If you're looking to progress your career in corporate finance or accountancy...
Advance your position in the banking industry...
Or if it's your goal to become a fully-recognised Chartered Accountant...
Studying for the widely sought after and highly respected ACCA qualification is the perfect option for you.
And as a recognised and qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), you'll set yourself apart from other applicants seeking jobs in finance, accountancy and banking.
Plus, by studying for your ACCA with the Open Study College, you'll be supplied with your course materials, as well as the full support of a tutor throughout your studies. You can choose to receive your materials through the post, or easily access them online.
And, thanks to our flexible distance learning approach, you'll be able to study at your own pace and only take exams when you feel confident and comfortable that you'll be able to pass.
In fact, as you'll be responsible for booking your own exams with this particular course, you can decide exactly when you're ready to do so. As soon as you are ready, we'll help you contact ACCA to arrange the exams.
If you're interested in becoming a Chartered Accountant but you're looking for a more flexible approach to learning that fits around your busy schedule, this is the ideal course for you.
When you successfully complete this course you'll become a full member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a recognised Chartered Accountant.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is currently the largest recognised body for professional accountants in the world and works proactively to connect its members with employers.
You'll have three full years to complete your study for your ACCA certification, though there are options to extend that period if you require.
Thanks to our flexible distance learning approach, you'll be able to manage your study around your schedule, setting targets and deadlines that are right for you.
You can choose to receive your materials securely by post, or access them easily online. And in both cases you'll receive full, unlimited e-mail support from an experienced tutor who is there to help guide you through the qualification.
Throughout your study you'll also have access to our Student Support Team for any additional guidance you might require.
During your study ACCA certification, you'll cover a wide range of learning objectives that will arm you with a thorough understanding of the area.
You must complete 13 modules in all. There are 11 compulsory modules you must complete. In addition you must complete two further modules from a choice of three. This particular course inlcudes the additional modules P4 and P5 as detailed below:
Accountant in Business module (F1)
Management Accounting module (F2)
Financial Accounting module (F3)
Corporate and Business Law module (F4)
Performance Management module (F5)
Taxation module (F6)
Financial Reporting module (F7)
Audit and Assurance module (F8)
Financial Management module (F9)
ACCA Strategic Business Leader module (P1):
Strategic Business Reporting module (P2)
Advanced Financial Management module (P4)
Advanced Performance Management (P5)
To complete this qualifcation successfully, you'll be required to complete an exam at the end of each module.
Deadlines for exams are set by ACCA according to their timetables. (You can contact us directly to find out more about these.)
In addition to the exams, to complete the course you'll also be required to complete 36 months of relevant work experience during your study.
Your work experience will need to be supervised and signed off by a practical experience supervisor and it's important to remember you are also responsible for booking the exams, at a time when you feel confident and comfortable that you can successfully pass.
Yes it is. And the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the largest recognised body for professional accountants in the world.
To study for ACCA certification you'll need to provide evidence of having at least three GCSEs and two A Levels in five separate subjects, including Maths and English or their equivalent. Without these qualifications you'll be unable to study for an ACCA.
If you have a degree in accountancy or a recognised qualification of some kind, you might be exempt from having to complete some of the modules.
To find out if your existing qualifications qualify you for any module exemptions, you can use the exemption calculator on the official ACCA website.
Pretty much everything you need to pass the course successfully and get a recognised qualification. In some instances you may also be required to do some additional reading outside of the provided study materials.
With the online option, you'll receive:
With the study by mail option, you'll also receive
Remember, you'll also have online access to an experienced course tutor and you can always take advantage of our dedicated Student Support Team.
Not for this course. But you'll need to do some of your own research using the internet.
Yes, you'll need to take a standard ACCA exam at the end of each module.
You are responsible for booking the exams, but you can contact us directly to find out more about these.
The only thing that isn't covered in this course is the fees you'll need to pay to complete your exams.
You can study this course anywhere in the world. And the ACCA has over 400 exam centres in over 170 countries
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.
ACCA accreditation is an extremely sought after qualification that will help open many doors in your career.
As we said before, if you're interested in becoming a Chartered Accountant but you're looking for a more flexible approach to learning that fits around your busy schedule, this is the ideal course for you.
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