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Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance

Unicaf University
8 semesters
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
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About this program

Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance

During this course, students will be able to study basic principles of accounting procedures and concepts. They will gain important skills regarding the daily procedures of an accounting department and its management as well as be able to function successfully in key positions within organizations

The course will enable students to become efficiently equipped with all the necessary skills and knowledge in order to advance in international organizations and achieve positive results when operating in executive positions.

Aims of the Program

  • Gain expertise in Accounting and associatedfields.
  • Provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making within the complex and changing business environment.
  • Acquire a broad-based education which will provide a good starting point for the students’ later professional work and studies.
  • Receive an academic base to which problems arising in their later professional work can be referred, and a way of thinking which will help them to meet the challenges of new ideas and problems.

Admission requirements

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Zambia Bachelor degree Programs are as outlined below. Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of equivalent international academic qualifications accepted.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Foundation Courses

  • Induction Module
  • Introduction to Bachelor Degree

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Management
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Business Ethics
  • Accounting II
  • Computer System

Semester 2

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Communication for Business
  • Statistics I

Semester 3

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Finance

Semester 4

  • Financial Reporting
  • Research and Writing
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Advanced Management and Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting

Semester 5

  • General Psychology I
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Financial Management
  • Research Methods in Business

Semester 6

  • Principles of Sociology
  • International Accounting
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance
  • Business Taxation
  • Corporate Governance

Semester 7

  • Strategy and Business Policy
  • Taxation
  • Advanced Accounting Theory
  • Performance Management
  • Financial Analysis

Semester 8

  • Digital Business
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Special Topics in Accounting
  • International Financial Management
  • Final Year Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Delivery Mode: Online and through Supported Open Learning


Objectives of the Program

  • Develop skills such as detailed knowledge of financial accounting and financial reporting.
  • Master the auditing and taxation skills as well as cost and management accounting.
  • Lastly, be able to make financial statement analysis, which together with information technology skills, will give the student the confidence to use a wide range of accounting and business software.


About this institute

Unicaf University

Unicaf University is a pan-African, independent, internationally recognised university, combining the best elements of online learning through the offering of high-quality academic qualifications. Unicaf University pursues excellence in teaching and student achievement while ensuring a high degree of satisfaction in...

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Why study at Unicaf University

The Unicaf University campuses offer students the opportunity to earn high quality qualifications at a very low cost. Unicaf University aims to offer students the chance to boost their knowledge and personal skills, advance their careers and build the lives they are dreaming of.

For the last two decades Unicaf’s associate institutions have been offering general scholarships to eligible international students. Graduates were able to make a significant contribution to their home countries at the highest level.

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