Botswana Accountancy College BAC ACCA
The ACCA Qualification is a global qualification that provides accounting knowledge, skills and professional values relevant to successful careers across all sectors, whether one works in the public or private sectors, practicing in accounting firms, or pursuing a career in business. ACCA is the fastest growing internationally recognised qualification that prepares one to work in any sector.
BGCSE – A minimum of 14 points (BB or better in A level or BGCSE grades in English & Maths).
PROGRESSION (Fundamental Level)
AAT Graduates/ACCA Foundation/ Accounting Degree/ BCom
The length of time it takes to qualify as an ACCA member depends on a student. Students can take a maximum of four exams every six months. Combining studies with working full-time enables students to simultaneously gain practical experience requirement also necessary for membership. On average, an individual registering with the minimum entry requirements, working full-time and studying on a part-time basis would take approximately 3 to 4 years to gain their ACCA Qualification.
The programme progresses through three stages: The Knowledge level, The Fundamentals level and finally the professional level. Students will need to complete 14 papers in total to qualify. BAC offers most of the ACCA courses that lead to chartered accountancy.
1. FIA Foundation In Accounting
FA1 Recording Financial Transactions
MA1 Management Information
FA2 Maintaining Financial Records
MA2 Managing Costs and Finance
FAB Accountant in Business
FMA Management Accounting
FFA Financial Accounting
2. Fundamental level
Corporate and Business Law (F4)
Performance management (F5)
Business Taxation (F6)
Financial Reporting (F7)
Auditing and Assurance (F8)
Financial Management (F9)
3. Professional Level
Professional Accountant (P1)
Corporate Reporting (P2)
Business Analysis (P3)
4. Professional level (only two options
Advanced Financial Management (P4)
Advanced performance Management (P5)
Advanced Taxation (P6)
Advanced audit and Assurance (P7)
Learner centred approach Question based learning Scenario based
Students will sit and pass 14 papers in total. A maximum of nine papers in the Fundamen-tals level are available for exemptions.