Why should you join the MAPS Diploma in Accounting?

  • Dual awarded with the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) – Students who complete the MAPS Diploma will also receive the ACCA qualification, highly respected by employers globally.
  • MAPS College is an ACCA Gold Approved Learning Provider – a recognition from ACCA of the high quality delivery and results achieved by MAPS College students.
  • MAPS qualifications offer the quickest route to completing your Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor’s degree.
  • Intakes every four months – flexibility to join whenever suits you.
  • Receive access to world class online library resources and ACCA online resources to help with your studies.
  • Affordable course fees with low monthly instalments.
  • Specifically designed for those in work – evening classes only.
  • Flexible progression routes allow you to progress onto MAPS College Bachelors degree or International qualifications.
  • High quality lecturers and course content – bringing relevant Business and Accounting theories and concepts to life, alongside key workplace skills.
  • Fully approved by MQA as a Level 5 qualification, PLUS the MNQF Level 5 ACCA qualification.
  • Eligible students can access government funding to cover tuition fees if completing the Diploma as part of a three year bachelor’s programme.

Course Description
The qualification provides learners with a broad understanding of Accounting concepts and selected business functions. It also promotes the development of essential workplace skills demanded by employers. The qualification is suitable for individuals already in work or looking to start their career in a range of accounting job roles, and supports progression to management level roles on completion.

The qualification is unique to the Maldives in that it directly incorporates the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) within its content, meaning students will receive the MAPS College Diploma in Accounting AND the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) on completion of specific units. What’s more – as MAPS College is an ACCA Gold Approved Learning Provider, students can be confident that they are receiving the best quality support available.

The qualification can also be extended to a three year Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (MNQF Level 7).

Awarding Body
The Diploma in Accounting certificate for this course is awarded by MAPS College. The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) is awarded by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

MNQF Level
Level 5 Diploma (view Approval)

Academic Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum entry requirements:

  • 2 A’ Level passes (E or above)
  • 2 HSSC passes (C or above)
  • MNQF Level 4 Qualification in a related field
  • MNQF Level 4 Qualification in an unrelated field, AND successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program
  • 20 years old AND completion of the 10th year of School AND 2 years of work experience in a relevant field, AND successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program

Course Structure

  • Accountant in Business (ACCA unit AB)
  • Management Accounting (ACCA unit MA)
  • Financial Accounting (ACCA unit FA)
  • Two Optional Units

Duration: 9 months

Intakes: Every four months throughout the year.

Course Assessments
The three Accounting units are assessed by time constrained online computer based exams that are set and marked by ACCA, UK. The exams are conducted and invigilated by MAPS College. The two optional units are assessed by time constrained written examinations. Some optional subjects also include assignments and presentations.

Course Fee and Payment Plan
Payments can be made in installments. Please see Course Fees and Payment Plan for information.

Pathway
Students who complete the MAPS Diploma in Accounting may use it as a standalone qualification or progress onto the second year of the MAPS Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Students may also choose to progress onto an ABE Level 5 Diploma in Business Management, Human Resources or Marketing, or onto the ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business (Applied Skills).

How to Apply?
Candidates may apply online or download and complete the application form, which can be submitted to the College Reception on the First Floor of H. Vaifilaa-age, Janavaree Magu. Applicants are requested to read the Terms and Conditions for Studying at MAPS College before applying.