BBA (Hons) Specializing in Accounting & Finance

BBA (Hons) Specializing in Accounting & Finance

About

BBA (Hons) Specialising in Accounting & Finance

The programme offers a well-rounded mix of modules covering all aspects of accounting and financial management that blends an understanding of the financial world and the topical issues affecting it. The content of this programme is reviewed periodically to ensure it is kept up-to-date and in line with industry needs.

Students are provided with a thorough grounding of the theory and practice of accounting and finance embedded with IT not only in preparation for employment, but also for further academic and professional advancement.

This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Srilanka (CMA), who are the Members of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), and CMA being a Member of the South Asian Federations of Accountants (SAFA) and the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA).

Moreover, the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) has recognized this degree by exempting foundation level completely.

Career Opportunities

  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Consultant
  • Management Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Banker
  • Risk Manager
  • Corporate Treasurer

Entry Requirements

Minimum 3 “S” passes in G.C.E A/L (Sri Lanka) or Minimum 3 ”D” passes in G.C.E A/L Cambridge or Edexcel (in any subject stream) in a single sitting and Pass the Aptitude Test conducted by Northern UNI.

Why Accounting and Finance?

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the financial landscape and explore the latest industry trends that shape the global economy.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our programme offers a well-rounded mix of modules that cover all aspects of accounting and financial management.
  • Practical Application: We provide students with a thorough grounding in both the theory and practise of accounting and finance.
  • Professional Accreditation: Our programme is accredited by prestigious institutions such as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA).
  • Exemptions and Recognition: As a testament to the quality of our programme, the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) has granted exemptions at the foundation level.

Programme Outcomes

  • Proficiency in financial reporting and analysis
  • Understanding of taxation laws and practises
  • Ability to conduct effective risk management
  • Skill in using financial software and tools
  • Knowledge of corporate governance and ethics
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
BM1011 Learning and Study Skills 01
BM1012 Principles of Management 03
BM1030 Microeconomics 03
BM1014 Business Mathematics 03
BM1015 Information Technology for Business 03
BM1016 English Language Skills 02
Semester 2
BM1041 Self Management 01
BM1042 Macroeconomics 03
BM1043 Financial Accounting 03
BM1044 Legal & Political Environment in Business 03
BM1045 Human Resources Management 03
BM1046 Business Communication 02
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
BM2011 Personal Development Planning 01
BM2012 Organizational Behavior 03
BM2013 Business Information Systems 02
BM2014 Principles of Marketing 03
BM2015 Business Statistics 03
BM2016 Operations Management 03
Semester 2
BM2071 Leadership and Teamwork 01
BM2072 Business Negotiation 02
BM2373 Financial Management 03
BM2374 Advanced Financial Accounting 03
BM2375 Application Software in Accounting 03
BM2376 Management Accounting 03
Code Module Credit
BM3011 Career Readiness and Business Etiquettes 01
BM3012 Business Ethics & Values 02
BM3373 Advanced Management Accounting 03
BM3374 Financial Reporting 03
BM3375 Corporate Finance 03
1 Elective:
BM3013 Project Management 03
BM3514 Business Law 03
Semester 2
BM3061 Business Research Methods 03
BM3031 Business Internship 06
BM3311 Financial Analysis for Business 03
BM3312 Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance 03
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
BM4011 Comprehensive Research Project 09
BM4012 Strategic Management 03
BM4311 Taxation 03
BM4312 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 03
1 Elective:
BM4313 Forensic Accounting 02
BM4314 Data Analytics and Visualization for Accounting 04
Semester 2
BM4321 Strategic Finance 02
BM4322 International Financial Management 03
BM4323 Audit and Assurance 02
BM4324 Financial Modeling 03

Course Fee

We are committed to providing high-quality education that is both accessible and affordable. Here are the details of our fee structure for completing the degree in Sri Lanka:
  • First two years: The fee for each semester during the first two years is currently LKR 290,000. This fee covers a comprehensive curriculum, expert faculty guidance, and access to state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Final two years: As you progress towards the completion of your degree, the fee for each semester is LKR 320,000.
  • To ensure a smooth learning experience, we kindly request that fees for each subsequent semester be paid prior to the commencement of the semester.

President/CEO

Introducing the visionary behind the establishment of NORTHERN UNI, Professor Lalith Gamage, a true trailblazer in the realm of academia. With a remarkable record of accomplishments and a profound commitment to education, Professor Gamage assumes the pivotal role of Director, guiding our institution towards unparalleled heights of excellence.

Recognised for his exceptional leadership in academia, Professor Gamage was bestowed with The Outstanding Young Person of the Year (TOYP) award for Academic Leadership in 2000. As an Affiliate Professor at the esteemed University of British Columbia, Canada, his expertise and insights are truly invaluable.

Beyond his remarkable accolades, Professor Gamage holds an unwavering vision for the development of the northern region of Sri Lanka. He is resolutely dedicated to breaking down barriers and ensuring equal access to quality education across the country. With a deep understanding of the immense potential residing within the north, Professor Gamage is committed to nurturing a fertile educational landscape that empowers individuals and fuels inclusive growth. His aspirations extend beyond education, encompassing the creation of a robust ecosystem that fuels innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable economic advancement.

Professor Gamage has made significant contributions to the promotion of the IT industry and has served the Sri Lankan government in various influential capacities. He has held prestigious positions such as Chairman of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), the Lanka Software Foundation (LSF), the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies (ACCIMT), the ICT Cluster, and the Executive Director of the Trade Information Network of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board. Moreover, he played a pivotal role in establishing Conceptnursery, Sri Lanka’s first technology incubator, and nurturing numerous successful technology companies. In 2020, his unwavering dedication and contributions to the development of Sri Lanka’s IT industry earned him the distinguished ‘Most Outstanding ICT Contributor of the Year award at the NBQSA, the prestigious National ICT Awards Organised by the Sri Lanka Section of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

As an esteemed Advisory Board Member of the Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) and the Founding President of the Sri Lanka Association of Non-State Higher Education Institutes (SLANSHEI), Professor Gamage continues to shape the future of Sri Lanka’s education and technology landscape.

Professor Gamage completed his undergraduate studies in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering at the prestigious University of Moratuwa and holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research expertise spans diverse domains, including Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Evolutionary Computing.Under the visionary leadership of Professor Lalith Gamage, NORTHERN UNI propels towards a future where education, innovation, and progress intertwine, preparing students to become the change-makers of tomorrow.

President/CEO

Introducing the visionary behind the establishment of NORTHERN UNI, Professor Lalith Gamage, a true trailblazer in the realm of academia. With a remarkable record of accomplishments and a profound commitment to education, Professor Gamage assumes the pivotal role of Director, guiding our institution towards unparalleled heights of excellence.

Recognised for his exceptional leadership in academia, Professor Gamage was bestowed with The Outstanding Young Person of the Year (TOYP) award for Academic Leadership in 2000. As an Affiliate Professor at the esteemed University of British Columbia, Canada, his expertise and insights are truly invaluable.

Beyond his remarkable accolades, Professor Gamage holds an unwavering vision for the development of the northern region of Sri Lanka. He is resolutely dedicated to breaking down barriers and ensuring equal access to quality education across the country. With a deep understanding of the immense potential residing within the north, Professor Gamage is committed to nurturing a fertile educational landscape that empowers individuals and fuels inclusive growth. His aspirations extend beyond education, encompassing the creation of a robust ecosystem that fuels innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable economic advancement.

Professor Gamage has made significant contributions to the promotion of the IT industry and has served the Sri Lankan government in various influential capacities. He has held prestigious positions such as Chairman of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), the Lanka Software Foundation (LSF), the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies (ACCIMT), the ICT Cluster, and the Executive Director of the Trade Information Network of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board. Moreover, he played a pivotal role in establishing Conceptnursery, Sri Lanka’s first technology incubator, and nurturing numerous successful technology companies. In 2020, his unwavering dedication and contributions to the development of Sri Lanka’s IT industry earned him the distinguished ‘Most Outstanding ICT Contributor of the Year award at the NBQSA, the prestigious National ICT Awards Organised by the Sri Lanka Section of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

As an esteemed Advisory Board Member of the Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) and the Founding President of the Sri Lanka Association of Non-State Higher Education Institutes (SLANSHEI), Professor Gamage continues to shape the future of Sri Lanka’s education and technology landscape.

Professor Gamage completed his undergraduate studies in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering at the prestigious University of Moratuwa and holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research expertise spans diverse domains, including Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Evolutionary Computing.Under the visionary leadership of Professor Lalith Gamage, NORTHERN UNI propels towards a future where education, innovation, and progress intertwine, preparing students to become the change-makers of tomorrow.

Founder and Chairman

Introducing the visionary entrepreneur, Mr. Indy Pathmanadan, affectionately known as Mr. Indy, a driving force in the Bath Furniture and Modular Kitchen industries. With over 30 years of expertise, Mr.Indy’s journey is one of extraordinary accomplishments and relentless pursuit of excellence.

A graduate in engineering from the prestigious University of Waterloo, Ontario, Mr. Indy’s entrepreneurial journey began as a Coop student in his Canadian garage. From humble beginnings, he transformed MagickWoods into a global powerhouse with operations spanning across North America and Asia. Today, MagickWoods stands tall with an impressive presence in renowned retailers such as Home Depot, Lowes, and Menards. Mr. Indy’s bold vision includes establishing a strong domestic presence in the USA, facilitating the transformation from China to Aurora. His innovative approach involves forging exclusive partnerships with retailers, creating bespoke brands tailored to their discerning customer base.

With an unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled quality, Mr. Indy is a firm believer in the digital economy. His passion for enhancing the customer experience led him to pioneer the use of cuttingedge 3D and augmented reality technologies in kitchen design, revolutionising the industry. Demonstrating his forward-thinking mindset, Mr. Indy recently unveiled Magickhome.com, an exceptional ecommerce platform that offers direct-to-consumer digital sales channels, further expanding his reach and impact. Notably, he holds a patent for his groundbreaking invention, the Bath weighing scale product, exemplifying his dedication to innovation.

Mr. Indy’s exceptional contributions have earned him a plethora of accolades. From prestigious design awards for his innovative creations at Bath Furniture to receiving the esteemed Young Entrepreneur Award from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, his outstanding achievements have been recognised on numerous occasions. Additionally, his remarkable export performance and job creation efforts have garnered accolades from the Government of India, solidifying his reputation as an industry trailblazer. Beyond his entrepreneurial endeavours, Mr. Indy actively engages in social causes close to his heart. As the co-founder of CanTYD, a non-profit organisation focused on youth development in Canada, he channels his passion for empowering the younger generation. Furthermore, he dedicated four years of his life to serving on the Southeast Asian Consultative Committee of the Metropolitan Toronto Police, striving to create a safer community for all.

As a proud parent of three children, Mr. Indy finds solace in the embrace of nature. Whether it’s the thrill of running, the serenity of hiking, the pursuit of adventure through hunting, or the freedom of cycling amidst the majestic Rocky Mountains, he cherishes the moments that rejuvenate his spirit. Mr. Indrakumar Pathmanadan, the epitome of entrepreneurial brilliance, continues to redefine industry standards through his remarkable achievements. Join us at our university as we draw inspiration from Mr.Indy’s journey, fostering a culture of innovation, excellence, and unwavering determination.

Founder and Chairman

Introducing the visionary entrepreneur, Mr. Indy Pathmanadan, affectionately known as Mr. Indy, a driving force in the Bath Furniture and Modular Kitchen industries. With over 30 years of expertise, Mr.Indy’s journey is one of extraordinary accomplishments and relentless pursuit of excellence.

A graduate in engineering from the prestigious University of Waterloo, Ontario, Mr. Indy’s entrepreneurial journey began as a Coop student in his Canadian garage. From humble beginnings, he transformed MagickWoods into a global powerhouse with operations spanning across North America and Asia. Today, MagickWoods stands tall with an impressive presence in renowned retailers such as Home Depot, Lowes, and Menards. Mr. Indy’s bold vision includes establishing a strong domestic presence in the USA, facilitating the transformation from China to Aurora. His innovative approach involves forging exclusive partnerships with retailers, creating bespoke brands tailored to their discerning customer base.

With an unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled quality, Mr. Indy is a firm believer in the digital economy. His passion for enhancing the customer experience led him to pioneer the use of cuttingedge 3D and augmented reality technologies in kitchen design, revolutionising the industry. Demonstrating his forward-thinking mindset, Mr. Indy recently unveiled Magickhome.com, an exceptional ecommerce platform that offers direct-to-consumer digital sales channels, further expanding his reach and impact. Notably, he holds a patent for his groundbreaking invention, the Bath weighing scale product, exemplifying his dedication to innovation.

Mr. Indy’s exceptional contributions have earned him a plethora of accolades. From prestigious design awards for his innovative creations at Bath Furniture to receiving the esteemed Young Entrepreneur Award from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, his outstanding achievements have been recognised on numerous occasions. Additionally, his remarkable export performance and job creation efforts have garnered accolades from the Government of India, solidifying his reputation as an industry trailblazer. Beyond his entrepreneurial endeavours, Mr. Indy actively engages in social causes close to his heart. As the co-founder of CanTYD, a non-profit organisation focused on youth development in Canada, he channels his passion for empowering the younger generation. Furthermore, he dedicated four years of his life to serving on the Southeast Asian Consultative Committee of the Metropolitan Toronto Police, striving to create a safer community for all.

As a proud parent of three children, Mr. Indy finds solace in the embrace of nature. Whether it’s the thrill of running, the serenity of hiking, the pursuit of adventure through hunting, or the freedom of cycling amidst the majestic Rocky Mountains, he cherishes the moments that rejuvenate his spirit. Mr. Indrakumar Pathmanadan, the epitome of entrepreneurial brilliance, continues to redefine industry standards through his remarkable achievements. Join us at our university as we draw inspiration from Mr.Indy’s journey, fostering a culture of innovation, excellence, and unwavering determination.