The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) is the world's oldest professional body of Chartered Accountants (CAs). It is one of the most highly regarded and sought after qualifications in Accounting. Although other British accounting bodies use the title Chartered Accountant, the CA (Chartered Accountant) designation is actually unique to ICAS in the UK. The ICAS syllabus is divided into 3 macro areas with 11 technical subjects and examinations along with business ethics and relevant, practical experience. Browse through our list of courses or simply find the right tutor to match your requirements.
This is a culmination of your knowledge and all the different areas you will have covered in the Competence and Professional Skills parts of the syllabus. It tests your integrated knowledge of everything you have learned. You will need to apply all your expertise to implementing business strategies, performance evluation, personal finance and professional ethics. Find tuition support, tutors, past paper reviews and courses to help you complete this part of the syllabus successfully.
This section of the syllabus takes you through the necessary areas of competence concerning business law including an introduction to law both UK and EU, the formation of companies, administration of companies, contract law, share and loan capital and explaining issues surrounding the concept of negligence. Search through our list of qualified tutors, courses and websinars and find tuition support now.
This part of the syllabus covers areas including: organising structures goals and objectives, marketing analysis and distribution, cost accounting, business and pricing strategies, budgetary planning and control, working capital management and other aspects concerning business management. On completion of this course students will be expected to understand, describe, calculate and make effective decisions in the aforementioned areas. Choose private tuition or select a course from the list below.
This course will cover areas such as financial analysis, UK equity & debt markets and financial system, plans and forecasts for an organisation and the fundamentals of micro and macroeconomics. by the end of this course you will be expected to explain the financial environment within which an organisation functions. Apply an understanding of the structure of the UK equity and debt markets and its financial system to practical situations. Apply the major capital market models to practical situations. Prepare data used in financial analysis and prepare plans and forecasts for an organisation. Calculate investment returns from competing projects. Explain the fundamentals of micro and macroeconomics. Describe the organisations, products and market. transactions that comprise the UK financial services sector.
The financial accounting module introduces students to the corporate reporting framework, teaches you to prepare financial statements, record transactions, teaches control techniques and fundamental accounting concepts and covers business structures and accounting requirements. Find tuition support and dedicated webinars.
This section of the syllabus takes you through the necessary areas of competence concerning audit and reporting principles including corporate governance, third party assurance, ethics, the audit process and the external auditor specifically their roles and responsibilities. Search through our list of qualified tutors, courses and webinars and find tuition support now.
This part of the syllabus covers areas including: The UK tax system, NI, Property income, CGT liability, corporation tax liability, VAT and chargeable gaines and losses. On completion of this course students will be expected to understand, describe, calculate and make effective decisions in the aforementioned areas. Choose private tuition or select a course from the list below.
This part of the syllabus within the Test of Professional Skills section covers various important areas of finance including short and medium term as well as long term financial policy and management, Company restructuring, valuations mergers ad acquisitions; in addition to covering other aspects such as insolvancy, equity markets, analysing financial statements, derivatives, treasury management, capital investment appraisal and professional conduct. Students will be expected to demonstrate competence in all these areas in order to pass the exam. browse our list of tutors, courses and past papers to get the right support for you.
This section of the Syllabus covers the various assurance processes as well as business risks, control environments and business systems, regulation and reporting an digital technology. On completing this course students are expected to be able to: Plan the audit of statutory financial statements in accordance with applicable standards, including audit evidence collection procedures, evaluate, in accordance with applicable standards and taking into consideration audit risk and the effectiveness of internal control procedures, findings from the planning and interim stages of the assurance engagements, evaluate in accordance with applicable standards and taking into consideration the results of substantive procedures and the impact of audit misstatements on the audit opinion, findings from the final stages of assurance engagements, advise on business risk and related governance and risk control frameworks, advise on design of business systems and controls to effectively manage risks affecting business and financial reporting processes. Find private tuition, webinars, past papers and other courses to help you prepare.
This part of the syllabus covers accounting for business transactions, group financial statements, individual compay financial statements, understanding accepted accounting principles, financial communication and accounting requirements. Students are expected to be able to recommend the appropriate accounting treatment under International Financial Reporting Standards to account for specific transactions, prepare journal entries, with supporting calculations, to account for a range of transactions in accordance with any relevant guidance on accounting treatment, construct financial statements for an individual companies, construct financial statements for a group including joint ventures and associates, construct appropriate disclosures for inclusion within the annual report and accounts, consider international and UK accounting requirements for a range of companies. Find private tuition, courses, webinars and past papers to help you prepare for your exam.
This part of the syllabus covers all the areas relevant to taxation including income tax, principles of computing in trading income,VAT, corporation tax, chargeable gains, inheritance tax, and other issues relevant to taxation such as National Insurance, ethical conduct and customs tariffs. Find courses, tutors, and webinars to help you prepare.