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ACCA Syllabus

The ACCA syllabus consists of 14 papers divided into four groups and three levels:

  • Knowledge – Three papers
  • Skills – Six papers
  • Essentials – Three papers
  • Options – Two papers from four

ACCA Knowledge Level

F1     AB – Accountant in Business
F2     MA – Management Accounting
F3     FA – Financial Accounting

ACCA Skills Level

F4    CL – Corporate and Business Law
F5    PM – Performance Management
F6     TX – Taxation
F7     FR – Financial Reporting (UK or International)
F8     AA – Audit & Assurance (UK or International)
F9     FM – Financial Management

ACCA Essentials Level

P1    GR&E – Governance, Risk and Ethics
P2    CR – Corporate Reporting (UK or International)
P3    BA – Business Analysis

ACCA Options (choose any two from four)

P4    AFM – Advanced Financial Management
P5    APM – Advanced Performance Management
P6    ATX – Advanced Taxation
P7    AAA – Advanced Audit & Assurance (UK or International)

ACCA Exam Regulations

  • All modules must be sat in order
  • Maximum of four ACCA papers to be taken in one sitting
  • Papers within a module may be sat in any order but ACCA recommends that they should be sat in numerical order
  • ACCA papers from a variety of levels may be sat at any one time. i.e. Knowledge and Skills or Skills and Essentials
  • The three Essentials papers do not have to be sat together
  • Students have 10 years to pass all the examinations
  • The pass mark for all examinations is 50%
  • In addition to the above 14 ACCA papers, students are required to study and sit an online module in Professional ethics. It is recommended that this is studied at the same time as P1
  • Practical experience required

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