Applied Accounting BSc Degree @ Institute of Chartered Accountants

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Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) offers BSc in Applied Accounting, a degree program recently approved by the University Grants Commission.

The First degree programme will commence in June 2013. This will be conducted by the institute’s newly formed School of Accounting and Business (SAB). Accounting is one of the world’s most successful professions.

School of Accounting and Business (SAB)

The School of Accounting and Business has been established by CA Sri Lanka for the purpose of conducting the B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) Degree programme. The SAB functions under the Council of CA Sri Lanka and consists of two academic departments:

• Department of Accounting and Finance and
• Department of Business Studies.

B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) Degree Programme

The main objective of the B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) Degree programme is to create employable graduates with the required skills, competencies and industry knowledge to fulfill a successful accounting career. Upon completion, the student will gain extensive knowledge and required skills in accounting practices.
The B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) Degree programme is designed under two stages where students can either complete;

• B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) General Degree – within a period of 3 years (6 semesters)
• B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) Special Degree -within a period of 4 years (8 semesters).

After successful completion of the B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) General Degree programme, students have the opportunity to proceed with the B.Sc. (Applied Accounting) Special Degree by completing the extra courses within another two semesters over a period of one year.
The medium of instruction will be English.

Entry Requirements

• Passes in three subjects (in any subject stream) at the GCE Advanced Level (Sri Lanka) examination with a minimum mark of 30% for the Common General Paper in one attempt
• Passes in four subjects (in any subject stream) at the GCE Advanced Level (Sri Lanka) examination (under old syllabus) in one attempt
• Any foreign qualification equivalent to GCE Advanced Level Examination in Sri Lanka as approved by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka
• Good Performance at the English proficiency placement test and the interview.

Programme Fees

Annual Registration fee: Rs. 10,000/=
Course fees: Rs. 85,000/= per semester
Progamme Commencement June 2013

Details on BSc Applied Accounting Degree

Contact Institute of Chartered Accountants Sri Lanka Ms. Navoda
Tel: +94 112352077 or
+94 112352000 Ext 1114
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Inaugural Ceremony

Chief Executive Officer of CA Sri Lanka, Mr. Aruna Alwis noted that throughout the institute’s five decade long existence, CA Sri Lanka has constantly assured quality education that is accessible to all in accordance to social needs and individual aspirations.

“As a step forward and to meet the continuous market demands, the institute is introducing the BSc. (Applied Accounting) General/Special Degree Programme to fulfill the increasing demands in the field of accounting. The main objective of this degree programme is to create employable graduates with the required practical knowledge, skills and attitudes,” Mr. Aruna Alwis said at a gala ceremony held under the patronage of Minister of Higher Education S. B. Dissanayake on Monday, 25th March 2013.

CA Sri Lanka is one of the largest tertiary education providers in Sri Lanka outside the university system with a student population of over 41,000 students who are studying the institute’s professional qualification in chartered accountancy.

The Institute has a membership comprising of 4300 fully qualified chartered accountants, a majority of who play a leading role in the country’s corporate world often in the capacity of chairmen, managing directors, chief executive officers, chief financial officers and directors.

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