Who will issue your certificate?
Once you’ve completed your study with Speciss College and passed the exams, you’ll be awarded the IAC Diploma in the subjects of your choice. That’s the fourth and last rung of the ladder of IAC qualifications.
Set your future in motion with IAC, the Institute of Administration and Commerce! These qualifications are recognized, respected and affordable, so they give you access to improved employment prospects and further learning opportunities
Employers throughout Southern Africa recognise and acknowledge the IAC qualifications, because IAC has built up, since its establishment in 1927, a reputation for excellence and academic rigour.
The University of Zimbabwe offers direct entry to the second year of their Bachelor of Accountancy Degree programme (BAcc) for students who have successfully completed the Institute's Diploma in Financial Accountancy. The University of Zimbabwe also accepts IAC graduates with the required post graduate experience to its MBA programmes.
IAC is recognised internationally for membership purposes by equivalent professional bodies. An IAC diploma is the start of a great future for you!
Entry requirements for this course
To register for the IAC Diploma course, you need a pass at the IAC Higher Certificate level or another acceptable professional qualification. Please talk to our Director of Studies: Business School.
Bring certified copies of your certificates with you when you come to Speciss College to register as a student!
What you will learn
Your choice of subjects will depend on the Diploma you wish to obtain. You can choose whether to major in General Management, Marketing Management, Human Resources Management, Financial Accounting, Cost & Management Accounting, Corporate Management (Company Secretaryship), Purchasing and Materials Management, Public Relations, or Office Administration.
Please discuss these options with our Director of Studies: Business School or view the full details on the IAC website. You can find the link on the Resources Menu.
What exams will you write?
Exams are held in May and October each year. You must register for your exams at IAC. Information on the exam fees, which are payable at least 6 weeks before the exam, can be obtained from the IAC website.
In addition to registering with Speciss College for your tuition, you must also register as a student member with the Institute of Administration and Commerce (Zimbabwe). Please visit their office at:
No 6 Meredith Drive
Tel: 730770 or 251301/2
When and where are the classes and what are the fees?
Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.
Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.
You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.
What about books and stationery?
You’ll need to bring your own notebooks and writing materials to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops. The list of prescribed and recommended books is available on the IAC website. We strongly urge you to buy a copy of the prescribed texts.
Similar courses you should consider at Speciss
Similar courses which you can study at Speciss College include accounting, banking, management, marketing, finance, administration, purchasing, salesmanship and computer skills.