Our exams develop knowledge and skills from a broad range of competency areas. Learn how each of our exams relate to profesional competencies, explore how these link to key performance objectives, and discover career opportunities.

Applied knowledge

An exceptional introduction to the world of finance and accounting, the Applied Knowledge exams provide you with a broad understanding of essential accounting techniques.

Applied skills

Continue building your skills to become a professional accountant.

Building on your existing knowledge and understanding, Applied Skills develops strong, broad and practical finance skills required of future strategic professional accountants in any sector or industry.

Strategic professional - essentials

With Strategic Professional, we’re setting a new standard by fully integrating deep, broad and relevant technical expertise with ethics and professional skills. Because every element has a real-world focus, you’ll be prepared to handle the challenges you’ll face in the workplace.

The result - you will be a strategic, forward-thinking professional accountant, equipped with the unique blend of skills needed to hit the ground running, and add immediate value to your employer.

Strategic Professional - options

Our options exams offer you the unique opportunity to specialise in areas of greatest relevance to a chosen sector or career path. The advanced specialist expertise you'll gain builds on the broad, cross-sector relevant, technical foundation that all ACCA students acquire.