Diploma in Accounting & Finance

START DATE
END DATE
TUITION FEE
13 September 2019
30 November 2019

9 ACCA Exemptions

Start date depends on specific courses to be attended.

Gain a Diploma and 9 exemptions from the 13 ACCA papers. This qualification is currently the only one of its kind in the world and exclusively available in Greece by Altium Training. The Diploma examinations are developed and internally marked by Altium Training. The Diploma in Accounting and Finance is recognized by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and Wales and accredited by the ACCA for 9 exemptions. Also, students are awarded exemptions from the Diploma courses. Students are awarded for the Diploma the exemptions they would secure from the ACCA plus all the ACCA papers they have already passed. This means that in addition to the Diploma, you would be on your way to becoming a qualified ACCA professional accountant and able to progress onto our ACCA Professional Level Papers.


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Who is it for

The Diploma in Accounting and Finance is designed for learners who wish to enter the accounting and finance sector and fast track the attainment of the ACCA qualification. The Diploma will help you develop your analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills and judgment in the field of accounting and finance. You will also be able to practice the application of such tools.


9 ACCA exemptions

ACCA offers 9 exemptions from the ACCA papers (Applied Knowledge & Skills). Check now for yourself the ACCA Exemptions Database:

http://www.accaglobal.com/gb/en/help/exemptions-calculator.html 


Why choose the Altium Training Diploma in Accounting and Finance?

  • Holders will be awarded 9 exemptions from the ACCA papers (Applied Knowledge & Skills) thus providing them with the opportunity to move to the prestigious ACCA qualification and progress onto our ACCA Strategic Professional Papers. The Diploma is assessed by internal exams in 9 mandatory subjects, which are taken at Altium Training’s premises based on the Altium Training schedule and can be completed in 12 months (please note that a student can take as long as necessary to complete the Diploma).
  • An ACCA accredited program of study
  • Enhance its holder’s marketability and employment options. A stand-alone recognized qualification certifying that the holder is competent in a range of accounting and finance related areas.
  • Gain professional visibility and credibility
  • Increase the holder’s earnings by acquiring accounting and finance related skills
  • Highly qualified and experienced tutors deliver the relevant courses
  • A powerful tool that enables students to develop their skills and knowledge in a range of areas of financial management and accounting.


Entry requirement

Knowledge of English language, plus one of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or professional qualification or equivalent from a recognised institution, or
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience.


Examination Scheme:

Students must achieve 120 credits from the following 9 mandatory subjects (a student can choose to attend the Regional Law and Tax or the English Law and UK Tax). Related degrees might be eligible for exemptions for the Diploma.


Subject and Credit Value (CV)

  • Management Accounting and Financial Needs (10) | MA
  • Principles of Accounting and Finance (10) | FA
  • Business Law (English)* (15) | LW
  • Regional Business Law (Greek)* (15) | LW
  • Advanced Management Accounting (15) | PM
  • Taxation (UK)* (15) | TX
  • Regional Taxation (Greek)* (15) | TX
  • Financial Reporting (15) | FR
  • Auditing in Practice (15) | AA
  • Financial Management (15) | FM
  • Business Finance (10) | syllabus additional to ACCA


Notes

  • Regional Law and Taxation: For the Greek variant of law and taxation, students who want to become members of SOEL, will have to pass the SOEL exams. In addition to the Greek variant of law and tax, Altium Training has accredited the Diploma for the English variants (F4-English and F6-UK). Therefore, a student can also become an ACCA by attending F4-English and F6-UK.
  • Students with exemptions in F2 and F3 can, at their choice, attend the courses at a special fee in order to refresh their knowledge.
  • Diploma students will attend the ACCA courses of Altium Training, the revisions of the ACCA courses and additional revisions for the Diploma exams.


Assessment

  • This qualification is assessed through final examinations, which are developed and internally marked by Altium Training. The final examinations are paper-based exams containing a mix of objective (multiple choice) and longer type questions. In some subjects, the final examinations are only objective (multiple choice) questions. The duration of the final exams varies from 11/2 hours to 3 hours.
  • Grading: Final mark will be either Pass or Fail


Duration

The program can be completed in 12 months or at any time a student chooses. Students with related degrees may be eligible for exemptions from both the Diploma course and the ACCA, which could allow them to complete the Diploma in less time. As a general rule, students are awarded for the Diploma the exemptions they would secure from the ACCA plus all the ACCA papers they have already passed.


Online and blended options

In addition to the classroom option at Altium Training in Athens, a student can attend the Diploma live online or blended. The ACCA courses can be attended online throughout the semester. As additional revisions will be scheduled specifically for the Diploma classes just before exams, students outside Athens participating in Diploma exams (held at Altium Training premises) will have the opportunity to attend Diploma revisions in class.


For guidance please contact us:

  • Eleni Kalyva, 210-6748620, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Lila Osmena, 210-6899000, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Seminars may be subsidised by LAEK OAED 0,24 subsidy.