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Computer-based exams (CBEs) are available for the first seven papers (not the options papers) within the Foundation-level awards and F1, F2, F3 and F4 (English and Global) from the ACCA Qualification, see table below.


Exam name

Exam title

ACCA Qualification



Accountant in Business 


Management Accounting  


Financial Accounting  

F4 (English and Global)

Corporate and Business Law
Foundations in Accountancy  



Recording Financial Transactions  


Management Information  


Maintaining Financial Records  


Managing Costs and Finance 


Accountant in Business 


Financial Accounting  


Management Accounting

Offering CBEs provides the following benefits to students:

  • Flexibility - Students are not restricted to June and December paper-based exam sessions as CBEs can be sat at any time of the year. CBE also offers flexibility for re-sits which can be taken at any time. There is no restriction on the number of times a student can re-sit exams by CBE.
  • Instant result - The student's result is displayed on the computer screen at the end of the exam.
  • Results - Once the student's result has been uploaded by the CBE centre it is transferred to the student's ACCA account within 72 hours.

Last updated: 19 Nov 2014