Category: RAP

Changes to the OBU RAP Topics

OBU has changed some topics in the 2021/22 submission, but they made changes to some topics this year too. There are now 15 topics to choose from. Click here to view the list. Against each topic, it states whether primary...

Changes to the SLS questions

From submission period 43, the Skills and Learning statement will have 2 questions (rather than 4).  The questions are designed to encourage you to make personal reflections on your learning journey.  You will need to answer the following two questions. Q1: How have...

How to set your Research Aims and Objectives

One of the first tasks you need to do when starting your project is to set your research aims and objectives. When setting up your research aim(s), think of it as an overarching goal of your research project. Most RAPs...

Which Financial Statements do I need to use for my RAP?

For topics 4, 5 and 8 you should use the most current financial statements that are available at least 90 days before the start of the submission period. For your first submission or resubmission involving a new topic and/or organisation...

5 Most Common Reasons For Failing The OBU RAP

I am sure every student wants to pass their Research and Analysis Project the first time. To maximise your chance of passing, avoid making the common pitfalls listed below. 1. Poor choice, understanding and application of the accountancy and business models  When...

The top 5 tips to successfully pass your OBU RAP

In order to pass your RAP, you must follow the OBU assessment criteria. There are many students who fail their RAP because they didn’t follow one or more of the following tips. Don’t make the same mistake! 1. RAP must...