BA (Hons) in Business with Finance

BA (Hons) in Business with Finance,
Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland
International Diploma in Business
Management- Accounting and Finance,
Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK

The BA (Hons) Business with Finance program at Westford, in partnership with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and Abertay University, Scotland, aims to equip students with a thorough grasp of business management principles and practices. It emphasizes analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills relevant to accounting and finance.

The program covers accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and financial management techniques, preparing students to navigate complex financial environments. Ethical awareness and responsibility in financial decision-making are key focuses, shaping students for successful careers and ethical leadership.

Additionally, the program hones effective communication and teamwork skills essential for diverse organizational settings. Practical experiences through practicums, projects, and case studies bridge theory and practice, providing students with valuable insights and skills for their future careers. 

Part One: International Diploma in Business Management- Accounting and Finance

The first segment of the program, lasting two years, covers 12 compulsory modules, providing a comprehensive foundation in business management, accounting, and finance. Graduates earn the International Diploma in Business Management from the Scottish Qualifications Authority, accrediting them with up to 240 credits.

First Year

 Module
Academic & Professional Skills
Managing People & Organisations
Marketing Principles
Operations & Technology Management
Economics for Business
Economics Decision Making

Second Year

 Module
Project Management
Data Analysis for Business
Accounting and Finance
Diversity Management
Research Analysis for Business
Financial Management

Part Two: BA (Hons) in Business with Finance - Top-up 

The second phase of the program marks the final year of study for the BA (Hons) in Business with Finance, conferred by Abertay University, Scotland. This stage comprises six required modules and enables students to attain a maximum of 120 credits toward their top-up qualification. 

Third Year

 Module
Managing Change
Advanced Professional Practice
International Business Management
Practice Based Innovation
Contemporary Issues in Business
Strategic Management

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    Awarded By

    Abertay University, Scotland

    Credits

    360 Credits

    Duration

    3 Years

    Certification

    Dual Certification

    Convocation Ceremony

    Attend Convocation Ceremony in the UK

    Industry Exposure through various Westford Initiatives

    Career Prospects

    Evaluates financial data, prepares reports, and provides recommendations to help businesses make informed investment decisions.

    Financial Analyst

    Manages financial records, ensures accuracy in financial statements, and complies with legal and regulatory requirements.

    Accountant

    Examines financial records and statements to ensure accuracy and compliance with laws and regulations, identifying areas for improvement.

    Auditor

    Assists organizations in raising capital, provides advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, and manages investment portfolios.

    Investment Banker

    Prepares budget reports, monitors spending, and helps organizations allocate resources efficiently to meet financial goals.

    Budget Analyst

    Manages an organization’s treasury functions, including liquidity, investments, and risk management related to financial activities. 

    Corporate Treasurer

    Educational Partner

    About Abertay

    Abertay University, formerly the University of Abertay Dundee, is a public university in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is a modern, friendly university in the heart of Dundee, Scotland, with a strong focus on teaching and preparing its graduates for the world of work, combined with excellence in research and knowledge exchange. With roots going back to 1888, Abertay has always responded to the needs of industry, supplying a pipeline of graduate talent to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors. Abertay University prides in offering an inclusive, friendly, and welcoming environment for our students and staff alongside first-rate teaching and excellent student experience. An ambitious, forward-thinking institution, it offers degree programmes to prepare students for careers in the modern world. Graduates have gone on to work for organisations including Apple, Google, BBC, Rockstar, Microsoft, Barclays Bank, and Coca Cola, as well as the NHS and government departments.

    Achievements of Abertay University:

    • Ranked Top 10 in UK for Student Experience by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
    • UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality” by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
    • QAA’s highest rating for academic standards and teaching quality, 2021

    About SQA

    The Scottish Qualifications Authority – SQA, sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, has two primary roles: accreditation and qualifications. It accredits credentials other than degrees and approves and guarantees quality to notify bodies that intend to admit individuals for such qualifications. The awarding body, on the other hand, refers to the development and implementation, validation, evaluation, qualifications, and to ensuring that they are up to date and that certificates are issued to candidates. Under these functions, the SQA provides a variety of services for companies and training providers, from training courses and central approvals to personalized awards, credit scores, and licensing services.


    WHY SQA:

    • SQA Qualifications are recognised worldwide.
    • Qualifications provide clear educational and employment progression pathways and are supported by the industry.
    • Provides vocational skills specific to particular occupations or sectors.
    • Each SQA qualification is benchmarked against qualifications on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).
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    Why you should do this Program

    Dual Certification

    Gain a competitive edge with Westford Uni Online’s dual certification program. Earn a prestigious International Diploma in Business Management- Accounting and Finance from Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK and a respected bachelor's degree from Abertay University. Both institutions are highly accredited globally.

    Flexible Online Learning

    Westford Uni Online offers the convenience of studying from anywhere, balancing education with personal and professional commitments.

    Comprehensive Curriculum

    Covers core business and finance concepts, fostering critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and ethical decision-making.

    Expert Instructors

    Learn from experienced professionals who provide practical insights and industry-relevant knowledge.

    Syllabus

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    International,Excellent and Balanced Faculty

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