The Diploma in International Financial Reporting (DipIFR) can be studied online to fit your studies around your work and social commitments. The diploma can be completed in three to six months.
DipIFR is assessed by a three-hour written exam held twice a year. The pass mark for this is 50 per cent. You can apply online at any time to start studying DipIFR.
DipIFR is supported by study materials from ACCA's platinum Approved Learning Partner for content, BPP Learning Media. Study materials from ACCA's Approved Learning Partners at gold status are also available. To find a list of these partners, visit ACCA's Content Provider Directory in the related links list on the left-hand side of the page.
A number of ACCA Approved Learning Partners also offer tuition for DipIFR. Please visit our tuition provider directory to find a tuition provider by following the link in the left-hand side of the page.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
If you are an ACCA member, studying for another qualification can count towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). ACCA’s CPD policy states that one hour of learning is equivalent to one unit. Learning is verifiable if it is relevant to your career, you can demonstrate how you have applied the learning and you can prove that the learning took place (copies of course materials, notes from learning, contact details of a third party who can substantiate completion of the activity, certificate showing the course/assessment was completed etc).
Also, if you are achieving your CPD via the unit route, studying this diploma may fully meet your 40 unit CPD requirement for one year; in this case you can also carry forward up to 21 verifiable units to the following CPD year.
For more information on ACCA's CPD programme visit the 'managing your CPD' link in the related links list on the left-hand side of the page.