ACCA course guide

ACCA Qualifications are completed in 3 stages which are broken down into 13 modules. Our guided explanation is here to help you understand and choose your ACCA study path.

ACCA courses explained

The complete ACCA Qualification is broken down into 3 stages and 13 modules

Stage 1
ACCA Fundamentals Applied Knowledge
This is comprised of the first 3 modules needed on your way to the full ACCA Qualification
The modules are:
Accountant in Business (F1)
Management Accounting (F2)
Financial Accounting (F3)

Stage 2
ACCA Fundamentals Applied Skills
The next 6 modules on your path to the full ACCA Qualification
The modules are:
Corporate and Business Law (F4)
Performance Management (F5)
Taxation (F6)
Financial Reporting (F7)
Audit and Assurance (F8)
Finance Management (F9)

Stage 3
ACCA Strategic Professional
The final stage of becoming ACCA Qualified. This final stage is made of 4 modules.
The first two modules are compulsory.
These modules are:
Strategic Business Leader (P1)
Business Reporting (P2)

For the remaining 2 modules you must choose from the following:
ACCA Advanced Financial Management (P4)
ACCA Advanced Performance Management (P5)
ACCA Audit and Assurance (P7)

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Our ACCA course package options

At Open Study College we have the following ACCA Course Bundle options, so you can find the right one for you. See the list below.

ACCA Qualification Complete:

This is the complete bundle! It includes every module you need to complete you full ACCA Accreditation. It also includes the two optional modules needed (P4 and P5). Choose this option if you need to take all modules in order to complete the qualification.
ACCA Complete Qualification

ACCA Fundamentals Applied Knowledge

This is stage one of your ACCA qualification all in one. It includes modules F1, F2 and F3.
ACCA Fundamentals – Applied Knowledge

ACCA Fundamentals Applied Skills

This is all the modules needed to complete stage 2 of your ACCA qualification. It is 6 out of the 13 modules needed to complete the whole course.
ACCA Fundamentals – Applied Skills

ACCA Strategic Professional

This is stage 3 of your ACCA qualification and includes the first two compulsory modules of the Strategic Professional stage.

You will then need to choose two further modules from the following; Advanced Financial Management, Advanced Performance Management and Audit and Assurance to complete the ACCA qualification.

We also offer every module individually as well.

If you still have questions and want advice, you can call our friendly Student Adviser Team on 03300 563 100.

They’ll help you find the best course that suits you and get you on your way to becoming ACCA Qualified.

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