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Foundations in Accountancy (FIA)

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FIA Timetable – Dec 2020 sitting – Afternoon In Campus

12 weeks per paper



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Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) programme

During the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we continue with our commitment to deliver quality education to all its enrolled students. We have launched an online class delivery system offering live and interactive sessions via Microsoft Teams, where students can access a video on demand (VOD) of past virtual lectures to clarify doubts.

To enrol for our online programme reach us on admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae or call +971 4 871 5333

ACCA have a variety of qualifications for those who want to pursue a career in accountancy but either do not want the full ACCA Qualification or do not have the necessary entry requirements for the full qualification.

The ACCA Foundations in Accountancy (FIA) programme includes of a suite of modules that are suitable for early learners in the field of finance and accountancy.

It provides students with flexible entry points with allowing students to tailor their specialties which allows them to qualify for the complete ACCA qualification. This foundation programme also helps students get the foundation skills necessary to gain entry level employment in finance and accounting positions.

The course is comprised of four papers that will introduce the basic concepts of accounting to students and help them understand the more advanced concepts that will be studied further in the qualification.

Students enrolling in FIA are provided with flexible entry points as follows:

Preparatory Course for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting:

  • Recording Financial Transactions (FA1)
  • Management Information (MA1)


Preparatory Course for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting:

  • Maintaining Financial Records (FA2)
  • Maintaining Costs and Finance (MA2)

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Grade 10 completion.
  • Additional English language proficiency may apply where medium of teaching is not English

If your qualification is not mentioned above, then please contact our admissions team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae


ACCA FIA Programme (4 papers)
Fee per paper AED2,000
Application fee AED500
One-time security deposit AED2,000

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