ACCA

Qualification information

Why ACCA?

 

ACCA members are strategic thinkers with high ethical integrity, strong financial know-how and the right business acumen.

 

To become an ACCA member, you have an exciting journey ahead: The ACCA Qualification.

 

This journey will take you through a combination of exams, ethics and experience that will make a difference in today’s fast-paced business world.

 

When you qualify, you will become a member of the world’s most forward-thinking accountancy body and by develloping your skills it will open doors to opportunities all over the world

 

 

ACCA Exams we offer at our centre:

 

 

Applied Knowledge

The Applied Knowledge exams provide students with a broad introduction to the world of finance and develop your essential understanding and techniques in accounting.  These exams are:

 

Accountant in Business (AB)

Management Accounting (MA)

Financial Accounting (FA)

 

Applied Skills

The Applied Skills exams build on existing knowledge and understanding and develop strong, broad and practical finance skills required of future strategic professional accountant in any sector or industry. At our centre we only offer:

 

Corporate and Business Law (LW)

 

 

Foundation-level awards

Our Foundation-level awards are made up of certificates and diplomas that you can obtain as you progress through the exams. Here are the exams you will need to take and the awards you can achieve on the way.

 

ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 2)

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 2) is awarded on the completion of exams Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) and Management Information (MA1), and also Foundations in Professionalism.

 

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 2) is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in:

 

  • a junior accounts clerk/junior bookkeeper role in an SME
  • a range of junior accounting administration roles within an accounting department of a larger organisation or financial shared service centre

 

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 2) is broadly equivalent to GCSE level.

 

Exams

FA1 Recording Financial Transactions

MA1 Management Information

 

 

ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 3)

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 3) is awarded on the completion of exams Maintaining Financial Records (FA2) and Managing Costs and Finance (MA2), and also Foundations in Professionalism.

 

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 3) is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in:

 

  • Accounting administration roles in small, medium or large enterprises in private practice, the corporate or public sectors.
  • Various roles in financial or cost and management accounting within an accounting department of a larger organisation or in financial shared services or Global Business Services (GBS) centres.

 

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 3) is broadly equivalent to ‘A’ level.

 

Exams

FA2 Maintaining Financial Records

MA2 Managing Costs and Finance

 

 

ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4)

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) is awarded on the completion of the exams Accountant in Business (FAB), Financial Accounting (FFA), Management Accounting (FMA) and Foundations in Professionalism.

 

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in the following types of roles:

 

  • basic bookkeeping
  • trainee accountant in a commercial organisation or accounting practice
  • accounts clerk in public sector.

 

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) is broadly equivalent to HND level/ the first year of a degree.

 

Exams

FAB Accountant in Business

FFA Financial Accounting

FMA Management Accounting

 

Exam fees

Accountant in Business AB £    103.00
Management Accounting MA £    103.00
Financial Accounting FA £    103.00
Corporate and Business Law LW £    115.00
ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 2) FA1 and MA1 £      77.00
ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (RQF Level 3) FA2 and MA2 £      77.00
ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) FAB, FMA and FFA £    103.00

 

 

An exam entry fee must be paid for each exam you enter.

Please note, if you are taking examinations at either a special centre or an unlisted special centre you will be required to pay any additional local invigilation and accommodation fees involved.

These fees are normally paid direct to the Exam Supervisor in advance of the exam date.

 

Exam regulations and progression rules

The following exam entry regulations apply:

  • all deadlines for exam entry are midnight UK time
  • you cannot amend exam entries that were submitted during the late entry period
  • exam progression rules.

You should read the exam progression rules before you enter for exams.

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