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Advanced Level

The Advanced Level exams include the Corporate Reporting exam, the Strategic Business Management exam and the Case Study. The Advanced Level exams can be taken in July and November each year and you can take your exams at an exam centre or via remote invigilation.

 

The Advanced Level exams present real-life scenarios, with greater complexity and wider implications than the Professional Level exams.

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Exams overview

Advanced Level exams

The Corporate Reporting and Strategic Business Management exams are computer-based. They test your understanding and strategic decision-making at a senior level. They also present real-life scenarios, with greater complexity and wider implications than the Professional Level exams. 

The Case Study presents a complex business issue which challenges your ability to solve problems, identify ethical implications and provide effective solutions. The Case Study tests the knowledge, skills and experience you have gained to date.

The Advanced Level exams are fully open book, replicating a real-life scenario where all the resources are at your fingertips.

Syllabus

Exam resources

Exam software

From 2021 we have introduced new exam software. Click here for more information and to practise using the software. Advanced Level exams are also available as remote invigilation, for guidance and to find out more visit this page

Learning materials

Permitted texts

ACA tuition providers

Six-monthly reviews

It is a requirement of the ACA training agreement that you and your employer meet at least every six months. These meetings are to discuss and monitor your progress on professional development, ethics and professional scepticism, practical work experience, and exams.