Your future with ACCA

Accelerate is a special arrangement between ACCA and your education provider which gives you an opportunity to register early with ACCA and accelerate your career in finance. With this special recognition of your commitment to your future, you can combine your university studies with your ACCA registration and get an accelerated start to your professional career through access to ACCA’s network.

Show employers that you’re serious about your future finance career by applying to study ACCA through accelerate today. It will give you the competitive advantage needed in today’s job market.


  • Accelerate your career and path to ACCA membership. Applying through the scheme means you’ll have less ACCA exams to take and can start as soon as you graduate.
  • Prestige – show employers your commitment to gaining a professional finance qualification and enhance your CV.
  • Professional networking – start building up contacts globally through access to ACCA’s Learning Community.
  • Price incentives as per the conditions outlined by your university.
  • Student Accountant Direct alerts – e-alerts straight to your inbox, offering you valuable career advice, study tips and keeping you up to date with ACCA.

What do I need to apply?

To apply online through accelerate you will need to have the following scanned and saved onto your computer ready for upload:

  • The accelerate letter of authorisation from your university.

  • Proof of identity.

  • A passport-style photograph.

Ready to apply?

So now you have the documents and information you need to apply, you're ready to start your application!

Apply online now to become an ACCA student through accelerate.

If you are located in the following countries and you need assistance registering, please consult the Accelerate Guidelines below:

  • China
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Malaysia
  • Pakistan
  • Poland
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Zambia


Last updated: 6 Mar 2015

Related documents

  • Accelerate Guidelines

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