There are two stages of study with the ACCA qualification, fundamental and professional.
Depending on your relevant education, you’ll start at the right level for you. In order to gain and complete this qualification, you must successfully pass (or be exempted from) 11 papers and any two of the optional papers (P4-P7).
Fundamentals knowledge level
- FAB Accountant in Business
- FMA Management Accounting
- FFA Financial Accounting
Fundamentals skills level
- CBL Corporate and Business Law
- PM Performance Management
- TX Taxation
- FR Financial Reporting
- AA Audit and Assurance
- FM Financial Management
Professional level - essentials
- SBL Strategic Business Leader
- SBR Strategic Business Reporting
Professional level - optional papers (choose two)
- AFM Advanced Financial Management
- APM Advanced Performance Management
- ATX Advanced Taxation
- AAA Advanced Audit and Assurance
How you will learn
You will learn by a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical exercises. In the revision phase you will learn by attempting exam standard questions and debriefing advice by tutors on how the questions should be approached to maximise marks. It is advised that you sit one to three papers per sitting.
How you're assessed
You will be assessed by sitting external exams set by the professional body ACCA.
Exams centres are located worldwide and determined by ACCA. Once you have registered for an exam, you can log in to your ACCA account and select the country you want to sit the exam in. This will provide you with a list of available exam centres within that country, for that particular exam session.
You need to be a registered student with ACCA to be eligible to take an exam. Registration can be completed via the ACCA website - www.accaglobal.com
Who you will meet
Mr Nagin Lad, FCCA, is the ACCA programme leader, He has over 20 years’ experience teaching ACCA papers, trains tutors and conducts CPD events for ACCA. A former member of ACCA Exam Review Board, Nagin has taught on all 16 ACCA papers and is currently on ACCA’s Audit and Assurance Global Forum, and is chief external examiner for skills level papers at University of South Wales.