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KCA University graduates bring to the market key management, financial management and Information Technology skills that are a heritage of the university's commitment to continuously identify, develop and offer market relevant, market driven curriculum as a means of providing solutions to the community of Kenya and the region. Our various programs are offered at the impressive main campus along Thika road, the universitys town campus and KCA Kisumu.

Talent Seeking
Our success in competing for talent with other top-ranking universities is a mark of our world class standing. In turn, our faculty members enable us to create innovative programs for our world-class students. Furthermore, the University has staff and students from East and Central Africa, and the staff involved in research collaborate with peers all over the world. Come explore as we invite you to visit us at any time in person or through this site and explore the life of our University.

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ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountant

An international qualification to satisfy the technical, managerial, interpersonal  and ethical requirements of the role of professional  accountants which defines standards of performance or best practices for activities within five key roles: financial & regulatory obligations, taxation, business and audit and management.

Minimum entry requirements.

KCSE aggregate C (plain), with C in Mathematics and E nglish
Two (2) A level passes in 5 different subjects including English and Mathematics.
Advanced Business Executives (ABE) Certificate
Two A levels and three GCSEs or equivalent in five separete subjects, including English and Mathematics.
KATC Intermediate (KATC finalist get exemptions)


Mature student Entry Route (MSER)  Normally over age 21.

O-Level, KCSE or any other equivalent qualification
Must pass the equivalent of paper F2, Management Accounting and F3, Financial Accounting within two years before further progression to the ACCA exams is permitted.

Students at 16 years or older without the above minimum qualification can pursue Certified Accounting Technician course (CAT) and on qualification are eligible for direct entry to Part II of ACCA Professional qualification



Graduate-entry route.
Relevant degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempted from all nine exams within the Fundamentals level and register directly at the professional level. Degrees with some relevance may also qualify for exemptions.

Note: these exemptions are subject to confirmation by the ACCA Board.

Registration deadline dates (ACCA-UK)
June examinations: By 31st December of the previous year


December examinations: by 15th August of the same year