ACCA – Management Accounting

This is the second subject in the ACCA Qualification and falls under the Applied Knowledge Level. The main aim is to develop knowledge and understanding of how to prepare and process basic cost and quantitative information, this in turn helps management in the planning and decision-making.

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Description

This is the second subject in the ACCA Qualification and falls under the Applied Knowledge Level. The main aim is to develop knowledge and understanding of how to prepare and process basic cost and quantitative information, this in turn helps management in the planning and decision-making.

Accreditation

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Overview

•The nature, source and purpose of management information
•Cost accounting techniques
•Budgets for planning control
•Actual costs with standard costs and variances
•Ability to analyse, interpret and monitor business performances

Qualification

This subject is a part of a national qualification. At the end of this course you will be awarded a SACOB certificate of completion.

Requirements

Grade 12 with a good understanding of English and Mathematics.

If you do not meet the minimum entry requirements for this course, you will need to complete this course under the Foundations in Accountancy series. If you complete the Diploma in Accounting and Business in the Foundations in Accountancy series you will be able to transfer over to the ACCA Qualification, claim exemption from the Applied Knowledge level and continue your studies from the Applied Skills Level onwards. Please visit the Foundations in Accountancy programme page for more information the courses that fall within its scope.

Duration

This subject can be completed in 3- 6 months

Packages

Home Study

The Home Study Package offers:

• Textbooks
• Study guides
• Workbooks - Not for all subjects
• Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform

Online Classroom

The Full Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

• Video Kit
• Study maps
• Study plans
• Lecturer/Concept videos
• Quizzes
• Assessment downloads and uploads
• SACOB Student Forum

Assessment

This subject can be sat on demand, so when you feel ready to sit the exam you can do so at a two hour Computer Based Exam at a centre near you or if you’d prefer to do a paper-based exam you can do so in June and December.

A maximum of four subjects can be taken per exam sitting. You will need to obtain 50% per exam in order to pass.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and ACCA and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.