ICASL’s BSc Applied Accounting Degree
The 14th intake of the BSc. Applied Accounting Degree offered by the School of Accounting and Business, of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) has attracted a large number of students, with the total number of undergraduates currently following the degree programme surpassing 1,800.
The inauguration of the 14th intake of the degree programme, which has been approved by the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Higher Education was held under the patronage of ICASL’s Vice President Sanjaya Bandara and its Chief Executive Officer Dulani Fernando. The guest speakers at the inauguration were Deputy Managing Director of Dipped Products PLC Pushpika Janadheera and Director of PNB Holdings Priyantha Herath. Addressing the new students and their parents at the event, Sanjaya Bandara highlighted that since the degree programme was launched by ICASL in 2013, it has produced over 500 qualified graduates and all are employed in the private and public sectors. “A key feature of our BSc. Applied Accounting Degree is that the employability of our graduates is 100 per cent.”
The next intake for the ICASL BSc. Applied Accounting degree will be in April 2021. The entry requirement for the degree is minimum three simple passes in any subject stream at the GCE Advanced Level.