Unicaf University (ZM)

Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance ACCA

Programmes Aims and Objectives

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

The course provides all the necessary skills and knowledge for a successful career in the fields of Accounting and Finance, and has been approved by the ACCA for 9 exemptions from the ACCA professional qualification title of Chartered Certified Accountant. Graduates can also find employment and advance up to executive levels in international organizations.

Aims of the Programme
1. To provide expertise in Accounting and associated fields.
2. To provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making, within the complex and changing global business environment.
3. To offer a broad-based education, which will provide a good starting point for students' future professional careers and further studies.
4. To encourage a way of thinking which will help students meet the challenges of new ideas and find innovative solutions to new problems they will encounter in their professional lives.

Objectives of the Programme
1. To develop good skills in financial accounting and financial reporting.
2. To master the auditing and taxation skills, as well as cost and management accounting.
3. To be able to make financial statement analysis, which, together with information technology skills, will give the confidence to use a wide range of accounting and business software.


Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation Courses
UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-103-ZM Introduction to Bachelor Degree 0.00
Semester 1
UU-MAN-2010-ZM Introduction to Management 3.00
UU-ACG-1000-ACCA-ZM Financial Accounting I 3.00
UU-BBA-1000-ZM Business Ethics 3.00
UU-ACG-1001-ZM Accounting II 3.00
UU-COM-1000-ZM Computer System 3.00
Semester 2
UU-ACG-1002-ACCA-ZM Managerial Accounting 3.00
UU-ACG-2010-ZM Intermediate Financial Accounting 3.00
UU-MKT-2000-ZM Marketing 3.00
UU-BBA-2000-ZM Communication for Business 3.00
UU-MTH-2000-ZM Statistics I 3.00
Semester 3
UU-MTH-1005-ZM Quantitative Methods 3.00
UU-ACG-2310-ZM Accounting Information Systems 3.00
UU-ECO-2000-ZM Principles of Microeconomics 3.00
UU-ECO-2001-ZM Principles of Macroeconomics 3.00
UU-FNE-2660-ZM Managerial Finance 3.00
Semester 4
UU-ACG-3100-ACCA-ZM Advanced Financial Accounting 3.00
UU-BBA-2001-ZM Research and Writing 3.00
UU-ACG-3300-ACCA-ZM Corporate and Business Law 3.00
UU-ACG-3600-ACCA-ZM Financial Reporting 3.00
UU-ACG-3120-ZM Advanced Management and Cost Accounting 3.00
Semester 5
UU-PSY-1000-ZM General Psychology I 3.00
UU-ACG-3150-ACCA-ZM Audit and Assurance 3.00
UU-BBA-3012-ACCA-ZM Organizational Behaviour 3.00
UU-FNE-4100-ACCA-ZM Financial Management 3.00
UU-BBA-4010-ZM Research Methods in Business 3.00
Semester 6
UU-SOC-1000-ZM Principles of Sociology 3.00
UU-ACG-4120-ZM International Accounting 3.00
UU-ACG-4160-ACCA-ZM Advanced Audit and Assurance 3.00
UU-ACG-4200-ZM Business Taxation 3.00
UU-ACG-4370-ZM Corporate Governance 3.00
Semester 7
UU-BBA-4020-ACCA-ZM Strategy and Business Policy 3.00
UU-ACG-4210-ACCA-ZM Taxation 3.00
UU-ACG-4130-ZM Advanced Accounting Theory 3.00
UU-ACG-4500-ACCA-ZM Performance Management 3.00
UU-FNE-4400-ZM Financial Analysis 3.00
Semester 8
UU-COM-3010-ZM Digital Business 3.00
UU-ACG-4600-ZM Advanced Financial Reporting 3.00
UU-ACG-4700-ZM Special Topics in Accounting 3.00
UU-FNE-4300-ZM International Financial Management 3.00
UU-ACG-4025-ZM Final Year Project 3.00

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Zambia Bachelor degree programmes are as outlined below.  Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of equivalent international academic qualifications accepted.

·         Regular admission to a Bachelor degree programme requires a full Grade 12 Certificate with O-levels at credit or higher in a number of subjects depending on the course of study   

·         Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma may be considered for entry.

·         Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer.

·         English proficiency; grade 6 (Credit) or better on the General Certificate of Education or equivalent

·         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.

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