Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA)


Awarding Body: BICA


Mode of learning: Instructor-led


Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) is the leading professional body in Botswana. BICA qualifications are based on international accounting standards and global best practice. The BICA qualification aims at ensuring that all newly qualified chartered accountants have the technical and professional skills to begin their career and from which to build their on-going professional development.


What we offer:


  • Botho University offers tuition for BICA on a part time basis.
  • Students are provided with quality course materials from internationally acclaimed publisher BPP learning Media and ICAEW (UK).
  • A well equipped library is available on campus for students to research and study.
  • Qualified and experienced lecturers.
  • Flexible payment plan option available.




Part Time - 6 months per module


Course Content:


The BICA qualification comprises two stages - the Professional Stage and Advanced Stage. There are 15 exams altogether - 12 at the Professional Stage and 3 at the Advanced Stage (see the diagram below). Each student must complete a minimum of 450 days of TWE during the duration of the training agreement (this excludes exam days, holidays, courses, study leave, illness and office administration).


TWE is undertaking 'real' work of a financial, business and/or commercial nature. It can include (but is not limited to) one of the following: Accounting, Audit and Assurance, Taxation, Financial Management, Insolvency and Information Technology.


BICA Programme Structure

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