Accounting Theory and Practice
What does Accounting Theory and Practice involve?
This course focuses on research and your ability to critically evaluate accounting standards, especially with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards).
Why should I study the Accounting Theory and Practice course?
No matter what kind of job you want in business, this course will benefit you. Knowing how accounting works is a great step forward in understanding why you must do what you do in accounting. This course will help you in any accounting discipline.
Typical career opportunities for someone who has done a course in Bookkeeping and Accounting:
Accounting Theory and Practice (ATP) is the final learning area in the ICB’s Accounting Certification Programme. This learning area follows on from Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks.
ATP is a dissertation/ mini-thesis where the prescribed material is the Financial Reporting and Regulatory Frameworks material. The learner is required to do research and submit this research in the form of the mini-thesis.
In order to complete the Accounting Theory and Practice course, students will have to complete all the following subjects:
Assessment and Award
You must apply to write a mini-thesis with the ICB. Upon successful completion of your mini-thesis, ICB will certify you with a statement of competence.
In order to write the dissertation for the ICB you will have to:
Apply to the ICB and register with them to write their mini-dissertation.
College SA will help you every step of the way with this. Upon successful completion of your mini-dissertation, the ICB will certify you with a Statement of Competence showing the respective Unit Standards which you have completed and FASSET will award you with a Unit Standard Certificate for any Unit Standards that you successfully complete.
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If you want your Tuition fee with the College to include all your Membership and Exam fees, you can choose our "All-Inclusive" Package. This is a little more expensive, but then we take care of all your Membership and Exam fees, and we'll alert you to fill in the Membership and Exam forms.
If you choose this option, you can pay all your study costs in a single advance payment, or in monthly payments. This means that you do not have to worry about being able to afford future Membership and Exam fees since the College will take care of it on your behalf.
Please note that the "All-Inclusive" Package gives you Membership and Subscription for the full duration of your studies. The College will also pay for one Exam per subject. If you fail an Exam, you will have to make additional payments to re-write the Exam.
Interested? Want to find out more?
If you would like to find out more about the College SA – ICB Certified Financial Accountant: Accounting Theory and Practice course, fill in this short form and then one of our friendly Student Registrars will respond to your questions and provide you with all the information you need.
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