Acca Bsc Project

Guide to assisting in the international accreditation of


B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Accounting

Awarded by

Oxford Brookes University

in partnership with



1. Introduction 2. About the University 2.1. Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University 2.2. UK Universities 3. About the Business School 3.1. Research 3.2. Consultancy and Enterprise 3.3. Teaching and Learning 3.4 Accreditations 4. About this degree 4.1. ACCA Papers – Oxford Brookes Papers 4.2. Transcripts 4.3. Mode of Study 4.4. Professional bias of the course 4.5. A “True” accounting degree 4.6. Graduation 4.7. Quality Assurance relating to this degree 4.8. Enrolling and registering for the degree 4.9. Programme Specification 5. Summary of useful Web pages 5.1. Business School accreditation website 5.2. Other useful addresses 5.2.1. Oxford Brookes University 5.2.2. The UK Quality Assurance Agency. 5.2.3 UK Universities and their authority 6. Sample Transcript 3 4 4 4 7 7 8 8 10 12 12 12 13 13 14 16 16 18 18 24 24

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1. Introduction

The purpose of this guide to the B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Accounting awarded by Oxford Brookes University in partnership with ACCA is to provide documentary support for governmental departments outside the UK, who may not be familiar with Oxford Brookes University, that the degree is a BSc (Hons) degree awarded by a UK University and is equivalent to any other honours degree awarded by this or any other UK University.

As a result the degree may be fully accredited as an honours degree in accounting and should be awarded full accreditation status.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has an international reputation and its website gives an indication of its activities, global reach and network, and international status. The special Business School accreditation website (see below) gives further details of the...