About Oxford Brookes University
With an international reputation for innovation, high quality education and research,and global relationships, it is not surprising that Oxford Brookes University has beenvoted the best modern university in the
Sunday Times Good University Guide
forseven years in succession.The Business School is one of the leading schools for teaching and learning in theUK, being a national Subject Centre in Business, Management, Accountancy andFinance, and Oxford Brookes University is one of only sixteen institutions across theUK to have received two multi-million pound awards to establish more than oneCentre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.Oxford Brookes University– like other UK universities – has degree awarding power,granted by Royal Charter. But what does this mean? Well, these powers are grantedon the basis of Oxford Brookes University having appropriate procedures for assuringthe quality and standards of its awards in both design and operation, and beingsubject to the scrutiny of the QAA, the body responsible to the UK Government'sDepartment for Innovation, Universities and Skills for assuring the quality of UKHigher Education in the public interest. So although you don’t physically attendOxford Brookes University to gain the BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Accounting, thedegree programmeis of the same rigorous standard as other degrees offered byOxford Brookes University and meets standards set by QAA.In an independent assessment of teaching quality, the Business School was one of
only two in the country to achieve the maximum score (24/24) across more than onesubject area.The School's reputation has also been recognised through the award of a national,multi-million-pound Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, which hasdeveloped a new learning centre on campus with the latest technology to support
learning in a café-style environment.In a recent QAA audit of Oxford Brookes University it concluded that it has 'broadconfidence' (the highest category available) in the quality and standards of itsawards.
So by gaining the BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting, awarded by OxfordBrookes University, you will not only demonstrate to potential or existingemployers that you possess all the relevant graduate skills to equip you for abrilliant career in accounting and finance, but that it is from a university thathas a reputation for excellence.