P.A. College is awarded 9 exemptions (maximum number awarded to a Higher Education Institution) out of the 13 papers required for the ACCA professional qualification.  Graduates of the Business Administration B.A. (Hons) Degree programme specialising in Accounting and Finance are awarded 9 exemptions provided they successfully complete the subjects specified.  In addition, students on the same specialisation can prepare for the remaining 4 subjects towards the ACCA professional qualification by making the right  option module selection as part of the degree programme as indicated in the strategic collaboration below.


ACCA Accelerate is a partnership programme between ACCA and P.A. College. The programme is intended for all candidates who aspire to pursuit a reputable carrier in business; it has a total duration of 4 years and prepares participants for an outstanding professional career in the Accounting/Auditing sector. The programme offers:

A university degree in Business Administration, with specialisation in Accounting and Finance, which is recognised by KY.S.A.T.S.

9 ACCA exemptions out of the 13 papers (maximum number of exemptions) required for the ACCA professional qualification.

Participants may be entitled to the student grant offered by the government which ranges from €2560 to €3420 for every year of their studies (Cypriot citizens – based on specific Cyprus Law provisions).

An accelerated path to ACCA membership, by taking the remaining four ACCA Professional Papers before completing their undergraduate studies.

Enhanced career prospects with employers recruiting directly from the Accelerate programme.

Employability tips and advice from influential business leaders.

Discounted ACCA Accelerate joining fee and reduced ACCA exam exemption fees.

No ACCA subscription fees until the year following the student’s graduation.

Access to the global ACCA community for practical assistance with the student’s studies and future career.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants  (ACCA) is the global body for professional accountants. Their aim is 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. Their reputation is grounded in over 100 years of providing world-class accounting and finance qualifications. ACCA champion opportunity, diversity and integrity, and their long traditions are complemented by modern  thinking, backed by a diverse, global membership.


They support 154.000 members and 432.000 students throughout their careers, providing services through a network of 83 offices and active centres. Their focus is on professional values, ethics and governance. They use their expertise and experience to work  with governments, regulators, professional bodies and employers to develop the global accountancy profession and to act in the public  interest. [This information has been taken from the official website of the ACCA. For more information please visit].