The ACCA Qualification is designed to provide the accounting knowledge, skills and professional values which will deliver finance professionals who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors, whether they are working in the public or private sectors, practicing in accounting firms, or pursuing a career in business. In order to qualify as an ACCA member, you will complete14 exams (nine of which are eligible for exemption), relevant practical experience and with a Professional Ethics module.
You will need to complete 14 papers in total. A maximum of nine papers in the Fundamentals level are available for exemption.
FUNDAMENTALS (nine papers in total)
F1 Accountant in Business
F2 Management Accounting
F3 Financial Accounting
F4 Corporate and Business Law
F5 Performance Management
F7 Financial Reporting
F8 Audit and Assurance
F9 Financial Management
PROFESSIONAL (five papers in total)
P1 Professional Accountant
P2 Corporate Reporting
P3 Business Analysis
Options (two to be completed)
P4 Advanced Financial Management
P5 Advanced Performance Management
P6 Advanced Taxation
P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance
Minimum age 18, two A Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics. Mature Student Entry Route (MSER) is for over age 21, no academic qualifications required, must pass the equivalent of Papers F2, Management Accounting and F3, Financial Accounting within two years before further progression to the ACCA exams is permitted. Graduate-entry route-relevant degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempted from all nine exams within the Fundamentals level and register directly at the Professional level. Non-relevant degrees may also qualify for some exemptions. Access to ACCA via CAT qualification, minimum age 16, no academic qualifications required, Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification first and then transfer to the Skills module of the ACCA Qualification by claiming exemption from the first three papers in the Knowledge module.
September, January, April
* All international students must have good strength in English language to follow up the course successfully otherwise, they have to undergo an English Language programme until they meet the required standard.