ACCA Courses Overview

The ACCA Qualification is designed to provide the accounting knowledge, skills and professional values which will deliver finance professionals who are capable of building successful careers across all sectors. Whether they are working in the public or private sectors, practicing in accounting firms, or pursuing a career in business. The ACCA Qualification is your route to professional status. Therefore, making a decision to study ACCA courses at Osborne Training will be one of the biggest decision you would make for your career.

How long is the ACCA Study program?

Depending on the entry point, the ACCA courses can take approximately 3 to 5 years to complete. However, it depends on whether the student is passing examinations regularly. Usually a working professional can undertake 2 modules every six months. And a full time student can undertake 4 modules of ACCA courses, if both pass the modules every six months without interruption.

ACCA Courses Assessment

Assessment is by external examination.

Mode of Attendance

Distance Learning through our Virtual Learning Campus.


Why Study ACCA at Osborne?

  • We are well known for quality, a highly recognised ACCA Tuition Provider in London
  • We have highly expert tutors
  • Free High quality study material
  • Books delivered to your address
  • Flexible payment  option – Installments available
  • Free exam preparation kit
  • Your CV will stand out from the crowd
  • Tutorial support from the tutor by email and phone
  • Student Discount Card from NUS*
  • Free Tablet PC for limited period

*Terms apply

Entry Requirements for ACCA Qualification

Three GCSEs and two A Levels in five separate subjects including maths and English or their equivalent are required for this accountancy qualification. Moreover, to start ACCA qualification and to attend ACCA exams, you must register with ACCA.

ACCA Exemptions

Holders of higher qualifications (including those who are AAT qualified and those who are relevant degree holders) may attract exemptions from some of the ACCA examinations. Please contact ACCA directly to for ACCA exemption queries.

Please note, to be eligible to enter the examinations you will need to register as a student with ACCA.

Progression upon completion

Upon completion of the Fundamental Level, and provided you have passed F6, F7 and F9 you can opt to undertake the BSc in Accounting from Oxford Brookes University before proceeding with the Professional papers. This degree has been jointly designed by the Oxford Brookes University and ACCA to meet the requirements of a degree and also those of a professional qualification giving you a leading edge to build a successful career.

Students of ACCA are now automatically registered for the Oxford Brookes University degree when they enroll with ACCA. As soon as they have completed the Fundamental Skills papers F1 to F9 of the ACCA’s professional examinations, and the Professional Ethics module, they may submit a “Research and Analysis Project” to Oxford Brookes University which will be assessed by the Oxford Brookes University Business School staff.

Brighter Future

Accounting is crucial to the functioning of organisations, the global economy and to the development of societies. We are at the leading edge of Accounting & Finance developments at Osborne Training and this innovation is reflected in our study resources. Our study resources are highly rated by professional accountants. Our study package includes traditional technical accounting & finance study material prepared by qualified accountants from professional body like ACCA. Therefore, our aim is to produce well-rounded professional leaders of the future.

Accounting jobs you could qualify for

  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Finance Executive
  • Audit Manager

In these roles you could earn on average £56,000 per year (Source: Reed Salary Checker 2016)

ACCA Courses Fees

You can pay for the course fees in the following ways

  • Self Funded
  • Private Education Loan
  • Employer-Funded

Finally, please get in touch to find out the course fees and whether you qualify for the course by calling on 0203 608 7179 or fill out the “Get Course Information Kit” form within this page. One of our specialist course adviser will get back to you within 1 working day.







Course Contents

There are two modules at this level.

ACCA Knowledge Module

This is suitable for anyone looking to do an introductory qualification in accounting and finance, including school leavers or those already working in accounts’ support roles. On passing this module, you will be awarded the Diploma in Accounting and Business.

  • F1 Accountant in Business
  • F2 Management Accounting
  • F3 Financial Accounting (INT)

ACCA Skills Module

On passing this module, you will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business.

  • F4 Corporate and Business Law (UK)
  • F5 Performance Management
  • F6 Taxation (UK)
  • F7 Financial Reporting (INT)
  • F8 Audit and Assurance (INT)
  • F9 Financial Management

There are four Essentials papers plus two Option papers to be completed at this level.


  • P1 Government, Risk and Ethics
  • P2 Corporate Reporting (INT)
  • P3 Business Analysis


(Choose two from four)

  • P4 Advanced Financial Management
  • P5 Advanced Performance Management
  • P6 Advanced Taxation (UK)
  • P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance (INT)

For further information on the contents of each paper you may visit ACCA website.