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Why should you do the OBU degree in Applied Accounting?

In this article, I’ll discuss the top 5 benefits of completing the Oxford Brookes degree in Applied Accounting. 1. Great addition to your CV There are many accounting jobs which require an ACCA qualification and a BSc (or higher). Without a degree,...

DON’T submit your RAP to Turnitin

In the April 2016 newsletter, OBU advises the students NOT to use Turnitin. Here’s the extract of the newsletter: As stated in the notice, you can use WriteCheck instead. WriteCheck is owned by Turnitin, so you will get the same type...

OBU – Three Sectors applicable for Period 32-34 RAP Submission

Oxford Brookes University has introduced a new rule applicable to Topic 8 ad 15. If you are submitting your project in 2016 or May 2017, you will be required to use a sector specific organisation, based on the Industry Classification...

Major Company Selection Rule Applicable from Period 32

Oxford Brookes University is bringing out a major change affecting which company students can choose for projects based on topic 8 and 15. Applicable from May 2016 (Period 32) onwards, students will be required to use sector specific organisations, based...

RAP viva now part of the OBU Marking Process

RAP Viva Now Part of the OBU Marking Process

Applicable for Period 31 onwards, a sample of students will be selected at random to attend a viva – an oral academic interview which allows the student to explain their project and presentation. The purpose of the viva is to...

Ensure you choose a Registered Mentor

Applicable from June 2015 onwards, your chosen mentor must be a Registered Mentor. In order to get registered, the mentor will have to successfully complete the OBU Online Mentoring course. Your mentor can be: a qualified chartered certified accountant (ACCA), a...