Course Name:
Associate of Science Degree: Accounting
Course Location:
Kingston Campus
Course Fee:
$ 290,000.00 (Year 1)
Course Hours:
990 ( 2 years & 7 months)
Course Days & Time:
Thursdays (9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Course Start Date:
February 3, 2025
Course End Date:
December 19, 2025
Course Delivery Mode:
Course Award:
Associate of Science Degree [Accredited by the University Council of Jamaica]
Course Description:
This programme is designed to equip persons in the field of accounting and finance, and those aspiring to enter the profession, with the requisite knowledge and competencies to enable their organisations to deliver quality performance outcomes. The Associate of Science Degree Accounting is accredited by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ) and approved by the University of the West Indies for a Normal Matriculation and Advanced Placement into the UWI’s Bachelor of Science Degree Programmes
Course Requirements:
• Five CXC passes at General Proficiency Level Grades 1 – 111 or GCE O’Levels. Passes in CXC or GCE O’ Level subjects must include English Language and Mathematics (N.B. Other non-CXC General Proficiency and GCE O’Level examinations may be considered and accepted) • Preference is given to applicants who have either completed the MIND Diploma in Government Accounting, or are currently pursuing the MIND Diploma in Government Accounting
Course Feature:
• Financial Accounting and Book-keeping processes • Technology and the Preparation and production of Financial and Management Reports • Financial reports within the legal and professional framework • Basic mathematical concepts and techniques employed in business, economics and the Social Sciences • Business and the environment • Accounting information for Management Planning and Control • Contract Law relevant to Accounting and Management • Theory of Taxation and the attributes of an effective tax system
Target Group:
• Professionals working in and requiring further development and/or qualification in the field of Finance and Accounts • All persons desirous of advanced training, development and qualification for employment and/or promotion in the field of Finance and Accounting