BICPA Academy Sdn Bhd

About Us

BICPA is known as “ Brunei Darussalam Institute of Certified Public Accountants” (BICPA). The principal activity of the Institute is to provide an entity for accountants to support and advance the status and interest of the accountancy profession in line with the aims and objectives of the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam.


What are the minimum requirements for CAT Qualification?

Minimum 4 GCE ‘O’ level credit (Math’s & English compulsory)

What are the course syllabus cover for CAT Qualification?

9 Paper to complete

Introductory Level:

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (BDQF Level 2) is awarded on the completion of exams 

  • Recording Financial Transactions (FA1) 
  • and Management Information (MA1),

Intermediate Level:

The ACCA Diploma in Financial and Management Accounting (BDQF Level 3) is awarded on the completion of exams 

  • Maintaining Financial Records (FA2) 
  • and Managing Costs and Finance (MA2),

Advanced Level 

The ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (BDQF Level 4) is awarded on the completion of the exams 

  • Business and Technology (FBT), 
  • Financial Accounting (FFA), Management Accounting (FMA) 

Advanced Level (Optional Paper)

Choose two of the three specialist exams; 

  • Foundation in Auditing (FAU) 
  • Foundation in Taxation (FTX)
  • Foundation in Management (FFM)
  • and Foundations in Professionalism.

What are the duration to complete CAT Qualification?

Part-Time course is about 24 to 42 months while 

Full-Time course will be 18 to 24 months

What are the requirements for ACCA Qualification?

  • Passes 2 GCE A Level / Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate  [grades A-E] PLUS 
  • 3 GCE O Level / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate [grades A-C / 9-4] (in 5 separate subjects including English and Mathematics)
  • ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business (RQF Level 4) or relevant accounting or finance qualification
  • ACCA Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification
  • Graduate from any recognized university

What are the course syllabus cover for ACCA Qualification?

Applied Knowledge

The Applied Knowledge exams provides students with a broad introduction to the world of finance and develop your essential understanding and techniques in accounting.  These exams are:

Business and Technology (BT)

Management Accounting (MA)

Financial Accounting (FA)


Applied Skills

The Applied Skills exams build on existing knowledge and understanding and develop strong, broad and practical finance skills required of future strategic professional accountant in any sector or industry. These exams are:

Corporate and Business Law (LW)

Performance Management (PM)

Taxation (TX)

Financial Reporting (FR)

Audit and Assurance (AA)

Financial Management (FM)


Strategic Professional

The Strategic Professional exams prepare students for future leadership positions. They develop the strategic vision using your unique blend of technical, ethical and professional skills. And you can specialise in areas that best suit your career ambitions. Students must complete both Essentials exams and choose two of the Options.  These exams are:



Strategic Business Leader (SBL)

Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)



Advanced Financial Management (AFM)

Advanced Performance Management (APM)

Advanced Taxation (ATX)

Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)

What is Ethics and Professional skills module?

Ethics and Professional Skills Module

Students are required to complete our Ethics and Professional Skills module which develops in students the complete range of skills that employers told us they need. By introducing students to the full spectrum of advanced ethical and professional skills and exposing them to realistic business situations, our students are ready to shine with recruiters and be really credible in the workplace.

When are the ACCA Exam session?

CAT/ACCA Computer Base Exam (CBE)

Exam is any time after the completion of the syllabus

Exam Session every March, June, Sept and Dec

How many intake does BICPA-FTMS offers?

2 intakes per year.

Every January and July of the year


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Block A, Regent Square,

Kiulap, BE1518,

Brunei Darussalam


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+ 673 2233945 / +673 7248681 (During office hour)