Throughout your studies (which may sometimes last over 3 – 4 years), it can be useful to consider using a range of study methods to create an overall plan that works around you. The following are our top 4 tips for how to go about personalising your studies:
1. Online course for exams on demand
Over the last few years, the major accounting qualifications have all moved to having more exams on demand (exams that can be sat at anytime rather than during a specific sitting). Exams on demand can be fantastic – they allow for flexibility over where and when an exam can be sat.
By using FI online courses, which can be started on demand and provide you instant access to your study materials, you can make the most of this flexibility and study when it suits you rather than have to wait. Take a look at the courses we have available for you right now.
2. Make the most of the working week with Online Live evening courses
Throughout the course of your studies you may find times when you have competing work and study commitments.. During these times, Online Live courses offer a way of “being in class but without the commute”. They provide all the structure and motivation of a classroom course but without the need to commute to a study centre – saving you valuable time that you can use elsewhere.
3. Mix and match for papers that have a tuition and revision course
For a number of the qualifications we support, you’ll find papers that have a tuition course and a revision course to help you to prepare for you exam. One great way to increase your choice and flexibility is to use different study methods for each course.
For example, many of our students like to complete the tuition element using an Online or Online Live course (allowing them to learn the core syllabus knowledge at a time, place and pace that suits them) before attending a in centre classroom revision course where they have complete focus and the immediate feedback they need. If this is something that appeals to you, take a look at the courses we have available in the coming months. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our Online team: firstname.lastname@example.org and they can hep find a solution for you.
4. Studying multiple papers – use different ways to study to maximise choice
Many students will opt to study multiple papers towards a single exam sitting. This is a great way to manage progression through the qualification, but it can make it difficult to fit your study into a busy schedule. Looking at using different study methods is a really good way to maximise choice of dates and study times.
For example, you may study one paper via an FI classroom course at the weekend and another using FI Online Live during the evenings. Have a look at what we’ve got on offer for you right now.
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