ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
ACCA is a global accountancy qualification with Fundamental and Professional modules having close to 147000 members, 424000 students and acceptance in more than 170 countries.
ACCA offers business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world. The ACCA Qualification is designed to provide the knowledge, skills and professional values which will deliver finance professionals who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors.
The ACCA Qualification is an asset which the members have invested heavily in throughout their years of training. ACCA maintain the value of this investment by building our international reputation for excellence, integrity and relevance with policy makers, regulators and employers across all sectors of the accountancy profession.
ACCA qualifications are examined to the highest consistent global standards in over 170 countries and are based on international accounting standards. ACCA offers a range of entry and exit points and a suite of qualifications ensuring that all levels of accountancy, finance and management expertise are catered for.
Adapted papers are offered in financial accounting and auditing, as well as variant papers that test local law and tax. It is this application of consistent global standards combined with flexible training routes and locally relevant options that enables ACCA to remove artificial barriers and provide access to the profession to such a diverse range of people.
ACCA programme structure
Total number of Subjects: 14
FUNDAMENTAL: Knowledge Module: 3 Papers, Skill Module: 6 Papers
PROFESSIONAL: Essential Module: 3 Papers, Optional Module: 2 Papers
Knowledge Module Essential Module
F1 Accountant in Business P1 Professional Accountant
F2 Management Accounting P2 Corporate Reporting
F3 Financial Accounting P3 Business Analyst
Skill Module Optional Module
F4 Corporate and Business Law (Any two subjects only)
F5 Performance Management P4 Advanced Financial Management
F6 Taxation P5 Advanced Performance Management
F7 Financial Reporting P6 Advanced Taxation
F8 Audit and Assurance P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance
F9 Financial Management
Ethics Module 2-Hour Online Module
a) 10+2 Science or Commerce (65% in English & Maths /Accountancy and 50% for other subjects)
ACCA @ DCSMAT
Accelerated ACCA Programme- Three Years
B. Com First year (MG University, Kottayam) + Five papers of ACCA programme (F1, F2, F3, F4, F5)
B. Com Second year (MG University, Kottayam) + Five papers of ACCA programme (F6, F7, F8, F9, P1)
B. Com Third year (MG University, Kottayam) + Four papers of ACCA programme (P2, P3 Compulsory) (P4, P5, P6, P7- Any two)
ACCA Flexible programme- Four years
The course work can also be completed in an extended time frame of four years by spending more time on each paper. This is subject to the management approval at the required time within the framework of DCSMAT rules and regulations.