Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)


Department of Professional Studies


The ACCA is meant for all those who aspire to become professionals in any sector of business. As a Chartered Certified Accountant, you will be qualified to work in any aspect of finance or management in any business.

Examining Authorities

Association of chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK


Three to four years part-time.

Programme Content

Fundamental Level (9 papers)

(INT = International; GLO = Global; UK = United Kingdom Knowledge Module

  • BT/FBT Business and Technology 
  • MA/FMA Management Accounting
  • FA/FFA Financial Accounting (INT)
  • LW Corporate and Business Law (GLO)
  • PM Performance management
  • TX Taxation (UK)
  • FR Financial Reporting (INT)
  • AA Audit and Assurance(INT)
  • FM Financial Management

Strategic Professional Level (4 papers in total)

Strategic Professional ( Essentials ) :-
  • SBL Strategic Business Leaders
  • SBR Strategic Business Reporting
Strategic Professional ( Options ) :-
  • AFM Advanced Financial Management
  • APM Advanced Performance Management
  • ATX Advanced Taxation (UK)
  • AAA Advanced Audit and Assurance (INT) 
ACCA Professional Scheme

ACCA qualification concentrates on the vital skills of accounting, business & finance. The qualification has a simplified structure with flexible and convenient computer based examinations along with paper based examinations four sittings a year. The professional scheme is designed in a way where emphasis is given on professionalism, governance and ethics as these are valued and sort after skills in the professions of accounting & finance. Another key element is an innovative Practical Experience Requirement (PER), which reflects best global accounting practices.

The benefits are:

  • Qualification leading to membership of ACCA and the right to use the designatory letters ACCA.
  • Having set of competencies which will make you a complete finance professional.
  • Broad range of subjects designed to ensure high quality, relevant knowledge which can be applied throughout the career.
  • International accountancy qualification, relevant to national and global business environments, after passing examinations based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Additional Opportunities

Students studying ACCA qualification will have the unique opportunity of gaining additional qualifications on their journey towards completing ACCA qualification.

Diploma in Accounting & Business:

Awarded on completion of the first 3 papers of ACCA along with the completion of professionalism and ethics module called Foundations in Professionalism.

Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Business:

Awarded upon completion of the first 9 papers of ACCA along with completion of professionalism and ethics module called Foundations in Professionalism.

Bsc Degree in Applied Accounting

Through ACCA’s unique partnership with Oxford Brookes University, ACCA students can gain a B.Sc.(Hons) degree in Applied Accounting, on completion of all 9 papers of the Fundamentals Level and the Professional ethics module and after submitting a Research and Analysis Project to the University for Assessment.

M.Sc. in Professional Accountancy from University of London

 Students who have successfully completed the Strategic Professional Essential Exams are eligible to take up M.Sc. from University of London by taking 2 modules each assessed via course work and exam and then have
to complete and pass the Strategic Financial Project.Affiliates and the members have to complete and pass the strategic Financial Project (for more information visit: 

Oxford Brookes Global MBA 

ACCA members who have three years of professional/managerial work experience can study online Global MBA from Oxford Brookes University in 21 months. It is assignment based and 2 exams with 2 face-to face workshops. (For more information visit: middle-east/en/qualifications/glance/mba/overview.html) 

July/August for December examination December/January for June examination

Contact Details
  • Mr Vaheed Z Ubaidullah - Acting Director
    Professional Studies Department Tel: 22059825
  • Ms.Sujatha Bhat, Program Leader for ACCA & FIA
    Tel: 22059839, Mob: 92342318
  • ACCA Connect
          Phone no. +44 (0) 141 582 2000<
          Email Address:
          Address: 11 Queen Street , Glasgow, G1 3BX, UK

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