The Bachelor of Business Administration in Applied Accounting at University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) has been accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for exemption from eight of the Association’s courses. Whereas nine exams (maximum) are eligible for the exemption of the ACCA qualification. Students graduating from January 1,2023, and onwards will be able to take advantage of this opportunity.
The ACCA’s decision is a true recognition of the quality of the accounting program at the College of Business Administration and UDST’s education provision as a whole. This accreditation along with the CFA & CMA that were recently acquired highlights the strength and quality of the College’s programs, it also brings UDST students closer to the certifications and skills needed to compete in the job market.
An ACCA qualification is an industry-leading certification that showcases the merit of an individual’s knowledge and skills in accounting, finance, taxation, and auditing. The qualification is well recognized in over 180 countries, demonstrating UDST's ability to curate a curriculum that better positions students to meet industry needs in both local and international markets.
Dr. Salem Al-Naemi, President of UDST, is proud of this achievement and of everyone involved in the process, saying “Our students can now benefit from a streamlined path towards ACCA accreditation, saving valuable time and effort. This exemption is a testament to the exceptional quality of education our faculty and staff provide, and it further strengthens our university's reputation as a leading institution in preparing students for successful careers in the field of accounting”.
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Applied Accounting at UDST combines hands-on experience with technical knowledge as well as soft skills. It focuses on accounting fundamentals and the application of accounting technologies in order to provide cross-disciplinary and well-rounded learning to its students. The program is also complemented with work placement opportunities prepare students to enter into their careers with the necessary skills and capabilities.