ACCA Dip-IFR - English

Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards


This course is based on ACCA DipIFR syllabus as prescribed by the ACCA. The objective of this qualification is to equip accountants with in depth understanding and application of IFRS within a short period of time and award them a diploma as an acknowledgement of their IFRS knowledge.

This qualification is very much suitable for those accounting professionals who want to get a globally recognized diploma in IFRS yet do not want to take all thirteen ACCA exams. So it can be considered to an alternative qualification by ACCA when it comes to IFRS.

Upon completion, participants develop knowledge and skills in understanding and applying accounting standards and the theoretical framework in the preparation of financial statements of entities, including consolidated financial statements.


Exam Date: Exam are held twice a year in June and December.
Who Can Take Exam: To sit in the exam, participants must have relevant working experience.
1. Two years accounting experience with a relevant qualification in accounting.
2. Three years work experience.

1. A relevant degree in accounting plus two years' work experience accounting related field; or

  • 3. Three years work experience in accounting related field; or
  • 3. ACCA affiliate status; or
  • 4. ACCA certificate in International Financial Reporting plus two years' work experience.

ACCA Dip IFR exam is held twice a year, first week of June and December.  Exam fee changes slightly from term to term.  In most countries, the exam fee was 185 GBP in last session, payable directly to ACCA.

The exam consists of four 25 marks.
1 question for 25 marks from group accounts / consolidation
3 questions for 25 marks each scenario questions involving understand and application of different IAS and IFRS

Registration process is quite simple and students can register themselves directly on ACCA website.  If you are taking exam for the first time then you should start the registration process approximately ten weeks in advance.  Following documents are required.

Documents required
1. Scanned photo - standard passport size
2. Copy of your national ID card or passport. It must be attested by notary.  If the document is not in English language then it must be translated and attested.
3. Copy of your last education qualification.  Minimum bachelors degree.  If the document is not in English language then it must be translated and attested.
4. Experience certificate from your employer, signed and stamped, showing that you have three years working experience in accounting and finance department.  If in your current job you have less than three experience then you must also get a letter from previous employer making a total of minimum three years experience.  The language on the letter could be very simple, just mentioning your name and period of employment and department.  No more details are required.

Registration process
Once you have all of these documents scanned with you then you can visit and register yourself.  During registration process the system will ask you to add credit card details but will not deduct the amount.  Amount will only be deducted once your application is approved and they register you as a student for which you will receive an email with student ID.  This process takes approximately ten working days.

Exam booking
Once you are a registered student for ACCA DipIFR with your student ID, you can login to ACCA website and press MY ACCA and then add your ID and password and then book your exam choosing the exam session and the exam center near to you.
You are all setup for your exam.

Students will have access to recordings of live lessons for a period of one year for revision of knowledge and get benefit from the IFRS knowledge.

All students get access to Vertex Professional Community.  It is a forum built in on our site where students share posts, discuss questions and concepts from syllabus and these post threads become valuable archive for other students to go through while preparing those topics and see the questions raised in past and how the tutors and other students responded to those questions. Indeed very helpful.

Our ACCA courses are prepared and conducted by ACCA professional trainers.  Our past results since 2007 have been outstanding.  The teaching style is very exam focused and students who follow the instructions and guidelines given by the tutor have very high pass rates.

Course Curriculum

Syed Muhammad Ali

Mr. S.M Ali has over twenty years working experience. During the twenty years of his career he has worked in Auditing, Banking, Telecom and Oil and Gas sector of the different companies. He has got tremendous experience in financial management, contract management, project costing, project finance and IFRS.

Mr. Ali has also been actively engaged in training and development of professionals. Since 2006, he has been providing training courses to accounting and finance professionals. During these years thousands of delegates have benefited from his knowledge and expertise.

As a consultant he has worked on several projects including projects funded by the World Bank and the European Union.

Course Pricing

  • ACCA Dip-IFR Complete Course
  • $79 USD

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  • Pre recorded lessons covering complete syllabus
  • Video lectures for exam questions and solutions
  • Short notes
  • Access to professional community of IFRS professionals
  • Final mock exam