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Accounting and Finance (ACCA route), Advanced Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
Abingdon, United Kingdom
The Accounting and Finance (ACCA route) at the BPP University is the perfect start for future accountants who want to achieve exemptions from ACCA, a globally-recognised qualification.
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Successful completion of this The Accounting and Finance (ACCA route) at the BPP University, or completion of the third term alone with exemptions, will earn you an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance. It will also secure your status of being part exam-qualified from the ACCA.

Why choose this programme?

The Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance [ACCA route] programme is fully accredited by the ACCA. It is designed so course modules are aligned with ACCA Knowledge and Skills exams along with the following benefits:

  • Avoid double assessments by studying our ACCA Approved Content which has been aligned to ACCA syllabus and sitting ACCA exams
  • Flexible entry points reflecting any ACCA exams you have already completed or exemptions you currently hold
  • Successful completion results in ACCA AB-FM exemptions and an Advanced Diploma*
  • Benefit from an approach that’s supported by ACCA and other global accounting institutes
  • Learning materials are provided by BPP Learning Media, an ACCA Approved Provider for content

Progression upon completion

Upon successful completion of this programme you can choose from one of the following:

  • Join our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme at stage 3, which enables you to earn a full honours degree
  • Join our MSc Accounting and Finance, which accepts completion or exemption from ACCA papers (AB to FM) as a valid point of entry - students opting to study the MSc Accounting and Finance will have the opportunity to study for the ACCA Professional Level Papers alongside their Master’s degree
  • Join our ACCA Professional Level Papers programme that prepares you for the ACCA Professional Level exams

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Accountant in Business 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Corporate and Business Law 
  • Performance Management 
  • Taxation 
  • Financial Reporting
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Financial Management 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Those wishing to apply for this programme will require:

  • Two A-Levels and three GCSEs or equivalent (grade 4/C or above) in five separate subjects, including maths and English; OR
  • A Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) qualification (with which students will enter directly into term 2); OR
  • Passes/exemptions in any ACCA Knowledge and Skills paper (AB-FM) but haven’t fully completed the level. This will allow students to enter the course in either term 2 or term 3 depending on the number of completed papers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6408 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8010 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6408 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8010 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
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