Exams Digest – Self-Study Resources

theaccablog —  December 3, 2015 — Leave a comment

Exams Digest

In our last issue, let’s look at the study options for those of you who have chosen to study on your own.

Studying on your own doesn’t mean you are studying without support.

There is a wide range of resources to help you prepare for and succeed in your exams.

Retake Guides

These will help you understand where you went wrong in your previous exam attempt(s) and will provide you with guidance in the way you approach your retake.

The guides provide tips for success, signpost ACCA resources and can be used either online or printed in PDF format.

Click here to view the retake guides. (Refer to the section entitled ‘retake guides’)

Self-Study Guides

Download interactive self-study guides for F1-F9 and P1-P7 which provide a structured, phased approach to your studies.

You will also know which resources (from both ACCA and our Approved Content Providers) are available, as well as how and when you should use them.

You can also get tips for success, extracts from some of the resources available and interactive, clickable checklists to help keep you on track.

The guides can be used online or printed.

Click here to view the self-study guides. (Refer to the section entitled ‘self-study guides’)

Exam Support Resources

We have some great exam-specific resources (for example examiner’s reports and syllabus and study guides) to help you prepare for your exams.

Use the Exam resource finder to locate study materials.

Practice Tests

To support you practising questions for your exams, we have created Practice Tests, available for all computer-based exams.

These tests replicate the live exam, providing you with a great exam experience.

You will also get personalised feedback on your performance, enabling you to identify your strengths and weaknesses across syllabus areas before you take your actual exam.

Practice Tests can be purchased and accessed via MyACCA. You can buy individual tests or a set of three.

Find out more about practice tests.

‘Student Accountant’ E-Magazine

This is ACCA’s very own magazine for students.

Here, you can read articles giving you advice on exam technique, learning tips, professional skills, career advice and lots more.

You can also personalise your own version of Student Accountant Direct e-magazine, and have it emailed straight to your inbox.

Access ‘Student Accountant’ here.

ACCA Learning Community

The ACCA Learning Community is an online community that allows you to network with other ACCA students.

It also provides you with an opportunity to discover, connect and learn with fellow students in a social and professional environment.

Visit the ACCA Learning Community now!

Approved Content Providers

It’s really important that you use study materials from an Approved Content Provider.

These materials are reviewed by ACCA’s examining team and are updated to reflect the latest syllabus content, examinable documents and exam structure.

The Question and Answer Banks they provide are also a great source of exam-style questions, and should be used as a primary resource for you to practice exam questions.

Find out more about ACCA’s Content Providers.


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