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Kaplan’s track record with ACCA is exceptional. With over 17,000 ACCA students each year, we are a leading international provider of ACCA training and a publisher for ACCA materials. Our exam focused approach continues to generate great results with students consistently achieving up to 30% *** higher pass rates than the global average.

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Levels available: Applied Knowledge (AB, MA, FA), Applied Skills (LW, PM, TX, FR, AA, FM), Strategic Professional (SBL, SBR, AFM, APM, ATX, AAA)

Courses from €465

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Levels available: Applied Knowledge (AB, MA, FA), Applied Skills (LW, PM, TX, FR, AA, FM), Strategic Professional (SBL, SBR, AFM, APM, ATX, AAA)

Courses from €385

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Levels available: Full access to all levels of the ACCA syllabus, covering Knowledge, Applied Skills and Strategic Professional.

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Live Online is a revolutionary, interactive way to study wherever you are. Live Online offers you the benefits of the traditional classroom but with the flexibility of the online environment. The lessons are fully interactive, delivered live by our expert lecturers following the same exam focused material and structure as traditional classroom courses.

  • Kaplan Live Online lecturers are fully qualified accountants with industry or practice experience.
  • Online recordingsx of every lecture to recap any part of the course
  • Interactive chat panel - ask your lecturer questions at any time during the live lecture and they will also be available to answer after the lecture.
  • Small class sizes - Average 20 students per online class
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Study at a pace that suits you. Kaplan Distance Learning is ideal for students who want to fit their studies around their lifestyle and combines ACCA Approved study materials, online resources and lecturer support via email. You will be set assessments and a mock exam throughout your course to keep you on track and prepare you for the exams.

  • Full set of ACCA Approved study materials, including Study Text, Exam Kit and Pocket Notes
  • Check your progress and keep on track with an interim and final assessment. Submit them for marking and Kaplan lecturers will provide feedback on your answers.
  • Dedicated tutor support - Our team of expert support tutors are available 7 days a week to answer your questions and give feedback on your work. Contact them via discussion forums, live chat for an instant response or send them an email

OnDemand is an online course covering the full syllabus, with resources specifically designed for online learning. It gives you the best of both worlds, combining the structure of a tutor-led course, with the flexibility to study anytime, anywhere.

  • Online resources including tutor-led videos, practice questions, study materials and an integrated workbook.
  • 365 start dates a year so you can start studying anytime.
  • Access to dedicated tutor support when you need it - including evenings and weekends by email
  • Pay as you study - either monthly, quarterly or annually.
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Why study ACCA with Kaplan?

Quality tuition

  • ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner for over 10 years
  • ACCA Approved Learning Provider for Content​ - all Kaplan materials are assessed by the ACCA examining team to ensure they are of the very highest quality.
  • Our lecturers are all fully qualified accountants and have worked in industry so teach from real life examples.
  • Trained over 90 worldwide prize and medal winners since 2007, plus Gold and Bronze medal winners in 2014

 

ACCA online
pass rate
30% higher 30% higher than the global average**

Value for money

  • Courses start from €385, no separate enrolment fees and delivery of all course materials included
  • Access to MyKaplan - your personalised online study space

Flexible options

  • Beat the traffic! Study in the evening - from home, library or a cafe.
  • If you can’t make it to a live lecture, online recordings mean you never miss a class.
  • Interact with students and lecturers outside of class via MyKaplan

Syllabus information

  • Knowledge Module

    Knowledge Module

    Accountant in Business (AB)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 8 sessions

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Computer-based exam

    This subject will introduce you to basic business principles and how the different systems within business interact with one another.


    Management Accounting (MA)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 10 sessions

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Computer-based exam

    You’ll learn accountancy techniques to support management in planning, controlling and monitoring performance in a range of business contexts.



    Financial Accounting (FA)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 12 sessions

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Computer-based exam

    You’ll learn the underlying concepts relating to financial accounting and develop proficiency in techniques, such as double entry accounting and the preparation of basic financial statements.

     

  • Skills Module

    Skills Module


    Performance Management
    Financial Reporting
    Audit and Assurance
    Financial Management
    Skills Module exams
    Exemptions

    Performance Management (PM)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 8 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Computer-based exam

    You’ll develop knowledge to apply management accounting techniques to quantitative and qualitative information for planning, decision-making, performance evaluation and control.

    Financial Reporting (FR)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 10 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Computer-based exam

    You’ll learn the skills to apply accounting standards and the theoretical framework required to prepare financial statements of entities and how to analyse and interpret those financial statements.

    Audit and Assurance (AA)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 6 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Computer-based exam

    You’ll understand the process of implementing the assurance engagement and its application in the context of the professional regulatory framework.

    Financial Management (FM)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 8 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Computer-based exam

    You’ll develop the knowledge and skills necessary for a finance manager, in regards to investment, financing and dividend policy decisions.

  • Strategic Professional Module

    Strategic Professional Module

    Strategic Business Leader (SBL)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 19 sessions (Complete course, covering knowledge, application and exam preparation)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Paper-based exam

    Using scenarios that could occur in your day-to-day working life, the case study challenges you to incorporate your technical, ethical and professional skills to create solutions and demonstrate these in your responses. This is a four hour case study exam, with no previous seen information. All background information and exhibits relating to the case study will be made available to you in the examination. This replaces the previous P1 and P3 papers.

    Strategic Business Reporting (SBR)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 10 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Paper-based exam

    You’ll use your professional judgement to apply and evaluate financial reporting principles in multiple business contexts and situations, arming you with the skills to confidently explain reports and the impacts of transactions to a broad range of stakeholders. This replaces the previous P2 paper.

    Advanced Financial Management (AFM)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 8 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Paper-based exam

    You’ll practice the professional judgement expected of a senior financial executive or advisor, in taking or recommending decisions relating to the financial management of an organisation in private and public sectors.

    Advanced Performance Management (APM)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 10 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Paper-based exam

    You’ll develop the skills and knowledge to apply strategic management accounting techniques in multiple business contexts and to add the evaluation of the performance of an organisation and its strategic development.

    Advanced Audit & Assurance (AAA)

    Number of lessons:

    Live Online: 6 sessions (tuition), 4 sessions (revision), 1 session (question based day)

    On Demand/Distance Learning: study at your own pace

    Subject assessment:

    Paper-based exam

    You’ll analyse, evaluate and report on the assurance engagement and other audit and assurance issues in the context of best practice and current developments.



  • Exemptions

    Entry requirements and exemptions

    The ACCA Accounting qualification is open to everyone, although your starting point will be different depending on your previous qualifications.

    You have Your starting point
    No previous qualifications You should complete the final level of the AAT or FIA Diploma first and then move on to your ACCA accounting qualification
    Two A-Levels and three GCSEs in five separate subjects including English and Maths Knowledge Module
    A non-relevant degree/NVQ/Other Knowledge Module
    AAT qualified Skills Module
    FIA Diploma or CAT qualified Skills module
    Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Law or Management Skills or Essentials module (subject to any exemptions)

    ACCA grant exemptions (only from the Knowledge or Skills modules of the Fundamentals level) if you hold a relevant degree or professional qualification. It is recommended that you apply for exemptions when you register with ACCA as a student.

    You can check to see if you qualify for any exemptions on the ACCA website.

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β Student numbers based on ACCA, CIMA, AAT, ACA, Tax and CFA students enrolled with Kaplan in 2014
** Based on a comparison of published Platinum tuition providers versus Live Online Tuition and Revision for the Professional papers (P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P7) as at 01/12/2014
Based on medal or prizewinners from June 2007 sitting to June 2014 sitting
*** Based on Live Online pass rates for F6 in June 2014. Kaplan pass rate was 30% higher than the global average at 83%, global pass rate was 53%.
Personal Tutor only available for Skills, Essentials, Options Modules. Mentors will be allocated to Knowledge students.
x For Skills, Essentials and Options students, the Tuition recordings are available for the following 3 exam sittings. For Revision and Question Practice recordings are available for the following sitting only, after which they are removed from your account.