Botswana Accountancy College

Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) provides the highest quality business education in Accountancy, Computing, Business Management and Insurance. The BAC owes its origins to a joint venture partnership between the Government of Botswana and Debswana, who are in effect its guarantors. The college has a significant role to play in Botswana's tertiary education landscape and has aligned its strategy with BotswanaVision 2016.

The college offers globally recognised and accredited professional qualifications, promoting Botswana's standing as a knowledge-based society. BAC welcomes students from the whole of Southern Africa and beyond.

Products and Services: 

BAC faculty comprises people from a wide range of experience and countries.  For all programmes, BAC boasts a diverse faculty that brings dynamism to the world of learning: 

Professional Accounting Programmes

BAC is the leading Professional  training providers in Accountancy & Tax, Financial in Botswana.  We provide high quality training and education through face to face classroom courses, highly innovative virtual learning  environments.

We are the market leader for CIMA ,ACCA and CIA examination training and enjoy a strong position in chartered accountancy in botswana. BAC pass rates are consistently above average and we strive to achieve the best in examinations.

We have first class facilities in BAC campus, Bifm building, Financial centre all running professional accounting courses Day and Evening classes. BAC offers the following Professional Courses. Click the links for more information





Undergrauate Courses: Botswana Accountancy College (BAC) now offers quality undergraduate and graduate courses through university of Derby and university of Sunderland uk. This provides Batswana and Candidates in general  with an excellent opportunity to kick start you career with a quality assured  degree program as a building Block for you future.

Undergraduate programmes offered at BAC Gaborone Botswana

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance 

BA (Hons) Business Enterprise 

Bsc (Hons) Computing - Computer systems Engineering 


Botswana Accountancy College's (BAC) role with the IISA

BAC is a registration centre for courses for everyone in Botswana. Prospective students who are self tutoring and wish to take examinations can register with BAC at anytime of the year. However, no students can be registered three weeks or less before examinations.

Self tutoring students must pick up registration forms at the college and return them with P1,500.00. The amount is inclusive of registration, examination registration and course material per subject.

Prospective students who want to be tutored for examinations by BAC must complete college enrolment forms at a time when the college opens for enrolment. These students will subsequently be registered with BAC. They must pay a nominal fee when collecting an enrolment form. Once accepted the students would be required to pay P4,500.00 for tuition, examination registration and course material per subject.


The examination syllabus is structured around two levels:

Certificate of Proficiency (CoP)

 Intermediate Certificate in Business Studies (ICiBS)


At CoP level, a candidate selects from among the following subjects:

Basics of Long Term Insurance

Basics of Short Term Insurance

Basics of Retirement Funds

A CoP qualification is a statutory minimum requirement for all agents and others engaged in insurance in Botswana. 

What type of IISA courses does BAC run?


Certificate of Proficiency (all subjects)

BAC runs courses for two sittings of BAC examinations in May and November. The courses are on a full-time basis, two days per week, for 16 weeks.

Intermediate Certificate in Business Studies (all subjects)

BAC runs evening classes for both the May and November sittings of examinations. The courses run for 16 weeks, one evening per week per subject.

Entry requirements

To enrol for CoP courses at BAC, an applicant must have BGCSE (or its equivalent) passes in English and Maths.

 To enrol for ICiBS at BAC, an applicant must have a CoP certificate or its equivalent, as determined by BAC.

 Registration of new students with BAC and purchase of study material is arranged by BAC after student admission.

 To study further, a candidate is required to apply and register with UNISA’s Centre for Business Management. BAC will conduct classes for those registered with UNISA and wish to be tutored.

 The respective insurance companies are responsible for all logistics concerning the rate book examination issues. Candidates are advised to liaise with their employers / potential employers on all matters that affect the rate book examinations. It is important to note that BAC is sometimes used as a rate book examination venue, but the responsibility remains with the concerned company.


MSc Strategic Management

What it is

BAC offers an internationally recognized Master of Science (MSC) in Strategic Management programme that’s developed in association with industry and commerce ensuring relevance & currency.

Who it’s for

Its targets are senior executives, middle managers and career change managers in both profit and non –profit making enterprises holding at least a bachelor’s degree or professional qualifications plus experience.

Why do it

·        It’s a thoroughly enjoyable experience

·        It develops a wide range of knowledge and transferable skills by offering a stimulating experience from both practitioner and intellectual perspectives

·        It delivers strategic capabilities for those wishing to acquire competitive business skills and techniques

How is it run

The programme is administered by leaders from the University of Derby and the BAC Business School with face to face tuition as well as online learning materials to support all course content.


The programme is of 18 months duration with an annual start date of April/May

MBA Advanced Standing

What it is

BAC offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme that’s recognized throughout the world.

Who it’s for

Targeting leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and professionals qualified in the fields of ACCA and CIMA who wish to develop analytical and strategic skills.

Why do it

·        To enhance your management skills and credibility

·        To develop a deep understanding of the challenges of strategy and its implementation

·        To enhance your analytical and strategic thinking skills

How is it run

The programme is administered by leaders from the University of Derby and the BAC Business School with face to face tuition as well as online learning materials to support all course content.


The programme is of 12 months duration with an annual start date of May/June.


Postal Address: 
P/ bag 000319 Gaborone Botswana
Physical Address: 
Plot 50661 Fairgrounds International Office Park Gaborone
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