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ACCA Course Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Three GCSEs and two A levels in five separate subjects; including Mathematics and English.

ACCA Foundation Diploma Route

Students who have completed seven papers of AFD course will be transferred to ACCA, free of cost, and get exemption from 3 papers(BT, MA and FM).

Graduate Route

Degree holders of relevant fields will get exemptions on the basis of theirs majors.

ACCA COURSE FORMAT & CONTENT

KNOWLEDGE MODULE:

The Knowledge Module is made up of three papers and introduces you to the core areas of financial and management accounting as well as general business principles and theories. They are assessed by Computer Based Exams (available on demand).

1) Business organization, structure, governance and management. 2) Environmental influences and constraints on business and accounting 3) History and role of accounting in business 4) Specific functions of accounting and internal financial control 5) Leading and managing individuals and teams.
1) Cost classification, behaviour and purpose 2) Business mathematics and electronic spreadsheets 3) Cost-accounting techniques 4) Short-term decision making techniques
1) The context and purpose of financial reporting 2) The qualitative characteristics of financial information and the fundamental bases of accounting 3) The use of double entry and accounting systems 4) Recording transactions and events 5) Preparing a trial balance 6) Preparing basic financial statements 7) The basics of group accounting

SKILLS MODULE

The papers, with the exception of F4, are assessed by three-hour written exams, in March, June, September and December. F4 is a two hour exam, and the English and Global variants are also available as a Computer Based Exam on Demand

Develops your skills and knowledge of the general legal framework relating to business
Teaches you how to apply management accounting techniques to quantitative and qualitative information. It builds on the knowledge gained in paper Management Accounting, so you will need to re-familiarise yourself with topics such as absorption and marginal costing.
Helps you to develop knowledge and skills relating to the tax system, as it applies to individuals and companies.
Enables you to prepare, present, analyse and interpret financial statements which conform to International and UK standards. It builds on the knowledge gained in paper Financial Accounting. So if you are exempt from Financial Accounting, you are advised to revise double entry techniques before attending the Financial Reporting course.
Develops your knowledge and understanding of the process and application of undertaking an audit assurance engagement.
Gives you an understanding of what is expected of a finance manager, including issues affecting investment and financing.

PROFESSIONAL MODULE

Explores advanced professional skills, techniques and values that you will require to act as an expert accountant in an advisory or consultancy role at senior level. They are assessed by three-hour written exams, in March, June , September and December.

Teaches you how to evaluate financial reporting principles and practices. It builds on the knowledge gained in papers Strategic Business Reporting
Teaches you how to apply relevant knowledge, skills and ethical and professional judgment gained from previous papers when carrying out the role of an accountant. Teaches you how to apply knowledge and skills gained from previous papers to the assessment and implementation of business strategy.

OPTIONS MODULE

As the fourth level set of exams in the qualification, where you choose two papers from four, allowing you to specialise according to your chosen career path. They are assessed by three-hour written exams, in March, June, September and December.

Advanced Financial Management
Advanced Performance Management
Advance Taxation
Advanced Audit and Assurance