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ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. It aims to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

Global reach

ACCA supports their 178,000 members and 455,000 students in 181 countries throughout their careers, providing services through a network of 95 offices and centres. Global infrastructure means that exams and support are delivered - and reputation and influence developed - at a local level, directly benefiting stakeholders wherever they are based, or plan to move to, in pursuit of new career opportunities.


With ACCA you have the flexibility to progress through the exams at your own pace and gain your practical experience across a number of sectors and with a number of employers, anywhere in the world. The ACCA Qualification can be completed in as little as three years.

Exemptions from the University of Waikato

Students studying the following degree programmes at the University of Waikato may be exempt from up to nine of ACCA's Foundation papers:

Please visit ACCA's exemption enquiry database to view the exemptions offered in more detail.

Undergraduate benefits

ACCA registration and examinations

  • You can register with ACCA at any time of the year, with exams offered four times a year in March, June, September and December.
  • Register online now.

Visit ACCA's global website for any additional information you may require or email if you have any questions.


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