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Bachelors of Commerce - ACCA


The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is a global professional accounting body in United Kingdom that offers the “Chartered Certified Accountant” qualification. The ACCA qualification is a great way to start a career in Accounting and Finance because it is an internationally known course with updated/industry-relevant information. Unlike the Chartered Accountancy qualification in India, the ACCA qualification helps students to live and work in practically any country in the world.

ACCA is done in two levels: Fundamental and Professional

The fundamental level consists of nine courses. Three are of the knowledge level, and six are of the skill level. Knowledge Level papers are:

  • Business and Technology (BT): This course covers governance, management of the organization, the role of the accountants in the business, specific functions of financial control and accounting, team management, individual management, and the structure of the key environmental factors of accounting.
  • Management Accounting (MA): This course covers computer spreadsheets, business mathematics, natural cost management, the purpose of management accounting, classification of behaviour, and the ability to make decisions.
  • Financial Accounting (FA): Besides covering all the topics in MA, this course covers standard costs and budget.

The Skills Level or Applied Skills Papers are:

  • Corporate and Business Law (LW): This course covers the understanding of the legal systems. It contains all references related to the law, which are the essential elements of the legal system – law of obligation, employment law, formation and constitution of business organization, management and the regulation of the companies with the administration, insolvency law, corporate fraud, and criminal behavior.
  • Performance Management (PM): This course covers information and technologies of systems, management accounting techniques, decision-making techniques, budgeting and control, and performance measurement.
  • Taxation (TX): This course covers the UK Tax system and administration, income tax liabilities, chargeable gains for the individual, inheritance tax, corporation tax, and value-added tax.
  • Financial Reporting (FR): This course covers the conceptual and regulatory framework, preparation of the financial statement, accounting for transactions, and analysis and interpretation of the financial statements.
  • Audit and Assurance (AA): This course deals with audit framework and the regulations, planning and risk assessments, internal control and review and reporting, and audit evidence. Financial Management (FM): This course teaches the functions and management of the financial environment, business valuation, and management of cost capital and business. Students will also learn about business risk assessment.

A student doing B.Com. in Cavalier Institutions, can write BT, FA, MA, LW, TX , and AA papers under the University and need not write it under ACCA.
Under the Strategic Professional Level Courses, two papers are compulsory:

  • Strategic Business Leader (SBL): This course covers the function of governance in the management of an organization, the role of governance and the accountant, and the ethical framework for judgement and values.
  • Strategic Business Reporting (SBR): This covers financial statements, evaluation of the development and current status of the financial reporting, and accountancy and framework for financial reporting.
Apart from the above two, the student must choose two out of the four Elective or Optional Courses:

  • Advanced Financial Management (AFM): This covers advanced investment and corporate reorganization, stakeholder management, advanced risk management techniques, and emerging issues in the world of finance.
  • Advanced Performance Management (APM): This covers the performance system and design, current global developments, and assessment of strategic development with the organization’s performance management.
  • Advanced Taxation (ATX): This covers the tax system. It also teaches tax planning and communication and its methods.
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA): This covers the framework of the regulatory and the conceptual audit, financial statement analysis, analysis of techniques, and their interpretation.


3 Years

6 Semesters

Career in Finance

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have completed two years Pre-University course of Karnataka State or its equivalent from any Indian or Foreign approved education board or institution are eligible for admission into this course as notified by the University from time to time.

Career prospects

ACCA Programme will give you a strong foundation in theory, application and strategy management and can easily help you making a successful career in Finance, Accounting, Banking, Consulting, Business Management, and Audit in absolutely any industry.

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