Qualification details

Entry requirements:

  • 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:

Learners must achieve 120 credits from the following 9 mandatory subjects:

 

SUBJECT

Credit Value

Management Accounting and Financial Needs                               

10

Principles of Accounting and Finance                                               

10

Business Law (Cyprus variant)                                                            

15

Advanced Management Accounting                                                 

15

Taxation (Cyprus variant)                                                                     

15

Financial Reporting                                                                               

15

Auditing in Practice                                                                               

15

Essentials of Business Finance                                                            

10

Financial Management                                                                         

15

Total   

120

 

Related degrees might be eligible for exemptions from both TQUK and ACCA.

Assessment

This qualification is assessed through final examinations, which are developed by the SPS, and are internally marked; the final examinations are paper based exams containing a mix of objective (multiple choice) and longer type questions; in some other subjects the final examinations are only objective (multiple choice) questions. The duration of the final exam varies from 11/2 hours to 3 hours.

Grading: Final mark will be either Pass or Fail

Duration

The program can be completed in 18 months (for students with no exemptions).

Students with related degrees may be eligible for exemptions from both TQUK and/or ACCA, which could allow them to complete the Diploma in less than 18 months.