ACCA examination papers

There are a total of 14 exams that you need to complete in order to become an ACCA qualified accountant. The exams are divided into the Fundamentals and Professional levels:

  • The Fundamentals level includes the Knowledge (papers F1-F3) and the Skills module (papers F4-F9). All of these papers are available for exemption on the basis of certain academic and professional qualifications.
  • The Professional level includes the Essentials (papers P1-P3) and the Options module (papers P4-P7).


The examinations for all ACCA papers are held four times a year, i.e. in March, June, September and December. In the March and September sittings only papers F5, F7, F8, F9, P1, P2, P3, P4, P5 and P7 are available. The Cyprus variant papers for F4, F6 and P6 are only available in the June and December sittings. The Knowledge papers F1, F2, and F3 will be offered as a paper based exam for the last time in June 2016.

The Knowledge papers F1, F2 and F3, and paper F4 (English and Global variants only) are also available as Computer Based Exams throughout the year and are organized by the college.


Fundamental Level


Professional Level