Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA)

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The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the global body for professional accountants. Its aim is to offer business-relevant qualifications around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

To achieve an ACCA qualification, you will need to complete 14 papers in total. A maximum of 9 papers in the Fundamentals level are available for exemption.

Key Facts
COURSE DURATION2 Years
COURSE TYPEProfessional programmes
MNQF LEVEL9
LEARNING MODEFull Time
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Applied Knowledge: 2 A'level pass and 3'Olevel pass (*Must include O'L English & Maths) OR CAT (Intermediate level)
  • Applied Skills: Applied Knowledge level OR Bachelors degree or Masters degree (Approved by ACCA) 
  • Strategic Professional: Applied Skills level OR Bachelors degree or Masters degree (Approved by ACCA) 
COURSE OVERVIEW

Villa College tuition fee:

  • Applied Knowledge (F1, F2 and F3) Tuition Fee: MRF 3500 per module
  • Applied Skills (F4, F5, F6, F7, F8 & F9) Tuition Fee: MRF 4500 per module  
  • Applied Professional (P1 - P6) Tuition Fee: MRF 8000 per module 
STRUCTURE

APPLIED KNOWLEDGE

The three papers at this level are:

  • F1 - Accounting in Business (AB)
  • F2 - Manager Accounting (MA)
  • F3 - Financial Accounting (FA)

 

APPLIED SKILLS

The six papers at this level are:

  • 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)

 

APPLIED PROFESSIONAL

Five papers in Total

  • Essentials
    • P1 - Straregic Business Leader
    • P2 - Straregic Business Reporting
  • Options (Two to be completed)
    • P3 - Advance Financial Management (AFM)
    • P4 - Advance Performance Management (CR)
    • P5 - Advanced Taxation (ATX)
    • P6 - Advanced Audit & Insurance (AAA)
OTHER FACTS / COMMENTS

HOW TO BECOME A CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANT WITH THE ACCA QUALIFICATION.

Choose to study ACCA and we will provide you with the skills and knowledge relevant to any business, which means you are free to choose which type of  accountancy role and organization you want to work for.

There is a strong focus on professional values, ethics and governance. This is essential because the profession is moving towards strengthened codes of conduct, regulation and legislation, which is why our qualification has an increased focus on professionalism and ethics in accounting.

Professionalism and ethics are examined at the highest level in the ACCA Qualification. It is also a main part of the practical experience you must complete to qualify.

To qualify as an ACCA member, you will need to complete:

  • exams - a minimum of five of 14 exams (nine are eligible for exemption*)
  • experience - record 36 months' experience in a relevant role
  • ethics - the Professional Ethics module.

*Nine of the exams which are part of the qualification will not need to be taken if you have other relevant qualifications at the same level. You will need to provide proof of your previous qualifications so you can claim exemptions.

GET QUALIFICATIONS ALONG THE WAY

On your way to ACCA membership, there are lots of qualifications you can gain along the way. This is a great way to show your knowledge and skills to employers and helps keep you on track and motivated.

You can achieve:

  • a Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • a BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Accounting awarded by Oxford Brookes University
FACUALTY / CENTREFaculty of Business Management (FBM)
AWARDING BODYAssociation of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
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