The Imperial College of Business Studies – Kandy, is here to provide you with the best business degree programme that Sri Lanka has to offer. Seems unthinkable? Well, read on to find out exactly why our 1 Degree 12 Qualifications programme is any business undergraduate's dream.
More information about 1 Degree – 12 Qualifications?
1 Degree – 12 Qualifications is a unique and futuristic programme at the Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS) Kandy; that allows you to gain 12 different academic and professional qualifications within the scope of just 1 degree. We believe that this degree is essentially a global passport, which means that holding this Honours Degree allows you to work and expand your career any country of your choosing. You can gain 11 professional qualifications alongside your Bachelor’s in International Business & Finance with a Honours, offered by the University of the West Scotland (UWS).
With 5 direct memberships and 6 majority exemptions, you can complete:
CMI alongside your Honours Degree.
Quality. Quantity. Value.
ICBS Kandy has opened doors to a range of business management programs at the undergraduate level, leading to careers as business consultants, accountants, economists, managers and entrepreneurs. Through our 1 Degree 12 Qualifications programme, we are focused on delivering a high-quality BA (Hons) in International Business & Finance degree while minimizing the hassle of seeking professional qualifications separately.
This bachelor's degree is multifaceted, which makes it highly attractive among employers. It also means that you will have an edge over other graduates be it from Kandy, Sri Lanka or overseas, who have studied only one or two disciplines but do not have sufficient academic or professional qualifications under their belt, when they start looking for employment after graduation.
The internationally recognized and highly economical qualifications earned from this Kandy-based program enable you to gain global recognition in your field. This will subsequently aid in seeking employment or applying for graduate programs in numerous locations such as the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, the UK, the Middle East, Japan, Asia, and New Zealand.
The Hons Degree is exclusively offered by the Imperial College of Business Studies in partnership with the University of the West Scotland. (UWS)
A little bit about the University of the West Scotland?
The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a public university, established by Royal Charter in 1897 and funded by the British government to provide education, research and enterprise to current and future generations.
UWS is ranked as one of the best universities in Europe to obtain a bachelor's degree by many publications, including Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
Simply the best bachelor's degree in Kandy.
The structure of the degree is based on the CIMA and ACCA syllabuses and is a result of over 30 months of research conducted by education professionals. This means that you are eligible to receive 12 professional qualifications because of the degree content engineered in accordance with the CIMA and ACCA syllabuses as mentioned above along with a bachelor's Hons degree itself!
This degree program is taught by a highly qualified, experienced faculty from ICBS Kandy who have a passion for accountancy, management, entrepreneurship, and real-life learning. You will have access to expert tutors who are experts in their field and will provide support throughout your studies so that you don't feel isolated or overwhelmed by any subject matter, even though they are all very different!
The 12 Qualifications
Honours degree is highly incentivized to save money and time for our undergraduates. You can invest only for the degree and gain access to all other qualifications offered without any additional payment, a process that would require a huge financial investment if each qualification is sought out separately.
1. Honours Degree in International Business & Finance (BA)
This is a highly recognized degree in International Business & Finance which you can cover at ICBS within the span of three years. Graduates from ICBS Kandy would not only be industry ready but would also have a strong grounding in both financial and non-financial topics.
Average Cost : LKR 15 Lakhs Minimum Time Span : 3 Years
2.Chartered Institution of Management Accountants (CIMA)
CIMA is The world's leading and largest professional body of management accountants that is recognized in 180+ countries. It has 16 exams and usually takes around 2 to 3 years to complete. Through the Honours Degree, 13 exams will be released out of 16 exams required to obtain this qualification. The course content for the final three papers is also covered through the Honours Degree. If done separately,
Average Cost : LKR 9.5 Lakhs Minimum Time Span : 2-3 Years
Through the Honours Degree the cost to qualify CIMA will be 2.5 Lakhs and the duration/ by the time you complete the degree you will possess your CIMA qualification (3 years).
3. Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Recognized in 181 countries, ACCA is the world's leading accountancy qualification. It has 13 exams, and 9 exams will be released through Honours degree, you will the final 4 papers to qualify. If done separately,
Average Cost : LKR 10 Lakhs Minimum Time Span : 2-3 Years
Through the Honours Degree the cost to qualify ACCA will be 2.5 Lakhs and the duration will be additional 6 months upon completing your degree.
4. Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
CIM is the leading professional body for Marketers and is recognized in 130+ countries. Out of 9 exams, 6 exams will be released through the Honours Degree. If done separately,
Average Cost : LKR 7.5 Lakhs Minimum Time Span : 2 Years
Through the Honours Degree the cost to qualify CIM will be 2.5 Lakhs and the duration will be additional 6 months upon completion of your degree.
5.Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) - Australia
CPA Qualification is an ideal qualification for those who wish to pursue their careers in business and is recognised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). You will receive the direct associate membership through the Honours Degree.
6. Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
Recognized in over 147+ countries, ICAEW is a highly sought professional qualification. Out of 15 exams 8 exams will be released through the Honours Degree.
7. Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) - The United Kingdom
Recognized in more than 100 countries, you will get direct entry into associate membership to AAT in the United Kingdom.
Apart from these professional qualifications, the 1 Degree 12 Qualifications degree programme at ICBS Kandy also offers direct associate membership to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) - UK, Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) - Australia, Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) - UK, and exemptions for the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and The Association of International Accountants (AIA) last but least The Institute of Analytics (IOA) paving you the path in granting exposure to Data and Analytics
A Futuristic Global Degree, Right Here in Kandy!
The 12 qualifications you can gain from this program will open up more doors for you and your future. This bachelor's degree has been designed to provide you with futuristic qualifications that enable you to travel in the world of business/management/finance and international relations, as well as give you a good foundation in all fields of study.
If you are looking for an opportunity that is challenging, but not too difficult, then we invite you to explore 1 Degree – 12 Qualifications at Imperial College of Business Studies – Kandy.