ACCA – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK)

If you have decided that ACCA is the route for you to progress your career, then learn the basic procedures of the registration for a student.

ACCA is the global body for professional accountants with over 154,000 members and 432,000 students in 170 countries worldwide.

With the choice to study a professional accountancy qualification with ACCA which will provide you with an extensive skills and knowledge relevant to any business and 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 in the corporate business world. This is essential because the profession is moving towards strengthened codes of conduct, regulation and legislation and that’s why ACCA qualification has an increased focus on professionalism and ethics in accounting which is being highly evaluated at the highest level in the ACCA Qualification. This is a main part of the practical experience one must complete to qualify with ACCA.

ACCA recorded that it has 200,000 members and 486,000 students in 180 countries, helping them to develop their skills for successful careers in accounting and business. The ACCA’s mission is to:

1. Provide opportunity and access to people around the world and support their members throughout their careers in accounting, business and finance.

2. Achieve and promote the highest professional, ethical and governance standards.

3. Advance the public interest.

4. Be a global leader in the profession.

Am I eligible to embark on ACCA?

Yes – if you meet the minimum entry requirements which is:

Two A Levels and three GCSEs (or their equivalent)
These need to be in five separate subjects including English and Maths
O/L Students can also apply through FIA

If you have a relevant degree from a recognized university you may be eligible to claim exemption from some of ACCA exams. You can apply for exemption and will depend on how much of ACCA syllabus you have already covered in your previous studies. Please note that no exemptions are awarded for any of the Professional level exams. For more details you are free to call us for career guidance at any time of the day.

Course Duration & Career Path

This will depend on what qualifications you have before you register for ACCA. The quickest way to become qualified is to simultaneously study while you study in school or work and study at the same time. If you can manage with the above time lines you could be able to become an ACCA member in the span of three or three and half years.

Course Options for Study

You can choose the flexible study options depending on how often you sit your exams and where you get your relevant practical experience. Once you qualify with ACCA you can gain exemption from parts of other academic qualifications, making it quicker for you to complete them.

Choose from a variety of different study options including:

  • Full-time courses
  • Part-time day or evening courses
  • Weekend courses
  • Revision courses

Additional support KBBS Campus offers

When you register as an ACCA student at our Campus, you will get access to a range of resources and support, including

  • Well-structured course tutorial materials.
  • Syllabus and study guides.
  • Past exam papers.
  • Facebook – where you can network with their students with free Internet access.
  • Mock Examinations class, the exam dates.
  • Guidance and support for finding relevant work experience.
  • Free scholarships for exceptionally performing students.
  • Free revisions class (Conditions apply)

How to become a professionally qualified ACCA Member?

The flowing path you need to complete:

Exams – A minimum of 14 exams (nine are eligible for exempting*)
Experience – Record 36 months’ experience in a relevant role.
Ethics – The Professional Ethics module.

*If you have any relevant similar qualifications at the same level, you can claim exeption maximum of nine modules (Knowledge Level and Skill Level).

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