King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Economics & Administration FEA

Introduction

The Faculty of Economics & Administration (FEA) is the first faculty established at King Abdulaziz University (KAU). The establishment of KAU is rooted to a meeting chaired by His Majesty King Faisal Bin Abdulaziz, and took place at his summer champ in Tayif on 22 Jamad Alawal 1384H. This meeting has resulted in the establishment of one of the major higher education institutions in the country (i.e. KAU). KAU has started to accept students in its first Faculty (i.e. FEA) on 4 Rajab 1387H; when 68 male, 30 female students, 8 full time 4 part time faculty members, and 40 other staff started to be the bases for two academic departments, which were the Business Admin and the Economics Departments. Consequently, four more academic department had been established within FEA to include: Public Administration, Accounting, Political Science and Law Departments. Five more academic department were established in 2009-2010, including: Management Information Systems, Hospitals and Health Services Management, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management Departments.


Today, FEA is taking the lead amongst competitors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the middle east, reflected by its capacity (over 20000 students, and over 400 faculty members), verities of its academic programs and department (11 BA program, 12 academic and executive Masters), its research centers (R&D center, and Hassan Abbas Sharbatly Digital Library), its modern educational methods (FEA Virtual and Simulations: Stock Market, Court, Accounting Firm, and Media Center), and most importantly, the concentration on complying with the accreditation standards of various well known and reputed international accreditation bodies.


Vision Statement

The Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA) is determined to reach the leadership position in shaping the education and practice in the fields of management, economics, accounting, law, and political science not only in Saudi Arabia, but also in the Middle East.

Mission statement

The Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA) is a national multi-disciplinary institution that serves full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students and working professionals. FEA is committed to:

· Providing its graduates with knowledge, skills, and values that enable them to actively integrate these attributes into their professional careers.

· Empowering faculty to produce a balanced mix of basic and applied research that would enrich the advancement of knowledge and provide creative solutions to problems that exist in national business and governmental sectors.

· Increasing the contributions of faculty, staff, and students to the enrichment of the common good of civil societies, business firms, and governmental agencies at the local and national levels. This is accomplished by offering various customized research, consultation and faculty and student led training programs that cater to each group needs.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Arabic

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Programs

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Master

Master of Professional Accounting

Campus Part time September 2017 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Master of Professional Accounting program is one of the excellent programs which is offered by the university, where the Faculty of Economics and Management represented [+]

Master of Professional AccountingMaster of Professional Accounting program is one of the  excellent programs which is offered by the university, where the Faculty of Economics and Management represented by Department of Accounting  proud in this program.One aspect of excellence in Master of Professional Accounting  program is that teaching is at the end of the week (Wednesday - Thursday - Friday) in order to suit the accountants working in public and private sectors. As well as the curriculum is shown in the program in the form of training packages using the latest audio-visual media.

 

 

Requirements for the degree of Master of Professional Accounting:

For a master's degree in Professional Accounting students must complete at least:For (48) and supported unit of study, and be distributed as follows:... [-]


Master’s in Accounting with Research Project and Courses

Campus Full time September 2017 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Requirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting: To obtain a bachelor's degree in Accounting student must complete at least [+]

Master’s in Accounting with Research Project and CoursesRequirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting:

To obtain a master's degree in accounting student must complete at least:

(42) units, including research project, and be distributed as follows:

(24) unit, form approved compulsory courses.

(9) unit, from approved internal optional courses.

(6) unit, from approved external optional courses.

(3) unit, approved research project. The following is a breakdown of:

 A - The compulsory courses (24) certified unit:

Accounting theory Contemporary accounting topics Administrative and accounting costs Auditing Theory Studies in Islamic accounting thought Research methods and quantitative analysis Administrative economy Strategic management ... [-]

Master’s in Accounting with Thesis and Courses

Campus Full time September 2017 Saudi Arabia Jeddah

Requirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting: To obtain a master's degree in Accounting student must complete at least [+]

Master’s in Accounting with Thesis and CoursesRequirements for obtaining a master's degree in Accounting:To obtain a master's degree in Accounting student must complete at least(39) units, including thesis, and be distributed as follows:(21) unit, form approved compulsory courses.(3) unit, from approved optional courses from the Department .(6) unit, from approved optional courses from outside the Department.(9) unit, approved master's thesis.  The following is a breakdown of: A - The compulsory courses (21) certified unit:

Accounting theory Contemporary accounting topics Administrative and accounting costs Auditing Theory Studies in Islamic accounting thought Research methods and quantitative analysis Administrative economy ... [-]

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