The Bangor University graduate programme at BIBF is one of the most successful undergraduate programmes in the country. A combination of the exceptional academic programme and the unparalleled learning environment at BIBF have lent to the success of the degree. Graduates are also favoured by the local banking industry.
- To provide a comprehensive theoretical and technical foundation in accounting, auditing and allied subject groups as practiced today
- To produce graduates with the skills and confidence required to undertake entry level accounting positions and enter the job market and conduct their work with minimal supervision and training
- To provide opportunities for students to develop academically, and where appropriate, prepare them for further study and for a range of careers
The final year will be offered in Bahrain starting from September 2018 in the following majors; Banking & Finance and Accounting & Finance.
1. Knowledge and understanding of foundational subjects relevant to the accounting discipline.
2. Ability to handle available resources and put them to proper use in practical applications.
3. Knowledge of the accounting terminology, concepts, policies and standards.
4. Understanding the scope and limitations of financial data.
5. Understanding the needs of financial data users.
ii) Subject-specific skills
1. Application of theoretical knowledge to actual situations as given in the assignments, case studies and project work.
2. Critical assessment, evaluation, application and decision making capabilities in every subject/discipline.
3. Preparation of financial and managerial accounting records/books manually, via spreadsheet, or using computer accounting software.
4. Writing various reports appropriate for required purposes.
5. Application of professional ethics to work.
iii) Cognitive (thinking) skills
1. Develop analytical skills.
2. Develop decision-making skills.
3. Analysis and practical application of various theories and models. This will be reinforced through case studies and assignments for all subjects.
4. Make judgements where data or information is limited or come from the range of sources
iv) Key skills
1. Communication and report writing
2. Information technology and computer skills
3. Numeracy skills
4. Problem solving
5. Study skills
7. Working with others
8. Time management
High School Graduates
1. High school diploma and either IB Diploma (minimum score 24) or 3 GCSE A levels (minimum 260 tariff points)
2. Proof of proficiency in English (if not a native speaker): IELTS UK VI test; minimum score of 6.0
Duration 2 Years (Diploma) + 1 Year (B.Sc.) either in Bahrain or U.K
Lectures Mix of experienced full and part time lecturers
Dates Semester I: September – December / Semester II: February – June
|Bangor Year I- Accounting & Finance Diploma|
|ACC1101||Introductory Financial Accounting|
|QM1100||Quantitative Methods for Accountants|
|MGT1101||Principles of Management|
|ECO1102||Money and Macroeconomics|
|Dealing Room Session|
|Bangor Year II- Accounting & Finance Diploma|
|ACC2107||International Financial Accounting & Reporting|
|ACC2108||Management Accounting & Control|
|LW2201||Business and Commercial Law|
|Bangor Year III- Accounting & Finance (B.Sc.)|
|Financial Statement Analysis II|
|Company Law for Business|
BHD 4,000 per year