Examination Structure

You have unlimited time to complete fundamental level papers and seven years to complete professional level papers. You take ACCA exams when it suits you – you choose the pace. You also have the option to select papers based on International Accounting and Auditing Standards and, in certain countries, variant papers based on local law and tax. You may also claim exemptions from certain exams, depending on what other qualifications you have gained.

Fundamentals (9 Papers)

Module:Knowledge
Paper Subject Exam Session
F1 Accountant in Business (AB) CBE*(monthly)
F2 Management Accounting (MA) CBE*(monthly)
F3 Financial Accounting(FA) CBE*(monthly)
Module:Skills
Paper Subject Exam Session
F4 Corporate and Business Law (CL) CBE*(monthly)
F5 Performance Management (PM) March, June, September & December
F6 Taxation (TX) March, June, September & December
F7 Financial Reporting (FR) March, June, September & December
F8 Audit and Assurance (AA) March, June, September & December
F9 Financial Management (FM) March, June, September & December

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (5 Papers)

Module:Essentials
Paper Subject Exam Session
P1 Governance, Risk and Ethics (GRE) Available till June-18
P2 Corporate Reporting (CR) March, June, September & December
P3 Business Analysis (BA) Available till June-18
SBL Strategic Business Leader March, June, September & December
SBR Strategic Business Reporting March, June, September & December
Any two optional papers
Paper Subject Exam Session
P4 Advanced Financial Management (AFM) March, June, September & December
P5 Advanced Performance Management (APM) March, June, September & December
P6 Advanced Taxation (ATX) March, June, September & December
P7 Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA) March, June, September & 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.

Course Duration

Min: 2 years

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