Preparatory Course for ACCA

In the UK, 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.

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 www.accaglobal.com

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

Duration
Full-time:
36 Months
Part-time: 36 Months

Intakes
For June examination: January, February and May (revision) annually
For December examination: July, August and November (revision) annually

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?

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.

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.

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 free paper enrolment for every paper you’ve won*
  • 40% discount for subsequent paper enrolment(s)*

* Redemption of prizes must be utilised in the immediate intake following announcement of exam results

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.

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.

Studio-recorded HD video^

LSBF in UK is proud to offer students the entire ACCA syllabus in HD-video recordings, for the international variant (except F4, F6 and P6 papers). Students will have access to hours of video recordings, which will serve as an effective study tool especially during the critical time before examinations.

*Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.
^ By LSBF Online in UK

Next intakes

  • Full-time - July 2014
  • Part-time - July 2014

Duration

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

Schedule

Please click here to view the schedule

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