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Paper FA2

A matter of principle
One of the outcomes on the Paper FA2 syllabus is ‘Explain generally accepted accounting principles and concepts’. This is the first of two articles that will discuss the two subparts of the outcome – ‘underlying principles’.

Partnerships
This article looks at partnerships and the associated calculations needed to attempt the relevant questions in Paper FA2.

Accounting for partnerships
The purpose of this article is to help students to develop their understanding of the topic of accounting for partnerships. As such, it covers all of the outcomes in Section H of the Study Guide for Paper FA2.

Syllabus updates

Exam changes from February 2014 to August 2015
The article summarises the rationale for the latest qualification developments to the Foundation level and Knowledge papers, indicating which syllabuses are affected and when, outlining specifically which areas are being amended.

Exam technique

How to answer multiple-choice questions
Answering MCQs successfully requires you to develop a range of skills and exam techniques. Taking the steps set out in this article will help you to maximise your marks.

Computer-based exam technique
This article highlights the benefits of ACCA’s computer-based exams (CBEs), outlines how we have improved the CBE experience to make it even more intuitive for you and also provides some guidance on how to approach a CBE.

Five steps to multiple-choice success
A five-step approach to answering multiple-choice questions.

Last updated: 13 Aug 2014