There are many accountancy bodies that offer accountancy qualifications around the world. Here is a summary of why you should choose ACCA:

  • Unrivalled global network
  • ACCA is the global body for professional accountants with over 170,000 members and 436,000 students in 180 countries.
  • We have 91 offices and centres globally all offering localised support.
  • Our qualifications are based on international accounting standards making them globally relevant.
  • We offer local law and tax options making your qualification locally relevant too.
  • ACCA qualifications are recognised by key regulatory and education authorities around the world and we have joint membership of other international accountancy bodies.
  • ACCA’s qualifications are benchmarked against education levels around the world. So by choosing ACCA, you choose qualifications that have been independently quality checked.
  • Respected by employers
  • Over one hundred years of proven reputation for quality and excellence.
    8,500 approved employers globally
  • Qualifications developed with employers giving you the skills and knowledge to be work ready
  • A strong focus on ethics means that employers know they are getting ethical accountants.
  • Quality assured qualifications mean employers can be confident of your ability and knowledge.
  • Putting you in charge of your studies and career
    • You can study full-time or part-time around work. You can choose to self-study or study with a tuition provider. You can progress at your own pace and start at the right level for you.
    • Once you qualify with ACCA you can gain exemption from parts of other academic qualifications, making it quicker for you to complete them.
    • Having both financial and management accounting skills means that you can move between roles, industries and sectors. 
    • We provide you with the core knowledge in all areas of accountancy to ensure you have the complete skillset required of a finance professional, and so that you can choose the right finance role for you in any industry.