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The ICAEW Chartered Accountant qualification, the ACA, is one of the most advanced learning and professional development programmes available. It is valued around the world in business, practice and the public sector.

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About the ACA

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Your guide to the integrated components of the ACA qualification - review the knowledge, skills and experience you need to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant.
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Routes to the ACA

Find the right route for you to complete the ACA qualification and become a chartered accountant with ICAEW.

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ACA CTA Joint Programme

For those interested in tax, this joint study route allows you to become an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor at the same time.

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Student registration

Your first step to becoming a Chartered Accountant.


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Attract, retain and develop the next generation of accounting and finance professionals with our world-leading accountancy qualifications.
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Join as a member of another body

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If you are a qualified member of another professional accountancy body, we may recognise your qualification under one of our membership routes.
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Contact the Student Support Team

Please note that we are unable to deal with walk-in enquiries at our UK offices. Instead, get in touch using the channels below:


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