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BSc in Accounting & Finance

Unicaf University, Malawi


Next enrollment cycle

June 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 8,000

Course Accredited By


  • 4 Years
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 75% scholarship

During this course, students will be able to study basic principles of accounting procedures and concepts. They will gain important skills regarding the daily procedures of an accounting department and its management as well as be able to function successfully in key positions within organizations.

The course will enable students to become efficiently equipped with all the necessary skills and knowledge in order to advance in international organizations and achieve positive results when operating in executive positions.

Aims of the Programme

  • Gain expertise in Accounting and associatedfields.
  • Provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making within the complex and changing business environment.
  • Acquire a broad-based education which will provide a good starting point for the students’ later professional work and studies.
  • Receive an academic base to which problems arising in their later professional work can be referred, and a way of thinking which will help them to meet the challenges of new ideas and problems.

Objectives of the Programme

  • Develop skills such as detailed knowledge of financial accounting and financial reporting.
  • Master the auditing and taxation skills as well as cost and management accounting.
  • Lastly, be able to make financial statement analysis, which together with information technology skills, will give the student the confidence to use a wide range of accounting and business software

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2023
  • July 2023
  • August 2023
  • September 2023
  • October 2023
  • November 2023
  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • February 2024
  • March 2024
  • April 2024
  • May 2024

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Bachelor degree programmes are as outlined below. Variances may be observed based on the local education regulatory requirements relating to the country in which each campus of Unicaf University operates. Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of international academic qualifications accepted.

  • Admission to a Bachelor degree programme requires a Senior School Leaving Certificate with an aggregate score of “60” or “C” or “Credit”, or international equivalent
  • Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer
  • Recognized proof of English proficiency
  • Current CV
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • In addition to a strong academic record, extra-curricular activities, leadership skills and other relevant background information may be taken into account.

Foundation Courses

Induction Module0.00
Introduction to Bachelor Degree0.00

Year 1

Required Courses
Foundations of Accounting and Finance24.00
Micro and Macro Economics24.00
Business Communication24.00
Financial Management24.00
Introduction to Information Technology24.00

Year 2

Required Courses
Managerial Accounting and Finance24.00
Auditing and Assurance24.00
Financial Analysis24.00
Accounting Information Systems24.00

Year 3

Required Courses
Financial Reporting and Practice24.00
Ethics and Corporate Governance24.00
International Accounting24.00
Corporate and Business Law24.00
Advanced Financial Accounting24.00

Year 4

Required Courses
Taxation and Tax Planning24.00
Performance Management24.00
Public Finance and Public Sector Accounting24.00
Business Research Methods24.00
Total Course Fees: 32000

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