Blantyre International University Bachelor of Accounting and Finance

Blantyre International University Bachelor of Accounting and Finance

Information about the Blantyre International University BIU Bachelor of Accounting and Finance for this Academic year. Applicants can find valuable insights regarding the subject on this page. Welcome to The above is information will assist you to make an informed decision.

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Brief History; Blantyre International University BIU) was established in 2008 to provide high quality university education for this century. This is predicated on its belief that education must be life-long – that education is not a spatial monopoly of something called the school and college; not a time-bound learning experience; there is no such thing as childhood education, adolescent education, youth education, or adult education.

Details About Blantyre International University BIU Bsc

Accounting and Finance is a key business discipline, requiring wide technical knowledge and understanding of all the functional areas within an organisation. It plays an important role in the management of business organisations and as a result many senior company directors have an accounting and finance background. This course has been upgraded to take into account the ever changing economic and regulatory environment. New courses have been introduced while some have been split due to increased content and finally other courses have now been classified as optional.

Aims of the Programme

The aims of this degree programme are to:

  • Provide specialised education to persons seeking positions as professional accountants and financial analysts in industry and commerce, government, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Equip students with the necessary technical skills to begin a career in accounting or finance.
  • Provide students with a theoretical background to the practice of accounting and finance.

Objectives of the Programme

By the end of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Display an excellent comprehension of the theory and techniques used by professional accountants and financial analysts.
  • Practice the analytical skills, theoretical knowledge and management techniques required in a wide variety of accounting and finance careers.
  • Apply financial models and techniques to business decision-making problems at both operational and strategic environment level.
  • Adapt to the challenges and contemporary issues emerging in the world of accounting and finance.
  • Conduct meaningful research in the fields of accounting and finance.
  • Proceed, in a highly competent manner, to further postgraduate or professional studies in the areas of accounting and finance

Entry Requirements

Applicants for admission into the undergraduate programme will be subject to selective screening based on academic achievement at the secondary level. The table below shows the standards for evaluating secondary school’s credentials for undergraduate admission.

Examination Minimum Requirement

Malawi Secondary School Certificate (MSCE) A full certificate with at least six credit passes, including the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Principles of Accounting/Business Studies
  • Any Science related course

A-Level        : One ‘A’ level pass
IB                 : One upper level pass
Mature Entry : Work or Business Experience of three years or more

Exemption Policy

A student may, in approved cases, be exempted from certain levels or courses or both provided that the student successfully completed an approved or equivalent university level courses elsewhere and that the student shall be required to complete at least half (50%) of the programme through Blantyre International University.

Specifically, the following persons may apply for a 50% exemption:

  • A person who has obtained a degree of this or another university.
  • A person who has obtained a three-year Diploma from a recognised institution of higher learning.
  • A person who has obtained a Public Accountancy Examination Council (PAEC) Diploma, though one may be required to take additional courses.

Where a person does not qualify to apply for a 50% exemption, the academic transcripts will be examined and placement determined by the Academic Committee.

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