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Permitted Texts for exams in 2023

Permitted publications for the Professional Level and Advanced Level exams 2023.

As part of the move to digital learning materials, the way you purchase your permitted texts may be different from previous years. When purchasing your ICAEW learning materials, you will receive most of the permitted texts for that module as part of a bundled purchase and will be able to view the publications in your ICAEW Bookshelf.

Learning Materials can be purchased from ICAEW.

The IFRS ® Standards set (3 vol) (Blue Book) must continue to be purchased as a hard copy directly from the IFRS Foundation.

Certificate Level

Module

Component

2023 price (per module)

Accounting
Assurance
Business Technology and Finance
Law
Management Information
Principles of Taxation

Workbook and Question bank
No permitted texts for Certificate Level

£34.00

Professional Level

The below table shows the costs per ICAEW module and what will and will not be included in your purchase:

Module

Components

Price

Audit and Assurance

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: Auditing Standards for exams in 2023

£90

Financial Accounting and Reporting – UK GAAP

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: UK Accounting Standards and Company Law for exams in 2023

£90

Tax Compliance

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: Hardman’s Tax Rates and Tables 2022/2023 Edition 1

£60

Business Planning: Taxation

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text: Hardman's Tax Rates and Tables 2022/2023 Edition 1

As an open book exam, you will have a link in the exam taking you to your ICAEW Bookshelf meaning you are able to access all purchased ICAEW learning materials and permitted texts.

The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards set (3 vol) – Required 1 January 2022 (Blue Book) – 978-1-914113-29-1 (£81)

£60

Business Planning: Banking

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text(s): 

  • Auditing Standards 2023
  • Practice Note 19 2023

As an open book exam, you will have a link in the exam taking you to your ICAEW Bookshelf meaning you are able to access all purchased ICAEW learning materials and permitted texts.

The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards set (3 vol) – Required 1 January 2022 (Blue Book) – ISBN 978-1-914113-29-1 (£81)

 

£65

Business Planning: Insurance

Workbook and Question Bank

Permitted text(s):

  • Auditing Standards 2023 
  • Practice Note 20 2023

As an open book exam, you will have a link in the exam taking you to your ICAEW Bookshelf meaning you are able to access all purchased ICAEW learning materials and permitted texts.

The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards set (3 vols) – Required 1 January 2022 (Blue Book) – 978-1-914113-29-1 (£81)

£65

Advanced Level

The below table shows the costs per ICAEW module and what will be included in your purchase:

Module

Components

Price

Corporate Reporting

Workbook and question bank

Permitted text: Auditing Standards for exams in 2023

£88

Strategic Business Management

Workbook and question bank

£88

Case Study

Workbook and 2 x Walkthroughs

£88

ICAEW recommends that the IFRS Blue Book for all Advanced Level exams.

However, The IFRS Blue book is not included in the purchase of the digital learning materials and must be bought directly from the IFRS Foundation in hard copy.

ICAEW recommends ordering the following edition:

IFRS ® Standards – Required 1 January 2022 (Blue Book)

This edition, presented in three volume parts (Part A, Part B, Part C), contains the IFRS® Standards, including IAS® Standards, IFRIC® Interpretations and SIC® Interpretations, as required at 1 January 2022.

How to order

The International Finance Reporting Standards (IFRS ®) book (set) is only available to order from the IFRS Foundation for £81:
E: publications@ifrs.org

Visit the bookstore to purchase your learning materials and permitted texts. You can use your ICAEW account login details to access the ICAEW Bookshelf via the Bibliu app or browser.