ACCA Exam Timetable 2018 And 2019

Check out the ACCA Exam Timetable, standard entry deadlines, existing amendments, Exam dates and deadlines for other ACCA functions.

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants also known as ACCA is a body that proffers the training of individuals to become fully qualified accountants. However, chartered accountants trained by these organization receive wholesome benefits beyond their state or country of origin. Every year, more than 486,000 students from across the world enrol in this program.

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ACCA Exam Timetable and Exam Dates.

Every year ACCA exams are made given in three phases, however, beginning from this year the ACCA examination will occur four times a year. As expected not all variables of subjects offered will be available at all four times. Before we delve into details about the ACCA Exam timetable. Here are some reasons you should study with ACCA.

Why study with ACCA?

1. Global Choice:

As a chartered and certified accountant under ACCA, you have the choice of working anywhere in the world within the fields of accountancy, management, consulting and banking.

2. Access to the Best Employers

With the ACCA certification, you have the maximum competitive edge over other accountants without this certification. The ACCA body has connections with well over 7400 approved firms and 80 accountancy partnerships across the world.

3. Learn at your own pace

The ACCA Exam timetable and options give you access to learn in a flexible manner to meet your own needs. You can opt for either a part-time or full-time training with an ACCA partner to use the online training platforms as well.

4. Support Forum:

ACCA has a 24 hour/7 days a week support forum, where you can make all your queries and receive advice. Also, if you are having problems training with English, you can make this known via the support forum and be instantly paired up with the right training partner BPP for every exam you take.

5. Networking:

With ACCA you have access to a vast expanse of highly trained professionals across the globe. In addition, ACCA conducts events from time to time through the virtual platform in a bit to connect their student body. In addition,  you can gain access to the ACCA LinkedIn Network as well where you can have more direct access to professionals of like minds.

Check out: ACCA Exam dates in 2018 Full details

Minimum Entry Requirements:

There are some entry level requirements that must be met before you can take the ACCA professional exams, you can view this by clicking this link.

However, if you do not meet the requirements for ACCA professional exams, you can begin with Foundation level courses which of course has no entry level requirements.

Minimum Entry Requirements

ACCA December 2018 Exam Session.

The late exam entry deadline for the ACCA December 2018 Exam session will be on the 5th of November, 2018. In addition, the CBS Exam cycle runs from the 1st of October to the 31st of December.

All Centre complaints and circumstances problems reporting ends on the 14th of December 2018, if you wish to withdraw from any exams, you must do so before the 21st of December, 2018.

Exam Results will be released by the 14th of January 2019.

Exams will begin from the 3rd of December to the 7th of December.

ACCA Exam Timetable December 2018.

Advanced Taxation  (ATX)Advanced Performance Management (APM)Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)Advanced Financial Management (AFM)

Audit and Assurance (AA)Taxation (TX)Performance Management (PM)Financial Reporting (FR)Financial Management (FM)
Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)
Strategic Business Leader (SBL)Corporate and Business Law (LW)

** Remember, the exams MA, LW, AB and FA in both English and Global variants are only on demand CBE. However, all others are available

**ACCA Exams will be held at the same thing in the five different time zones, therefore the time taken is adjusted as follows:
Starting time
Zone 108:00
Zone 210:00
Zone 314:00
Zone 415:00
Zone 517:00

Administrative Review Closing Date

Administrative review requests must be submitted by 23 January 2019

ACCA March 2019 Exam Session

ACCA March 2019 Exam Session.

Exam entry deadlines have been scheduled for the 12th of November, 2018. Standard entries close on the 28th of January, 2019. In addition, late exam entry deadlines close on the 4th of February, 2019.

All amendments of existing exam entry, as well as requests for additional support, ends on the 28th of January, 2019, Exam results will be released 15 April 2019

Exams will begin from the 4th of March to the 8th of March 2019.

ACCA Exam Timetable March 2019.

Advanced Taxation  (ATX)Advanced Performance Management (APM)Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)Advanced Financial Management (AFM)

Audit and Assurance (AA)Taxation (TX)Performance Management (PM)Financial Reporting (FR)Financial Management (FM)
Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)
Strategic Business Leader (SBL)Corporate and Business Law (LW)
ACCA Exam Fees
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ACCA Fees.

1. Registration and subscription fees

Initial registration£79
Annual subscription£97

2. Exemption fees

An exemption fee refers to what you get charged if you receive an exemption

Knowledge exams£74
Skills exams£100

3. ACCA Exam fees

The exam entry fee is the fee you pay for a particular exam you wish to enter. However, Knowledge exams F1, F2 and F3 exams are only available as on-demand CBEs (Computer Based Exams). You will have to contact your local CBE to place your bookings Skills exams, on the other hand, are F4, F5, F6, F7, F8 and F9 exams

For Skills exams fees for December:

December 2018 early entry (Closes 13 August 2018 at 23:59 GMT)
December 2018 standard entry  (Closes 29 October 2018 at 23:59 GMT)£105
 December 2018 late entry (Closes 5 November 2018 at 23:59 GMT)

4. Strategic Professional (essentials)

From September 2018, Professional exams P1-P3 are withdrawn and replaced with the  Strategic Business Leader and Strategic Business Reporting

Fees for these exams for December:

December 2018 early entry  (Closes 13 August 2018 at 23:59 GMT) £125
December 2018 standard entry  (Closes 29 October 2018 at 23:59 GMT) £132
December 2018 late entry   (Closes 5 November 2018 at 23:59 GMT) £298

***Strategic Professional (options)

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Performance Management (Advanced)
  • Advanced Taxation (UK)
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance (INT)

5. Options exam fees for December

December 2018 early entry (Closes 13 August 2018 at 23:59 GMT)£125
December 2018 standard entry (Closes 29 October 2018 at 23:59 GMT)£132
December 2018 late entry (Closes 5 November 2018 at 23:59 GMT)£298

Foundations in Accountancy students Exam fees

1. Registration and subscription fees

 Initial registration £79
 Re-registration £79
 Annual subscription £97

2. Exemption fees

An exemption fee is charged for each ACCA exam you are awarded exemption from. Please note that exemptions from papers FA1, FA2, MA1 and MA2 are free of charge.

 Diploma in Accounting and Business   £74
 Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification £74

3. ACCA Exam fees

These fees apply for the following foundational courses:

  • Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  • Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting
  • Diploma in Accounting and Business
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification
 December 2018 early entry(Closes 13 August 2018 at 23:59 GMT) £74
 December 2018 standard entry(Closes 29 October 2018 at 23:59 GMT) £78
 December 2018 late entry(Closes 5 November 2018 at 23:59 GMT) £238

I supposed you understand the ACCA exam timetable? The right knowledge is wealth and can be implemented for the right purpose. Therefore with this instructional guide, I believe you have accurate measures about what to expect with the upcoming ACCA Exams.


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  1. ADACHA Joy says:

    Hi, i bagged an HND in Banking and Finance and wish to apply for ACCA, will i be given exemptions, what level do i start from and what is the cost implication?
    I’ll be waiting for your response.

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