BA (Hons) in Accounting (Cardiff Met)

Aim of the programme

The general objectives of the programme are for students to develop basic knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable them to start their career as accountants and financial advisors. At the same time, the curriculum provides an excellent opportunity for students to advance their career at both postgraduate and professional levels. Students are taught both the English and the Greek Accounting Plan, since a significant number of courses is designed to cover both international practices and local needs.

Language of Instruction


Programme Duration / Credits

3 Years / 360 Credits

Why choose the program?

  • Accounting is a rapidly evolving industry
  • It is a field of great demand in competitive international labor markets such as EU, USA, UAE, etc. Many graduates already work abroad.
  • It combines practical and theoretical knowledge that help to understand modern types of business financing
  • Professors and instructors have vast experience in the financial industry and many of them hold professional certifications (ACCA, CIA, etc.).
  • The Program’s courses partially cover the content of the above international certifications.


BAC-4023 Financial and Digital Accounting
BAC-4009 Management Accounting
BEC-4001 The Economy – Microeconomics
BEC-4002 The Economy - Macroeconomics
BEC-4003 Quantitative Methods
BAC-4022 Global Financial Services
BAC-5010 Performance Management
BAC-5006 Financial Management
BAC-5001 Financial Reporting
BAC-5007 Taxation
BAC-5003 Audit and Assurance
BHL-5015 Corporate and Business Law
BAA-6000 Advanced Performance Management
BAA-6004 Advanced Financial Management
BAA-6002 Advanced Financial Reporting
BAA-6003 Audit and Corporate Governance
BAC-6005 Investment Management
BAC-6014 Tax Planning

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Teaching Methods

Students can design, with their professors’ assistance, their method of studying. At the same time, the course structure and the various teaching methods have been designed to support this practice. Micro-teaching is encouraged through the use of specific international practices such as case studies, while practical training is complemented by the use of appropriate materials, videos, computer software, etc.

The teaching material is presented through a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops. *Some teaching methods might not apply to all subjects.

An effective way of presenting the educational material in an interactive and collaborative way

Tutorial meetings
Provided to assist students with any questions they may have

Laboratories are the transition from theory to practice

Case studies
Present and elaboration on real or virtual complex issues

Lectures by distinguished speakers
To update students on current issues related to their studies

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Registration requirements

All applicants should meet the following conditions:

  • Have a high school diploma (or equivalent) with an average grade of at least 60% of the high school’s highest grade
  • In exceptional cases an interview or challenge courses or entrance exams or accreditation of prior learning will be required in consultation with the director of the department.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirements which are:
  • Graduation from a high school in an English-speaking country (where the teaching language was English).
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 5.5 (B2 Level),
  • An online English test to be arranged by the Admissions

Why study at City Unity College?

Accredited Programmes of Study
Experienced Academic Staff
Affordable tuition fees
Programme flexibility Fingertip access to all learning material (Online & Mobile App learning platform - eClass)
Collaboration with overseas Universities
Modern technology used in classrooms, amphitheaters and laboratories
College campus composed of 4 buildings (modern cafeterias, restaurant, conference facilities)
Multi workshops and seminars with guest speakers from the industry
Strong student support services
Opportunity support in research
Member of the Erasmus+ mobility scheme

Why choose Cardiff Metropolitan University?

Cardiff Met has a Silver Teaching Excellence Framework (TFE) rating (HEFCE 2017)
The University is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the UK (The Times Good University Guide, The Sunday Times University Guide, The Guardian University Guide, The Independent Complete University Guide)
Cardiff Met has been ranked the top University in the UK for ‘International student support’ in the International Student Barometer for six years (ISB 2010-2015)
Cardiff Met won the Times Higher Education’s Most Improved Student Experience Award in 2014
Cardiff Met continues to improve year to year. In 2015, CMET was the 3rd most improved UK University in the Complete University Guide list.
95% of the graduates are working or continue further studies within six months of graduation (DLHE 2016)
Cardiff Met is the top ranked modern university in Wales
The Higher Education Academy’s Postgraduate Research Students Survey ranked Cardiff Metropolitan among the top 10 UK universities in all of its five key areas of measurement

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