Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management (Top-Up)Awarded by: University of Sunderland, UK

Programme Objectives 

  • To enable students to demonstrate relevant knowledge and understanding of the role of accounting and finance in business organisations
  • To assist students to develop a range of subject specific and transferable skills which will prepare them for a career in a wide range of commercial and not-for-profit organisations
  • To develop and maintain an awareness and understanding of accounting and finance in a regional, national and international context
  • To develop students' transferable skills of analysis, judgment, communication and independent learning
  • To widen access to undergraduate accounting and financial management courses for students by providing a flexible mode of delivery, with appropriate student support and guidance.

Assessment Methods

Majority of the modules are assessed by coursework only.

Why University of Sunderland, UK

We could give you dozens of reasons, but these are at the top of Sunderland students' list.

  • The University of Sunderland is a truly life-changing university, providing higher education since 1901
  • Best in the North East for satisfaction with teaching including Management and Marketing (The Guardian University Guide 2017)
  • Ranked 27th in The Guardian University Guide 2018: League Table for Accounting & Finance
  • Ranked 52th in The Guardian University Guide 2018: League Table for Business, Management & Marketing
  • Ranked 71th Overall in The Guardian University League Tables 2018: the highest climber in 2017, rising 30 places in the table
  • Top University in the North East of UK (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015)
  • Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

Course Highlights:

  • Completion in 9 months (Full-Time) or 12 months (Part-time)
  • Total of 6 modules
  • Combination of examinations and assignments

The University of Sunderland is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart of one of the UK's most up-and-coming cities. We have strong industry links and work closely with some of the world's leading companies. Testament to our growing reputation, the University was nominated for University of the Year in 2013 (Times Higher Education Awards)


Our Faculty of Business and Law is recognised worldwide; with students from over 70 countries and a presence on three continents, we are playing a major role in preparing tomorrow’s leaders for long and succesful careers.


Our programmes are highly regarded in terms of student experience, teaching standards and relevance to the real world. This has been recognised in the National Student Survey 2012, where Tourism at Sunderland was voted best in the UK for Overall Satisfaction.


We believe that employability is at the heart of the university experience, and this is underpinned by the drive to develop six key attributes in our graduates: capable, enquiring, creative, enterprising, ethical and global in outlook.
Whatever your future ambitions, make a life-changing decision by choosing to study at the University of Sunderland.

Testimonials

Mdm Norida Saidi
Student 2017

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management (Top-up)
University of Sunderland, UK

Extracted from The New Paper, 25 Oct 2017

Madam Norida, a Nanyang Polytechnic graduate, worked for several years and is now a part-time student at
MDIS.

She is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management (Top-up) degree programme, awarded by the University of Sunderland, UK.

Madam Norida, who has a four-year old son and a two-year-old daughter and is pregnant, has completed her exams and will graduate in 2018.

Said Madam Norida, who may pursue a master’s degree later: “Being married with children should not stop anyone from furthering their studies.

“Get help if that is what you need to continue your education. Upgrades are essential as they will support our growth and development in our industries, so do not stop learning.”

Read full article here

2017 > October > Upgrading to achieve success>
 

Ms Gillian Yap                                                                                                                                         
Silver Award Honours Graduate (2016)                    

BA (Hons) Accounting & Financial Management (Top-Up)
University of Sunderland, UK

Extracted from The First Degree Supplement, TODAY, 30 Sep 2016

"University of Sunderland is a university with good reputation and a respectable ranking position.  This, coupled with MDIS reputation for good lecturers and comprehensive facilties, helped me make my decision.  

Project management was my favourite subject which has interesting topics to enhance and further my knowledge in the field of accounting & finance."

Read her story here.

2016>September>30 Sep 2016> I enjoy... accounting and finance management>

 

Mr Ong Chin Xiang
Student (2014) 

BA (Hons) Accounting & Financial Management (Top-Up)
University of Sunderland, UK

"Studying in MDIS has been a pleasurable and positive experience for me. Students are constantly inspired by the motivational quotes around the campus, and the dedicated and knowledgeable lecturers help make the course fulfilling and interesting.  Most importantly, the course allows me to obtain an honours degree in 12 months, giving me a vital head start for all my future endeavours."

Graduate Outcomes

A degree in accounting and financial management is highly relevant to the needs of organisations of all sizes.   

By completeing the course, you will be adding value to your employability and attractiveness as a professional.

For example:

  • You will develope expertise in business problem solving and decision making through the 'Business Modelling for Decision Making' module, which integrates finance and quantitative techniques.
  • You will enhance your personal developement and knowledge base through the 'Contemporary Developments in Business and Management' module.
  • You will develope the generic skill of project management through the 'Managing Projects' module, which involves analysing recent projects against key criteria such as risk, design and control.

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Sunderland, UK. The degree will be the same as that awarded to the full-time students at the University main campus in the UK.

Progression

Upon successful completion of this programme, students will progress to the MBA Programme from the University of Sunderland, UK.

Financial Management (20 Credits)

Strategic Management Accounting (20 Credits)

Financial Markets (20 Credits)

International Financial Reporting (20 Credits)

Managing Projects (20 Credits)

Contemporary Developments in Business and Management (20 Credits)

 

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 30 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
9 Months  February 2019  October 2019
 June 2019  February 2020
 October 2019  June 2020

 

Part-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months  February 2019  January 2020
 June 2019  May 2020
 October 2019  September 2020

 

Fees & Structure

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 Full-time  SGD14,445.00  SGD776.59  SGD15,221.59
 Part-time  SGD12,840.00  SGD509.20  SGD13,349.20

Application fees: SGD32.10

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 18 and above and possess one of the following entrance requirements:

Higher National Diploma in Business related discipline

OR

MDIS Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (Business Administration/Accounting and Finance)

OR

Business-related diplomas from local/overseas polytechnics with entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

OR

PEIs qualification (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year external degree programme) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

 

English Language Requirements

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE 'O' Level

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above

OR

Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level

OR

Equivalent

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

 

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
9 Months  February 2019  October 2019
 June 2019  February 2020
 October 2019  June 2020

 

Fees & Structure

 Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 SGD16,050.00  SGD3,000.00 - SGD3,200.00  SGD19,050.00 - SGD19,250.00

Application fees: SGD321.00

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 18 and above and possess one of the following entrance requirements:

Higher National Diploma in Business related discipline

OR

MDIS Advanced Diploma in Management Studies (Business Administration/Accounting and Finance)

OR

Business-related diplomas from local/overseas polytechnics with entry requirement of 10 years of formal education

OR

PEIs qualification (equivalent to 1st and 2nd year external degree programme) with entry requirement of 12 years of formal education 

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

 

English Language Requirements

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE 'O' Level

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above

OR

Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level

OR

Equivalent

 

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at 6278 8000 or email us at ib@mdis.edu.sg.

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detail information.

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Quick Information

Duration of Course 
Full-time: 9 months
Part time: 12 months

Award
DEGREE 

Commencement Dates

Part-Time Programme
Feb 2019
Jun 2019
Oct 2019

Full-Time Programme
Feb 2019
Jun 2019
Oct 2019

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6796 7660

  • China: +65 8305 5107
  • Taiwan: +65 9181 1527
  • India: +65 8137 2392 / +65 8713 7364
  • Vietnam / Thailand: +65 9137 4990
  • Korea: +65 9372 5853
  • Myanmar: +65 8727 4147
  • Laos / Cambodia: +65 8779 6040
  • Malaysia / Indonesia : +65 9058 5398
  • Russia / Others: +65 9739 4924