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FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT & FINANCE

The Preferred Provider of Accounting Education and Training in Mauritius


PRESENTS

Its Triple-award Training Package especially designed for new


entrants to the accounting & finance professions
¾ THE ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS (ACCA)
Fundamental Certificate (Papers F1 to F9)

¾ OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY (UK)


BSc. (Honours) Applied Accounting

¾ CTI Plus Employability Skills Certificate

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
The aim of the program is to help those who wish to embark on a Career in Accounting or Finance
acquire the relevant professional qualifications as well as the essential knowledge, values and
employability skills required for success in these fields.

Through this triple-award, two-year full-time programme, CTI wishes to offer a fully comprehensive
training package to meet the needs of entry-level students and their future employers. The
programme’s content, structure and delivery approach have been bench-marked on best global
practices, using the latest resources and technology to ensure that it meets the needs of modern
business and prepares trainees for work in any sector of the local or global economy. Students are
required to enroll on the full programme. Successful candidates will be in good position to undertake
further, more advanced studies, embrace challenging careers and compete with the best on an
international level.

CERTIFICATION & RECOGNITION


THE ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS (ACCA)
Fundamental Certificate (Papers F1 to F9)

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the largest and fastest-growing
international accountancy body with 362,000 students and 131,500 members in 170 countries. Its aim
is to offer the first choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world
who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
ACCA is an official British Qualifying Body recognised under the Companies Act 1989 (UK). It thus
complies with the requirement of having to set examinations which are at least equivalent in standard to
those required to obtain a degree from a University in the UK.

After completion of the ACCA Fundamental papers (F1 to F9) trainees should be able to find full-time
employment while continuing their studies on a part-time basis at CTI. Candidates will be able to
continue the Professional ACCA papers or transfer (with exemptions) to the ACA qualification from the
prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW). See relevant fact-sheets
for further information.

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OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY (UK)
BSc. (Honours) Applied Accounting
Oxford Brookes University has been voted the best modern university in the Sunday Times Good
University Guide for seven years in succession.

The Bachelors Honours Applied Accounting Degree is an exclusive degree offered to ACCA students
through a unique and innovative collaboration between ACCA and Oxford Brookes University Business
School. The aim is to enhance and extend the knowledge and skills gained in the professional ACCA
studies, and improve effectiveness of trainees as professional accountancy students and future finance
professional.

CTI Plus Employability Skills Certificate


The CTI Plus (programme has been specially designed to help CTI students build up the essential soft
skills and values that employers look for when recruiting and/or promoting staff. Through a series of
specialised workshops and hands-on projects students can gradually develop and showcase their
competencies in the areas of leadership, teamwork, cultural awareness, personal effectiveness, project
management, communication, technology etc. Successful candidates are presented with a CTI Plus
certificate.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & EXEMPTIONS


Two A level passes (Grades A to E) plus a minimum of three credits at O levels (Grades A to C) or the
equivalent. Altogether students should have passed in five separate and distinct subjects, including
credits in Mathematics and English Language.

Alternatively, an internationally recognised English Competency test is acceptable to meet the English-
entry requirement such as.

• Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) ** valid for two years only **

Minimum acceptable scores: Paper based exam - 500


Computer based exam - 173

• IELTS (International English Language Testing System) conducted by the British Council, Rose
Hill or IDP Australia provided grade 6.5 or higher (i.e. 7, 8, 9) has been obtained.

DELIVERY SCHEDULE & PROGRAMME


2 years full-time (four semesters)

    COURSE CONTENT TUITION ASSESSMENTS

Semester 1 ACCA Knowledge Papers Total of 189 Hrs Continuous


Assessment:
1 August to 30 F1 Accountant in Business (4.5 hrs per paper Weekly online quiz
November 2010 X 14 weeks ) + Mid-Semester test
F2 Management Accounting at end of May +
Mock Exams X 2
F3 Financial Accounting on-line end of
November

Computer Based-
Exams for F1 to F3
– in December 2010
(dates to be
confirmed)

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CTI Plus Workshops Total of 63 Hrs Hands-on Projects
• Teamwork & Presentations
• Study Skills (4.5 Hrs per
• IT Skills Week X14
Advanced MS Office Applications Using weeks)
New e-learning Technologies (Creating &
searching Blogs, Wikis, Facebook etc)
• Taking on-line exams with confidence.
• Accounting On-line Discussion Forum
• English Oral Communication
Presentations Skills
Semester 2 ACCA Skills Papers Total of 189 Hrs Continuous
Assessment:
15 January to F4 Corporate and Business Law (4.5 hrs per paper Weekly tests/quiz
31 May 2011 X 14 weeks ) +Mid-Semester test
F5 Performance Management + Mock Exams X 2

F6 Taxation ACCA Written


Exams Papers F4
to F6 – June 2011

CTI Plus Workshops Total of 63 Hrs Hands-on Projects


• Academic Reading & Presentations
• Academic Writing (4.5 Hrs per
• Business Communication Skills Week X14
• IT Skills Microsoft Office Advanced weeks)
Workshops. Intro to ACCPAC
• Preparing for written ACCA exams
• ACCA/CTI Students’ on-line Forum
Semester 3 Total of 189 Hrs Continuous
Assessment:
18 July 2011 to (4.5 hrs per paper Weekly tests/quiz +
ACCA Skills Papers X 14 weeks )
Nov 2011 Mid-Semester test +
Mock Exams X 2
F7 Financial Reporting
Written Exams:
F8 Audit and Assurance
Papers F7 to F9 –
F9 Financial Management Dec 2011

Total of 63 Hrs Hands-on Projects


CTI Plus Workshops & Presentations
(4.5 Hrs per
• Business Communication Skills
Week X14
• IT Skills i-portfolio
weeks)
• Exams Techniques for written ACCA
exams.
• ACCA/CTI Plus Discussion Forum

ACCA Ethics Module & Total of 84 Hrs


Semester 4 ACCA on-line
(6 Hrs per week exam
16 Jan 2012 to Oxford Brookes Research and X 14 weeks)
June 2012 Analysis Project (Industry based) Research Report
and

Skills & Learning


Statement

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As from June 2012

CTI Plus Workshops Total of 42 Hrs Hands-on Projects


• Research Methodology & Presentations
• Statistical Analysis (SPSS workshops) (3 Hrs per
• Research Report writing skills Week X14
weeks)
Industrial Work Placement 3 to 4 days per Mentor’s Reports
week x 8 to 14
weeks

¾ All ACCA Exams are invigilated by the Mauritius Examination Syndicate at Exams Centre
chosen by the students
¾ All ACCA Final Examinations are marked by ACCA (UK)

COURSE FEES
Course fees cover all tuition fees, study textbooks & revision kits, DELL personal laptop and all
essential software for study programme, library membership, access to WIFI facilities, Student Personal
Insurance (Health and 24 hr accident cover) and laptop insurance schemes. See relevant brochures
for additional information.

SEM 1 SEM 2 SEM 3 SEM 4 Total (Rs.)


Study Programme ACCA ACCA ACCA ACCA
F1 to F3 & F4 to F6 & F7 to F9 & Ethics Paper
CTI Plus CTI Plus CTI Plus CTI Plus
UOB BSc. +
Internship
Course Fees
( 41,000 41,000 41,000 50,000 173,000
Online Exams
7,500 7,500
Total payable to CTI in Rs.) 48,500 41,000 41,000 50,000 180,500
Written Exams £ 68 x 3 £ 70 x 3
(payable to ACCA in £) papers papers 20,700
Registration fee / Annual
Subscription fee
(payable to ACCA in £) £ 68 £ 70 6,900
Project Marking Fees
(payable to Oxford Brookes
University in £) £ 90 4,500
Total (based on ER below) 212,600

Indicative Exchange Rate for 2010: 1 £ = Rs. 50.00

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PAYMENT SCHEDULES & PROCEDURES

Course Fees:
SEM 1 SEM 2 SEM 3 SEM 4
BSc. Project +
ACCA Papers F1 to F3 F4 to F6 F7 to F9 Internship
Down Payment 26,000 26,000 26,000 25,000
Due Date Upon registration By 20 Dec 2010 By 30 June 2011 By 20 Dec 2011
Balance 15,000 15,000 15,000 25,000
Due Date By 28 Sep 2010 By 28 April 2011 By 28 Sep 2011 By 28 April 2012
Total (Rs.) 41,000 41,000 41,000 50,000

Exam Fees
• Students should submit their bank draft to Charles Telfair Institute totalling the amount of
examination fees upon submission of their exam entry card. Exam fees are payable by 31
March for June exams and by 25 September for December exams. All bank drafts should be
made payable to “ACCA”.
NOTE: Re-unit students will be charged for additional exams and/or tuition fees.

• Initial ACCA Registration fee (payable upon first registration to ACCA): £ 68


Students should submit their bank draft to Charles Telfair Institute upon first registration. All
bank drafts should be made payable to “ACCA”.

• ACCA Annual Subscription Fees: £ 70 (student should pay their annual subscription fees
directly to ACCA by bank draft or credit card in January of each year as from 2011).

• Project Marking Fees Students should submit their bank draft to Charles Telfair Institute upon
first registration with Oxford Brookes University. Bank draft should be made payable to “Oxford
Brookes University”.

Note: ACCA exam fees, registration fees and subscription fees are subject to changes without
notice. ACCA fees are posted on its official website: http://www.accaglobal.com

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Students must complete the CTI and prescribed ACCA & Oxford-Brookes Registration forms & must
present the following documents to the Registrar’s office:
¾ Copy of ID and Birth Certificate or Passport
¾ Copies and originals Academic Certificates (SC & HSC)
¾ A married woman should produce a photocopy of her civil marriage certificate
¾ Two colour passport size photographs

Office hours for registration at Charles Telfair Institute Monday to Friday: 8.30 hrs to 17.00 hrs,
Saturday 08.30 hrs to Noon.

For further information, please contact:


The Marketing Department
Charles Telfair Institute
First Floor, Orbis Court
132, St. Jean Road
Quatre Bornes
Tel 466 0234 / Fax 465 0707
Email marketing@telfair.ac.mu
Websites http://www.telfair.ac.mu
http://www.accaglobal.com
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