In Year 1 you will learn to use CIMA Sage accounting software and gain an official CIMA Sage user’s certificate. Middlesex was the first university in the UK to provide certified CIMA Sage training. From the second year onwards you will choose from an extensive range of modules that explore the broader business environment, and gain an understanding of the pivotal role of accounting to the success of organisations across the globe. You will develop transferable skills to support you in your career journey, such as advanced analytical thinking and problem solving. You will learn how to work effectively in teams as both a leader and collaborator and become a confident communicator both written and verbally, ensuring you can communicate effectively in a business environment.
There are six compulsory modules in the first year. These modules are designed to give a solid grounding in the subject and bring all students to a standard level of competence to pursue further study in the subject.
In the second year you will study three compulsory modules: two are designed to enhance your capabilities in areas of financial accounting and management accounting while the third is Business Law.
The financial and management accounting module that you study in year two depends on the grade achieved in year one. You need to get a grade 8 or above in Financial/Management Accounting (ACC1110/ACC1115) to study the exemptions bearing Advanced Financial /Management Accounting (ACC2120/ACC2125) respectively otherwise you will study Applied Financial/Management Accounting (ACC2810/ACC2820). You will choose one optional module.
In the final year you will study four compulsory modules designed to advance skills and knowledge appropriate to graduate level. You will choose one optional module.
In the second and third years, you are required to devote more time to ethics, governance and controversial accounting principles. You will study accounting rules and apply accounting skills. There is more emphasis on discussion, critical evaluation, reflection and anticipation of likely future developments.
Please refer to our Academic Calendar for further information: http://www.mdx.ac.ae/life-at-university/academic-calendar
Module and programme information is indicative and may be subject to change.
Note: Both core and optional modules are constantly updated and under review. As with most academic programmes, please remember that it is possible that a module may not be offered in any particular year, for instance because too few students opt for it. Middlesex University reserves the right to vary or withdraw any course or module.