The global body for professional accountants

We work with a number of partners to deliver tuition materials and additional training around the world.

We also collaborate with leading universities to develop and providing more qualifications. These are designed to complement the ACCA Qualification and to help you specialise in a particular field or to broaden your skills. Click on the links for more information about each partner qualification.

MSc in Professional Accountancy from the University of London

Accountancy students can place themselves at the forefront of ground-breaking change by studying for the world’s first integrated master’s programme with the University of London at the same time as taking their professional qualification with ACCA. Taking both qualifications at the same time has been made possible through an innovative partnership between ACCA and the University of London. The MSc in Professional Accountancy is the only integrated master’s programme with an accountancy body at a professional level. The design of the MSc in Professional Accountancy has been customised with pathways for ACCA students, affiliates and members, providing them with a unique opportunity for career advancement.

Global MBA from Oxford Brookes University

We have a partnership with Oxford Brookes University, which is regularly rated as the best 'new' university in the UK. The university now boasts the world's largest undergraduate programme in accounting with its BSc in Applied Accounting. This is offered to ACCA students on completion of particular ACCA Qualification exams. We also collaborate with Oxford Brookes University on a unique MBA programme for professional accountants, which is delivered online.

Diploma in Financial Strategy from the University of Oxford

Working with the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, ACCA offers the Diploma in Financial Strategy, a Masters-level course that provides the essential elements of an MBA for qualified accountants.

Public Policy and Management (PPM) from the University of London

More distance-learning postgraduate qualifications are available through our partnership with the School of Oriental and African Studies, part of the University of London. Their Public Policy and Management offering comprises a Masters and three specialist Postgraduate Diplomas developed to enhance the student's understanding of public body governance.

MSc in Financial Management from Heriot-Watt University

Our joint agreement with the Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University enables ACCA members to gain an MSc in Financial Management through distance learning. The degree is tailored to finance professionals without previous knowledge of financial theory who require an understanding of fiscal techniques and their application.

USA academic partnerships

Our USA team is already working in partnership with the Lubin School of Business at Pace university in New York and the Kogod School of Business at American university in Washington, D.C. to provide opportunities for students to complete both the ACCA Qualification and an American degree concurrently. 

Last updated: 4 Dec 2015