Examination Structure

With up to ten years to complete your studies, you can take the ACCA exams when it suits you – you can choose the pace. You may also claim exemptions from certain exams, depending on what other qualifications you have gained.

Module

Paper

Subject

Exam Session

FUNDAMENTALS (9 Papers)

Knowledge

       

F1

Accountant in Business

(AB)

CBE*(monthly) or June & December Manual Session

F2

Management Accounting

(MA)

CBE*(monthly) or June & December Manual Session

F3

Financial Accounting

(FA)

CBE*(monthly) or June & December Manual Session

Skills

       

F4

Corporate and Business Law

(CL)

June & December

F5

Performance Management

(PM)

June & December

F6

Taxation

(TX)

June & December

F7

Financial Reporting

(FR)

June & December

F8

Audit and Assurance

(AA)

June & December

F9

Financial Management

(FM)

June & December

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (5 Papers)

Essentials

       

P1

Governance, Risk and Ethics

(GRE)

June & December

P2

Corporate Reporting

(CR)

June & December

P3

Business Analysis

(BA)

June & December

Any two optional papers

       

P4

Advanced Financial Management

(AFM)

June & December

P5

Advanced Performance Management

(APM)

June & December

P6

Advanced Taxation

(ATX)

June & December

P7

Advanced Audit and Assurance

(AAA)

June & December

* Computer Based Examination

Flexibility

You can control the speed of your progression and specialism you wish to develop. You can choose to sit exams either through paper-based examination in June and December or on-demand CBE’s whenever suits you best. CBE’s are currently available for paper F1 to F3. You also have the flexibility of sitting up to four exams every six months session, which will allow you to make rapid progress.

Course Duration

Min: 3 years Max: 10 years
On average, an individual registering with the minimum entry requirements, and studying on a full time basis would take approximately three years to gain their ACCA Qualification.

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