ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

Learn the accounting principles to record and monitor the financial health of an organisation, which includes the assessment of its assets, liabilities, cashflow and its future potential. Study finance to understand the science of money management and the dynamics of assets and liabilities over time.

Majors in Accounting and Finance


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See All Finance Courses Finance is a field that deals with the study of investments. It includes the dynamics of assets and liabilities over time under conditions of different degrees of uncertainty and risk. Finance can also be defined as the science of money management. Finance aims to price assets based on their risk level and their expected rate of return. Finance can be broken into three different sub-categories: public finance, corporate finance and personal finance. Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.
See All Accounting Courses Accounting involves recording, analysing and reporting financial transactions in order for companies to be able to make strategic business decisions. Accounting can be divided into several fields including financial accounting, management accounting, external auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting. As an accountant, you will be responsible for an individual's or a company's financial statements, ensuring that they are accurate and comply with laws and regulations. Accountants advise their clients or employers on ways to reduce costs and improve profits. Accountants also need to analyse trends to project future revenues and expenses.
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Accounting involves recording, analysing and reporting financial transactions in order for companies to be able to make strategic business decisions. Accounting can be divided into several fields including financial accounting, management accounting, external auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting. As an accountant, you will be responsible for an individual's or a company's financial statements, ensuring that they are accurate and comply with laws and regulations. Accountants advise their clients or employers on ways to reduce costs and improve profits. Accountants also need to analyse trends to project future revenues and expenses.

Finance is a field that deals with the study of investments. It includes the dynamics of assets and liabilities over time under conditions of different degrees of uncertainty and risk. Finance can also be defined as the science of money management. Finance aims to price assets based on their risk level and their expected rate of return. Finance can be broken into three different sub-categories: public finance, corporate finance and personal finance. Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.

See All Banking and Finance Courses In general terms, banking is the business activity of accepting and safeguarding money owned by other individuals and entities, and then lending out this money in order to earn a profit. There are different types of banking which consist of personal banking, corporate banking, investment banking, private banking, transaction banking, insurance, consumer finance, foreign exchange trading, commodity trading, trading in equities, futures and options trading and money market trading.
See All Economics and Finance Courses Economics is the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth. It studies how individuals, businesses, governments and nations make choices on allocating resources to satisfy their wants and needs, and tries to determine how these groups should organize and coordinate efforts to achieve maximum output. Specifically, economists may analyze issues such as consumer demand and sales to help a company maximize its profits. They also conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts on a wide variety of issues, including energy costs, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, business cycles, taxes, and employment levels, among others.
See All Islamic Finance Courses Islamic banking is a banking system that is based on the principles of Islamic law, also referred to as Shariah law, and guided by Islamic economics. Two basic principles behind Islamic banking are the sharing of profit and loss and, significantly, the prohibition of the collection and payment of interest by lenders and investors. Collecting interest or "riga" is not permitted under Islamic law. Since this system of banking is grounded in Islamic principles, all the undertakings of the banks follow Islamic morals.

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