ACCA student intake passes 60,000 level

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In 2002, global student intake numbers reached 63,082 – an increase of 12.8% from 2001 – while in the UK the number of registered students increased by 13.8% to a new record level of 15,563.

Andrew Harding, executive director of the ACCA, said that with the introduction of new rules post-Enron, it was ‘more important than ever before that the new generation of accountants has a thorough training in all aspects of auditing, financial reporting, company and commercial law, strategy, management and IT’.

The ACCA counts more than 300,000 members and students around the world in 160 countries.

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