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To resolve issues related to registering, enrolling on a course or accessing your edX account, please visit the edX website help pages

Problem with course content?

If you have a question about any of the course content, please raise a question in the in-course discussion forum and your peers will provide feedback.

What courses will be available, when, where and what's the cost?

Our free and paid courses are available anywhere in the world.

Introduction to Bookkeeping 

  • Free of charge
  • Available globally
  • Preparing you for the ACCA exam - FA1 'Recording Financial Transactions' 

Intermediate Bookkeeping 

  • Free of charge
  • Available globally
  • Preparing you for the ACCA exam - FA2 'Maintaining Financial Records' 

Introduction to Management Accounting

  • Free of charge
  • Available globally
  • Preparing you for the ACCA exam - MA1 'Management Information' 

Intermediate Management Accounting 

  • Free of charge
  • Available globally
  • Preparing you for the ACCA exam - MA2 'Managing Costs and Finance' 

Business and Technology

  • Cost US$119
  • Preparing you for the ACCA exam - Business and Technology (BT)/FBT

Financial Accounting

  • Cost US$119
  • Preparing you for the ACCA exam - Financial Accounting (FA)/FFA

Management Accounting

  • Cost US$119
  • Preparing you for the ACCA exam - Management Accounting (MA)/FMA

What do I get in an ACCA-X course?

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.

Will these courses make me more likely to pass my exams?

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.

Will my university or school offer ACCA-X courses?

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?

Are there any entry requirements?

ACCA-X courses have no entry requirements. However, the course descriptions include guidance on the recommended level of education for each course.

Does completing an ACCA-X course entitle me to an exemption from ACCA exams?

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.

Do I have to pay for 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

How often will courses run?

All of the courses are on-demand. You can start a course at any time you wish.

Do I need to be online at a particular time of day?

You don't need to log in at specified times. The content is available 24-7.

For how long can I access the course?

You'll have access to your course content for 12 months.

How do I pay?

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.

How long will the courses take to complete?

Each of the four introductory and intermediate courses is 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.

Is the learning mobile?

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.

Can you fail an ACCA-X course?

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.

What feedback will I get?

The course has a progress tracker. There are also tests that allow you to gauge your progress and revisit any areas that need additional study. Additionally, there are discussion forums where fellow learners help answer your questions or discuss issues raised.

What support will I get?

ACCA-X makes use of advancements in peer support technology, so fellow learners provide support via the discussion forums.

Further questions about ACCA-X

We have tried to pre-empt any questions and answer these as best we can giving you the opportunity to comment and feedback.

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