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We offer a range of ACCA courses on International Financial Reporting, including the Certificate in International Financial Reporting. This financial reporting course offers a broad introduction to the field of International Financial Reporting and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It traces the history of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from its early roots through to recent changes and updates and future developments.

The qualification is structured in an accessible and user-friendly way that underlines key information and provides useful summaries. It examines and breaks down specific standards topic-by-topic. There are case studies, which are based on real-life examples, and many exercises, multiple-choice questions and sample answers for you to test your knowledge as you progress through the course.

Course objectives

  • to help you understand how International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are used around the world
  • to explain how the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRSF) / International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) work and how these are being changed
  • to examine the fundamental requirements of IFRS on a standard-by-standard basis
  • to provide guidance on how to use IFRS in practice.

For Spanish and Portuguese speakers 

The Certificate in International Financial Reporting is also available for Spanish and Portuguese speakers. Please click on the links in the top-left hand corner of this page for further details.