Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

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ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants


Programme details: ACCA is a great choice for professional development. It can offer you excellent job prospects. Because accountants play a central function in any business, accountancy offers you prestige and responsibility. Apart from successfully passing the papers, you will also need to complete three years relevant experience. A complete ACCA is equivalent to a master’s degree.

Learning, Teaching & Assessment

Guided Learning: The students will be exposed to lectures, tutorials and supervised study by the teachers.

Lectures:The teacher will present materials either orally or by the use of other teaching aids.

Online Learning:The lecture notes, online tests, additional study material, discussion group and links to related subjects will be made available to students.

Independent Learning: The students will have to do self-directed independent learning where the teacher will be acting as a guide.

Assessment: This will be of various types. It could be written or objective type (multiple choice) or a combination of both. It could involve doing project works, interviews or be based on classroom activities and presentations.

Year 1: Semester 1 & 2

Semester 1

  • A6 - AF1 - 10: Accountant in Business
  • A6 - AF2 - 10: Management Accounting
  • A6 - AF3 - 10: Financial Accounting
  • A6 - FIP: Foundation in Professionalism

If a student exits after successful completion of semester 1 then the student is eligible for a ACCA - Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification

Semester 2

  • A7 - F04 - 10: Corporate and Business Law
  • A7 - F05 - 10: Performance Management

Year 2: Semester 3 & 4

Semester 3

  • A7 - F06 - 10: Taxation
  • A7 - F07 - 10: Financial Reporting

Semester 4

  • A7 - F08 - 10: Audit and Assurance
  • A6 - FPE - 13: Financial Performance (AAT Level IV)
  • A7 - F09- 10: Financial Management
  • A7 - FIP: Professional Ethics **

(If a student exits after successful completion of semester 1 then the student is eligible for a ACCA - Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business qualification)

Year 3: Semester 5 & 6

Semester 5

  • A8 - P01- 10: Governance, Risk & Ethics
  • A8 - P02- 10: Corporate Reporting
  • A8 - P03- 10: Business Analysis

Semester 6 (any two papers)

  • A8 - P04 - 10: Advanced Financial Management
  • A8 - P05 - 10: Advanced Performance Management
  • A8 - P07 - 10: Advanced Audit and Assurance

*The sequence of the papers being taught may be changed with the explicit permission of the Dean.

**To be done if the student did not complete or was exempted from A6 - FIP in semester 1.

The above information is true at the time of publishing.

For latest updates and for more details refer to the ACCA official website:


Admissions Criteria

1) Applicants are expected to have successfully completed secondary schooling. The typical entry requirement is BGCSE or IGCSE (in Botswana), LGCSE (in Lesotho) or other equivalent secondary school qualification.

2) Applicants in possession of a Diploma or Higher Diploma in related field will be given exemptions based on the credit point equivalency

3) For enquiries and more information please visit our General Admissions Information page

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