AFD (ACCA Foundation Diploma With Intermediate)


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.

5. Affordable

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.

Exam structure

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?

  • ACCA Foundation Diploma with Intermediate ensures students make most of their time spent on their studies. It not only provides the student with the I.Com degree in lesser time and also prepares you better for the ACCA Foundation Diploma Course.  In 18 months of ACCA Foundation Diploma with Intermediate gain:
  • Foundation Diploma from ACCA- UK
  • I.Com
  • Diploma in Accounting and Business from ACCA- UK

Further advantages of ACCA Foundation Diploma with Intermediate:

  • Route to multiple qualifications: Advance Diploma in Accounting and Business from ACCA-UK ,  BSc Hons from Oxford Brookes University  (HEC Recognized), ACCA Affiliate Certification, MSc in Professional  Accountancy from the University of London (HEC recognized)
  • Time Saving
  • Cost Saving
  • 3 Exemptions in ACCA

Important Contacts

ACCA Student Services UK OFFICE

2-Central Quay, 89 Hyde Park Street,Glasgow G3 8BW UK

Tel:+ 44(0) 141 582 2000
Fax:+ 44(0) 141 582 2222


Office No. 5, 2nd Floor, SNS Centre,Fazal-ul-Haq Road, Blue Area,Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel:+92 (0) 51 111-222-275
Fax:+92 (0) 51 32876605


61-C Main Gulberg, Main Boulevard, Lahore 54660 Pakistan

Tel:+92 (0) 42 111-222-275/ 35759129 / 35714361
Fax:+92 (0) 42 35759346