About the Programme


About the Programme

The BA (Hons) International Business and Finance degree, awarded by the University of the West of Scotland, is a comprehensive program offered at Imperial College. The program offers a unique advantage for students enrolling from year 1 where could receive exemptions from over 12 globally recognized professional bodies, including CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing), ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), and CPA Australia. Upon completion of the program, graduates are well-prepared to pursue diverse career opportunities in multinational corporations, financial institutions, consulting firms, and international organizations.


Program Benefits

  • Offers the opportunity to become dual qualified in just 3 years.

  • Allows to obtain professional qualifications from the UK, Canada, and Australia while studying in Sri Lanka.

  • Allows to transfer credits to universities in the UK, Canada, and Australia during their degree and transfer abroad.

  • Facilitates further entry for master's degrees at universities worldwide.

About the University


About the University

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a highly respected institution known for its diverse academic offerings. With a strong focus on practical learning and industry connections, UWS prepares students for successful careers in a wide range of fields. UWS is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings). In the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, 90 percent of research at the University of the West of Scotland was classed as world-leading, internationally excellent, or recognized internationally. UWS has also been crowned Higher Educational Institution of the Year 2022 (The Herald Higher Education Awards).

Program Outline

Semester 01
  • BAIBF 08001 Economic Environment for Business
  • BAIBF 08002 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • BAIBF 08003 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
  • BAIBF 08004 Business Environment
Semester 02
  • BAIBF 08005 Business Law
  • BAIBF 08006 Organizational Behaviour and Analysis
  • BAIBF 08007 Financial Accounting
  • BAIBF 08008 Ethics, responsibility and corporate governance

Year 1 Entry Qualifications

  • Degree Foundation ( SQA / OTHM/ ABC/ ABE/ Pearson) OR
  • AL Pending Results / Minimum of 1 Credit Pass & 2 Simple Passes at GCE Advanced Level Examination
Semester 01
  • BAIBF 09009 Management Accounting
  • BAIBF 09010 International Financial Reporting
  • BAIBF 09011 Business Taxation
  • BAIBF 09012 Digitalization & Modern Organisations
Semester 02
  • BAIBF 09013 Advanced Performance Management
  • BAIBF 09014 Audit and Assurance
  • BAIBF 09015 Project and Relationship Management
  • BAIBF 09016 Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting

Year 2 Entry Qualifications

  • ACCA - Knowledge Level (F1 - F3) with Skills Level (F4)
  • CIMA - Certificate Level (BA1, BA2, BA3 & BA4)
  • AAT – Passed Finalist
  • DABF - Diploma in Applied Banking and Finance
  • ICASL – Executive Level
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) – Level 5 OR Equivalent
  • SQA – Level 8
Semester 01
  • BAIBF 10017 Strategic Risk Management
  • BAIBF 10018 Strategic Management & Business Analysis
  • BAIBF 10019 Strategic Financial Management
  • BAIBF 10021 Applied Business Research
Semester 02
  • BAIBF 10020 Global Developments in Finance
  • BAIBF 10022 Strategic Performance Management
  • BAIBF 10023 Final Project

Year 3 Entry Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (without Hons)
  • ACCA - Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business (F1 – F9)
  • CIMA - Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Management
  • CASL – Business Level
  • SQA – Level 8
  • AAT
  • HNDA

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