The Introduction of Online ACCA Exams

Following the cancellation of June 2020 exams, ACCA has announced that students will be able to take exams at home, via remote invigilation. In our opinion, there has never been a better time for ACCA students to book with confidence and progress with their qualification.

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The Introduction of Online ACCA Exams

Following the cancellation of June 2020 exams, ACCA has announced that students will be able to take exams at home, via remote invigilation. In our opinion, there has never been a better time for ACCA students to book with confidence and progress with their qualification.

ACCA exams will be delivered online

ACCA released the following statement:

“We recognise the disruption exam cancellations have caused. We applaud the impressive efforts made by our learning partner network to mobilise and engage their students during these unprecedented times.

We’re delighted to announce that in circumstances where centre-based exams are disrupted, we’re introducing new flexibility for ACCA students to take exams at home, through remote invigilation.”

Which exams will be available online, and when?

ACCA confirmed that on-demand exams at Knowledge Level plus the Skills Corporate Law module will be available in June 2020 as remote exams. Furthermore, ACCA are introducing session-based Applied Skills remote exams in September 2020. ACCA is still exploring the situation for Strategic Professional exams and hopes to provide an update soon.

ACCA’s Alan Hatfield said: “Exam entry is open for September and we know students are already planning for this session. We advise students to book exams in their local centre as usual and we’ll provide updates if circumstances change.”

How does remote invigilation work?

Using the latest technology, you will take exams online and a live invigilator will invigilate remotely. There is a thorough system of checks involving biometrics, artificial intelligence and recording. ACCA provides more information about this process here.

Read our article on how online invigilation is changing the education industry

Will there be a change to exam fees?

There will be no change to current September exam fees. However, ACCA have announced that there will be an exam fee increase for the December 2020 exam session. Please see the ACCA website for more information.

How many ACCA exams can I sit to September?

If you have the time available, we recommend sitting two exams in September and starting to study now. Consequently, September 2020 is our biggest course offering yet – see our online course dates here or find your local centre’s course offerings.

Read our advice on sitting two papers together

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