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Am I eligible for OBU degree in Applied Accounting?

UPDATE: OBU has removed the requirement to opt-in and added an alternative route for demonstrating currency of knowledge. It can be confusing at times to determine whether you are eligible to complete the OBU degree in Applied Accounting. The OBU...

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...

How to Reference Graphs, Tables and Pictures in your RAP

It is important to acknowledge and reference every source of information that you have used in your RAP. For more guidance on referencing, check out my OBU RAP Referencing Tips article. This article explains and gives examples on how to...

OBU RAP Referencing Tips

If the Oxford Brookes University degree in Applied Accounting is your first degree, ensure you follow the OBU referencing guidelines. One of the main reasons students fail their RAP is because they didn’t reference their reports effectively and appropriately. Why should...

Research & Analysis Project assessment criteria

Every student completing the Oxford Brookes degree in Applied Accounting wants to pass the first time. The OBU Information Pack contains all the necessary information to help you achieve this goal. Pay close attention to the university’s assessment criteria and refer...