How many ACCA exams are you taking in March 2017?
Below we are also comparing how many exams student took over the years. and you can see clearly how the pattern has changed after the transition to 4 exams a year
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I currently reside in Birmingham, United Kingdom. I work full-time in an accountancy firm as an Accounts Assistant.
On average I spend 15 – 20 hrs on each subject per week. In December session I appeared for two exams F8 and P1 and I prepared for them in two months. [Read more…]
I live in Dublin, Ireland and work in the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
I attended a 3 hour class each week and I made this time really count. I took about 5 days study leave from my work. With work and family commitments it’s quality rather than quantity. [Read more…]
A: Hello everyone! My name is Bhagat Singh and I am from Malaysia. I am currently pursuing the second semester of my ACCA exams (F7, F8, F9) by studying full time at Sunway University. I scored 91% on the F4-Corporate and Business Law paper (Malaysian variant) for the December 2015 exam sitting. I was also the World Prize Winner for the FAU June 2015 exam sitting (CAT). Before commenting any further, I’d like to thank Opentutuion for giving me this wonderful opportunity to share my insight on studying for the ACCA exams. [Read more…]
Hi, my name is Samir and I live in Leicester, England. I work as a management accountant for a company called Thomson Hayes.
I try to do an 1 hour a day on average but it does tend to increase in the last week/10 days where I spend on average 6-8 Hours a day. [Read more…]
I live in Cyprus and currently work as a customer support representative. Before starting F3 i had no accounting experience at all!
I tried to study for an hour a day so around 7 hours a week. Close to the exam i did a little more, but due to work and my daughter my time was pretty limited. [Read more…]
Hi, my name is Aleksey and I am from St Petersburg, Russia. I am an associate in a deal advisory department at a large international firm.
Historically, I was mainly focusing on the financial due diligence engagements. As far as you may know, buy-side due diligence is about evaluation of the risks associated with a potential target for an acquisition and advising on the ways how to mitigate these risks. There are, however, some additional country-specific issues. For example, many small- and medium-sized companies in Russia neither prepare consolidated financial statements nor keep IFRS accounts. Since their financials are not fully comparable with those of the companies in the mature market, it may be difficult for an international investor to make an investment decision on the basis of such information. [Read more…]
My name is Mark Roberts and I live in Wales, UK, and currently work as a Management Accountant at Boots Hearingcare
I tend to break my studies into three phases and the time spent studying each week varies depending on which stage I am in. I typically start the tuition phase around 3 months before the exam date, where I usually spend 8 hours per week studying. Revision is the next stage, which starts around 6 weeks before the exam date, here I up my time studying to 12 hours a week. Finally the question practice phase, about 3 weeks before the exam. Here I would typically spend up to 30 hours a week working on my exam technique and areas of the syllabus which require work. [Read more…]
I’m from the island of Malta and I work in the strategy department of Malta’s only airport.
For F2 and F3 I studied on average an hour each week. However this was in conjunction with lessons I attended, which average another 4 hours per week. [Read more…]
I live in Viet Nam and work as Deputy Finance Manager in a conglomerate operating in real estate development, hospitality, hydropower and construction.
I usually start studying 3-4 months before the exam date. For P4, I spent 1 hour per day studying, 1 month before exam date I studied all weekend and took 5 days before the exam date off work to fully focus on revision. [Read more…]
I live in the Isle of Man, a small island in the middle of the Irish sea. I work for a local accountancy firm, Crowe Morgan, in our audit department.
I would usually spend 18 hours a week on average depending on what else was going on in my life. This would be for two courses at a time. [Read more…]
My name is Beda Thibaut Atome I am from Ivory Coast But I live and work in Ghana as the Assistant Manager – Internal Audit at EPP Books Services a Publishing and Books selling company in Ghana.
I took approximately 40 days of work to prepare for the exam but before then I used to read the open tuition note during break time at work so as to familiarize myself with the paper [Read more…]
First of all, I would like to introduce myself. I’m Theingi Tun. I live in Myanmar (formerly Burma), a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. It is also included in the list of least developed countries. I work as a Programme Support Director in a small local NGO.
My name is Hong Ngoc ( Ruby). I’m from Viet Nam but currently living and working in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I’m working as the Assistant Internal Auditor for Gloria Jean’s Coffees (Cambodia), ltd.
On average I spend about 8 hours every week studying ACCA. About 2-3 weeks before exam I sacrifice more time though.
I live in the UK, I work full time at a small accountancy practise, I am a client manager. Outside work, I care for my grandad.
It varies but at least 7 hours, towards the exam it’s more like 15 hours. Whenever I get an hour my head is usually in a textbook or past exam paper! [Read more…]
I am a current resident of Kenya but I was studying in the UK (from 2011-2014) when I started my ACCA journey. P3 was my first exam in Kenya. Professionally, I work as an Actuarial Analyst in a Life Assurance firm(Pan Africa Assurance Limited). [Read more…]
I live in England and work as an analyst at a Bank although my main focus is on insurance.
On average about 10-15 hours per week starting 2 months before the exam although this was mostly weighted to the last few weeks leading up to the exam.
I am from Sweden but have lived in Scotland since 2011. I am currently working as a financial accountant for a recruitment agency, where I started as a credit controller and then as a payroll officer. [Read more…]
I live in Tanzania. I currently serve as audit assistant at PKF International. I am currently self-studying ACCA.
My working hours are quite long, so the only time I have to study is during the weekends. I spend about 4 hours on each weekend which suits me well. [Read more…]