Your retake toolkit

To give you the best chance of success, take a look at some useful tools to help you... plus, register for our upcoming webinar

Advice for your retake

Steve Willis, a tutor at PwC Academy Czech Republic, looks at ways to turn an exam fail into a pass at your next attempt.

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ACCA Learning Community

ACCA Learning Community

If you haven't already done so, make sure to register on the ACCA Learning Community – it is quick and easy to do.

Once you have, you can join study groups, gain access to tutors in our frequent exam-specific study Q&A sessions and connect with other students who are going through the same learning journey as you to gain advice and guidance. 


Syllabus and study guides

The syllabus and study guides for each exam are designed to help you plan your study and to provide detailed information on what could be assessed in any exam session.

Understanding the syllabus helps ensure students are confident in all areas.

Access the syllabus and study guides for the exam(s) you are taking by using the Exam Resources Finder.

Retake study guides

Retake guides

ACCA's retake guides have been designed to help you understand where you went wrong in your previous exam attempt(s) and to provide you with guidance in the way you approach your retake.

They provide tips for success, signpost ACCA resources and can be used either online or printed in PDF format.

Guidance from the examining team

The examiners' reports are an essential study resource and highlight the mistakes that students commonly make in exams and how you can avoid them.

The examiner guidance articles and examiner interviews set out the general approach to the syllabus and the exam, and provide tips on how to improve your exam performance.

Access these for the exam(s) you are taking by using the Exam Resources Finder.