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ACCA Financial Accounting
ACCA-X Online Course Review

Even it is not necessary for students to join tuition course, the history shows that candidates studying a course provided by ACCA approved learning partners have higher chances to pass the exam.

But many of you are in full-time employment, face-to-face tuition may not be your option.  Online tuition is then your preferred choice to prepare your ACCA exam.


If you are looking for an ACCA Financial Accounting online course, the following course review can let you understand what will be offered and help you to select a course suitable to you.

ACCA FA/FFA (was F3) Course Information:

  • Estimated effort – 50 hours of study in total, divided into 10 weeks

  • Course dates – January, April, July and October


  • Delivery – Online study


  • Tutor session – Either live or recording sessions available on a weekly basis


  • Course developed by – ACCA


  • Course content created by – Epigeum (Part of Oxford University Press)


  • Course hosted by – (A platform founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology)


  • Course fee – US$89

Who should join the course?

  • Those who prepare ACCA Financial Accounting (FFA/FA) exam which leads to a Diploma in Accounting in Business; or

  • Anyone who is interested to understand basic principles of financial accounting, how to use double-entry techniques and interpretation of basic financial statements.

Course outline in brief

  1. Context and purpose of financial reporting

  2. Qualitative characteristics of financial information

  3. Use of double-entry and accounting systems

  4. How to record transactions and events

  5. How to prepare a trial balance (including identifying and correcting errors)

  6. How to prepare basic financial statements for incorporated and unincorporated entities

  7. How to prepare simple consolidated financial statements

  8. Interpretation of financial statements.

From 8 April 2020 all courses

will be on-demand.

It is the course developed by ACCA with the help by Epigeum which is the only Financial Accounting course in the market engaged by ACCA. The content is great and strictly follows ACCA FA syllabus.

With 50 hours of online study spreading in 10 weeks, you can access the online course anytime, anywhere.  This flexibility is suitable to those who need to work especially with unstable working hours.


The course is divided into different sessions and in the end of each session, there are plenty of revision questions for you to prepare ACCA exam. If you have any questions, you can ask in the discussion board and a tutor assigned in your course would help.


In addition, a weekly live tutor session is offered to learners and many students find it is very helpful because it offered interaction between students and tutor.

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To me, the most fantastic part of ACCA-X Financial Accounting course is the course progress.


Your progress is updated after you join each session and complete the questions.


The progress towards ACCA exam is showed which is very useful in your study planning.

What does the course need to be improved?

This course does not offer any certificate is sometimes complained by students. If they can issue a certificate for completion, it is great to see.


The advanced technology provided in conducting ACCA FFA/FA course gives you various benefits such as progress tracking, discussion board for questions and answers and weekly live tutorials.  In addition, the high quality contents not only build your knowledge but also confidence in passing the exam.  I am no doubt to recommend this ACCA-X Financial Accounting course to those prepare joining ACCA FFA/FA exam.


Financial Accounting

This course introduces the principles of financial accounting, and will allow learners to demonstrate technical proficiency in the use of double-entry techniques, including the preparation and interpretation of basic financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and companies.

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