What makes ACCA different?We're global, flexible, supportive and structured.

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We are truly global - our qualifications are recognised in 181 countries worldwide, meaning your skills will be in demand internationally.

You can keep your options open – you can specialise in whichever area you wish, from audit to management accounting, thanks to our unique option papers.

Our qualification is accessible - you don’t need a training contract to study with ACCA.

We offer exceptional support and flexibility - allowing you to fit your study and work around lifestyle and family commitments. Our contact centre operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and we have a wealth of online resources.

Our syllabus and exams are clearly structured – our transparent exam marking system allows you to see exactly where your strengths lie, and helps you to progress through your studies quicker.

Flexible study options

We also offer a range of study options to suit your lifestyle, budget and situation. We have key partnerships with learning providers offering quality tuition for our students. 

These providers have a proven track record of getting students through their exams using a variety of methods including exam tips, study groups, case studies and past papers. Search our tuition provider database

We understand that some people prefer to study less formally and on their own terms. The ACCA online Learning Community has a variety of tools to get you through your exams:

  • Discuss papers and study tips with peers
  • View all past papers
  • Read up-to-date articles and news
  • Listen to our podcasts
  • Download our student planner app
  • Keep current with the latest technical articles
  • Sharpen your study skills
  • Improve your revision technique
  • Get our Student Accountant Magazine

Exam centres

For F1-F4, there are computer-based exams at any time of the year. For papers F4 and above, you can take paper-based exams at any of the 73 exams centres across the UK and Ireland.

If you have any special requirements, we can accommodate you. You'll find more information on centres, papers, regulations and entry times in the exam entry and administration section of the main ACCA website.

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