Studying with Eagle

ACCA Applied Knowledge gives you the essential building blocks for a successful career in accountancy and finance. You’ll get a broad understanding of accountancy techniques – just what you need to get started. ACCA Applied Knowledge is for you if you want to develop the skills to become a professional accountant.

Keep reading for more information about everything that’s included in the subscription, including details of the syllabus, how to book exams, and the support you get along the way.

Did you know?

Eagle is an ACCA Gold Approved Learning Partner.

We meet their best practice goals for course management, delivery and student support. And have the pass rates to prove it.

What’s included

  • Unlimited access to the ACCA Applied Knowledge content with the use of all other levels to study when you are ready
  • ACCA Approved online study text
  • Online downloadable integrated workbooks
  • Application modules to help deepen your understanding of key modules
  • Tutor led bite-sized videos
  • Practice questions
  • Interactive tasks
  • One computer marked mock exam and one progress test
  • ACCA registration, student membership and exam fees not included.

Why choose an Eagle Distance Learning Course?

Studying ACCA Applied knowledge through Eagle’s Distance Learning Courses puts you in control of your accountancy journey.

With our online subscription, you can decide how much you want to study, and when. Study fast or take your time. Your mentor will help and guide you through the order of subjects to study in and check that the level you’re starting at is right for you. You can decide how much you want to study, and when to fit in with your work, family and own career goals.

Distance learning is a great option if you want to start studying ACCA Applied Knowledge when you’re ready, at a time and place that suits your lifestyle. You can fit it in around your career and family.

And you’ll get extra support from your Eagle mentor, who is there to guide you through the learning process.

Feel free to do it your way, feel free to pay on your own terms, feel free to call the shots.

  • Entry requirements

    If you’re AAT qualified, you’re exempt from this level and can start ACCA Applied Skills straight away.

    If you’ve graduated with a degree accredited by ACCA, you may be eligible for exemptions from both Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills.

    You can check whether you’re eligible and should apply for any exemptions on the ACCA website launch before you start applying.

  • ACCA Applied Knowledge syllabus

    By the end of ACCA Applied Knowledge you’ll have learnt about basic business and management principles and the skills required of an accountant. Hopefully it will inspire you to keep going in an accounting career.

    Business and Technology (BT – formerly Accountant in Business (AB))

    This subject will introduce you to basic business principles and how the different systems within business interact with each other.

    Management Accounting (MA – formerly F2)

    You’ll learn accountancy techniques to support management in planning, controlling and monitoring performance in a range of business contexts.

    Financial Accounting (FA – formerly F3)

    You’ll learn the underlying concepts relating to financial accounting, and techniques such as double entry accounting and the preparation of basic financial statements.

  • How is this course assessed?

    These exams are all 2-hour Computer Based Exams (CBEs) and you will need 50% or more to pass.

    Getting your results

    Upon completion of the exam, your provisional result is displayed on the screen. Your result will be transferred to your myACCA records within 72 hours.


    To pass your exams you will need to achieve 50% or more.


    If you are unlucky in your first attempt, the ACCA has specific resources aimed at directing students on where to focus their studies to get back on track in the study resources section, and you can book your exam with MyACCA as soon as you are ready to give it another go.

    ACCA approved venues

    You can book your exams via MyACCA and see the full list of approved venues launch.

  • What support will I get?
    • We’re always on hand when you need us
    • You’re fully supported with access to expert tutors, 7 days a week responding via email within 4 working hours
    • You’ll also be assigned a mentor to help and guide you through the order of subjects to study in and check that the level you’re starting at is right for you. You can also contact them wherever you need to throughout your course and get a response within 24 hours Monday to Friday
    • For full details on Academic and Mentor support opening hours, please visit the contact us page.

    Partnering with the best, you’ll always have access to market-leading interactive online content powered by Kaplan and ACCA-approved material from Kaplan Publishing hosted by Osbourne books – all-day, every day for as long as you subscribe. Eagle students get 50% off hard copy study materials.

  • What could I do next?

    If you choose to stop at this level you could become a trainee bookkeeper or an administrator.

    Alternatively you could continue your studies with the Applied Skills level.

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ACCA Student Membership →



You are required to become a student member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to fulfil your qualification.

Become a member on the ACCA website launch

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Booking your exams →



Information about exams and how to book can be found on the ACCA website.

Book an exam on the ACCA website launch

Pay for your course by subscription

And to make it all even more flexible, you can pay for your course as you go. With Eagle, you’re free to manage your costs and choose how often you want to pay, and for how long. You can choose to pay monthly, quarterly or annually and you can cancel anytime.

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