ACCA Fundamentals – Applied Skills

Course code: EXP038
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Work towards your ACCA qualification and membership with this ACCA Fundamentals Applied Skills package.

  • Want to work anywhere in the world - ACCA has a worldwide reputation for excellence and their rigorous qualifications are recognised and respected across the globe. When you join them, you become part of our diverse body of more than 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries.
  • Want to stand out to the best employers - employers across the globe seek out ACCA-trained professionals – because they know they have the strategic thinking, technical skills and professional values to drive their organisations forward. ACCA work with more than 7,400 Approved Employers and 80 accountancy partnerships worldwide – and connect their members with thousands of vacancies through the ACCA Careers Job Board.
  • Want the support they need to succeed - the ACCA dedicated, 24-hour support service is available to answer questions or give advice. ACCA also provides its members with free, dedicated resources and materials through their website.
This course is only available to study online.
Course Overview

This course comprises of 6 modules:

  • Corporate and Business Law (F4)
  • Performance Management (F5)
  • Taxation (F6)
  • Financial Reporting (F7)
  • Audit and Assurance (F8)
  • Financial Management (F9)

This package contains 6 of the 13 modules you will need to complete in order to fully qualify as an ACCA member. 

Read our guide to the ACCA course and modules here: https://www.openstudycollege.com/variant/acca-guide 

Course Duration

Varies depending on enrolment date.

Course Outcome

Upon completion of your exams and the Ethics and Professional Skills module you will receive an ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business.

Entry Requirements

In order to study this course, you must have completed one of the following: - ACCA Applied Knowledge exams - ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) - Relevant Accounting or Finance degree level qualification. Proof of these qualifications need to be provided when registering with ACCA as a student.

Assessment

A mixture of progress tests and mock exams to prepare you for your exam.

Course Content

ACCA Corporate and Business Law Module – ACCA LW F4

  • Essential elements of legal systems
  • The law of obligations
  • Employment law
  • The formation and constitution of business organisations
  • Capital and the financing of companies
  • Management, administration and the regulation of companies
  • Insolvency law
  • Corporate fraudulent and criminal behaviour

ACCA Performance Management Module – ACCA PM F5

  • Information, technologies and systems for organisational performance
  • Specialist cost and management accounting techniques
  • Decision-making techniques
  • Budgeting and control
  • Performance measurement and control

ACCA Taxation Module – ACCA TX F6

  • The UK tax system and its administration
  • Income tax and NIC liabilities
  • Chargeable gains for individuals
  • Inheritance tax
  • Corporation tax liabilities
  • Value added tax (VAT)

ACCA Financial Reporting Module – ACCA FR F7

  • The conceptual and regulatory framework for financial reporting
  • Accounting for transactions in financial statements
  • Analysing and interpreting the financial statements of single entities and groups
  • Preparation of financial statements

ACCA Audit and Assurance Module – ACCA AA F8

  • Audit framework and regulation
  • Planning and risk assessment
  • Internal control
  • Audit evidence
  • Review and reporting

ACCA Financial Management Module – ACCA FM F9

  • The context and purpose of financial reporting
  • The qualitative characteristics of financial information
  • The use of double-entry and accounting systems
  • Recording transactions and events
  • Preparing a trial balance
  • Preparing basic financial statements
  • Preparing simple consolidated financial statements
  • Interpretation of financial statements
Extra Info

Assessment

During this course you will complete a number of progress tests and mock exams in preparation for your exams. You will need to sit an exam at the end of each module in order to achieve a pass.

Exams are not included in the cost of this course. You will need to book your exams directly with ACCA.

Course duration

Course duration varies for each module depending on enrolment date.

Study method

This course is offered on a distance learning basis, with access to required study materials and unlimited support from your personal tutor via email. Study at your own pace, wherever and whenever you choose.

Course outcome

On successful completion of your exams and the Ethics and Professional Skills module you will receive an ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business.

Awarding body

The ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is a global body for professional accountants. It is currently the world’s largest accountancy body, with nearly 700,000 members and students in 180 countries.

With a network of 83 offices and active centres around the world, the ACCA also have 57 global accountancy partnerships. Within Europe they are a recognised supervisory body for the purposes of licensing auditors and finance professionals in the European Union.

Q&As

In order to study this course, you must have completed one of the following: 

  • ACCA Applied Knowledge exams
  • ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4)
  • Relevant Accounting or Finance degree level qualification

Proof of these qualifications need to be provided when registering with ACCA as a student.

To complete the full ACCA qualification, you will need to complete a total of 36 month’s work experience in a relevant accounting or finance role. This work will need to be supervised and signed off by a practical experience supervisor. 

You can start your work experience at any time and can continue gaining experience after completion of your exams.

There may be exemptions depending on what qualifications you already have. To find out if you are eligible to claim for an exemption use the ACCA exemptions calculator that can be found here:

https://www.accaglobal.com/uk/en/help/exemptions-calculator.html 

Students will be required to pay a fee for each exam exemption, these can only be awarded by ACCA directly. 

  • Online learning platform
  • Video tutorials and webinars
  • Exam kit and progress tests
  • Personal study plan
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card

Registration fees and exams are not included in the cost of this course. You will need to book and pay for these directly with ACCA.

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