing a degree in OBU, the tuition fee with living expenses altogether for an international student is –
Tuition fee £13,000 x 3 = £39,000
Living costs £11,000 x 3 = £33,000
OBU tuition fee and living costs details: https://www.brookes.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/
But you only pay less than £1,000 for a degree offered by OBU through studying your ACCA qualification.
2. Enhance your CV
Without an accounting degree, it would have been a tough sell to get an accounting job.
The OBU accounting degree is a key to a lot of graduates in job market as it provides the baseline in accounting.
3. OBU is well recognized
The degree is worth 360 University credits or 180 European Credit Transfer System credits.
The BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting is equivalent to any undergraduate at a UK university and is recognized by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
In addition, Times Higher Education (THE) publishes Young University Rankings (2017) and OBU is one of the top 150 universities.
It is a great opportunity to gain the BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from a university that has a reputation for excellence.
4. New skills learn
Working through the program, students are able to learn different skills and knowledge, such as doing research project and presentation, which are valuable in their career development in future.
Who are the most suitable to this degree?
ACCA students who are lack of opportunity to pursue a degree or who are non-accounting degree, the BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting program provides them an opportunity to gain an accounting degree for their career in the profession.
Choosing to pursue the BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting is nothing to lose for your ACCA study.
We have more information to share if you are interested to start your degree program to let you make the choice.
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