International ACA students impress in latest results
Thursday 18 April, Students achieved another set of impressive results in their March 2019 ACA Professional Level exams and Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments with three of the Professional Level prize winners coming from Malaysia and Singapore.
Once again students scored high in all ACA exams, with Business Strategy and Technology seeing the highest pass rate (92.8%), closely followed by Tax Compliance (86.0%) and Financial Management (85.6%).
Students also impressed in the Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments. 100% of students passed in the Portfolio and Reflective Statement module and 81.6% in the Role Simulation exam, with two students passing with a distinction is this exam.
Commenting on the ACA Professional Level exam results and the Level 4 Accounting Technician apprenticeship end-point assessments for March 2019 released today, Shaun Robertson, ICAEW Director, Education and Qualifications, said:
“Each of our students has a role to play in delivering ICAEW’s vision of a world of strong economies. This vision is aided by the number of students globally now studying for the ACA qualification. Once qualified, they will be sought after by employers all over the world, whether in practice or in business. I wish all of the students the very best with the rest of their studies, their future careers and in making ICAEW’s aim a reality.
“It is also pleasing to see that level 4 apprentices are continuing to demonstrate their proficiency in the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the apprenticeship standard, and we also wish them the best for their future careers.”
Professional Level March 2019
Subject Orders of Merit
Business Strategy and Technology
First place and the Railton prize:
Richard Carter, Burntwood (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
Audit and Assurance
First place and Watts prize:
Anonymous, Smethwick (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
First place and the Howitt prize:
Robbie Anderson, London (Centrica plc)
Financial Accounting and Reporting
Joint first place and the Spicer and Pegler prize:
Sylvia Stephanie Zhao Chan, Singapore
Joo Yee Ling, Ayer Tawar, Malaysia
Rhea Soonawalla, London (Ernst & Young LLP)
Chu Shan Teoh, Nibong Tebal, Malaysia
First place and the Knox prize:
Danielle Pike, London (SRLV)
Business Planning: Taxation
First place and the Little prize:
Thomas Loveland, Birmingham (KPMG LLP)
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