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BA (Hons) International Finance & Business Accounting (Blended Learning)

 

Overview

The BA (Hons) International Finance and Business Accounting blended learning programme is based on a practical and relevant approach to Accounting, Finance, Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

It has been developed to reflect the need for working professionals who wish to enhance their educational qualifications but who would struggle attending a classic full-time or part-time programme.

The Block Delivery format allows us to offer a 3-year programme delivered through an online Virtual Learning Environment, supported by two weekend sessions per semester delivered by the lecturer.

Students can enter the Blended Learning programme at three points during the academic year: September, February and June, with two modules being taken in each semester. The programme can be finished in 8 semesters of study.

Like all Prague College degrees, the BA (Hons) in International Finance and Business Accounting is an internationally-recognized British degree awarded by Teesside University (UK)

Successful graduates can go on to enter employment in areas of accounting and finance, take professional accountancy qualifications such as ACCA or CIMA with generous exemptions, or progress to the MSc in International Management at Prague College, by joining the ACCA fast-track scheme.


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Why take the Blended Learning Programme?

  • Flexible learning allows you to develop your existing professional skills and strengths at your own pace.
  • Employers really value continuous improvement that comes from lifelong learning.
  • Flexible courses can be completed in fewer semesters than a traditional part-time course.
  • And you can start at any time of year: autumn, spring or summer!


I'd like to study here

Opportunity and Inspiration

  • Build on your maturity and ability to work independently
  • Engage directly with industry partners and business leaders
  • Gain confidence from undertaking live business projects
  • Learn from lecturers and expereinced professionals
  • Get more from a highly practical approach and expert supervision

 

What you study

The programme is completed in 8 semesters across three years

YEAR ONE

  • Issues in the Contemporary Business Environment
  • Contemporary Marketing Practices
  • Business Fin-Tech Systems
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Business Project Management
  • Management Accounting

YEAR TWO

  • Statistics for Business Decision Making
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Economics and International Business Strategy
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Management

YEAR THREE

  • Undergraduate Research Methods
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Ethical Frameworks and International Corporate Governance
  • Finance and International Financial Markets
  • Undergraduate Finance & Accounting Project

 

Entry requirements

To be considered for the Blended Learning Programme, a prospective student must be at least 21 years old and be able to fulfil the following criteria:

1. At least two consecutive years’ employment or self-employment

2. At least one reference, generally from an employer or previous academic tutor

3. High school or previous college education, which could be one of the following:

  • a Czech high school diploma (maturita)

  • two A-level passes or LCCIEB equivalent

  • a Prague College Diploma

  • equivalent education from other countries, assessed individually

Students with experience or equivalent education in some subjects of the programme may be granted advance credit towards the HND after completing the required Assessment of Prior Learning or Experience documentation.


3. Proof of English level upon entry, which could be one of the following:

  • IELTS score – 6.0 (with no band below 5.5)
  • ELSA score of at least 380, administered at Prague College or elsewhere in the world
  • TOEFL iBT score of at least 79
  • FCE (A)

If you need to improve your language skills, you can take one of our Foundation programmes.


4. A letter of motivation (300 words) that identifies why you want to study at Prague College and in this particular programme.


5. Final interview – a formal discussion with the applicant and final confirmation of the application process.


Computer and basic skills requirements

Equipment - personal laptop with any operating system is enough. Basic overall knowledge of IT is expected, with more in-depth skills in some areas (typically website design, programming, networking, or databases)

 

Tuition & Payment

Please contact us for latest fees for this Blended Learning programme

 

Prague College Scholarships

All applicants are eligible to apply for scholarships which may be awarded in consideration of academic excellence, social engagement in school activities or generally in society, financial need and special circumstances. We also have a special fund to support students coming from Czech-language and Slovak-language secondary schools and universities

Successful scholarship winners can have from 5% up to 30% of their tuition covered for either a single academic year or the duration of the programme.

Apply early. The number of scholarships is limited. Ask us for details!

Financing

Czech students are eligible for Gaudeamus student loans from Komercni Banka. Some students from other countries have received funding from their home countries to study at Prague College, and if you think you may be eligible for funding from your home country do not hesitate to ask for our advice and support.

When to pay

A deposit on tuition ensures new students a place on the programme. Full tuition for the first semester is due two weeks before starting the programme, except in the case of late registrations.

International students pay the first semester, relevant registration fees and the first semester rent for accommodation before starting the visa application process.

Continuing students pay the next semester tuition two weeks before the end of the current semester.

Early payment discounts 

You can save up to 8% if you pay the academic year in advance. The discount is calculated as 1% per month for each month the individual semester payments are paid early.

New students do not receive a discount on their first semester, but if they choose to pay the first year up front, then they would receive the discount for the second semester.

Payment plans

Students who have finished the first semester, and who make all their payments by the due date, can apply for a payment plan for an administrative fee of 700 Czk per semester plus 1% surcharge for each installment.

Contact us now if you have any question regarding tuition deadlines, early payment discounts or your eligibility for a payment plan.

 


Teaching Faculty

  • Marie Silondi

    Marie Silondi

    Associate Lecturer / Programme Coordinator

  • Dave Gannon

    Dave Gannon

    Associate Head of School of Business

  • Bruce Gahir

    Bruce Gahir

    Associate Head of School of Business

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    Sherrihan Radi

    Principal Lecturer

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    Larry Koch

    Associate Lecturer

  • Stefano Cavagnetto

    Stefano Cavagnetto

    Head of the School of Business

  • Joel Imhoof

    Joel Imhoof

    Associate Lecturer