Professional Qualifications


BSc (Hons) Accounting & Financial Management

Upon successful completion of this course, the IFA offers GBS alumni a route to IFA Associate Member status as follows:

IFA Direct Module Module Status
Level 4 Financial accounting 1 Exempt
Financial accounting 2 Exempt
Budgetary control Exempt
Cost and management accounting Exempt
Personal taxation Exempt
Law of accounting Exempt
Business environment Exempt
Level 5 Financial reporting Exempt
Financial and management control Exempt
Financial management Exempt
Business taxation Exempt
Assurance Exempt
Corporate reporting for strategic business - advanced To be attempted
Level 7 UK taxation for business and individuals To be attempted


Once all educational requirements are met, graduates need to provide evidence of 3 years work experience in the accountancy sector when applying for membership. While gaining work experience graduates can apply for Provisional Associate membership.

You can find out more about the benefits of IFA Membership here.