Higher National Diploma in Accounting and Finance

Higher National Diploma in Accounting and Finance


Department of Undergraduate Studies.


The Accounting and Finance pathway will give learners an appreciation of financial planning and constraints. It will cover the collection and analysis of cost data for management purposes, budgetary planning and control, the preparation of financial statements for different types of business and legal and regulatory provisions, the accounting and management control systems of a business and an evaluation of their effectiveness, and the taxation of individuals and limited companies.

Entry Requirements

General Education Diploma (12 years of schooling) with a score of 60% (C grade) or above. All equivalent UK and other international qualifications (IB, GCSE) are also accepted. For applicants whose first language is not English, a minimum IELTS score of  5 is required (BTEC - 5.5).

Certification Authorities

Pearson Education Ltd, BTEC-Business and Technology Educational Council


Two years – full time

Programme Content

First year:

  • Business and the Business Environment
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management and Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Managing a Successful Business Project (Pearson-set)
  • Business Law
  • Financial Accounting

Second year:

  • Research Project (Pearson-set)
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation
  • Statistics for Management


July / August
December / January

Contact Details
  • Dr. T.T.A. Rohanaraj, Director - Undergraduate Studies
    Director, Professional Studies Department
    Office Line: 22059848
  • Ms. Zainab Al Lawati
    Office Line: 22059821
  • Ms Sujata Suresh
    Faculty and Quality Nominee for HND Business
    Professional Studies Department
    Office lines: 22059844
  • Dr Niranjan Shetty
    Assistant Professor and Programme Leader for HND Business
    Professional Studies Department
    Office lines: 220599849