Choose ACCA – Get globally recognized

By choosing ACCA you become a part of the fastest growing professional body in the world. Made of more than 219,000 members and 527,000 students spread through 181 countries. ACCA has more than 7,400 Approved Employers and has partnered with 80 accounting bodies. This worldwide network enables ACCA members to work anywhere in the world.

Technological advances, tightening regulation and changing consumer behavior have introduced new ethical complexities to the ever changing business world, ACCA produces ethical leaders equipped with the skills required to face these complexities.

ACCA @ Kensley

Understanding what the corporates expect from its employees, Kensley Graduate School has been providing the most appropriate and innovative undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Inline with that, we at Kensley conduct ACCA sessions in with a unique & exclusive delivery approach.

Approved Learning Provider
Learning providers are formally recognized by ACCA as Approved Learning Providers for the quality tuition and the structures delivery support given to the students. This ensures the students will receive the best possible support with the required facilities to peruse ACCA education.

Industry expert – Lecture Panel
As ACCA is a professional qualification every single subject needs to be taught specialists in that specific area, lectures who are currently practicing what they teach, as industry application is one vital part of ACCA.

In House Exam Centre
Students at Kensley have the opportunity of doing for their CBE Exams for the subjects F1 to F4 at our very own in house exam center. This enables them to use their Free Mock Exam provision to assure their Pass prior to the actual exam.

Local/International Work placement 

Obtain interview sittings from locally approved ACCA employers and also, work placements in the Gulf region through the college’s network.

Transfer assistance
Assistance with level 2 and 3 transfers abroad for the continuation of your ACCA studies with a smooth transition.

Career Centered learning @ Kensley
Companies prefer to recruit an individual who, although may have theoretical knowledge but also has practical expertise in their particular field. As a part of our principle, guaranteed internships will be provided to our students pursuing ACCA. This becomes an added advantage as ACCA students evidence 3 years of work experience to become members.

Why should you choose ACCA?

  • Global recognition
  • Fast & Flexible pace
  • Versatile qualification
  • Assured Support from the tuition provider and ACCA
  • Employers welcome ACCA members
  • World’s fastest growing professional qualification
  • BSc in Applied accounting from the Oxford Brookes University


ACCA Entry Requirements

Candidates who choose ACCA have the opportunity of becoming ACCA members at a very young age since the entry requirement for Sri Lankan students is set is as 2 passes for Ordinary Level(G.C.E O/L) exams.

2 GCE Advanced Level passes (Grades A – C) PLUS

3 GCE Ordinary Level passes (A – C) English Language may appear as Medium Language

If you are an international student, kindly use the below link to check the ACCA Entry requirement according to your country


ACCA Course Structure

The ACCA syllabus is made of 13 papers in total, divided into 3 levels.

Stage 1 – Knowledge level – 3 papers

Stage 2 – Skills level – 6 papers

Stage 3 – Professional – 4 papers

Knowledge level

The first level of ACCA aka Foundation level which includes papers AB (F1) to FA (F3), is the starting point on your way to achieving your ACCA qualification. Once you’ve passed all 3 papers, you can continue on to the ACCA Skills Level.


F1        AB        Accountant in Business

F2        MA      Management Accounting

F3        FA        Financial Accounting


Skills Level

Comprising modules LW (F4) to FM (F9), this level tests the principle technical subjects that you’re required to have an advanced understanding of. These subjects include lawtaxation, auditing and financial management, financial reporting and performance management. You will develop knowledge and skills in these subject areas, reaching a level of knowledge equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.


F4        LW       Corporate and Business Law

F5        PM       Performance Management

F6        TX        Taxation

F7        FR        Financial Reporting

F8        AA        Audit & Assurance

F9        FM       Financial Management


This stage is made up of 4 subjects in total, out of which 2 subjects are mandatory subjects and 2 subjects are optional. Students must pass all 4 subjects to proceed.


Mandatory Subjects

The Mandatory modules aka Essentials will provide you with the specialized skills and techniques required to become an expert accountant, either in a consultancy or high-level advisory role. Each of the 2 ACCA papers is assessed with a 3-hour paper-based exam.


SBL                 Strategic Business Leader

SBR                 Strategic Business Reporting


Optional subjects

Select 2 ACCA papers to study from a choice of 4, allowing you to tailor your programme to suit your requirements, interests and career aspirations. 3-hour, paper-based exams will test your knowledge of each paper.


P4        AFM     Advanced Financial Management

P5        APM    Advanced Performance Management

P6        ATX      Advanced Taxation

P7        AAA     Advanced Audit & Assurance



Students with prior academic & professional qualifications may receive exemptions for certain subjects. Check our Exemptions page for more information.

How to become an ACCA Member.

  • Pass 13 tests. Based on previous credentials, this may vary
  • Complete an Ethics and Professional Skills module
  • Proof of three years of appropriate practical work experience.