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Your ACCA Applied Knowledge level will include:

Blended Learning


  • On-demand digital content
  • Personalised learning
  • Online and in-person learner engagement


  • Bespoke learning materials
  • Purpose built learning platform
  • Computer-based exams


  • Dedicated tutor throughout
  • Get support via telephone, email or online

ACCA Applied Knowledge

The ACCA Applied Knowledge level is the first part of the full ACCA qualification. This acts as a basis and introduction to the fundamentals of accounting, giving you a solid foundation in the role accounting plays in an organisation.


Those looking to advance their accounting career


Online learning


Flexible start


9 – 12 months

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ACCA Applied Knowledge level overview

  • What you will learn

    This level contains the following units:

    • Unit AB: Accountant in Business (F1 paper)
    • Unit MA: Management Accounting (F2 paper)
    • Unit FA: Financial Accounting (F3 paper)

  • Key outcomes

    • Understand how accounting fits into organisations and how organisations operate
    • Know what a management accountant is and understand basic costing principles
    • Learn to do basic double entry bookkeeping to produce a set of financial statements

  • What's included

    • 24/7 access to BabingtonOnline (distance learning only)
    • Regular contact with your tutor
    • Personal study plan
    • Self-grading activities
    • Video lectures
    • Exclusive forums
    • Downloadable revision materials
    • Practice & mock exams
    • Textbooks (incl. P&P)

  • Assessment

    Computer-based exams sat at an ACCA approved centre with quarterly exam windows
  • Prerequisites

    3 GCSEs and 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including Maths and English
  • Progression

    Upon completing the ACCA Strategic Professional level you will qualify for membership with ACCA.
  • Career path

    You will be eligible for the following roles after qualification: Personal Banker, Financial Analyst
  • Payment

    ACCA Applied Knowledge distance learning £525 (inc VAT) per paper
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