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Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Professional Qualification



The ACCA qualification is intended for people wishing to qualify as an accountant within public practice, or as an accountant in commerce, industry or the public sector.  It is a flexible professional qualification which is recognised in many countries of the world and gives the education and professional skills to work in most fields of business and commerce. The qualification is applicable to auditing, accounting and financial aspects of business and provides a rewarding and fulfilling career to its qualified members.

More information can be found on the ACCA website at

Why study ACCA at MMU?

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School is one of the largest Business Schools in the UK.

We have extensive links with over 25 professional bodies and industry associations, recognising both the quality and the practical focus of our provision. We also have a strong reputation within the sector and have close links with the professional accounting bodies.

Our ACCA students in particular also benefit from:

Experienced Tutors
- Our tutors are fully qualified accountants and use their work in industry to bring a significant amount of practical experience to their teaching

Value for money
– as a public sector provider we offer extremely competitive fees.

Great study facilities
– Classes take place at the Business School, our new state-of-the-art teaching and research headquarters, close to Oxford Road in Manchester city centre. This is one of the finest and most environmentally sustainable academic buildings in the UK. It is a professional study environment with integrated IT facilities that enable you to learn and network

ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner
– ACCA has granted us official approval for the delivery of all stages of the ACCA course with the highest platinum rating.

We have two routes to the ACCA Qualification

Part time
– this route is designed for students who are wishing to study ACCA whilst working or to fit round other commitments. This route is designed to be flexible, and most students take around 1-3 papers per sitting. All papers are offered each sitting. Classes are a mixture of mornings, afternoons and evenings to allow maximum flexibility. Please see our online part time brochure for to see if this is the right route for you

Full time – this route is designed for students who are exempt from or have already passed the first 9 papers of the qualification who wish to complete the remaining 5 papers in two terms. All classes take place during the day time.

Please see our online full time brochure to see if this is the right route for you