Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus
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The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to develop an academic career in research. It is also suitable for those in pursuit of a professional career in this area, or for those already established in such a career who wish to extend their skills and familiarity with the latest themes of research in the areas of international accounting and finance.
The core of the programme is the stream on International Accounting, which consists of three courses taken over semesters 1 and 2. These classes seek to provide an international perspective on the study of accounting so that students can develop an understanding of the reasons for national differences, the tendencies towards harmonisation and the problems of multinational companies. This is done within the context of supporting classes in accounting theory and research methodology.
The Dubai Campus is accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and fully licensed to teach its degrees in Dubai. All graduates receive a British degree that is accredited by Royal Charter in the UK.