Preparatory Course for ACCA

London School of Business & Finance (LSBF) is known as one of the more popular choices for ACCA tuition provision, offering students all they need to confidently pass their ACCA examinations –  highly experienced tutors, exam-based study materials, flexible study arrangements, and much more, all designed with the student in mind.

That is why LSBF in Singapore has been awarded with the Platinum Approved Learning Partner Status by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).  The highest and most prestigious form of recognition of a tuition provider’s quality and success in teaching and supporting students throughout their ACCA qualification.

LSBF is proud to offer our students the opportunity to study towards an ACCA qualification. Our flexible approach means that when students study with us, their personal and professional commitments won’t be affected; meaning both our students and their employers will benefit from our unique approach to teaching.

The Preparatory Course for ACCA gives students an excellent start in core accountancy skills and can help them to gain more specialist knowledge to build a successful career in finance. Students who study the ACCA may also choose to gain a BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University.

Entry Requirement

We can offer you various entry points on to the ACCA Qualification, depending on your previous academic qualifications.

Professional Examination Route (PER)

  • 18 years old and above

Plus any of the following:

  • Two GCE 'A' Levels and three GCE 'O' Levels or their equivalent (in five separate subjects including English and Mathematics), or
  • Polytechnic Diploma, or
  • Recognised University degree, or
  • LCCI - Passed three Level 3 subjects (or a Group Diploma) plus two Level 2 subjects (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics, or
  • Preparatory Course for ACCA - Diploma in Accounting and Business

Graduate-entry route

Relevant degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempted from all nine exams within the Fundamentals level and register directly at the Professional level. Degrees with some relevance may also qualify for exemptions.

English Language

ACCA classes are conducted in English. If you do not have:

  • IELTS score of 5.5 and above
  • TOEFL IBT score of 74 and above or its equivalent
  • Proof of minimum 12 years of education with English as a medium of instruction

You are encouraged to enrol for LSBF's English language programme before you embark on the ACCA qualification. Please contact our Education Consultants for more information on the English placement tests.

For more information on the entry requirement, please refer to

Course Syllabus

ACCA consists of 16 papers, divided into four modules.

  • Knowledge - 3 papers
  • Skills – 6 papers
  • Essentials – 3 papers
  • Options – 2 papers (from a choice of 4)

Student are required to complete all papers from the Knowledge, Skills and Essential modules sequentially and 2 out of 4 papers from the optional module. For full list of all papers, please click here.

Course Duration

36 Months
Part-time: 36 Months

Local Student Course Fees
Module/ Papers Description Course Fee (Inclusive of GST & FPS)
Jan 2016 Intake
Full-time & Part-time Courses Revision Courses
F1 Accountant in Business S$560 S$240
F2 Management Accounting S$560 S$240
F3 Financial Accounting S$560 S$240
F4 Corporate and Business Law (Singapore) S$690 S$360
F5 Performance Management S$690 S$360
F6 Taxation (Singapore) S$690 S$360
F7 Financial Reporting  S$690 S$360
F8 Audit & Assurance  S$690 S$360
F9 Financial Management S$690 S$360
P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics S$800 S$400
P2 Corporate Reporting (Singapore) S$800 S$400
P3 Business Analysis S$800 S$400
Options (Choose any 2 papers)
P4 Advanced Financial Management S$800 S$400
P5 Advanced Performance Management S$800 S$400
P6 Advanced Taxation (Singapore) S$800 S$400
P7 Advanced Audit & Assurance (Singapore) S$800 S$400

For more information, please call +65 6580 7700 to consult our friendly Education Consultant.

International Student Course Fees
Module/ Papers Description Course Fee (Inclusive of GST & FPS)
Jan 2016 Intake (Including Nov Revision)
Full-time Courses
F1 Accountant in Business S$800
F2 Management Accounting S$800
F3 Financial Accounting S$800
F4 Corporate and Business Law S$1,050
F5 Performance Management S$1,050
F6 Taxation (Singapore) S$1,050
F7 Financial Reporting  S$1,050
F8 Audit & Assurance  S$1050
F9 Financial Management S$1050
P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics S$1200
P2 Corporate Reporting (Singapore) S$1200
P3 Business Analysis S$1200
Options (Choose any 2 papers)
P4 Advanced Financial Management S$1200
P5 Advanced Performance Management S$1200
P6 Advanced Taxation (Singapore) S$1200
P7 Advanced Audit & Assurance (Singapore) S$1200

New Students - No discounts

Continuing Students - No discount for less than 3 papers / 10% off for 3-5 papers / 20% off for 6 papers or more.

Transfer Students - No discounts for less than 5 papers / 15% off for 6 papers or more.

Discounts valid until Dec 19, 2015 for Jan, 2016 Intake.

For more information, please call +65 6580 7700 to consult our friendly Education Consultant.

Course Assessment

You will be given a mock test per paper during course of study, as well as regular homework assignments and in-class exercises.

Mode of Delivery

The programme is delivered via lectures, simulations and directed independent study.

Award of Certificate

The Certificate is awarded by ACCA.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, work opportunities for students include:

  • Audit
  • Financial and Credit Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accounting
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Treasury Management
Student Pathways

Students can go on to pursue the ACCA/Oxford Brookes University BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting - Mentorship Programme.

Teacher Student Ratio
1 : 376 (maximum)*

*Students should note that some ACCA papers may have a lower student-teacher ratio.

Why study with LSBF?

ACCA Platinum Provider

LSBF in Singapore is an ACCA Approved Platinum Learning Partner, the highest and most prestigious form of recognition of a tuition provider’s quality and success in teaching students throughout their ACCA qualification.

Highly experienced tutors

We have highly experienced tutors who deliver an exceptional preparatory course to all of our students. We recruit only renowned lecturers in the industry, lecturers who have used their talent, expertise and passion to achieve impressive pass rates.

State-of-the-art city institute in Singapore’s Downtown Core

Studying at our Singapore institute, located in the Central Business District, you’ll be right in the heart of the city, surrounded by modern architecture and within easy reach of everything that Singapore has to offer. Our GB Building Institute is just 5 minutes from Tanjong Pagar MRT station.

HD Videos recorded by our Star Tutors

A series of online videos will be recorded by our local tutors in order to fully support our students. This will provide the option of studying at your own time and pace as students may watch them as many times as they wish for greater understanding and retention of key concepts.

Flexible learning

We firmly believe that our students should be able to choose the way they study, customising their course to suit their needs. Hence, we offer full-time classes, part-time classes and studies through our interactive system from UK. With LSBF Online, our students will have access to hundreds of hours of lectures, all just a click away.

Never Miss a Note™

Our students will never have to worry about missing a class again as tutor notes are made available in soft copy. Reviewing class notes and lessons is a superb way to consolidate learning and make absolutely certain each topic has been understood fully.

Mock Examination

To ensure exam success and to enable students to track their progress, each course includes a mock examination, allowing the students to test themselves and better prepare for their ACCA examinations.

ACCA Prize Winner Reward

LSBF believes in rewarding students for their hard work and achievements. If you become our next ACCA Prize Winner and choose to continue to study with us, you’ll receive a prize winner reward* from us.

Next intakes

  • Full-time - Jan 2016
  • Part-time - Jan 2016


  • Full-time: 36 Months
  • Part-time: 36 Months


Please click here to view the schedule

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