FOUNDATION DIPLOMA (ACCA)
ACCA has announced the launch of the new Foundation Diploma in Pakistan and ,available from 9 May 2013. If you want a rewarding career in finance and accountancy and have no previous qualifications, then the Foundation Diploma is a great place to start. Once you’ve completed it, you’ll be automatically transferred to the ACCA Qualification and given exemptions from the first three exams.
Five great reasons to choose the Foundation Diploma
1. Fast-track to the ACCA Qualification
The Foundation level is the best preparation for the ACCA Qualification if you don’t have any other qualifications or experience. So if your ultimate goal is the ACCA Qualification, then starting with the Foundation Diploma will give you essential knowledge to help you pass. You will be automatically transferred onto the ACCA Qualification, free of charge, and given exemptions from the first three exams when you complete the Foundation Diploma.
2. Starting out at the right level
You could start the Foundation Diploma after completing O’ Levels, Matriculation or Intermediate if you are based in Pakistan; or O’ Levels or S.S.C exam if you are based in Bangladesh. These qualifications will give you a good basis from which to start your Foundation Diploma studies.
3. Earn more money
ACCA’s Foundation Diploma is your first step to becoming a professional accountant. You’ll get a better job and be paid more if you have a qualification in a profession that is in demand (like Accountancy). ACCA’s Students and affiliates salary and career survey 2012 reported that ACCA students and affiliates around the world frequently earn salaries that exceed the national average across professions, and they expect their salaries to increase as they progress through their studies. Qualifications awarded by ACCA are recognised, respected and in demand by all sorts of employers around the world.
4. Fast and flexible
With computer-based exams available throughout the year and paper exams twice a year, you could complete the entire Foundation Diploma and be registered as an ACCA students in less than 12 months. And there’s no time limit on completing the exams so you really can fit studying around your work and personal life.
You pay for your exams fees and tuition at each level as you go along, so there are no big upfront costs. The Foundation Diploma is a lower cost alternative to studying at University, and you can study and work at the same time. You will be transferred free of charge onto the ACCA Qualification once you’ve completed it, with free exemptions for F1, F2 and F3.
The new ACCA Foundation Diploma consists of seven exams and the Foundations in Professionalism online module:
- FA1 – Recording Financial Transactions
- MA1 – Management Information
- FA2 – Maintaining Financial Records
- MA2 – Managing Costs and Finance
- FAB – Accountant in Business
- FMA – Managment Acounting
- FFA – Financial Accounting
To gain the Foundation Diploma and be eligible for the ACCA Qualification you must pass all seven exams and complete the Foundations in Professionalism online module. Foundation in Professionalism
Foundations in Professionalism
Foundations in Professionalism is an online interactive module that is designed to understand the meaning and importance of professionalism and ethics in the profession. This module has to be completed just once before or after completing the exams components of any or all of the above qualifications that students are aiming for.
ACCA Foundation Diploma With Intermediate
ACCA Foundation Diploma with Intermediate is a combination of intermediate approved by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen, Islamabad (IBCC) and the ACCA Foundation Diploma UK.
Why ACCA Foundation Diploma with Intermediate?
Further advantages of ACCA Foundation Diploma with Intermediate:
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