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University of Malta

Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy

Accountancy

(for courses commencing October 2014)

YEAR ONE

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (56 ECTS credits), and 4 ECTS credits as optional study-units, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN1011 Introductory Micro-Economics 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1008 Quantitative Analysis for Business 1 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1100 Business Statistics 1 4 ECTS (NC)
PBL1016 Elements of Maltese Law 1 2 ECTS (NC)
PPL1021 Sociology of Industrial Societies 4 ECTS (NC)
PPL1924 Industrial Psychology 4 ECTS (NC)

Students are also required to register for:

Either

ACC1721 Financial Accounting and Control 1 4 ECTS (NC)

Or

ACC2112 Accounting Theory and Practice 1 4 ECTS (NC)

Recommended Optional Units

ENG1062 English Proficiency 2 ECTS
CST1021 Communications: An Overview 4 ECTS
IOT1008 An Introduction to Creativity 4 ECTS
TTC1107 Introduction to Mediterranean History and Culture 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN1021 Introductory Macro-Economics 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1009 Quantitative Analysis for Business 2 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1200 Business Statistics 2 4 ECTS (NC)
MGT1011 Introduction to Business Management 4 ECTS (NC)
MRK1003 Business and Academic Report Writing 4 ECTS
PBL1017 Elements of Maltese Law 2 2 ECTS (NC)
PPL1011 Policy for Business 4 ECTS (NC)

Students are also required to register for:

Either

ACC1731 Financial Accounting and Control 2 4 ECTS (NC)

Or

ACC2113 Accounting Theory and Practice 2 4 ECTS (NC)

Recommended Optional Units

EMA1007 Business Ethics 1 4 ECTS
MRK1000 Marketing Principles and Practice 4 ECTS
IOT1004 Design and Innovation 2 ECTS
IOT1009 A Toolkit for Thinking Out of the Box 4 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (28 ECTS credits), 28 ECTS credits in the other area and 4 ECTS credits as optional study-units, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC2211 Cost Accounting 4 ECTS (NC)
ACC2821 Civil Law for Accountants 4 ECTS
MGT2021* Business Management 4 ECTS
MGT2031* Operations Research 4 ECTS

* N.B. Students majoring in Accountancy and Management cannot register for study-units MGT2031 and MGT2021. Such students need to register for any one of the following two pairs of study-units as stated below:

Either

ECN2217 Intermediate Microeconomics 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN2218 Intermediate Macroeconomics 4 ECTS (NC)

Or

PPL2044** Interpreting Data for Policy Analysis 4 ECTS (NC)
PPL3181 Decision-Making 4 ECTS (NC)

**Study-unit PPL2044 is offered in Semester 2.

Recommended Optional Units

ENG1062 English Proficiency 2 ECTS
EST2020 Small States and the European Union 4 ECTS
IOT2002 Communication and Innovation 4 ECTS
IOT2003 Foresight - A Tool for Shaping Futures 4 ECTS
IOT2005 Leadership and Organisational Innovation 2 ECTS
MGT2315 Careers and Job Search Skills 4 ECTS
TRS2281 Travel and Transportation Management 4 ECTS
BKF2011* Banking 1 4 ECTS
BKF2071* Principles of Finance 4 ECTS
INS2090* Insurance Financial Management 4 ECTS
MGT2031* Operations Research 4 ECTS
MRK2000* Marketing Foundations 4 ECTS
PPL2223* Leadership in Public Affairs 4 ECTS

*In the case of optional study-units marked with an asterix, students cannot register for study-units pertaining to the Department of their chosen Areas of Study.



Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC2221 Costing Methods 4 ECTS (NC)
ACC2841 Commercial Law for Accountants 4 ECTS (NC)
ACC2851 Accounting Recognition and Measurement 4 ECTS (NC)

Recommended Optional Units

IOT2006 Creativity, Innovation and Digital Technologies: An Introduction 2 ECTS
IOT2008 Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Practical Approaches 4 ECTS
MGT2344 Creativity and Personal Development 4 ECTS
ACC2221* Costing Methods 4 ECTS
BKF2041* Financial Services Law 4 ECTS
BKF2050* Foundations of Risk Management 4 ECTS
BKF3111* Practical Issues in Banking 4 ECTS
ECN2210* Introduction to International Economics 4 ECTS
ECN2216* Economics of Social Policy 4 ECTS
ECN2310* Introduction to Political Economy 4 ECTS
INS2080* Insurance Management 4 ECTS
MRK2018* Marketing Communications Planning 4 ECTS
PPL2077* Issues In Public Policy 4 ECTS

*In the case of optional study-units marked with an asterix, students cannot register for study-units pertaining to the Department of their chosen Areas of Study.



YEAR THREE

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (30 ECTS credits) and 30 ECTS credits in the other area, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.


Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC3411 Principles of Auditing 6 ECTS (NC)
ACC3461 Specialised Accounting 4 ECTS (NC)
ACC3821 Company Law for Accountants 4 ECTS (NC)
MGT2345* Enterprise Information Systems 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ACC3221 Fundamentals of Management Accounting 4 ECTS (NC)
ACC3311 Elements of Taxation 4 ECTS (NC)
ACC3521 Managerial Finance 4 ECTS
INS4021* Insurance 4 ECTS (NC)

*In lieu of study-unit MGT2345, Bachelor of Commerce students choosing Management as one of the two required 'major areas of study' are to take INS4021 as an alternative study-unit which is offered in Semester 2.



This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Bachelor of Commerce - B.Com. - and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) - B.Com. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy.

In addition to the prescribed 60 ECTS credits for the year, students can apply to the Board to register for the extra study-units listed in the programme of studies. Extra study-units cannot substitute compulsory, elective or optional study-units that form part of the official Senate-approved programme of studies, and do not count towards the Year Average Mark or towards the Final Weighted Average Mark.

EMA3100 – JA-YE Start Up – Entrepreneur 1 – 4 ECTS
EMA3200 – JA-YE Start Up – Entrepreneur 2 – 4 ECTS

The conditions and criteria for Extra study-units can be accessed at https://secure.um.edu.mt/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/108966/Extra_Study_Units.pdf
 
Last Updated: 23 May 2016
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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Time-tables for Day Courses for the Academic Year 2017/18 - Semester 1
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