Course Title : ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountant)
Awarding Body : ACCA
Duration & hours : 3 years and 21 hrs a week at least
Sessions : Jan/Apr/Jul/Oct
Fees :£200 per subject (Including books and study meterials * special offer* )
Professional Examination Route:
Minimum Entry requirements to register for Part 1 of the ACCA qualification are two A Levels plus 3 GCSEs in five separate subjects (including English and Mathematics), or the equivalent. Holders of higher qualifications may attract exemptions from some of the ACCA examinations.
Mature Student Entry Route:
The mature student entry route is for students aged over 21 years, who may not hold the minimum entry qualifications. It gives students two years (a maximum of 4 consecutive attempts) in which to pass papers 1.1 and 1.2 in Part 1.
Exemptions for Degree Holders:
Holders of recognised business and/or accounting degrees will be considered for exemption from some or all of the papers in Parts 1 and 2, if they have previously studied and been assessed in comparable subject areas. Students with non-relevant degrees will not receive exemption from the examinations.
We advise you to check your starting point with ACCA before you enrol on the course.
Membership of this association is widely prized in the business world. It is a passport to a range of jobs in the accountancy profession. It is also an excellent foundation for a career in business and general management.
The following details relate to the current syllabus. ACCA will be introducing a NEW SYLLABUS TO BE EXAMINED FROM DECEMBER 2007 (see below for details).
PART 1 (Current syllabus)
- Preparing Financial Statements*
- Financial Information for Management
- Managing People
PART 2 (Current syllabus)
- Information Systems
- Corporate & Business Law (English)
- Business Taxation (UK)
- Financial Management & Control
- Financial Reporting*
- Audit & Internal Review*
PART 3 (Options) (Current syllabus)
- Audit & Assurance Services*
- Advanced Taxation (UK)
- Performance Management
- Business Information Management
PART 3 (Core) (Current syllabus)
- Strategic Business Planning & Development
- Advanced Corporate Reporting*
- Strategic Financial Management
- Full-time Courses - International variants will be taught for Papers 1.1, 2.5, 2.6 and 3.1 and 3.6.
- Part-time (Evening/Weekend) & Revision Courses - UK and international variants will be taught on Papers 2.5, 2.6 and 3.1. The international variant will be taught for Paper 1.1 and the UK variant for Paper 3.6.
- Part-time (Day Release) Courses - International variants will be taught on Papers 1.1, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1 and 3.6.
ACCA NEW SYLLABUS 'ACCA QUALIFICATION'
Will be examined from December 2007
FUNDAMENTALS LEVEL (9 papers in total)
- KNOWLEDGE MODULE (all 3 papers)
- F1 Accountant in Business (AB)
- F2 Management Accounting (MA)
- F3 Financial Accounting (FA)
- SKILLS MODULE (all 6 papers)
- F4 Corporate and Business Law (CL)
- F5 Performance Management (PM)
- F6 Taxation (TX)
- F7 Financial Reporting (FR)
- F8 Audit and Assurance (AA)
- F9 Financial Management (FM)
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (5 papers in total)
- ESSENTIALS MODULE (all 3 papers)
- P1 Professional Accountant (PA)
- P2 Corporate Reporting (CR)
- P3 Business Analysis (BA)
- OPTIONS MODULE (any 2 papers)
- P4 Advanced Financial Management (AFM)
- P5 Advanced Performance Management (APM)
- P6 Advanced Taxation (ATX)
- P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)
International stream variants are taught on: Papers F3, F7,F8, P2 & P7.
UK variants are taught for Papers F6 & P6
F4 Is the English Law variant.
Students studying for the ACCA Qualification will be required to complete an online ethics training module developed by ACCA. Students will be given access to the Professional Ethics module by ACCA as soon as they become eligible to take Paper P1 and will be able to complete the module at their convenience.
Assessment : Assessment is by examinations set by ACCA.