This programme is aimed at preparing students with nine (F1-F9) exemptions/certificates for their Professional Level Examinations. Modules will be assessed using the required assessment strategies and guidelines set by ACCA.
The programme is designed to enable you to apply and evaluate financial principles and practices in different business contexts and situations.
- build on the fundamentals that introduce both financial and management accounting techniques.
- cover the main technical areas that all accountants are expected to master.
- explore advanced skills and techniques you need to excel at professional level.
ACCA qualifications have a worldwide reputation for excellence and the rigorous qualifications are recognised and respected across the globe. Employers seek out ACCA-trained professionals because they know they have the strategic thinking, technical skills and professional values to drive their organisations forward.
Bucks New University is proud of our Silver Learning Partner status by ACCA which enables us to deliver the professional papers.
This is a unique opportunity for our existing Accounting and Finance students and graduates, as well as accounting and finance professionals and students from other institutions, who aspire to pursue a career as a Chartered Accountant.
This qualification enables you to be part of a global professional body with a reputation for driving global standards of professionalism, ethics, integrity and accountability.
The ACCA accreditation improves your career prospects and allows you to work on a global stage, - because of ACCA’s world-class reputation.
Qualified ACCA members have flexibility in their career choice, and are able to work in any business sector from the financial services and public practice to the public and corporate sectors.
The ACCA Qualification is respected globally, and will help open doors to opportunities all over the world. It also gives you the flexibility to branch out into new areas and develop new skills throughout your career.
You will become a member of the world’s most forward-thinking accountancy body – the ACCA letters after your name show employers that you work to the highest professional and ethical standards.
You will get support throughout your studies along with access to world-class resources, forums, insight and advice. This will continue throughout your professional career.
Students will have access to networking opportunities, as well as the chance to learn from visiting lecturers and guest speakers.
Teaching and assessment
We deliver this programme on a part-time basis, mainly evenings and weekends, offering you the flexibility to pursue a course that will enhance your career whilst balancing your professional and personal commitments.
This programme is aimed at preparing ACCA students with nine (F1 – F9) exemptions for their Professional Level Examinations only. The assessments are not written, approved or assessed by Bucks New University.
The course will consist of of a combination of lectures and interactive seminars with additional online materials and ACCA approved teaching resources.
The ACCA qualification is divided into two levels – Fundamental and Professional.
The Fundamentals level is divided into two modules – Knowledge and Skills and includes nine modules in total.
The Professional level is divided into two levels – Essentials and Options. To complete the Professional level you are expected to complete two essential modules namely Strategic Business Leader (SBL) and Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) and choose a further two from the Options level (options are: Advanced Financial Management (P4), Advanced Performance Management (P5), Advanced Taxation (P6) and Advanced Audit and Assurance (P7). The Options papers are specialised papers and they cover, in depth, the specialist areas of professional accountancy, namely: financial management, performance management, tax, and audit and assurance.
What are the course entry requirements?
We welcome applications from anyone with nine (F1-F9) exemptions /certificates. Bucks students who have successfully completed their BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance are eligible for this course.
- Strategic Business Reporting
- Strategic Business Leader
- Advanced Financial Management (optional)
- Advanced Performance Management (optional)
- Advanced Taxation (optional)
- Advanced Audit & Assurance (optional)
How much does it cost
Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.
You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.
How do I apply?
For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks