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Our free courses are available anywhere in the world.
The Diploma in Accounting and Business courses are available globally except for the following countries:
Introduction to Bookkeeping
Introduction to Management Accounting
Intermediate Management Accounting
Accountant in Business
ACCA-X courses include text, videos, practice tests, discussion forums, live sessions, downloadable content, progress trackers, a peer support network and tutor support at group level.
The majority of course content is mobile-friendly.
Once signed up, you can access the content for up to twelve months.
The courses have been produced to the highest quality standards and employ a mix of media which will appeal to a range of learning styles. They have been designed to deliver a more effective learning experience than self-study alone. We will also continuously measure the effectiveness of the courses and use this information to drive continuous improvement.
Universities and schools will soon be able to take advantage of partnership arrangements for ACCA-X which allow them to provide a blended learning solution to their students.
Why not ask your university or school about their plans to use ACCA-X?
ACCA-X courses have no entry requirements. However, the course descriptions include guidance on the recommended level of education for each course.
ACCA-X courses do not provide exemptions from ACCA exams. The courses are designed to prepare learners with the knowledge and skills required to take the related ACCA exams.
To take the related ACCA exams you must register as an ACCA student and pay registration and exam fees. View our price list for details of current fees and charges
The four introductory and intermediate free courses are on-demand and from 7 August you'll be able to start a course at any time you wish.
The affordable diploma level courses will run four times a year.
You don't need to log in at specified times. The content is available 24-7.
You'll have access to your course content for 12 months (although each diploma level course will only be tutor-supported for 10 weeks).
For affordable courses, you use edX's secure online payment system when enrolling for the course. Payment can be made by credit card or PayPal.
Each of the four introductory and intermediate courses are 6 weeks long and requires 5 hours of study per week.
Each affordable diploma level course is 11 weeks long and typically requires around three hours of online course learning per week plus one to two hours of self-study.
Some of the learning content is accessible via mobile devices but for the full learning experience you will require access to a desktop or laptop computer.
No, courses are not assessed in terms of an overall pass or fail. Progress checks give an indication of your readiness to attempt the related ACCA exam.
The course has a progress tracker. There are also weekly tests that allow you to gauge your progress and revisit any areas that need additional study. Additionally, there are discussion forums where fellow learners and tutors help answer your questions or discuss issues raised.
ACCA-X makes use of advancements in peer support technology, so both tutors and fellow learners provide support via the discussion forums.
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