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Our Guide to ACCA Exams | ACCA Ireland | DBS


ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is one of the largest and fastest growing accountancy bodies in the world. The ACCA qualification provides a flexible route into a career in accounting, audit, business or finance. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge, skills and techniques required by the modern accountant. ACCA is internationally recognized with more than 200,000 fully qualified members across 170 countries.

DBS has been providing ACCA tuition for almost 45 years and in that time thousands of students have passed their examinations in DBS, with over 1,000 achieving examination placings at national and worldwide levels.

Kaplan Financial at DBS is part of Kaplan Inc., the education division of Graham Holdings Company. Each year Kaplan Financial trains over 45,000 professional accountancy students worldwide. And as a Platinum Approved Learning Partner of ACCA, DBS are experts in delivering tailored content to help you study, learn and achieve your qualification.

Our expert lecturers, innovative learning materials and dedicated support teams have just one focus – helping you to achieve your ACCA qualification first time. We aim to make the difference by providing a supportive learning environment for your ACCA studies and helping you to build a successful future in accounting.
With proven pass rates at an average of 79%*, you can be confident of exam success with DBS.

Benefits of taking ACCA studies at DBS:

o    Highly experienced, motivated, and award winning lecturers with combined lecturing experience of over 160 years.

o    The exam-focused course structure and material provided by Kaplan Financial at DBS is designed to maximise your opportunity to pass first time.

o    A state-of-the-art learning environment (with subsidised parking and canteen facilities) is available 7 days per week including the 35,000 sq. ft. premises at Castle House, South Great George’s Street.

o    Online support available FREE OF CHARGE to all ACCA registered students, guaranteeing confidence going into the exams and ensuring students have access to study material on the go.

o    DBS is a ‘Platinum Approved Learning Partner in student tuition’ – ACCA’s highest status tuition provider recognition. This status recognises our commitment to quality of teaching, high standard student facilities, supportive customer service staff and pass rates which consistently meet or exceed ACCA’s worldwide pass rates.

o    Located in the city centre, DBS is within minutes’ walk of bus, Luas and trains.

o    Providing ACCA tuition for over 42 years, thousands of students have passed their ACCA examinations in DBS, with over 1000 students achieving examination placings at national levels.

o    Students who choose the Tuition Programme offered by Kaplan Financial at DBS are automatically eligible for a ‘Pass Guarantee’* meaning if you are unsuccessful in any paper to which the guarantee applies, you can attend a free Revision course to ensure you are fully prepared to pass the ACCA exam at the next course sitting.

o    Kaplan Financial at DBS is part of Kaplan Inc., the education division of Graham Holding Company Kaplan Financial trains over 48,000 Professional Accountancy students in 28 centres throughout the UK and overseas.

o    As an Approved Content Provider, our learning resources benefit from the highest level of accreditation from ACCA. This means that all Kaplan's study materials are assessed by ACCA's examining team to ensure that they are of the very highest quality and enables us to include all past exam questions and answers in our book.

*Average pass rate of 79% across F3,F4, F8, P1, P6, and P7 in December 2016 sitting.


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