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Associate Degree Program In Accounting & Finance (2-Year)

Introduction/Description

The Associate Degree in Accounting & Finance has been designed for candidates having 12-years education who want to have distinctive opportunity to study the theory and practice relating to accounting and finance, develop the proficiency in the application of accounting & finance principles in the financial and corporate sectors and to be absorbed at entry level positions in the ever demanding and rewarding field of accounting and finance.

Program Objectives

  • To offer the distinctive opportunity to study the theory and practice relating to accounting and finance.
  • To develop the proficiency in the application of accounting and finance principles in the financial and corporate sectors
  • To enable the graduates to be absorbed at entry level positions in the ever demanding and rewarding field of accounting and finance.
  • Skill development and capacity building in the field of accounting and finance

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate (equivalent to 12 years of education) with at least 45% marks.

Note

  • Candidates having 'A' levels are required to provide equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), Islamabad. (http://www.ibcc.edu.pk/)
  • Candidates having less than 45% marks will be eligible for admission after successful completion of “Zero  Semester”.

Course Exemption

Course(s) exemption is not allowed.

Duration

It is two-year full time study program spread over four semesters. Each semester has at least 18 weeks duration for teaching and examinations etc. However, students can extend the duration in order to manage their work and study balance.

Courses of Study

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Assessment of Study Progress

The students study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDBs), mid-term and final-term examinations at VU designated campuses and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.

Project/Internship

Students are required to complete a Project/ Internship Report in the final semester of their BS in Management program. The choice of the final project is at the student’s discretion. However, consultation with the student advisor is compulsory. Students have to submit a detailed write-up of the Project and may be required to give a presentation.
Student taking Internship course are required to complete 6 to 8 weeks internship in the organization and shall get internship letter from the concerned organization. The students who are already in service shall be exempted from Internship but required to submit the Project.

Award of Degree

To be eligible for the award of Associate Degree in Accounting & Finance candidates are required to complete at least 66 credit hours course work program by attending minimum 4-semesters with at least Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2 out of 4.

Fee Structure

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Disclaimer

  • The courses may be revised time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses from being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
  • The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.