Mercury Institute Launches the UGC-Approved BSc. (Hons) Applied Accounting Degree from Oxford Brookes University, UK
Mercury now offers the opportunity for students who have completed their A/L examinations to read for a BSc. (Hons) Applied Accounting from the prestigious Oxford Brookes University in UK. The degree would be a 2-year full-time internal British degree programme with intakes in September and March, where, during the entirety of this programme, students would acquire up-to-date accounting and business knowledge, and also develop a range of soft skills including research skills and communication and presentation skills. The programme would be assessed through a mix of written exams and additional coursework, delivered by Mercury and monitored by Oxford Brookes University, UK.
“In an environment where UK qualifications are abundant, we have identified the need for a high-quality undergraduate programme by a highly ranked university, and that is why Mercury has partnered with Oxford Brookes University to offer the BSc. (Hons) in Applied Accounting. Oxford Brookes University has been recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka, and is ranked 52nd in the UK and 401-500 in the world according to Times Higher Education.”, stated Dinusha Weerawardane, Programme Manager at Mercury. She made these remarks at the degree launch event, which was held on 22nd February 2017 at Waters’ Edge Hotel.
Amongst the dignitaries present at the degree launch were Geoffrey Heron – Programme Lead of the BSc. Applied Accounting programme at Oxford Brookes University and John Playle – Chief Moderator and Academic Conduct Officer of the BSc. Applied Accounting programme at Oxford Brookes University.
Chris Blackburn, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University and Dean of Oxford Brookes Business School stated: “I am delighted that you are interested in studying for the Oxford Brookes University BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting supported by our colleagues at Mercury Institute of Management. It goes without saying that success in any degree programme can only be attained with the right level of preparation and support during your studies and Mercury is fully able to provide such support…”
Mercury’s BSc. Applied Accounting graduates would have the opportunity to attend 2 graduation ceremonies – The Oxford Brookes graduation in the UK and Mercury’s Graduation in Sri Lanka. Moreover, the uniqueness of this programme is such that students who pursue this academic degree at Mercury can subsequently complete the ACCA professional qualification in just 6 months after claiming exemptions for the first 2 stages, without having to pay any additional fees in respect of these exemptions. With both these world-class qualifications, students can rest assured that they would become truly complete finance professionals who are fully equipped to take on today’s competitive corporate world.
Registrations for the September intake have now commenced. Call 0711988988 or 0713958952 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!