The quality of the teaching at BPP is fantastic; the tutors are amazing people who really know their subject area and work really hard to ensure you are ready for the exams. The style of teaching at BPP is great; there is always a lot of class interaction and discussion, which keeps it interesting.
I would recommend BPP to anyone who is planning to study for an accountancy qualification; I really enjoyed my time with BPP and always looked forward to my college days.
BPP Student & ACCA Prize winner
Why study ACCA with BPP?
With 35 years experience, BPP's expert tutors provide the knowledge, skills and practical application to help you not only pass professional qualifications but to progress your career.
Through our exam focused approach we'll ensure you go into the exam feeling confident and fully prepared. With pass rates in excess of 92%* it's no wonder so many people choose us.
Reasons to choose BPP
- Free Professional Development Courses with BPP's
Career Development Guarantee**
- Guarantee your pass with Free Lifetime Pass Assurance included
in BPP's Pass Ready Solution - increase your chance of passing
and also save £70
- FREE ACCA Starter Packs to help get one step ahead
- NEW for 2014 - Help with funding, spread your course fees over four payments throughout the year***
- Study tips and exam support - from our expert tutors
- Flexible ways to study - structured lessons In Centre and online or distance learning available - online courses now reduced by up to 20%
- World class study materials included in your course
New ACCA Knowledge Module Syllabus
The ACCA Knowledge Module (Papers F1 Accountant in Business, F2 Management Accounting & F3 Financial Accounting) will have a syllabus update and an exam format change from 26th February 2014.
There are also some syllabus changes to papers F1 and F3 also effective from 26th February 2014. To find out more about these changes and what they mean for you please visit our webpage..
Why not upgrade to our Pass Ready Solution?
For complete peace of mind Pass Ready Solution combines a Taught Course, Revision Course and Exam Practice Course to increase your chance of passing. It is available for Skills, Essentials and Options Modules and as well as saving £70 you will also receive Lifetime Pass Assurance which means you can return on as many courses as you like per paper, free of change, until you pass. Find out more about BPP's Pass Ready Solution
Career Development Guarantee
We have introduced our Career Development Guarantee, offering FREE Professional Development Courses for our ACCA students to help give you a real advantage in a competitive world. Covering Leadership and Management, Business Skills and Financial Awarness Training you will learn valuable skills that will set you apart in the eyes of employers
ACCA - 3 steps to Exam Success
Our fantastic pass rates are down to the unique combination of the three pillars that form the foundation of our tuition programmes:
- Taught course
- Revision course
- Exam Practice course
Find out how we prepare you for your exams.
BPP Professional Education prepares you for exams that are assessed and awarded by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This is not a BPP University programme. If you are interested in studying the ACCA full-time programme with BPP University then please click here.
* based on part time students studying F6 in Bristol to the December 2012 sitting
** See http://www.bpp.com/terms/l/bpp-career-development-guarantee for details
*** See http://www.bpp.com/terms/l/bpp-payment-plan for details
Ways to study ACCA
We provide courses that offer you flexible ways to study. You can study In Centre Face to Face at specific times in one of our convenient BPP locations or choose our interactive award-winning Online Classroom Live and study via your laptop, tablet or smartphone. With Online Classroom Live, you'll still have full interaction with your tutor - as well as the chance to re-watch live lectures. You can mix and match these study methods to suit your needs, such as, doing a Taught Online Classroom Live course and a Revision course In Centre Face to Face.
For complete peace of mind, BPP's Pass Ready Solution combines a Taught Course, Revision Course and Exam Practice Course to increase your chance of passing. As well as saving £70 you will also receive Lifetime Pass Assurance which means you can return on as many courses as you like per paper, free of change, until you pass.
Unsure of which study option is right for you?
Use our simple online tool to help find your preferred study method
Study at a steady pace, at specific study times in one of our conveniently located centres. Online Classroom Live
An enhanced online package that's perfect if you like the discipline and motivation of timetables and a structured course. Online Classroom
A dynamic way to study that combines the flexibility of distance learning with the support of a traditional classroom. Basics
Our Basics distance learning packages allow you to start when you want and work at your own pace.
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In Centre Face to Face
For students who are able to commute to one of our BPP centres In Centre Face to Face is the best study option to meet your preferred needs.
In Centre Face to Face is an ideal solution if you want to study at a steady pace and can commit to specific study times at a particular location. Our expert tutors bring their passion, enthusiasm and industry experience to the classroom making sessions highly engaging and motivational. You are also supported by a library of online content which includes a comprehensive suite of online lectures. Find out more about In Centre Face to Face
Don't forget if you value the classroom experience but will struggle to accommodate the commute we have launched our award winning Online Classroom Live - offering you all the benefits and interaction of the traditional classroom without leaving your home or the office. Find out more about Online Classroom Live
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Online Classroom Live
Our award winning Online Classroom Live is ideal if you like the discipline and motivation of a structured and timetabled course and can commit to scheduled sessions delivered by one of our expert tutors.
With this is in mind we launched our award winning Online Classroom Live - which offers students the benefits of a traditional classroom without ever leaving their home or office, all that's required is internet access. Lectures are 100% live and you will be able to interact privately and publically with your tutor and cohort group throughout the session. You will also benefit from 24/7 access to a full suite of online support resources and have the ability to review and rewind any of the content to catch up on something you may have missed or are struggling to understand.
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For students who can motivate themselves but value having 24/7 access to a wealth of online resources and the support of one of our expert tutors our Online Classroom has been created to fit around you. The Online Classroom is ideal if you want the flexibility of studying whenever and wherever you want combined with the support of a dedicated tutor. Study at your own pace, with access to the library of online content which includes a comprehensive suite of online lectures and the ability to interact with your tutor and fellow students through our online forums. Find out more about Online Classroom
Alternatively, have you considered our award winning Online Classroom Live? Online Classroom Live offers the ultimate in online study. You have 24/7 access to all the necessary course materials and also benefit from the support and interaction you would enjoy in a traditional classroom without leaving your home or the office. Find out more about Online Classroom Live
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For students who can motivate themselves and value complete flexibility and control over their study our Basics packages are right for you.
Our Basics packages reflect BPP's uncompromising quality and expertise whilst offering you very cost-effective ways to study. You can start whenever you want and work at your own pace. Remember there's always the option to add on guided Revision or Exam Practice courses to make sure you're ready to face the examiner. Find out more about our Basics course
Our learning materials, expertly created by BPP subject specialists, focus on the information you need to pass your exam.
- BPP Learning Media provides a wider range of ACCA exam material than any other publisher
- The materials are clearly written for ease of use and comprehension
- They will embed your learning effectively
- Ensure you're always working with the most up-to-date information
Have you considered our award winning Online Classroom Live? Whilst you value the flexibility of distance learning we know from experience that tutor support is hugely beneficial when you're working to achieve that exam pass. Online Classroom Live offers the ultimate in online study. Not only do you have 24/7 access to all the necessary course materials you also benefit from the support and interaction you would enjoy in a traditional classroom without leaving your home or the office. Find out more about Online Classroom Live
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification is a globally recognised accountancy qualification. It is a badge of quality and professionalism, and ensures that your knowledge and skills are of the highest professional standard.
You can speed up your study time by combining papers. See our recommended study route
You need a minimum of 3 GCSEs and two A levels in five separate subjects including maths and English or equivalent qualifications to start the ACCA qualification.
If you don't have the minimum qualifications you can start by registering for Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) and study for one or all of the entry-level qualifications. There are three qualifications, and you can start at any level.
The ACCA Qualification consists of 4 modules, grouped into two levels:
Fundamentals Level (F1-F9)
The ACCA Knowledge Module (Papers F1 Accountant in Business, F2 Management Accounting & F3 Financial Accounting) will have a syllabus update and an exam format change from February 2014.
There are also some syllabus changes to papers F1 and F3 also effective from February 2014. To find out more about these changes and what they mean for you please visit our webpage.
Knowledge module (F1-F3) is made up of three papers and introduces you to the core areas of financial and management accounting as well as general business principles and theories. They are assessed either by Computer Based Exams (available when it suits you) or by paper based exams in June and December.
Skills module (F4-F9) consists of 6 papers covering a range of core areas of Accountancy including Tax, Financial and Management Accounting and Audit and is the first level of the professional qualification and is positioned at an intellectual level equivalent to a Bachelors degree. They are assessed by three-hour written exams, in June and December.
Professional Level (P1-P7)
Essentials module explores advanced professional skills, techniques and values that you will require to act as an expert accountant in an advisory or consultancy role at senior level. They are assessed by three-hour written exams, in June and December.
Options module is the fourth level set of exams in the qualification, where you choose two papers from four, allowing you to specialise according to your chosen career path. They are assessed by three-hour written exams, in June and December.
Try ACCA for FREE
To get one step ahead from the start register for one of BPP's FREE ACCA Starter Packs. We'll give you access to study materials and online lectures so you can really see what the course is all about.
I have found all of the staff at BPP to be accommodating, supportive and helpful. The facilities when I attended classroom courses in the past were great. The online facilities they provide are invaluable. All tutors are very knowledgeable and certainly know how to plan a solid structured lesson.
Kate Hickmott, BPP ACCA Student