Accounting Department

Accounting is the language of business and commerce. Accountants collect, classify and communicate information aboutthe activities of an organization to managers, investors, lenders, employees and regulators. The scope of accountingapplies to all types of organization whether private enterprize or governmental as well as for-profit and not-for-profitorganisations. Without accounting and accountants, organisations including governmental and international bodiescannot function. The demand for accounting and accountants is very strong and continues to grow. To meet this demand, the Department of Accounting educates and trains Accounting Major students to prepare them fora career in accounting in a modern, complex, dynamic and international economy. The Department offers a range ofcourses from an introductory to an advanced level. The advanced level courses cover the major accounting areasincluding financial accounting, management accounting and auditing. These courses are taught by highly-qualifiedfaculty using teaching materials and aids of a very high standard. There are numerous employment and business opportunities for our graduates. They have the opportunity to work asaccountants in both financial and management accounting or auditing in any type of organization in the private andpublic sectors. Following graduation many of our graduates obtain professional accounting qualifications such asA.C.C.A, C.I.M.A, C.P.A, and others. A combination of an Accounting Degree with a professional qualification, provides anexcellent basis for a career as a Chief Financial Officer , a Partner or Senior Manager in a firm of Auditors and /orConsultants and also in Senior General Management such as a Chief Executive Officer. International surveys show thatthe remuneration packages for accountants make it amongst the highest paid and rewarded professions both nationallyand internationally. Over the years many of our graduates have obtained employment at senior levels in a number ofwell-known government and private organizations both in Oman and internationally