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Accounting Qualifications after University

Accounting Qualifications after University

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As 3rd-year University students are slowly starting to reach the end of their courses, they find themselves wondering what career pathway is suitable for them and if they would like to peruse any accounting qualifications.

Your ultimate goal would be to get a job as soon as possible. Therefore, if you wish to stand out from others then it is worth gaining some additional skill-sets. Cloud-based accounting is on the growth. It is important that you have good skills on cloud computing. Tax Care Academy is a leading online-based software training provider. All of the courses are offered by TaxCare Academy are short-term. 

Many students find themselves confused/unaware of the differences between the Accounting qualifications. There are 3 main associations and several other qualifications that are associated with the financial industry ranging from analysts to consultants that are also available.

Accounting qualifications are obtained by studying different modules and being examined on them. As well as completing exams some qualifications require you to have completed a certain amount of relevant practical work experience alongside passing the exams. The majority Students will receive some exam exemptions as the modules they have studied in university are part of the qualification and as long as they are passed will not need to be completed again.


“It’s been designed to provide trainees with an in-depth understanding across accountancy, finance and business to get them to exactly where they want to be”

The ACA qualification enables you to use the title ‘ ICAEW Charted Accountant’ once completed. ACA is globally valued which means you can use your qualification to obtain jobs/start a business within most countries. To obtain the ACA qualification you would need to have completed:

1.       450 days of practical work experience

2.       15 exam modules

3.       Professional development

4.       Ethics and professional scepticism

Jobs that students who are ACA qualified usually do:

·         Commercial Analyst

·         Financial Accountant

·         Management Accountant

·         Internal Auditor

·         Forensic Accountant

·         Internal Auditor


1.       13 exams

2.       Complete an Ethics and Professional Skills module

3.       3 years of relevant practical work experience

Jobs that students who are ACCA qualified usually do:

·         Management Accountant.

·         Financial Accountant.

·         Corporate Treasurer.

·         Financial Controller.

·         Finance Manager.

·         Fund Accountant.

·         Finance Director.

·         Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


The cima qualification focuses more on Management accountants/business. Students usually complete the qualification within 3 to 4 years

1.       9 modules split into 3 categories

2.       Nine 90-minute computer-based tests

3.        3 Three-hour exams on case studies

4.       3 years relevant work experience

Jobs that students who are CIMA qualified usually do:

·         Management Accountant

·         Business Analyst

·         Management Consultant

·         Finance Manager

·         Chief Financial Officer

Why Tax Care Academy?

Why Tax Care Academy?
  • Tax Care is a specialist training provider in accounting and payroll training courses.
  • All accounting and payroll courses are designed and developed by industry expert accountants.
  • Personal tutor support throughout your course.
  • After training support available to ensure you are not on your own.
  • We engage our students with a range of forward-thinking teaching and assessment methods.
  • We make sure our students are not alone throughout their accounting learning journey and we ensure the highest level of engagement with our students.
  • A technology driven accounting learning centre that focuses on the key accounting skills that add more value to businesses.
  • Online Enhanced Learning Resource with extra lessons and tests.
  • 24/7 assignment marking with instant results and feedback.

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