Awarded by ACCA U.K.
The ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) qualification provides you with a sound base on which to build a career in finance or related areas. As an ACCA trainee, you will develop a wide range of skills, giving you an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles, management techniques and IT, enabling you to work in any area of finance and creating a world of opportunities for your future.
FTMSGlobal in Singapore first began offering ACCA courses in 1986. We have one of the largest and most experienced team of subject specialist lecturers. They have inspired a steady stream of ACCA paper prize winners over the years. Local and International students can study full-time or part-time in Singapore for the ACCA examinations respectively. Our structured learning approach will help FTMSGlobal ACCA students be well prepared for the ACCA examinations held every year in June and December.
As Singapore continues to be a regional financial hub, more accountants are needed to meet this demand. FTMSGlobal is poised to be one of the leading preparatory course providers for the ACCA Examinations in Singapore.
As ACCA Affiliates, students will develop a range of skills and an in-depth knowledge of accounting principles, management techniques and IT, enabling them to work in any area of finance, creating a world of opportunities for their future.
36 months (full time and part time)
ACCA Entry Requirements
Minimum entry requirements
- 18 years old;
- 2 'A' Levels and 3 GCSEs or equivalent in 5 separate subjects, including English and Mathematics
- Professional Certificate in English – Intermediate awarded by FTMSGlobal Academy or IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
- Completion of FiA - Diploma in Accounting and Business
Students who meet the minimum entry requirements to commence the ACCA Qualification i.e. have a minimum of 2 A levels and 3 GCSE or equivalent; they can either register for ACCA qualification and commence the studies at the knowledge module, F1, F2 & F3 or register on the Foundation in Accountancy (FIA) and complete Introductory and Intermediate certificate in financial and management accounting)
Students must apply for ACCA membership with ACCA UK to attempt examinations.
Classroom face-to-face lectures and tutorials.
Examinations from ACCA, UK. Students taking the F1, F2, F3 and F4 modules can opt between paper-based exam or Computer Based Exam (CBE). Students taking the rest of the modules (F5 onwards) will have to sit for paper-based exams only.
All exemptions are granted by ACCA. For broad guidelines, please visit ACCA Singapore for more details. Students can check out what exemptions they may be eligible to claim at www.accaglobal.com/exemptions
ACCA Course Intakes
Full Time / Part Time
- January of current year - December of 3rd year
- April of current year - March of 3rd year
- July of current year - June of 3rd year
- October of current year - September of 3rd year
FUNDAMENTALS – Knowledge Level
Accountant in Business (F1)
To introduce knowledge and understanding of the business and its environment and the influence this has on how organisations are structured and on the role of the accounting and other key business functions in contributing to the efficient, effective and ethical management and development of an organisation and its people and systems.
Management Accounting (F2)
To develop knowledge and understanding of how to prepare and process basic cost and quantitative information to support management in planning and decision-making in a variety of business contexts.
Financial Accounting (F3)
To develop knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles and concepts relating to financial accounting and technical proficiency in the use of double-entry accounting techniques including the preparation of basic financial statements.
FUNDAMENTALS – Skills Level
Corporate and Business Law (SGP) (F4)
To develop knowledge and skills in the understanding of the general legal framework, and of specific legal areas relating to business, recognizing the need to seek further specialist legal advise where necessary.
Performance Management (F5)
To develop knowledge and skills in the application of management accounting techniques to quantitative and qualitative information for planning, decision-making, performance evaluation, and control.
Taxation (SGP) (F6)
To develop knowledge and skills relating to the tax system as applicable to individuals, single companies and groups of companies.
Financial Reporting (INT) (F7)
To develop knowledge and skills in understanding and applying accounting standards and the theoretical framework in the preparation of financial statements of entities, including groups and how to analyse and interpret those financial statements.
Audit and Assurance (INT) (F8)
To develop knowledge and understanding of the process of carrying out the assurance engagement and its application in the context of the professional regulatory framework.
Financial Management (F9)
To develop the knowledge and skills expected of a finance manager, in relation to investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions.
PROFESSIONAL – Essentials Level
Governance, Risk and Ethics (P1)
To apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement in carrying out the role of the accountant relating to governance, internal control, compliance and the management of risk within an organisation, in the context of an overall ethical framework.
Corporate Reporting (INT) (P2)
To apply knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement in the application and evaluation of financial reporting principles and practices in a range of business contexts and situations.
Business Analysis (P3)
To apply relevant knowledge, skills, and exercise professional judgement in assessing strategic position, determining strategic choice, and implementing strategic action through beneficial business process and structural change; coordinating knowledge systems and information technology and by effectively managing quality processes, projects, and people within financial and other resource constraints.
PROFESSIONAL – Options Level (choose any two)
Advanced Financial Management (P4)
To apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement as expected of a senior financial executive or advisor, in taking or recommending decisions relating to the financial management of an organisation.
Advanced Performance Management (P5)
To apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement in selecting and applying strategic management accounting techniques in different business contexts and to contribute to the evaluation of the performance of an organisation and its strategic development.
Advanced Taxation (SGP) (P6)
To apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgment in providing relevant information and advice to individuals and businesses on the impact of the major taxes on financial decisions and situations.
Advanced Audit and Assurance (INT) (P7)
To analyse, evaluate and conclude on the assurance engagement and other audit and assurance issues in the context of best practice and current developments.
Successful completion of ACCA Papers
by ACCA, U.K.