About ACCA

Entry Requirements

There are var­i­ous entry points into the ACCA qual­i­fi­ca­tion, depend­ing on your pre­vi­ous aca­d­e­mic qual­i­fi­ca­tions and age.

Min­i­mum entry requirements 

Matric cer­tifi­cate — 3 advanced passes and 2 inter­me­di­ate passes (includ­ing Eng­lish and Mathematics).

Graduate-​entry route 

Rel­e­vant degree hold­ers from ACCA accred­ited insti­tu­tions may be exempted from up to nine exams within the Fun­da­men­tals level and may even reg­is­ter directly at the Pro­fes­sional level. Degrees with some rel­e­vance may also qual­ify for exemp­tions. Visit the ACCA web­site to check what exemp­tions you may be eli­gi­ble to claim.

Access to ACCA via the FIA qualification
  • no aca­d­e­mic qual­i­fi­ca­tions required
  • through Foun­da­tions In Account­ing, achieve cer­tifi­cates and diplo­mas along the way before pro­gress­ing onto the ACCA Qualification.


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