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BSc (Hons) Mentoring

All about BSC

Develop a well-rounded accounting graduatation with and international perspective. Polish excellent team-working, problem-solving and communication skills. Be commercially aware, analytical and highly sought after by employers.

This Bachelors Honours Degree is an exclusive degree offered to ACCA students through a unique and innovative collaboration between ACCA and Oxford Brookes University Business School.

This collaboration offers ACCA’s students the opportunity to:This degree has been jointly designed by the University and ACCA to meet the requirements of a degree and also those of a professional qualification. Students of ACCA are now automatically registered for the Oxford Brookes University degree when they enrol with ACCA. As soon as they have completed the Fundamental Skills papers F1 to F9 of the ACCA’s professional examinations, and the Professional Ethics module, they may submit a “Research and Analysis Project” to Oxford Brookes University which will be assessed by the University Business School staff.

  • Gain a further prestigious award
  • Gain recognition of achievement within a professional development scheme/career path
  • Establish a ‘firmer foundation’ to further professional development


How do I contact the ACCA team at Oxford Brookes University?

Please email us at acca@brookes.ac.uk You should include your ACCA number, your full name and date of birth in all correspondence with us.

Am I eligible for the programme?

You willneed to have opted into the programme before completing ACCA papers F7, F8 and F9. To confirm whether you are eligible for the programme, you will need tocontact ACCA directly. Please refer to the BSc Applied Accounting Information Pack for further details on eligibility.

Where can I find a learning provider?

Please go to the ACCA website at:


Is the BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting recognised in the country in which I live?

The BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting is equivalent to a three-year undergraduate degree undertaken at a UK university and is recognised by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). You will have to ask your own higher education authority if the BSc is recognised in your own country.

Can you provide me with my Grade Point Average?

The Grade Point Average system is not currently in use at Oxford Brookes University.

How many credits is the degree worth?

360 credits or 180 European Credit Transfer System credits.

Can you provide me with a personal or academic reference?

As the programme is a distance learning course, we are unable to provide academic or personal references. However, we are able to provide award confirmation letters and /or transcripts.

How do I request an award confirmation letter/transcript?

Transcripts can be ordered through our on-line shop at:

Award confirmation letters and other student letters can be ordered through our on-line shop at:

There is a £10 charge for letters and transcripts. If you wish to have a letter/transcript sent to an address other than the one you registered with, you must provide a scanned copy of your passport/photo ID.

How long will it take for my documents to arrive?

The Royal Mail advises that it will take 5-7 working days for international recorded delivery. However, some countries have slower postal systems and posted items can take considerably longer to arrive. Further information can be obtained from your local postal provider.

How can I apply for mitigating circumstances?

If you wish to apply for an extension on the grounds of mitigating circumstances, you must do so before your ten-year eligibility period expires.

Where and when will my graduation ceremony be?

You will be allocated a graduation ceremony by Oxford Brookes University. Ceremonies take place at various times of year. You will be informed of the location/date of your ceremony in due course. Further information on UK graduations can be found at:


Will I be given my degree certificate at my graduation ceremony?

No, it will be posted to you within three months of your award. All queries regarding certificates should be sent to:


Is itpossible to submit a project without completing the Professional Ethics Module or all of the ACCA Fundamental papers (including exemptions)?


Who can be my mentor?

Your mentor can be a senior colleague at work, eg. your line manager, your tutor at college or university, or a qualified chartered certified accountant. If you have found a prospective mentor who does not fall into one of these categories,

Please mail their CV to: acca@brookes.ac.uk

If you are unable to find a suitable mentor, please refer to the following website:


Do I need to read the information Pack?

Yes. TheInformation Pack contains the list of topic titles, guidance on writing your project, referencing etc.

When can I submit a project?

There are two submission periods each year, one in May and one in November. The dates are published in the BSc Information Pack.

How do I submit my project?

Go to http://www.obusubmissions.co.uk, click on ‘not yet registered’ and enter your details. Your login details are not the same as your myACCA login details. Please keep your log-in details safe, as you will need to use them again when you access your results.

I’ve lost my password, what should I do?

Please e-mail us at: acca@brookes.ac.uk

with your ACCA number, full name and date of birth. Please remember that your password is case sensitive.

How can I pay?

You can pay on-line, when you submit your project. Payment can be made using a credit or debit card. If you do not have a credit or debit card, you can send us a banker’s draft.

Please contact us at: acca@brookes.ac.uk for further details.

I am unsure on how to reference properly, what should I do?

Please refer to these websites for further information:



I failed in my last project submission. Which sections do I need to re-submit?

If you have failed both the Research Report (RR) and the Skills and Learning Statement (SLS) you will need to re-submit both elements again.
If you have passed your RR but failed your SLS, you will need to re-submit your SLS.
If you have passed your SLS but failed your RR, you will need to re-submit your RR.
If you are re-submitting, you will need to complete a 500 word re-submission statement. If you have changed your topic you will need to upload a brief statement stating that you have done so.