Certified Public Accountants

Certified Public Accountants

CPA PART 1 Section 1

Paper No.1 Financial Accounting

Paper No.2 Commercial Law

Paper No.3 Entrepreneurship and Communication

 Part 1 Section 2

Paper No. 4   Economics

Paper No. 5 Management Accounting

Paper No. 6 Public Finance and Taxation

PART 11 Sections 3

Paper No.7    Company Law

Paper no.8    Financial Management

Paper No.9    Financial Reporting

PART II Section 4

Paper No.10 Auditing and Assurance

Paper No.11.Management Information Systems

Paper No.12 Quantitative Analysis

Fundamentals Level (nine papers in total)

This is divided into the 3 knowledge and 6 skills modules

Knowledge module

This consists of three papers and is designed to test understanding of the basic principles of accounting, the role of financial information and  the key managerial issues.

F1-Accountant in Business (AB)

F2-Management Accounting (MA)

F3-Financial Accounting (FA)

Skills Module

This consists of six papers and covers all the core technical skills which finance professionals should possess, regardless of where they work. It also develops students understanding of the legal framework in which businesses operate and reinforces students’ financial skills.They are:

F4 -Corporate and Business Law (CL)

F5-Performance Management (PM)

F6-Taxation (TX)

F7-Financial Reporting (FR)

F8-Audit and Assurance (AA)

F9-Financial Management.(FM)


These concentrate on the key aspects of the accountant’s role in the strategic management of business. The focus is on testing a students’ to evaluate information within a professional ethical framework.

P1-Governance Risk and Ethics (GRE)

P2-Corporate Reporting (CR)

P3-Business Analysis (BA)

Options (two to be completed)

P4-Advanced Financial Management. (AFM)

  1. P5- Advanced Performance Management (APM)

P6-Advanced Taxation (ATX)

P7- Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA)