Choosing the right starting point
We have a range of entry points so if you’re an employer or a student, you or your trainees can progress their journey towards ACCA membership regardless of existing qualifications or work experience.
Whether you’re looking to take your first steps towards a career in finance, or you’re a finance professional looking to develop the strategic leadership capabilities to take your earning potential to the next level – ACCA has the right starting point for you.
The ACCA Qualification
If you have two A Levels and three GCSEs in five separate subjects including English and maths (or equivalent qualifications), you can start your studies at the ACCA Qualification which is ranked at Masters level and on completion you’ll become an ACCA member.
The ACCA Qualification is the world-leading accountancy qualification for aspiring financial professionals – providing students with the skills, knowledge, and values to have successful careers and lead the organizations they work with into the future.
In order to achieve the ACCA Qualification,
students have to complete a maximum of 13 exams, depending on prior experience and qualifications
complete an Ethics and Professional Skills module
evidence three years of practical work experience within a relevant role.
This means that students can complete the ACCA Qualification in a minimum of three years.
Foundations in Accountancy Qualifications
If you don’t have these qualifications, you can start at our Foundations in Accountancy qualifications and then progress onto the ACCA Qualification
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Employers trust ACCA professionals
When students complete the ACCA Qualification they’ll become an ACCA member. Joining the network of over 200,000 members and unlocking their potential to work in any sector, anywhere in the world.
Based on international accounting standards and independently benchmarked for quality, employers know that the ACCA Qualification produces forward-thinking finance professionals. With over 110 years of experience, they work with a network of over 7,400 Approved Employers and over 80 accountancy partnerships around the world. competency framework explains the skills students develop through the ACCA Qualification and the job roles and sectors they can work in.
Helping students and organizations unlock their potential
For students to maximize their chances of success
Our tuition providers are continually assessed by ACCA for the quality of their course delivery and there is face-to-face tuition to suit any individual or organization.
For students studying our Foundations in Accountancy Qualifications or starting the ACCA Qualification at its earliest level, we have an award-winning tuition platform AOC to support you with your studies.
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Flexible exams to fit around your schedule
We run a flexible exam schedule so that students can progress towards their goals at whatever pace they wish. Many of our exams are available on-demand or during our four exam sessions every March, June, September, and December.
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Applying for ACCA membership as a member of another professional body
If you’re a finance professional who already holds a recognized professional accountancy qualification, you may be eligible for accelerated entry to ACCA membership.