CPA

CPA

Certified Public Accountants

Introduction

Accountancy in Uganda:

Employers have less and less need for unskilled labour. They need people who have proved they have talent, initiative, drive and determination. They need individuals who have proved that the can rise to the challenge. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is an individual  who is trained in accountancy and has been equipped with various skills in accountancy-related functions. A CPA has an unusually wide range of options in the kind of work he / she can undertake. A CPA can be financial accountant, a finance manager, an internal auditor, an external auditor, a management accountant, a tax consultant /  advisor, an insolvency / corporate recovery practitioner, an accounting service consultant, a Chief Executive Officer, a lecturer etc.

Entry Requirements

To register as a CPA(U) student, one must have one of the following qualifications:

Degree

A degree from a recognized university. If the degree is obtained from outside Uganda, it must be accredited by the respective government and NCHE may have to validate it.

Certificates/Diplomas

An Accounting Technicians Certificate from a recognized professional accountancy body such as ICPAU, KASNEB, NBAA, etc.

A diploma pursued in a period of at least two years from a recognized university or Institution of Higher Learning. If the qualification is obtained from outside Uganda, it must be accredited by the respective government and NCHE may have to validate it.

A professional certificate offered by another body such as KASNEB, CIPS, CIM etc.

A-Level Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least two principal passes or the equivalent plus a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 credits, including English Language and Mathematics or the equivalent.

Syllabous

The CPA (U) course is designed to produce competent professional accountants, capable of making a positive contribution to the profession and the national economy in general. The graduates of the course have the potential to serve in many capacities, which include financial and management accountants, finance managers, auditors, tax and financial consultants, chief executive officers, chief operating officers etc.

Level 1

Paper 1         Financial Accounting
Paper 2         Quantitative Techniques
Paper 3         Economic Environment
Paper 4         Business Law
Paper 5         Business Management & Information Systems
Paper 6         Taxation
Paper 7         Cost & Management Accounting

Level 2

Paper 8         Financial Reporting
Paper 9         Advanced Taxation
Paper 10       Financial Management
Paper 11       Management Decision and Control
Paper 12       Auditing and Professional Ethics and Values

Level 3

Paper 13       Advanced Financial Reporting
Paper 14       Public Sector Accounting & Reporting
Paper 15       Business Policy & Strategy
Paper 16       Advance Financial Management
Paper 17       Auditing & Assurance Services

Level 4

Paper 18       Integration of Knowledge

Time Table

NOVEMBER SITTING CPA TIME TABLE
10.00 – 12.00 02.00 – 04.00 03.00 – 05.00 04.00 – 6.00 6.30 to 8.30
5th August 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
6th August 2018 P15
7th August 2018 P3
8th August 2018 P1  & P10
9th August 2018 P7 & P12
10th August 2018 P6&P9,P11
11th August 2018 P5  & P8
12th August 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
13th August 2018 P15
14th August 2018 P3 & p11
15th August 2018 P1  & P7
16th August 2018 P10 & P12
17th August 2018 P6&P9
18th August 2018 P5  & P8
19th August 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
20th August 2018 P15
21st August 2018 P3 & p11
22nd August 2018 P1  & P7
23rd August 2018 P10 & P12
24th August 2018 P6&P9
25th August 2018 P5  & P8
26th August 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
27th August 2018 P15
28th August 2018 P3 & p11
29th August 2018 P1  & P7
30th August 2018 P10 & P12
31st August 2018 P6&P9
1st September 2018 P5  & P8
2nd September 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
3rd September 2018 P15
4th September 2018 P3 & p11
5th September 2018 P1  & P7
6th September 2018 P10 & P12
7th September 2018 P6&P9
8th September 2018 P5  & P8
9th September 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
10th September 2018 P15
11th September 2018 P3 & p11
12th September 2018 P1  & P7
13th September 2018 P10 & P12
14th September 2018 P6&P9
15th September 2018 P5  & P8
16th September 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
17th September 2018 P15
18th September 2018 P3 & p11
19th September 2018 P1  & P7
20th September 2018 P10 & P12
21st September 2018 P6&P9
22nd September 2018 P5  & P8
23rd September 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
24th September 2018 P15
25th September 2018 P3 & p11
26th September 2018 P1  & P7
27th September 2018 P10 & P12
28th September 2018 P6&P9
29th September 2018 P5  & P8
30th September 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
1st October 2018 P15
2nd October 2018 P3 & p11
3rd October 2018 P1  & P7
4th October 2018 P10 & P12
5th October 2018 P6&P9
6th October 2018 P5  & P8
7th October 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
8th October 2018 P15
9th October 2018 P3 & p11
10th October 2018 P1  & P7
11th October 2018 P10 & P12
12th October 2018 P6&P9
13th October 2018 P5  & P8
14th October 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
15th October 2018 P15
16th October 2018 P3 & p11
17th October 2018 P1  & P7
18th October 2018 P10 & P12
19th October 2018 P6&P9
20th October 2018 P5  & P8
21st October 2018 P2 P4 & P17 P13 & P18 P16 P14
22nd October 2018 P15
23rd October 2018 P3 & p11
24th October 2018 P1  & P7
25th October 2018 P10 & P12
26th October 2018 P6&P9
27th October 2018 P5  & P8